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The historical trade town
One of Holland’s most beautiful city halls will be found in the city of Bolsward. The city is also famous for the thousands of cyclists who visit the place every year to take part in a 240 kilometres cycle tour.
Place of pilgrimage
Long ago Dokkum was a seaport town. Today its known as a place of pilgrimage. A beautiful fortified city with a historical centre. You don’t need to close your eyes to image yourself centuries ago…
The former University City, kaatsen and planetarium
The second oldest university, the oldest student pub and the oldest still working planetarium of The Netherlands are all located in Franeker.
Port city on the Dutch Wadden
The city of the fishermen. Departure of the ferry to Terschelling and Vlieland. But above all a city with a beautiful centre for a great holiday.
All over the world, the local costumes and typical paintwork of this city is well known. The inhabitants speak their own language, different and not understood by other Frisians.
The capital of Fryslân. The city of female spy Mata Hari, poet Slauerhof and artist/painter Escher. The city with a royal touch.
Tiny but courageous
Have a look from the medieval city ramparts onto the city. The canons who protected the inhabitants of Sloten are still there. If you listen carefully you can hear the voice of the town crier who brings the news to you.
World famous Water gate and Sneekweek
Sneek is well known for its Water gate (Waterpoort) and the Sneekweek, a yearly returning sailing festival.
The oldest city in Fryslân
Stavoren is a small town on the coast of the IJsselmeer, about 5km south of Hindeloopen.
Film set and Fryslân Cup
Two small canals run through the centre of the picturesque city of IJlst. The blooming lime trees on either side and the gardens along the waterside make it a beautiful scenery. No wonder it is used for a film set.