A Guide to Leeuwarden

A walking tour in Leeuwarden is the best way to discover the city. We’d love to show you around personally. You can book our guides for a private guided tour for your own company or join one of our regular open free walking tours.

Corona Update: Because of the new lockdown we are not able to offer our tours since the 19th of december 2021. We hope to be able to guide you in person soon. Untill then you can discover Leeuwarden with our Do-it-yourself walking routes or book a Virtual tour with us. Stay safe!

On request
You can book a private guide for your own company on any time of the week.

EVERY Saturday 12 PM
Join us on a Free Tour in English. It’s the best introduction to the city.

Starting Point

The starting point for our tours is the Oldehoofsterkerkhof, the square in front of the Oldehove (the leaning tower). Our guides will be waiting for you next to the entrance of the Obe pavilion. This is nearby the ‘Ut Streekie’ shop and the Maria Louise Brasserie. Have a look at our video below or use google maps. You can also download our own map to find your way in Leeuwarden.

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About us

A Guide to Leeuwarden is a company that is founded in 2013 by Henk Leutscher. Nowadays we are with a full team of enthusiastic and young guides that love to show the beauty of Leeuwarden. We do this every week with public Free Tours, but also with customized private tours. Because we believe that the best introduction to Leeuwarden is a personal tour with a guide. Meet our team below!

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What other people say about us

Our tours are recommended by Lonely Planet! Do also check our reviews to see what other people thought of our tours. We’ve been the best rated tour of Leeuwarden for the past six years on TripAdvisor. But also on Facebook, Google and Zoover we’ve got very good reviews. And we really like it if you leave a review after you’ve joined a walking tour.


Leeuwarden is the capital of Friesland, former home of the royal Orange-Nassau family, and Cultural Capital of Europe in 2018. Our local guides would love to share the beauty of Leeuwarden with you on their walking tours. To prepare your trip, we already share some maps and our best tips.

Maps of Leeuwarden

Check the maps we have created for Leeuwarden. At the end of every tour we will also hand you one on paper.

The best tips about Leeuwarden

On our tours we will give you plenty of tips for your stay in Leeuwarden. But we already gathered some on our website.