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Annually 217 days with precipitation

Did you know that the Netherlands receives on average 766mm of precipitation annually? There are 217 days per year on which more than 0.1mm...
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.
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...
Wadlopen

Mudflat hiking

Did you know you can hike through mudflats and gullies from the mainland to the islands in the Wadden Sea and vice versa during...
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...

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...
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...
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...