Destination guide

Historical Leiden will entice you

Take a holiday to Leiden and enjoy the area's museums, history and monuments. Renowned for its local tours, boating and theatres, this city welcomes all visitors. Wet 'n Wild and Madurodam are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Leiden

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Leiden has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wet 'n Wild (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Madurodam (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Blijdorp Zoo (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Golfclub Kagerzoom (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Wassenaarse Golfclub Rozenstein (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Boerderij 't Geertje (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Leiden

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Leiden is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arboretum Trompenburg (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Sint Annahofje (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Hortus Botanicus (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Molen de Put (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Kagerplassen (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Katwijk Aan Zee Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Leiden

The nearest airport is in Rotterdam (RTM-Rotterdam The Hague), located 14.8 mi (23.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), which is 15.4 mi (24.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Leiden Central Station, Leiden Lammenschans Station and De Vink Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Municipality of Leiden?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 631 holiday lettings around Municipality of Leiden. From 119 flats & apartments to 201 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Municipality of Leiden?

Don't just spend a couple of hours at the beach. Round up your squad and stay as close as possible to it! The sound of crashing waves and spectacular views of the ocean? Coming right up! HomeAway has 237 beachside rentals waiting for you. Alternatively, you may be searching for another type of setting. HomeAway has a whole lot of rental properties to choose from, including:

  • 126 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 66 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 52 waterfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Municipality of Leiden?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. With loads of room to move, they're perfect for those who want to live like a local. There are 432 houses available on HomeAway. Prices start from £34 per night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Apartment: 265 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £52 per night.
  • Hotel: 67 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £47 per night.
  • Bungalow: 29 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £93 per night.

Can I stay in Municipality of Leiden in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a special trip with your relatives or spending a week away with all your old school friends, it's always stacks of fun hanging out under the same roof! And the best news is that HomeAway has options that'll suit. Why not browse through the 77 house holiday rentals available here? They're the top option for large groups of visitors. If you're hoping to travel in a larger group, the properties for rent that are suitable for you include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 201 holiday rentals appropriate for that size. Spend a night for as little as £69.
  • If you've got 8 in your party, you'll be happy to hear that there are 28 holiday rentals that are perfect. The starting price is £151 per night.
  • Trying to find properties for rent catering to 10 guests? You'll be pleased to find out we have 8 that'll be ideal. You can bag one for as little as £232 a night.

You and all your mates will be well catered to when you arrange your Municipality of Leiden travels with us!

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