©

Voorschoten trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Voorschoten

(4.7/5 based on 35 reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: historic sites
Voorschoten is a village and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. It is a smaller town in the Randstad, enclosed by the cities of Leiden, Wassenaar and The Hague. The municipality covers an area of of which is covered by water. Recently, plans to merge into one municipality with Wassenaar have been introduced.The town is relatively affluent, and the majority of Voorschoten's population are commuters, generally to either the Hague or Leiden. Despite the fact that it is situated in one of the most densely populated areas in the Netherlands, and, indeed, the world, the town retains a strong, independent identity and village-like atmosphere. Several buildings of historical importance are situated in Voorschoten. For example, the old Castle Duivenvoorde, and the Manor Vredenhof - rebuilt by Diederik Jansz. Graeff, and until the 18th century in the hands from the De Graeff family - are located in or near Voorschoten.The town's proximity to the Hague, as well as the presence of the British School in the Netherlands in the town,and the American School of the Hague in nearby Wassenaar, means that Voorschoten has a large community of expatriates, particularly British nationals.In recent years, the settlement has seen considerable expansion, with the addition of several new areas of housing, such as Starrenburg, Krimwijk II and, most recently, Voorsche Park. The town benefits from excellent sporting and recreational facilities, including hockey, football and baseball clubs, a tennis club, a swimming pool and a golf course. There are a number of churches located throughout the town, the two most striking of which are the main church, located in Voorschoten's historic centre, and the St. Laurentius Church, located in the north of the town.
Make Voorschoten central to your The Netherlands travel plans using our The Netherlands tour planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Voorschoten

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Voorschoten

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Voorschoten:
Sightseeing, museums, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Museums, sightseeing, theme parks
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, sightseeing, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Spas
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to South Holland Province

3 days in Rotterdam BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in South Holland Province BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 27 days in United States & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Rotterdam BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Gouda BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM UKRAINE May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 50 days in The Netherlands & Munich BY A USER FROM THAILAND June, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in The Netherlands & Munich BY A USER FROM THAILAND June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Delft BY A USER FROM UKRAINE June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Leiden BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in The Netherlands & Germany BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans