City Guide Leeuwarden

At A Guide to Leeuwarden, city walks in Leeuwarden are provided by a group of enthusiastic guides who all have extensive experience with groups. Many of our guides are full-time guides. They therefore know very well how to convey a story and how to makesure that you will experience Leeuwarden in the best way. All year round, our guides are at your service. Meet your city guide Leeuwarden below. Book a city tour here.

De stadsgidsen in Leeuwarden

Our City Guides Leeuwarden

Henk

He is the founder of A Guide to Leeuwarden. He moved to Leeuwarden in 2001 to study history. After finishing his degree he left Leeuwarden twice to travel the world for a year but he always came back. In 2013 he set up A Guide to Leeuwarden and became the City Guide Leeuwarden. Henk does all the tours of A Guide to Leeuwarden and is also guide in the Fries Museum.

Christina

She grew up in a small town between Berlin and Hamburg and moved to Leeuwarden a few years ago to study Human Resource Management. She really liked the atmosphere of the city, so she decided the stay. Christina has a big passion for helping, inspiring and coaching people and since the summer of 2016 she shows Leeuwarden on an enthusiastic way in German, English or Dutch. She’s also a guide in the Fries Museum..

Kevin

He has been a guide at A Guide to Leeuwarden since the beginning of 2017. Being half English himself, he can give tours in Dutch, but he enjoys the English tours the most. Due to his background as an improvisation actor at the Leeuwarden Man met Snor he adds his theatrical flair to the tours by telling historical stories that capture the imagination.

Charlotte 

Is born in Austria and moved to Leeuwarden to study Animal Management in 2010. Besides her knowledge about animals and nature, she also knows her way around Leeuwarden. She is a guide at A Guide to Leeuwarden since the summer of 2015 and she is happy to show you Leeuwarden on the Leeuwarden Tour, the Street Art Tour or the Beer Tour. While German is her mother language, she can also show you around in English or Dutch. She’s has also worked as a guide in the Frisian Museum.

Zenon

He grew up in a Frisian town and moved to Leeuwarden in 2011. He tried different jobs to find out what he wanted to do, and decided to study business economics. Because he loves working with people just as much as working with numbers. In the beginning of 2018 he started giving tours in English, Dutch and Frisian. Since 2021 he also works in the Frisian Museum and the Ceramics Museum. Being a Full Time City Guide Leeuwarden.

Kimberley

She has lived in Leeuwarden for almost 20 years. Because of studies and work, she has stuck to it town. Since 2024 she’s also a City Guide in Leeuwarden.
Besides being a city guide, she also gives tours at the Fries Museum and the Ceramics Museum. And she is a singer and theatre maker.
She gives guided tours in English and Dutch with occasional Liuwadders in between, weest wel!

Leonie

She is from Drenthe and came to Leeuwarden when she was 18. She teaches History in secondary school, but would also like to express her passion for history in other ways.
Therefore, since 2022, she has also been taking people around the city to tell, amaze and share. She also works as a guide at the Fries Museum and the Princessehof ceramics museum.

Marcel

Became a guide at A Guide to Leeuwarden in the beginning of 2017. He is our only born and raised Leeuwarder. He moved to Groningen and Barcalona to study Roman Languages and Culture. And later also got his degree in English. Since the end of 2016 he returned to his old hometown. Besides being a guide he works as a Spanish and English teacher. Although officially retired now, you can always ask him for a Spanish walking tour

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