Check out the climate diagram for Leiden. July is the warmest month in Leiden, with average daily maximum temperatures of 22°. Conversely, February is the coolest month in Leiden, with temperatures falling below 2°. According to the climate diagram, November is the rainiest month of the year in Leiden.
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An ancient university city and the birthplace of Rembrandt, Leiden offers a surprising contrast between charming canals and 17th-century architecture and its buzzing nightlife. It was from the tulip fields surrounding Leiden that this bulb was introduced to the rest of Europe, bringing prosperity to the city. This is a town with plenty for you to see and do when you book holiday accommodation here. Your accommodation choice ranges from waterside apartments to family-sized townhouses and holiday cottages near tulip fields.
Family Fun in Leiden
Windmills are fascinating to children so they'll love spending a couple of hours at the Molen de Valk Windmill, dating from 1743. The kids can watch the mill in action and see authentic living quarters. If they've got the windmill bug, there's another one next to Rembrandt Bridge.
A short drive from your Leiden accommodation is the Valkenburg Lake Steam Train. Admire the collection of narrow-gauge steam engines and explore interactive exhibits before going on your train journey.
After a visit to Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, the kids will be dreaming about dinosaurs when they go to bed in your holiday accommodation. While there, they might meet Trix the dinosaur (a 66-million-year-old skeleton) and learn about early humans all while being introduced to the importance of biodiversity.
Things to See and Do in Leiden
A short stroll from your holiday accommodation is Burcht van Leiden (The Old Castle). Enter this diminutive fortress through one of the gates interspersing its thick walls. Today, this long-abandoned fort offers panoramic city views.
Museum Boerhaave offers a fascinating insight into the history of medical science. Among its highlights are the Gapers, carved wooden heads used for teaching about the effects of swallowing medicine. If your stomach can stand it after a visit, have lunch in the museum's cafe.
Not far from any holiday cottage in Leiden is the Old Observatory, the oldest one still operating in the world. Why not book a nighttime session to see the telescope in action?
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Leiden?
On average, a Hotel rooms or Apartment rentals in Leiden costs £55 per night.
What is the most popular holiday home amenity in Leiden?
Travellers planning holidays to Leiden most often look for internet, TVs, and balconies/patios when it comes to accommodation amenities.
How many holiday homes are on offer in Leiden?
With 295 holiday rentals available in Leiden, you're sure to find the perfect accommodation for your visit.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Leiden holiday home?
Yes, there are 28 holiday homes in Leiden that allow pets, with an average price of £221 per night.
What's the best time of year to travel to Leiden?
July and August are the warmest months in Leiden, while May and April have the least rain.
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