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Hindeloopen

First Frisian Skating Museum in Hindeloopen

Did you know that the First Frisian Skating Museum in Hindeloopen houses the world's largest collection of ice skates? Also on display: memorabilia of all...
Frisian clove cheese

Frisian clove cheese

Did you know that Frisian clove cheese is made with skimmed milk, cumin and cloves? This spicy cheese ('nagelkaas' in Dutch) had a long...
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...
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...
Hindelopen

Two official languagues in the Netherlands

Did you know that Friesland is the only province in the Netherlands with two official languages; Dutch and Frisian?
Windmill 'Sweachmermolen' in Boornzwaag (Friesland)

Windmill ‘Sweachmermolen’ in Boornzwaag (Friesland)

Under restoration; the thatched roof is being renewed.
Leeuwarden

Historical Leeuwarden

Did you know that Leeuwarden has been inhabited since the 10th century? The oldest remains of houses even date back to the 2nd century...
Terschelling

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?...