Summer holiday


The holiday you have been looking forward to all year: summer holiday! Some know what to do with all those days off, others need some inspiration. To make it easy, we have collected the best tips for you. Whether you are going on holiday alone, with your loved one, your friends or with the whole family - there is something for everyone in Leeuwarden. Read further!

Cool off

Where better to cool off than in or on the water? For those who would like to keep a cool head, Leeuwarden is the place to be. Go to one of the beaches near the Groene Ster for a refreshing swim, brave the canals on an electric sloop from Greenjoy or paddle through the city centre on a SUP board.


Fun activities - Summer 2023

Summer temperatures are awaiting you. Fancy a day out? Visit a cool museum, go on an adventure at AquaZoo or discover Leeuwarden and its surroundings with a ride by (electric) bicycle. To experience the best summer activities, you never have to travel far in Leeuwarden-there is something for everyone here!

Time for ice cream - Yummm...

What completes a hot day in the summer holiday? Of course, an ice-cream! Take a look at Leeuwarden's best ice cream parlours.

More summer inspiration? - Hot Tips!

Out and about beyond the city limits - Trips!

Staying the night? - Nice!

Leeuwarden and its surroundings have a large and unique range of accommodation where you can enjoy the summer holidays. Back to basics? Then there are great campsites! Prefer a hotel? Then try an overnight stay in a former post office, royal palace or even an old prison.

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