Van Den Berg State
Travel Blogs from Leeuwarden
Walked into town and had my haircut. A great feeling to have it cut after so long. Then to the bakery to say hi to Eva. We went for a walk in the afternoon to the Makkum beach and a quiet beer. Then a nice evening and dinner in a very old restaurant by the canal. It's great to live so close to walk to the shops restaurants beach harbour in a town with plenty interesting of ...
... ship yard where a boat is being constructed using methods of the 16th C. Stood near the Sas Bridge and control tower, and watched as the road/bike/pedestrian bridge was raised for shipping traffic. There are lock doors under the bridge which come into play during storms to protect the harbours.
As expected, the sea walls rise above both the sea and land, though the land is considerably ...
... It was quiet as summer season was over. From the southeast coast of Ameland to the northwest to the lighthouse built 1880. We found it was open to climb the 236 steps to the top to see the view 50m high. Biked back to Ness to look around the many shops and enjoy dinner before taking the ferry back to the ...
Perfect weather for a day trip to Leeuwarden. Saskia showed me around the old centre. We rode around and found the market, a Tea and Ceramic Museum, a nice place by the canal and in the sunshine to have lunch. Then onto a boat to cruise the canals and see the historic building ...
An early morning start for me to get to Roelof and Janny's place in Gorredijk. Then we were off to Urk, a fishing village which was once an island. The weather was great to sit outside and enjoy coffee and lunch and a stroll around the village.
We returned to Gorredijk and then rode bicycles through the woods and countryside to find a lovely quiet place to enjoy afternoon tea, in the sunshine.
An evening meal with Fabriek family and then back to ...
Other places to stay in Leeuwarden
Heliconweg 52, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Tweebaksmarkt 25-27, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $109
Stationsweg 4, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $89
Van Sminiaweg 32-36, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Legedijk 6, Leeuwarden | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Hofplein 29, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Europaplein 20, Leeuwarden | 1 star hotelfrom $101
Rengerslaan 8, Leeuwarden | Hotelfrom $81
Eewal 73, Leeuwarden | Hotelfrom $69