The famous eleven cities of Friesland, each with their own uniqueness
Discover the unique Frisian Wadden area
Friesland is a province full of water. From sports to beaches, the possibilities are endless
Discover all eleven fountains and explore the cities by foot
Welcome to Leeuwarden and Friesland! You can find inspiration for your holiday, day trip or weekend away here. Whether you are looking for culture, love the Wadden Sea or the forests, or want to visit the eleven cities. Friesland has what you need to recharge and enjoy.
unesco world heritage
There are twelve UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Netherlands, three of which are in Friesland. The Woudagemaal, the Wadden Sea and the Eise-Eisinga Planetarium. Leeuwarden is also a UNESCO City of Literature. Find out everything about these special places here.
Eleven internationally renowned artists graced the eleven cultural-historic cities of Friesland with unique waterworks. Fog, ice, steam, sea water... Each city their own story. Discover the eleven fountains during your own Eleven Cities Tour. No ice required.