Lemmer has more than 10,000 residents and is a busy seaside location during the summer months. It is located right along the IJsselmeer and attracts tourists from many areas of the Netherlands. Lemmer is one of the most important fishing locations in the Netherlands. Many top athletes are from here, including Rintje Ritsma (the bear of Lemmer), Annemarie Thomas (skating) and Epke Zonderland (gymnastics). Because of the water sports and the lovely beach, Lemmer attracts many tourists when the weather is good. During the summer, many tourists from all across the Netherlands come to Lemmer on holiday or for a day out.
Do you want your visit to Lemmer to include a lot of water sports? Come with your own boat and spend the night at a campsite on the water! It’s also possible to hire a boat or kayak to go sailing for one or more days in the area around Lemmer. There is always a big fair in the summer, which is great fun for all ages. Do you want to unwind completely in Lemmer? Enjoy the beautiful beach and the gorgeous and clean swimming water. The beach club on the beach has a fantastic atmosphere where you can relax and have fun.