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Workum - Bolsward | Elfstedenpad Hiking Trail: Section 7

17.4 km

From Workum you walk across reclaimed land threaded by countless drainage ditches and canals to the next of Friesland’s eleven cities – Bolsward. Here the skaters were completely exposed to the wind. Tailwinds sped them along to Bolsward but if there were headwinds, it was much harder to make headway. 

You walk along the Tillefonne, a 16th-century church path. You pass the little museum villages of Ferwoude, Allingawier and Exmorra, all picturesquely situated in tranquil panoramic surroundings.

When you get to Bolsward, you will find that it is quite a large …

From Workum you walk across reclaimed land threaded by countless drainage ditches and canals to the next of Friesland’s eleven cities – Bolsward. Here the skaters were completely exposed to the wind. Tailwinds sped them along to Bolsward but if there were headwinds, it was much harder to make headway. 

You walk along the Tillefonne, a 16th-century church path. You pass the little museum villages of Ferwoude, Allingawier and Exmorra, all picturesquely situated in tranquil panoramic surroundings.

When you get to Bolsward, you will find that it is quite a large city by Frisian standards. It was founded on three artificial dwelling mounds or ‘terps’. The inviting terraces, range of shops and spectacular sights such as the remains of Broerekerk church all stand out. The Bat Fountain is positioned in front of the remains of Broerekerk church. You may be surprised to know that beer, whisky and Beerenburg liqueur are made in Bolsward.

Sights on this route

Starting point: Noard 6
8711 AJ Workum
1

Sint Gertrudis church

Sint Gertrudis church
Merk 5
8711 CL Workum
64 65 50 20 21 22 23 55 33
2

Aeltsjemeerpolder

Aeltsjemeerpolder
Aaltsjemeerweg 7
8761 PA Ferwoude
90 91 85 72 60
3

Het Friese Museumdorp

Het Friese Museumdorp
Het Friese Museumdorp
Meerweg 4
8758 LC Allingawier
30 31 31 11 71 74 81
4

11Fountains Bolsward

11Fountains Bolsward
Broereplein 10
8701 JC Bolsward
End point: Harlingerstraat 1
8701 WP Bolsward

Directions

Starting point: Noard 6
8711 AJ Workum
  • Vanaf knooppunt 64 Workum verlaten in noordwestelijke richting.
  • Volg de punten 65 - 50 -20 -21 - 22 - 23 om in Ferwoude te komen.
  • Wandel door naar Allingawier via knooppunt 55 - 33 - 90 - 91 - 85 -72 - 60 - 30.
  • Dan 31 -11 - 71 naar Exmorra en in het dorp rechtsaf slaan richting Bolsward (74 -81). 
End point: Harlingerstraat 1
8701 WP Bolsward
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