Welcome to the smallest of the eleven famous Frisian cities, a real jewel. Formerly of serious strategic importance, because of its location on the waterway towards the former Zuiderzee and the Hanseatic cities on the IJssel river.
Walking through Hindeloopen now,you will feel like you’re in an open-air museum. The wealth of trading history is very muchapparent in the façades of the houses. There are so many treasures on display that LonelyPlanet calls Hindeloopen a ‘top experience’. What do you think?
According to master painter Jopie Huisman, Workum was paradise on earth. In his words: 'For me heaven could never be more beautiful than this.’
The city is home to many treasures, and is famous for its shipbuilding and trading position. IJlst has dozens of national monuments and the most colourful fountain of the 11Fountains route.