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Pilgrim tour Leiden

Explore how the histories of the Netherlands and the United States have become intertwined, with a group of Pilgrims from England settling in the city of Leiden before sailing on the mythical Mayflower ship to the New World, laying the foundations for what later became known as the United States of America. Follow the steps of the “Mayflower Pilgrims” around the historic streets of Leiden. Our Pilgrims’ tour in Leiden will take you to the most emblematic sites that are integral to the story of the Leiden Pilgrims.

All of our Pilgrim tours are tailor-made based on the clients’ wishes. Below is a typical example of a Pilgrims tour in Leiden:

Start the tour with our guide at the place where they settled in Leiden. Then, visit the Pieterskerk: the Church where they prayed during their stay in the city. Inside, you will find some fascinating “Pilgrim registers”. Afterwards, visit the Leiden American Pilgrim Museum, and John Robinson’s House (the pastor of the Pilgrims and one of their leaders). What follows in a visit to the Hortus Botanicus Leiden: a splendid botanical garden inspired by the Pilgrims’ heritage. And finally, finish the tour in Rotterdam and its port, where the Mayflower departed towards the New World.

About our Pilgrims tour in Leiden:

Fascinating Pilgrim sites (Pieterskerk, Leiden American Pilgrim museum, Hortus Botanicus)

Professional guides with exhaustive historical knowledge about the Pilgrims

Exclusive access to all the sites

Expect in-depth personal and historical accounts

Learn about the Pilgrims’ history and heritage in the Netherlands

Leiden American Pilgrim Museum

Visit the intimate and unique Leiden American pilgrim museum and discover how they lived all those years in Leiden. The 14th-century old house will help you immerse yourselves in their daily life.

Personalize the Pilgrim tour Netherlands

You can also do this tour on multiple days. You could start your journey in Amsterdam and visit the main highlights, then go to Leiden in order to learn about Pilgrims, and finish by a nice day-tour of Rotterdam.

Are you interested in the Pilgrim tour Netherlands, we are happy to give some suggestions.


Curious? Easily get in touch with our tour specialist:

Private-travel-consultant-Amsterdam-Thomas-2Your personal incoming travel advisor: 
Thomas van den Brink
Owner ZOYO Travel, local signature travel specialist
E-mail: info@zoyotravel.com
Phone: +31 55 3 1234 66 or easily schedule a ZOOM call!