Summer in Leeuwarden


A sunny city trip to Leeuwarden. Here you can let yourself be guided by special stories, by culture and by the locals. We are eager to show you the city from its brightest side. We enter the park, stroll the streets and settle down on terraces. Here you can experience wonderful festivals and refreshing activities. And the hot spots? The entire city is a hotspot!

The best terraces - In the sun!

Whether you are basking in the sun or just looking for some shade, you will always find that perfect spot in Leeuwarden. With good-humoured staff and cheerful guests, the atmosphere in Leeuwarden is at its best in summer. So, find a spot, order a cold drink and enjoy!

Sunny hotspots - places to be

Secret courtyards - ssssh

What could be better than settling down in a hidden courtyard garden on a dusky, balmy, summer evening? Enjoy a bite to eat, a drink, good food and good company. Discover the cosiest courtyards in Leeuwarden, but can you keep them to yourself?

Public transport 2.0 - Discover

Discover Friesland - from Leeuwarden

You can spend your entire city trip in the city, but if you have the time, wouldn’t it be nice to discover Friesland? Leeuwarden is one of the hidden gems of the Netherlands, but Friesland has many more hidden gems. From Leeuwarden, after a short car ride and a ferry crossing, you can reach the expansive beaches of the Wadden Islands within a few hours. Would you rather go by bike? From the bustling city centre, you can cycle into the tranquility and space of the Frisian countryside within fifteen minutes

Cooling off - cool!

Fortunately, in addition to all the hotspots, Leeuwarden also has plenty of options to cool off. Cool off in one of the museums or head to the water to swim, paddle or sail. And the best ice cream in town? We know where you can score it!

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