The City train of Leeuwarden
In the city center of Leeuwarden, a tourist train with an electric locomotive runs along a fixed route during the summer months and September/October. In October only in the weekends. The pick-up point is the Wilhelminaplein and at the end of the route it's the place where you get out again. The journey takes about 45 minutes and costs € 7.50 when you buy a ticket at the local products shop PRIUW or the VVV, you pay € 8, - on the train. A group of at least 15 adults gets 1 euro discount per passenger on the train. Children between the age of 4 to 12 are welcome for half the price and babies are free. The train takes you past various sights in the old town. Tickets are not time related. But when it's crowdy: full is full.
You will receive individual earphones and then you can choose from 5 languages in which you want to be informed: French, German, English, Frisian or Dutch. These earbuds are included in the price and can be kept afterwards. Individual reservations are not necessary. The train does not drive in extremely bad weather and on a few summer days a year when several streets of the route are closed in connection with a large-scale event such as on 27 April (King's Day), 5 May (Liberation Day) and the last Saturday in May (Street Festival). ) and during the walk of the Giants of Royal de Luxe on August 17,18 and 19. For more info see the starting schedule. In Dutch: opstaptijden.
For the rest, the train starts every afternoon until October at least twice, except on Fridays in connection with the market. In October mainly in the weekends. Outside these fixed times on request. It is also possible for a party to step in and out elsewhere if a request comes on time.
June 8 2018 and afterwards it is also possible to combine the train ride with a day trip by bus along the 11fountains in the eleven cities of Friesland. For more information see elevenfountains.com. The next bus tour is planned Mai 24 2019. If you choose to do this bus tour as well, you will receive a 50% discount on the train ride through Leeuwarden.In summer the train starts every Sunday and Monday at 14.45 and 16.00 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 13.30, 14.45 and 16.00.
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