Leiden and its surroundings

Leiden is the perfect starting point for exploring the beautiful natural surroundings and attractions in the area. The beaches and dunes of Katwijk and Noordwijk are only a few kilometres away. Water sports enthusiasts will love the Kagerplassen recreational area.

Other nearby attractions include the Duinrell water amusement park in Wassenaar, the famed Keukenhof gardens in Lisse, Space Expo in Noordwijk and Madurodam in The Hague.

In Zuid-Holland you can find a rich and varied range of attractive cities and sights all within a short distance. We have listed a number of the highlights from the region for you below:

Highlights of the Leiden region