The Netherlands - Friesland (PDF Chapter)
This is the Friesland (Fryslân) chapter from Lonely Planet’s The Netherlands guidebook.
This unspoilt northerly province is the spot to take your foot off the pedal and go slow, Frie-sian-style, amid raw coastal nature, slender islands with forest, dunes and beaches threaded with cycling paths, and a profusion of namesake black-and-white cows.
- explore Leeuwarden’s excellent museums and creative culinary scene
- commune with nature on Schiermonnikoog – ‘Grey Monk Island’ – a national park teeming with bird life and serenity
- travel back in time to the Dutch Golden Age and learn about traditional furniture-painting in picture-postcard Hindeloopen
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Leeuwarden (Ljouwert), Waddenzee Coast, Harl-ingen, Southwestern Friesland, Sneek (Snits), Hindeloopen (Hylpen), Frisian Islands, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland, Schiermonnikoog.
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