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Discover the heart of Voorschoten

A charming street, the Schoolstraat, is the bustling center of Voorschoten. Here you will find a varied range of stores that make shopping in Voorschoten particularly pleasant.

After a successful shop session, the Voorstraat is the ideal place to settle for cozy terraces. Here you can enjoy a refreshing drink and a tasty snack while taking the atmosphere of the street in you. The beautiful linden trees and historic buildings soon leave a deep impression.

A walk through the center is an invitation to properly absorb the monuments and street scene. Also don't forget to read the information boards that are spread across the center, they will enrich your knowledge about Voorschoten.

In the evening the Voorstraat comes to life with its countless restaurants. Here you will find a diverse mix of local and international eateries where you can enjoy until the late hours.

The beauty of Vliet and Vlietland

For those who look for peace, a walk along the Vliet and Vlietland is an excellent choice. Follow the canal and then cross the bridge towards Vlietland, a former sand extraction lake that has been transformed into a beautiful nature reserve.

Vlietland is a bustling place in the summer. Here you can enjoy the water amusement park, surf, sail, sail and enjoy various water sports activities. After all that action you can relax on a terrace on the water and treat yourself to a refreshing drink before you return to Voorschoten.

Discover the Horsten

For those who prefer land above water, the Horsten is an excellent destination. Located between Voorschoten and Wassenaar, this area offers beautiful hiking opportunities. Start your trip at the impressive Duivenvoorde castle and explore the natural landscape, including a picturesque tunnel under the track.

Rosenburgh and children's farm

Another beautiful walking area is the Rosenburgpark, an oasis of peace and nature. While enjoying a relaxed walk, you will pass the children's farm - a great place to visit with children. During opening hours you can enter the children's farm and then relax on the terrace of the Jansland Foundation.

Enchanting Burgemeester Berkhoutpark

As you walk through the center, it is worth crossing the road at the town hall. Here you will find the beautiful Burgemeester Berkhoutpark, an oasis of tranquility in the heart of the city. After a short walk you can return to the lively center.

Historical treasures

Voorschoten is rich in historic buildings, including the striking silver factory and Ter Wadding. Once within the boundaries of Voorschoten, these monuments will greet you when you enter from Leiden.



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