Holland TourismAbout Visit Leiden

Visit Leiden provides tourist information and insider tips for tourists and visitors to Leiden, South Holland – only 40 minutes from the Dutch capital, Amsterdam.

This website is owned and operated by www.wordaffairs.com

For official Leiden tourist information, please contact VVV Leiden.

 

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You might also like to see our sister sites for ideas of other small, charming Dutch cities to visit:

Visit Haarlem which provides tourist information and insider tips for visitors to Haarlem, North Holland – only 20 minutes from the Dutch capital, Amsterdam.

Visit Utrecht which provides visitor information for Utrecht, the heartiest city of the Netherlands.

Holland Tourism recommends off-the-beaten track tourist destinations in Holland, for travellers who want to discover more about the Netherlands than Amsterdam.

Combine Haarlem with Leiden

Dutch tulip fields between Leiden and Haarlem
Dutch tulip fields between Leiden and Haarlem

Why not combine your visit to Leiden, with a trip to the lovely historic city of Haarlem (not to be confused with Harlem)? Dutch Haarlem is only 20 minute train journey from Leiden, and in the springtime the view from the train is wonderful, as you pass by rows and rows of colourful tulips, through the Bollestreek (Dutch Bulb Region)  .

Haarlem is wonderful city  for   a short break, with great restaurants, boutiques and cosy bars lining it’s cobbled streets.

Utrecht, the heartiest city of Holland

Another wonderful Dutch city for tourists to Leiden to combine with their visit is Utrecht. Situated in the middle of the Netherlands, historic Utrecht (one of the oldest Dutch cities is truly the heartiest city of Holland. Home to Miffy (known as Nijntje in Dutch), Utrecht is wonderful   for   a short Dutch city break, with great restaurants, boutiques and cosy bars lining it’s cobbled streets and canals.

Miffy - or Nijntje - comes from Utrecht in the Netherlands
Miffy – or Nijntje – comes from Utrecht in the Netherlands.

Visit our sister site: Visit Utrecht which provides tourist information and insider tips for visitors to Utrecht – only 20 minutes from the Dutch capital, Amsterdam.