Leiden is the key to discoveries, with more than 35 courtyards, 28 kilometres of canals, many monuments, 13 museums and the oldest university of the Netherlands.  

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Days of Art & Science

During the Days of Art & Science in Leiden (11 - 17 September 2023), art and science are connected in a unique way through events, festivals, conferences, exhibitions and workshops. A selection from the programme: Night of Discoveries, Brave Young Minds, Wavelength Festival, ROEM, Leiden Shorts, Media & Technology, ACPA and much more.


Leiden City Guide

Curious about what you can do and find in Leiden? Check out our online Cityguide or visit our tourist office for the Leiden City Guide! That way you won't miss anything of all the beauty that can be found in Leiden.

Leiden City Guide

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