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Hotel Leeuwarden Fryslân 2018

Visit the European Capital of Culture

Check out all our possibilities during Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2018

Cultural capital of 2018

Hotel Leeuwarden Fryslân 2018 - Leeuwarden is together with Friesland the European Capital of Culture in 2018. Throughout the year, the province is full of cultural activities in the fields of theater, music, art and local projects. Iepen Mienskip (open community) is the theme. Come to this cultural event and sleep on one of the Sleepers, in the center of the city there are several hotel ships ready one or more overnight stays. And the sleeping ships are not limited to Leeuwarden, but there are many more beautiful sleeping ships throughout Friesland

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Leeuwarden Fryslân 2018 is the heart of cultural Friesland. There is plenty to do and see in the city itself. But you look outside too Leeuwarden hoteleyes out. The Wadden Sea, several forests and the IJsselmeer can be found at 25 kilometers. Are you looking for a nice and original overnight stay for a group? Then book one of ours hotel ships in this Frisian capital. There are ships available for this bed & breakfast and ships that you can rent as a group accommodation. A Sleeping ship is ideal as hotel accommodation, it is an original and fun way of staying overnight weekend or family outing. Throughout the year you can book overnight stays on a ship and in the winter the fleet of hotel ships is supplemented by ships that sail summer trips across the Wadden Sea and IJsselmeer and in the winter land in the city. After a tour through the city it is a great home on one of the hotel ships in the port of Leeuwarden.

What is there to see and do?

There are many events organized with the landscape as a unique decor: landscape art with Sense of Place, for example, the project of former Oerol artistic leader Joop Mulder. Sense of Place realizes artistic high-quality and eye-catching projects that enhance the experience and appreciation of the landscape of - in particular - the UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Area to a larger audience.
World art can be seen at the 11Fountains; Leading foreign visual artists design a fountain for the Elf Cities in consultation with the local population. Each fountain tells the story of the city and its history, creating a long-term meeting place for the community.

Hotel Leeuwarden One more grip from the versatile offer: an experience exhibition about Mata Hari and a unique exhibition about MC Escher; a European Youth Music Festival at the Watergate in Sneek. Sports is also included in the program: European Sport for All Games. European athletes then come together to show traditional sports such as fierljeppen, skûtsjesilen and keatsen, but also folk dances, free running and wheelchair basketball.
All of Friesland looks forward to it Theatersuit Giant Steps. The internationally famous French street spectacle Royal de Luxe brings their iconic giants to Leeuwarden. Dolls so big that they sometimes stick out above the office buildings.

More information about the Leeuwarden 2018 program

Information about the city of Leeuwarden

Read all about the province of Friesland

See all about Giant Steps by Royal de Luxe

Connected by water by 11Fountains

Check out all our possibilities during Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2018