Leiden is referred to as being one large open-air museum. Together the old windmills, courtyards, gates and churches comprise of up to 2800 monuments, all from walking distance from each other. A fact that makes it worth enjoying a guided tour!
Leiden is located between Amsterdam and Rotterdam, apart from the monuments it has wonderful canals. Leiden has very similar features to Amsterdam, but everything is just that bit smaller, cosier and tranquille.
In the Netherlands, Leiden is famous for the ‘Leidse Ontzet’. During this large traditional event, residents of Leiden and beyond celebrate the end of the Spanish siege of the city.
Leiden has a vibrant atmosphere largely thanks to the student culture, as the the University of Leiden is one of the top universities in the Netherlands.
Our tour guides are specialized in accessibility and know which routes are the most convenient for you. If you want to rest, just let the guide know and he'll find a nice restaurant to relax and have a drink. The tour guide will also stop at a location with accessible toilets.
From Amsterdam Central Station, the wheelchair accessible trains depart multiple times an hour and will get you to Leiden in 40 to 45 minutes. It's important to note, that the train is only accessible via a ramp and you need to inform NS at least one hour before departure for further assistance
If you prefer to travel to Leiden by private accessible taxi, we can pre-book a taxi van to collect you at the hotel. The journey takes about 30 minutes to bring you from your accommodation in Amsterdam to Leiden.
Our 3-hour guided tour is given by a local expert tour guide. She will make your day so worth while by telling you about the stories of the monuments, the people of Leiden and the art works that are home in Leiden.
The tour will take you past a large variety of historical sites in the city center, such as the Renaissance style city hall, the Pieters Church, Hartebrug Church, Hooglandse Church, Koorn bridge, the Doelenpoort and the hidden Leidse courtyards (hofjes).
Before or after the guided tour, you'll be able to enjoy a relaxing delicious lunch in a wonderful acessible restaurant.
The price for our Accessible Guided Tour in Leiden is €200,- for groups up to 10 people. Based on 10 participants, the price per person is €20,-.