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Frisian city of Hindeloopen

Hindeloopen (or Hylpen as we say in Friesland) is known, among other things, for the very stylish traditional costumes. Why not discover this picturesque city and the history of an important merchant centre? Wander over the many bridges, passing authentic town houses and exploring unique vistas. Hindeloopen is also the backcloth to many popular events such as the Elfstedentocht and the IFKS Skûtsjesilen sailing event. Would you like some more action? Then it's time to hit the kiting and surfing spot on the IJsselmeer lake.


It's time to explore the walking route between the two Frisian Hanseatic cities: Stavoren and Hindeloopen, located on the shores of the former Zuiderzee. Over the IJsselmeerdijk, you'll wander among the sheep through the It Fryske Gea countryside: the 'Bocht van Molkwar'. Blow the cobwebs away along this 11 km route, facing the challenge of climbing over the occasional fence. Then take a relaxing trip back to Stavoren on the Arriva train. So get your walking boots on for a trip along the Frisian shores of the IJsselmeer lake.