Visit Friesland: a unique province in the Netherlands

Are you looking for peace and space? Then Friesland is your ultimate destination. Because you can enjoy Friesland, the most beautiful province in the Netherlands, in a grand way. Here, you experience the province of the eleven cities and its famous ice-skating 'Elfstedentocht', of water, Wadden Islands and UNESCO World Heritage. The province of Leeuwarden, former European Capital of Culture 2018. You experience the true Frisian culture.

Escape the usual, visit Friesland!

Discover our highlights - The hidden gems of Friesland

wadden islands

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eleven cities

capital of culture


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