Welcome to the lovely city of Leerdam – the centre of Dutch glass production all the way back since 1765, and the home of Leerdammer cheese, which is enjoyed all over the world. Situated in the middle of the country along the Linge River, it is also a top spot for water sports!

The City of Glass of the Netherlands!

Leerdam is famous as the centre of the Dutch glass industry. This legacy started with the opening of the city’s first glass factory in the 18th century and is still visible throughout Leerdam to this day.

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  • Food and drinks

    Where to eat and drink in Leerdam.

    Food and drinks
  • Routes

    Discover the most beautiful cycling and walking routes around Leerdam

  • Tourist information point Leerdam

    Are you in Leerdam and do you want to know more about what there is to do? Visit the tourist office!

    Tourist information point Leerdam

Sailing on the Linge

When visiting Leerdam, a boat trip on the Linge should not be missed. The nature along the Linge is beautiful in all seasons. There are various possibilities to discover the Linge and the beautiful surroundings. Get on the canal boat, rent a sloop or if you want to be sporty, opt for a sup or canoe trip.

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Where to eat in Leerdam

Enjoy a drink on the terrace along the Linge, looking for a good restaurant or a cozy café? There is plenty of choice in Leerdam.

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Stay longer!

Spend the night in an attractive B&B on the old city wall, an old post office, manor farm or a campsite in the greenery. There are various accommodation options in and around Leerdam.

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