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Walking route Heeg - Sandfirden - Westhem

(25.4 km)

Explore the Frisian countryside with a walking route from Heeg to Sandfirden and Westhem.

In the villages, you'll discover various interesting sights. Between the villages, the route takes you along nature reserves, ponds, and over a hemdijk.

Heeg
The walking tour starts in Heeg, known as the place for water sports enthusiasts. It is located on the beautiful Heegermeer. Here, you can enjoy the rich history of eel fishing and trade, a delightful addition to the walking tour!

Sandfirden
You'll pass by one of the smallest villages in Friesland: Sandfirden. It consists only of a church, a few houses, and farms. A unique opportunity to enjoy nature and tranquility.

Westhem
In Westhem, you can admire the b…

Explore the Frisian countryside with a walking route from Heeg to Sandfirden and Westhem.

In the villages, you'll discover various interesting sights. Between the villages, the route takes you along nature reserves, ponds, and over a hemdijk.

Heeg
The walking tour starts in Heeg, known as the place for water sports enthusiasts. It is located on the beautiful Heegermeer. Here, you can enjoy the rich history of eel fishing and trade, a delightful addition to the walking tour!

Sandfirden
You'll pass by one of the smallest villages in Friesland: Sandfirden. It consists only of a church, a few houses, and farms. A unique opportunity to enjoy nature and tranquility.

Westhem
In Westhem, you can admire the beautiful Bartholomeus Church. This church is dedicated to Saint Bartholomew and is surrounded by centuries-old dikes that once served to protect the Middle Sea. It presents a splendid picture of the rich history and culture of the area.

Storyline Space
Sandfirden is part of the Space Storyline. Through twelve special places in Waterland van Friesland, you embark on a 'space journey.' 

Sights on this route

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VVV Heeg

Tourist information for Heeg.

VVV Heeg
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Heeg (Heech)

Heeg is a delightful destination for water sports enthusiasts.

Bezoek Heeg

Heeg (Heech)
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Haghakerk Heeg

You'll find this church in the heart of the early medieval water village, on a small mound. It is beautifully surrounded by a cemetery and a picturesque church neighborhood – "tsjerkebuorren" in Frisian.

Haghakerk Heeg De Haghakerk vanuit de lucht
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Sandfirden

Sandfirden, a charming village on the Frisian lakes, a place for peace and nature.

Sandfirden Sandfirden Friesland
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Sânfurd Church

Sânfurd (Sandfirden) is one of the most beautiful spots in Friesland. A picturesque village nestled between the Frisian lakes. The old church of Sânfurd regularly hosts cultural activities and is also available for rent, for example, for lectures.

Sânfurd Church Sanfurd
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Oudega

Oudega is a cozy village situated on the Oudegaaster Brekken.

Bezoek Oudega

Oudega
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Ankertsjerke Oudega SWF

Central in the originally medieval water village of Oudega, you will find the Ankertsjerke. Situated on a small enclosed cemetery right along the east-west axis along which the village originated. A lush ivy adorns the south facade in a thick green coat.

Ankertsjerke Oudega SWF De Ankertsjerke vanuit de lucht
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Hemdijken

Om belangrijke landbouwgebieden in het Lage Midden van Friesland werd er vanaf de twaalde eeuw een stelsel van dijkjes aangelegd.

Hemdijken
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Blauhúster Poelen Nature Reserve

The Blauhúster Poelen (in Frisian Blauhúster Puollen) nature reserve encompasses three small reservoirs - It Fliet, Reidmar and Sipkemar - and the former natural drainage area of Tsjesskar.

Blauhúster Poelen Nature Reserve
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Westhem

Westhem, a small village located along the Hemdijk, featuring a historical church and surrounded by beautiful nature.

Westhem
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Kerkje Westhem

Kerkje Westhem kerk Westhem
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Oudega - Plasdras - Vogeluitkijkpunt

De vogelkijkplek kijkt uit over het spoor met daarachter de gebieden Hisse- en Pikemar. Een goede plek om bijvoorbeeld grutto en goudplevier te zien.BezoektijdHet...

Oudega - Plasdras - Vogeluitkijkpunt
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Heempark Heeg

The Heempark on the outskirts of Heeg is a beautiful area of 12 hectares where nature has free rein and where you can have a lovely walk and enjoy nature.

Heempark Heeg
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Heeg - Kijkhut Heeg

Een kijkje in de kraamkamer van oeverzwaluwen.

Heeg - Kijkhut Heeg
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VVV Heeg

Tourist information for Heeg.

VVV Heeg
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