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Leiden: Electric Boat Rental

1. Leiden: Electric Boat Rental

See the many canals of Leiden on board a private boat. Cruise to your own destinations, with no itinerary, and yourself as captain to direct the adventure. First, board the boat with your friends and family. Depart from the dock and begin your exploration of the 88 canals that encircle the city center. Then, dock at one of the many parks along the water, and discover why some call the city Singelpark. Hop back on board the boat and continue around the 28 kilometers of canals. Finally, you'll arrive back at the dock and climb back on dry land with a new appreciation of the city. Leave your cruise with a better understanding of the canals, your boating skills, and Leiden.

Leiden: Paddleboard Rental to Explore Leiden's Canals

2. Leiden: Paddleboard Rental to Explore Leiden's Canals

Enjoy Leiden in the most unique and sporty way in search of the most beautiful and nicest places. Do you have experience? Get on immediately and paddle past many sights in 2 hours. Is it the first time? Then you start with an instruction at the harbor office to quickly master the supping. After the instruction, your tour begins to the many beautiful places that the city has to offer. The city where Rembrandt was born with the Academy Building where he studied, the canals, city gates, bridges, windmills and the courtyards along the water.

Holland Four City Charm Tour

3. Holland Four City Charm Tour

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.

Vermeer’s Girl with the Pearl Earring & Rembrandt’s Leiden

4. Vermeer’s Girl with the Pearl Earring & Rembrandt’s Leiden

Your private guide will drive you directly to Leiden and on arrival you will join your guide for a walking tour. During your tour through Leiden’s historic city centre you’ll will discover hidden gems like Rembrandt’s birthplace, learn all about the interesting history of The Netherlands and why America and its presidents have a special bond with Leiden. After Leiden you’ll visit ‘The Mauritshuis’ located in the centre of The Hague, there will be no need for queueing with your certified private guide. Walk straight into this historic seventeenth-century monument and admire its intimate rooms, silken wall coverings and sparkling chandeliers.

Private Kinderdijk UNESCO Site and South Holland Tour

5. Private Kinderdijk UNESCO Site and South Holland Tour

Kinderdijk: We will pick you up from Amsterdam/the location of your choice and we drive to Kinderdijk located in the province of South Holland. The drive will be about 75 minutes. Kinderdijk is a group of windmills and pumping stations that was created to keep the area dry. The area where Kinderdijk is located is below sea level and to avoid flooding, this system was created. Today, Kinderdijk is a UNESCO site, more famous for its stunning views. Enjoy visiting the windmills or take a boat ride to get the best view. Entrance fees are included with this tour. After Kinderdijk, you have the option to visit one of the cities in South Holland ie Rotterdam, Gouda, Hague, or Leiden. Kindly note admission to a specific museum/attraction is excluded. Welcome to Rotterdam. The second biggest city in the country. In contrast to Amsterdam, Rotterdam is modern with swanky high-rise buildings and recent but impressive bridges. Visit the Markthal, home to over 100+ food stalls and restaurants, the head-spinning Cubic house, or the newly opened Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen. Optionally, take a water taxi to the impressive Hotel New York for a swanky High tea. Gouda: Synonymous with Dutch cheese, Gouda is a 750-year-old historic city and is home to the stunning Sint - Janskerk, City Hall, Goudse waag, etc. Leiden: Home of Rembrandt, Over 35 courtyards, 28 KM of canals, and countless monumental buildings. Fun fact: Before reaching America, the Pilgrim Fathers lived in Leiden in the 17th century. Hague: Political capital of Netherlands and 3rd largest city. Driving back to Amsterdam takes about 75 minutes.

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