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Leiden

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  • Classic Ensemble Vienna in St. Peter's Church

    1. Classic Ensemble Vienna in St. Peter's Church

    Experience St. Peter's Church, one of the most beautiful Baroque churches in Vienna. The church was built from 1701 to 1733 according to plans by Lukas von Hildebrand. Let the Classic Ensemble Vienna enchant you here with an evening of Classical music. Hear wonderful interpretations of works by famous composers like Mozart, Beethoven, Bach and many more. Hear "Eine kleine Nachtmusik," let the music lead you through "The Four Seasons" and follow musical stories by Mozart, Bach and Schubert. Enjoy these Classical works in the indescribably ambience of the underground vaults of St. Peter's Church in the heart of Vienna.

    Fantastic! Would see this again and again. Great to watch the musicians in such an intimate environment.

  • Leiden 2-Hour Walking Tour

    2. Leiden 2-Hour Walking Tour

    Your morning or afternoon in Leiden will start at your hotel or if you travel to Leiden from elsewhere at the train station. Set off at a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town. The most important sights that your private guide will show are the oldest university of the Netherlands, where King William Alexander graduated just like most other members of the royal family. Have your camera ready to take a picture of the 900 year old Saint Peter Church. Find out where Rembrandt was born and where he first started to paint. Admire the 16th century built town hall of Leiden. Discover the wall poems spread throughout the city. These poems are written in many different original languages and can be discovered anywhere. After a great walk through the city of Leiden with your private guide, sit back and relax aboard the boat for a canal cruise of Le...

  • Kagerplassen: Spring Cruise & Keukenhof Gardens Entry Ticket

    3. Kagerplassen: Spring Cruise & Keukenhof Gardens Entry Ticket

    Combine a visit to the Keukenhof Gardens with a beautiful spring cruise lasting approximately 1.5 hours on one of the great ships of Rederij van Huls. Journey along the beautiful 'Kagerplassen', also known as the 'Amsterdam Lakes' During the cruise you can enjoy the beautiful views, historic windmills, and typical Dutch villages in the famous bulb region. The boat is covered and offers an open deck as well, providing great photo opportunities, so be sure to bring your camera. After the cruise, go to the Keukenhof Gardens which are located only 10 minutes (by car) from the cruise departing point. With the Keukenhof ticket you will have direct access to the gardens where you'll see plenty of blooming tulips.

  • Amsterdam: Day Trip to Delft, Leiden, The Hague, and Haarlem

    4. Amsterdam: Day Trip to Delft, Leiden, The Hague, and Haarlem

    Enjoy a full-day excursion to the picturesque cities of Delft, Leiden, The Hague, and Haarlem from Amsterdam. See historic architecture, visit the birthplace of Rembrandt, and discover some hidden gems with your guide. Have a comfortable trip from your accommodations in Amsterdam on your way to your first stop in Delft. Take a walking tour, passing canals, Medieval buildings, and churches. Learn about the history of William of Orange. Next, take in the mix of modern and old architecture in The Hague. See the impressive Houses of Parliament and walk the historic streets of this administrative capital. Visit Leiden; an extraordinarily beautiful hidden gem and birthplace of Rembrandt. Take in the fabulous Market Square and stroll the alleys and courtyards on your last stop in Haarlem.

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What people are saying about Leiden

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 422 reviews

Super nice boat trip, enjoyed it very much Not to mention the staff very friendly, Janneke a very friendly and attentive lady We will definitely come back Gr Fam Noordermeer

Great trip, could have been longer. The staff were great and very helpful with my wheelchair.

Beautiful ambient, great acoustics and the musicians made fantastic music.

Had a wonderful trip. Super friendly people. Top service! Hans Kuijs.

It was a very nice experience and they upgraded me as well