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Bootjes en Broodjes

Blauwpoortbrug 1 | Bridgekeepershouse, 2312 GA, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 6 22610552
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Fun canal tour in central Leiden

A fun and very informative hour canal tour through old Leiden. Note that many of the canals bridges... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
San Francisco
via mobile
Awesome tour

We really enjoyed our 1.5 tour. There were only four of us, but it was so nice to see the city... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat tour” (5 reviews)
“low bridges” (4 reviews)
“great trip” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Blauwpoortbrug 1 | Bridgekeepershouse, 2312 GA, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 6 22610552
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank floortje59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Vouvs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Bcells
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A group of 9 hired a boat to sail around the canals of Leiden The staff were very pleasant and helpful We were given a quick lesson on how to use the boat and shown on the provided map where we could sail The whole...More

Thank DudleySunseeker
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable boat tour of Leiden. Guide was very good and spoke English and Dutch. Booklets in other languages were available. It was possible to pre-order sandwiches and drinks if the tour was pre-booked. The tour lasted about an hour and there was plenty of...More

Thank Rose L
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We are new to The Netherlands and hope to visit many of the cities in the area. We decided to try our first canal tour here in Leiden and am glad we did. It is the perfect way to see a good area of the...More

Thank SweetCLV
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We used our Holland pass silver tickets for this boat tour. They have rides hourly half past the hour til 5:30pm in the summer it seems. The tour was about 50mins long conducted in English according to majority. The skipper was knowledgeable of hia town...More

Thank cheekyliu
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

English speaking tour guide was easy to understand. Great trip where the roof of the boat was adjusted in height during the trip so the boat could pass all the really low bridges :-)

Thank Mikael K
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Joined 15 other visitors on s fantastic 50 minute tour of Leiden through the canals. Very informative commentary by Dan in both Dutch and English. Great value for €10 per person and a must do when in Leiden. The beauty of this company is that...More

Thank Oscarwildetime
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20 July 2016|
Response from mttimmers |
During the highseason the last boat will depart at 18.30h
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Sharron K
12 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