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Visit the Dutch Wadden Islands

Did you know that 1.3 milion tourists each year find their way to the Dutch Wadden Sea Islands Texel, Terschelling, Vlieland, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog?...
fierljeppen

Fierljeppen (‘far leaping’) in Friesland

Did you know that 'fierljeppen' (far leaping) originates with farmers who used poles to cross waterways that divided plots of land? Today fierljeppen is...
ice skating

The famous Elfstedentocht ice skating rally

Did you know that 20 years ago today the most recent Elfstedentocht took place? The famous ice skating rally is only held when the natural...
Serious Request

Serious Request 2013 in Leeuwarden

Did you know that tonight three popular radio deejays are being locked up in a glass house in Leeuwarden to collect money for charity? The...
SC Heerenveen

The worst football uniform of all time

Did you know that SC Heerenveen's attire was selected by BBC as one of the worst football uniforms of all time? In response the Eredivisie...
Did you know that Sloten is the smallest city of Friesland? The fortified city measures just 350 by 350m and is home to historical buildings, water gates and a well preserved windmill.

Friesland’s smallest city measures just 350 by 350 meters

Did you know that Sloten is the smallest city of Friesland? The fortified city measures just 350 by 350m and is home to historical buildings,...

7 reasons to visit Friesland this summer

The coastal province of Friesland, with the lowest population density of the country, is home to unique traditions and charming towns and a bustling...
Oerol

Oerol: 10-day cultural festival on Terschelling

Did you know that each year in June the island of Terschelling is transformed into a unique natural stage for theatre, dance, art and...
Sneek

The only remaining watergate in Sneek

Did you know that the famous Waterpoort is the only remaining watergate in Sneek? Back in the old days there were 5 watergates to protect...
Windmill 'Sweachmermolen' in Boornzwaag (Friesland)

Windmill ‘Sweachmermolen’ in Boornzwaag (Friesland)

Under restoration; the thatched roof is being renewed.