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.
|Duration of the tour||4 hours|
|Vehicle||Wheelchair accessible taxi van|
|Number of people||maximum 7|
|Starting point||Your hotel in Amsterdam or surroundings|
|End location||Your hotel or location on request|
|Type of tour||Duration||Price (total)|
|Guided tour including private taxi||4 hours||€440,-|
The above prices are the total costs for the tours. This total cost can be divided amongst the number of participants in the guided tour. The maximum number of participants, when one of the participants is using a wheelchair, is 6 people.
The private taxi is calculated from Amsterdam if you stay closer to the tour the costs will be lower. Please contact us via email to receive the accurate prices.
The price shown on top of this page is the price per person with 6 participants for the '4 hour tour with guide and private taxi'.
During the excursions the guides consider the physical accessibility of the streets, shops and museums. All excursions organized by Accessible Travel Netherlands make use of wheelchair accessible transport. The minivans are accessible for 2 to 7 people and a maximum of 3 wheelchair users.
The division of space in the private taxi van is as follows:
Division of space in an accessible minivan when including people using a wheelchair:
Division of space in an accessible minivan when including people using a mobility scooter:
Combinations of people using a wheelchair and mobility scooter is possible as well.
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.
Photo source; Canals of Leiden by Roman Boed on Flckr
Photo source; Bridge in Leiden by Alesslo Milan on Flickr
Photo source; Historical building in Leiden by Rob Oo on Flickr