You can discover Leeuwarden in the way that suits you best. On the water, in a gondola, in a train, by bike or on foot - everyone sees Leeuwarden in their own way. Enthusiastic city guides tell passionately about their favourite spot or the most beautiful street. Due to corona measures, public tours are given, but in a modified form. Please contact your guide for specific information. See below for information about the tours.
In the historic city centre, you will be amazed. Even though there is a lot to see, the distances are not great so you can easily discover Leeuwarden on foot. There is a wide range of tours in the city: from tours along all the highlights to a street art tour and even theatrical city tours where historical figures from the history of Leuwarden are your guides.
Do you have difficulty walking or just don't feel like walking? Then hop on the CityTrain! This recognizable blue-yellow train takes you past the most important highlights in the city. With audio guidance in Dutch, French, German, English and Frisian, you can be sure that you can understand the interesting facts that are told along the way.
From the water, you see the city from a different perspective. Floating along the canals, the buildings you pass by seem even more stately and you let the crowds pass you by on shore. You can opt for a typical Frisian cruise on an authentic barge, or for the foreign feeling in a Venetian gondola.
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Venetian Gondola Tours
Would you rather explore the canals on your own? In an electric sloop from Greenjoy you are the captain and you plan your tour yourself.
Miniature People Leeuwarden
Meet the smallest inhabitants of the city! You will discover the minuscule people in unexpected places at more than forty locations in the city centre of Leeuwarden. Rock climbers clamber up the town hall, the homeless sleep under a marble edge and a construction worker with a jackhammer makes a huge crack in the ground. Can you find them all?