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Cruise Extraordinare!

If you can find a way to have a private cruise, the canals and rivers passing throughout Leiden are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dthomas34
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Huron, South Dakota
The Rhine

The Rhine flows through the city of Leiden. It is as if you are in Venice. The cozy canals with... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
MCreiziger
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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can find a way to have a private cruise, the canals and rivers passing throughout Leiden are a "must do". Historic, picturesque, pleasurable...what else can I say? Pack some cheese, wine, sandwiches and enjoy. We did this as a family with 8 adults...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The Rhine flows through the city of Leiden. It is as if you are in Venice. The cozy canals with several small boats who sail from bridge to bridge is just fantastic.

Thank MCreiziger
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You can walk or you can bike all over, but either way you miss hidden treasures only to be discovered by boat. Specially if you are short of time, this is a great way to go though the city.

1  Thank Eisenia
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Many people enjoy the cooler evening eating along the Rhine River. This was a nice surprise to find the Rhine River and the Lesser Rhine coming together in Leiden. We took the canal tour and received a lot of history about the boats, beggars, and...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

We’ve never seen the banks of the Rhine River so vibrant and full of life than here in Leiden! Every available spot along the bank (and even in the water on floating docks or pontoons) is occupied by cafes, bars and markets! Shops and restaurants...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

My ancestors (father's side) in the 17th century were ferryman at the Lek, my other ancestors worked at the brick-kilns along its boarders. My grandfather threw away tons of Gouda cheese into the Rhine at Bodegraven when it was not worth a penny, my mother...More

1  Thank gjveerman
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Walk along the river, enjoy the views of the houses and the boats passing by. An important part of the city.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The stroll alone the Rhine and environs in Leiden gave us an excellent feel and flavor for The Netherlands. The weather was splendid. The people were friendly. The riverside, Dutch buildings, windmills, canals, and streets were wonderful to walk.

1  Thank Walter S
Reviewed 18 March 2018

as river SO grand, they named a wine after it! beginning(don't quote me on ANY of this...inCLUding the wine...most of life is 'hearsay' ANYways...kick back...enjoy the ride if you can. on a boat OR inner tube(you know what an inner tube is, right?)))) in the...More

Thank isaac m
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is the heart of Leiden which is in any case a really pleasant town with much to offer. I saw it in really unpleasant weather but it still impressed. On a warm evening I would imagine the whole area is buzzing but even on...More

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