All eleven cities

Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden

The capital of Friesland. The city of female spy Mata Hari, poet Slauerhof and artist/painter Escher. The city with a royal touch. read more

Dokkum

Dokkum

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… read more

Sneek

Sneek

Sneek is well known for its Water gate (Waterpoort) and the Sneekweek, a yearly returning sailing festival. ... read more

Harlingen

Harlingen

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. read more

Hindeloopen

Hindeloopen

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.  read more

Sloten

Sloten

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 brin... read more

Stavoren

Stavoren

Stavoren is a small town on the coast of the IJsselmeer, about 5km south of Hindeloopen. read more

Franeker

Franeker

The second oldest university, the oldest student pub and the oldest still working planetarium of The Netherlands are all located in Franeker. read more

IJlst

IJlst

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 f... read more

Workum

Workum

Workum is best known for hosting a museum dedicated to the popular artist: Jopie Huisman. His paintings and sketches are renowned worldwide and much loved. read more

Bolsward

Bolsward

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 ... read more