Vanaf de fontein in Leeuwarden trek je de provincie in. De route langs de Friese elf steden brengt je bij elf fonteinen van internationale topkunstenaars.
During the Second World War there was relatively little fighting on Frisian territory. But in the Frisian airspace there were almost daily air battles between German and allied aircraft. About 400 Allied planes were shot down in the five years of the war.
If you enjoy cycling next to water and through woodland, this route is perfect. It takes you along the banks of the Dokkumer Ee canal and across meadows to woodland.
An adventure in Waadhoeke with Bauck Poppema.
Cycle along the coast of the UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea through various wadden villages and learn more about the life of the first coastal inhabitants.
You cycle along the Oudegaaster Brekken, water that is directly connected to the lakes. Everywhere you look is water.
This cycle route through the north of the province takes you past grand historic houses and country estates with beautifully landscaped gardens. In Friesland, these country estates are known as ‘staten’ and ‘stinzen’.
Did you know that seven of Friesland’s eleven cities are in the Waterland van Friesland area? Discover all seven over several days during this culinary Eleven Cities Cycling Tour: 7 cities, 11 culinary treats. A chance to enjoy delicious local produce.
A culinary route over the fertile mudflats. Enjoy the pure craftsmanship of artisans who work with love for the land.
A chance to appreciate picturesque villages, beautiful country estates and the open expanses of the terp landscape in the former municipality of Menaldumadeel.
From the charming streets of Workum, one of Friesland’s historical eleven cities, you set off on this delightful tour in a northeasterly direction. The 30-kilometre route leads you past reclaimed polders and beautiful Frisian Lakes.
This wonderful bike ride around Sneekermeer lake includes three ferry crossings. The ferries run throughout the day in the summer. In March and November they sail between 11:00 and 16:00 on Saturday and Sunday.
Discover picturesque mound villages on this cycling tour through the countryside of the former Middelzee estuary. Leeuwarden is surrounded by mound villages that date back centuries. Some have since become part of the city.
This cycling route leads through the Frisian countryside, along the towpath next to the Warkumer Trekfeart waterway, past lakes with their scenic reeds and water views and through picturesque Frisian villages with historical monuments.
Like the idea of a cycling tour that sets off from the capital of Friesland? This 46-kilometre route takes you past local outlets where you can sample and stock up on delicious regional products!
The Eleven Cities Cycling Tour takes place on Whit Monday. This is a tradition that stretches back more than 100 years. The 235-kilometre cycling tour starts and ends in Bolsward.
This first section of the Elfstatentocht Country Estate Route takes you to Leeuwarden and some of the little villages north of the capital of Friesland. The Elfstatentocht Country Estate Route is divided into five sections.
This second section of the Elfstatentocht Country Estate Route takes you through the city of Franeker and to some of the country estates east of the former university town.
Of course, the tour of tours is the Eleven Cities (Elfsteden)! Not only for skaters, but also for cyclists. Enjoy the vast Frisian countryside over a distance of 255 km.
This first part of the route takes you from Sneek to IJlst, Sloten and Stavoren, four little cities in the Frisian Lakes area in the southwest corner of the province.
The next section of the route takes you from Stavoren to Hindeloopen, Workum, Bolsward and Harlingen. These gorgeous little cities are situated in the west of Friesland.
This section of the Eleven Cities bicycle route takes you through the northern cities of Friesland: Harlingen, Franeker and Dokkum. Three beautiful places that are very different in nature.
From the north to the centre. From Dokkum you cycle down to the capital city of Leeuwarden and from there to the starting point of the Elfstedentocht tour skating event in Sneek.
Cycle around Friesland this autumn, from Southwest Friesland to Akkrum station in central Friesland with a helpful tailwind.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Frisian Lakes, discover the town of Joure, the birthplace of the Dutch coffee brand Douwe Egberts, and the village of Terherne, which served as the setting for the popular Dutch children’s book series, De Kameleon.
Learn about the Frisian Admiralty with Admiral Tjerk Hiddes de Vries as your guide.
This educational sport-themed route takes you past handball courts where key matches are played and through towns and villages where the trophy awarded to the winning team may still be on display. At the handball museum you learn how the game is played.
Walk in the footsteps of the rich Frisian nobility, between the royal city of Leeuwarden and the edge of the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site.