Discover the Top 10 attractions to visit Friesland with Irro Charter
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Discover the Top 10 attractions to visit Friesland with Irro Charter!

The province of Friesland is one of twelve Dutch provinces. It includes all of the inhabited West Frisian Islands with the exception of Texel. Friesland is the second northernmost province of the Netherlands, located between the IJsselmeer in the west and the province of Groningen in the east. It has glimmering lakes and stunning islands which mean it is great for hiking and sailing. There are also historical places of interest, such as Hindeloopen and Leeuwarden for the history buffs.
Irro Charter is your group travel partner when it comes to visiting the Friesland. Let us, the experts look after you by providing you with a tour coach and professional driver. We can provide you with long distance coaches for a multi-day trip in Friesland. We can also offer you an Airport shuttle transfer from e.g. Amsterdam or Eindhoven. A chartered coach with a driver booked at Irro Charter will be the best choice for a perfect visit to Friesland.

Irro Charter team would like to share with you some of the very best things to do whilst visiting Friesland.

The province of Friesland

  1. Stavoren

    Stavoren is one of the oldest cities in Friesland and an enjoyable destination to spend a day or two. The main town in the city is still as picturesque as ever. Due to the sheer amount of water in the area, there are plenty of great outdoor activities that you can check out. There is a very laidback atmosphere in Stavoren, a great place to head to if you are looking for a quiet, relaxing place to get away from a larger more hectic city.
  2. Workum

    The town of Workum has lots of different museums, the most notable one being the museum dedicated to Jopie Huisman. Another museum which is worth a visit is the Frisian Folk Museum, learning about the Frisian cultural heritage and identity. Besides museums, there are numerous landmarks that can offer beautiful views.
  3. Sneek

    After you have visited Sneek, it is likely you will want to keep coming back to visit the Frisian Lakes. Established in the tenth century, Sneek is home to many beautiful old buildings and historical landmarks. The Waterpoort is what makes Sneek famous. Take the opportunity to go kayaking and sailing for a unique view of this old town. Before leaving Sneek, it is well worth your while to visit the Frisian Maritime Museum to get a better understanding of why fishermen are so important to the city's identity.
  4. Franeker

    Franeker has some very impressive historic sights, including a planetarium that goes back to the middle ages. There is a comfortable yet spiritual energy to the place. Wandering around the city is a fascinating and fun experience, because you can pass through beautiful old houses, canals, bridges, and parks. The most appropriate time to visit the famous PC Franeker is in July to experience the thrilling live action of Frisian handball.
  5. Hindeloopen

    Hindeloopen has lovely scenery on offer in the Ijsselmeer. Narrow, cobbled streets and beautiful brick buildings make up the atmosphere of this gorgeous city. Due to the location of Hindeloopen, it is evident that it used to be a part of the Hanseatic League; and thus, there is plenty of riches and trade flowing through here. Because of the resulting riches of Hindeloopen, its people are more artistic, fashionable, and innovative.
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  7. Frisian Lakes

    The Frisian Lakes are very common among locals. The lakes draw thousands of visitors in the summer months. There are many great places to visit in the vicinity. If you have the chance to sail on the lakes, it is a liberating experience.
  8. Harlingen

    There are a lot of fascinating historical and cultural attractions in the tiny port city of Harlingen. Due to its numerous canals, beautiful parks, and impressive historic architecture, Harlingen is really a stunningly beautiful place. For centuries, life has revolved around the busy port, and the city has thrived due to fishing, shipping, and trade. Shipping is a major part of Harlingen's identity, so simply sitting by the docks and watching boats come and go can be a great way to enjoy the day.
  9. Leeuwarden

    The capital of Friesland holds all the characteristics that makes it one of the most charming and picturesque cities in the Netherlands. There is no end to the cities museums to visit as well as many national monuments through out the city. The Fries Museum is worth checking out if you want to learn more about The Netherlands history and culture. Another perfect way to experience Leeuwarden is to take a canal tour to see the city's sights and geographical landscape. Leeuwarden is truly an interesting and excellent town.
  10. Dokkum

    Some of the most beautiful and preserved fortifications can be found in and around Dokkum. History lovers will enjoy seeing the old fortresses and bulwarks of the city walls. There are also many windmills situated outside of Dokkum, these buildings and houses provide an outstanding example of Dutch architecture. The city also has plenty of restaurants, cafes, and bars for you to enjoy, as well as some of the best stores and boutiques. Dokkum appears to be quiet but actually attracts many tourists especially during the yearly Frisian festival. If you can manage to visit this time of the year, you won’t regret it.
  11. West Frisian Islands

    The Western Frisian Islands are an archipelago which is situated between the Wadden Sea and the North Sea. Some of the islands offer camping sites and hotels for travellers, while others are protected nature reserves. The islands present places of mesmerizing views with quaint villages and farmlands tucked away. Cycling is the most common mode of transport to visit the local areas, visitors can also opt for a horse ride, boat ride and sailing in the offshore waters.

Irro Charter can help you make every step of the way for your group transport. We can offer you our decades of experience and awareness in the coach rental industry and provide the best suited tour coach rental services for your journey. We welcome you to order an airport shuttle service, tour coach service or long-distance coach charter service through our website. Our new fleet of charter coaches of many sizes will provide the transport you need for your group. Irro Charter coach company offers professional and kind drivers as well as a friendly and helpful booking team. We look forward to receiving your inquiry to provide you with an acceptable transport quote for your travel needs.

Hannes Heller

Hannes Heller - Author

Bus Charter Expert

Irro Blog

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