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Bootjes en Broodjes

Blauwpoortbrug 1 | Bridgekeepershouse, 2312 GA, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Great value for money tour of Leiden

A last minute decision to take this tour at 6.30 pm was the highlight of our visit to Leiden. For... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
NWTaswegian
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Burnie, Australia
Very nice and informative boat trip through canal

We enjoyed our boat trip through Leiden, about an hour ride. The captain was very informative and... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
muir_claire
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Florida
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The place for - canal tours, - boat rental and - private tours. We offer comfortable and sustainable tours over the lovely canals of Leiden. You can also explore the beautiful lake area, Kagerplassen, close to Leiden.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Blauwpoortbrug 1 | Bridgekeepershouse, 2312 GA, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A last minute decision to take this tour at 6.30 pm was the highlight of our visit to Leiden. For 10 euros for an entertaining tour of Leiden's extensive canal system it's great value. It gave my wife and I a much better overview of...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our boat trip through Leiden, about an hour ride. The captain was very informative and spoke in English and Dutch. As it was cold in November the boat was covered with a plexiglass cover that was lowered and raised depending on the height...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Our skipper, Simone, gave us an enjoyable overview of Leiden from the water in Dutch and English! She was very knowledgeable and fun. The boat was decorated for the holidays, and it was covered, heated and comfortable. We had a fun time.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

If you only have little time in Leiden, this is the first thing you should do! A 1 hour tour costs 10€ (and they offer discounts for students, kids, seniors, groups) and is a very relaxing experience, but also an exciting ride through the canals...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

A young student took the boat tour. Fantastic and very informative. He was speaking three languages fluently while steering the boat. Good sense of humour and answered everyones questions. The boat was covered due to the cold day and was strung with pretty christmas fairy...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Our skipper was superb. Very informative and answered numerous questions. Lots of useful information. Best of all it was a rainy day and the roof was on and blankets provided. Highly recommend

Thank Mick C
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

A fun and very informative hour canal tour through old Leiden. Note that many of the canals bridges in Leiden are quite low so the boat lowers the see-through roof in order to squeeze under the bridges. At times you're required to even crouch down....More

Thank rcarril
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We really enjoyed our 1.5 tour. There were only four of us, but it was so nice to see the city where I lived a long time ago from a different perspective. Niek was very friendly and knowledgeable, and even I who lived there for...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We took this tour on a beautiful sunny afternoon. Since it is fall now the clear roof and sides were on the boat so that limited the ability to take good pictures. The guide/pilot was friendly and funny although most of his information was in...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We wanted to take a tour around Leiden and we didn't regret our trip with Bootjes en Broodjes. It was reasonably priced and our tour guide was excellent - informative, relaxed and funny. We learned a lot and really enjoyed our time on board.

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Pennytu
20 July 2016|
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During the highseason the last boat will depart at 18.30h
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Sharron K
13 July 2016|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sharron, not really. However they are very popular and to be sure I would book in advance. If the weather is not great they have a glass top and side windows. What ever the weather is like you are in for a great ride... More
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