Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Franeker

Come and experience Franeker and its culture, museums and entertainment. One of the city's many top draws is its restaurants. Planetarium and Het Princessehof are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Franeker

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Franeker is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Prinsentium (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • De Alde Feanen National Park (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Terschelling Island (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • IJsselmeer (26.9 mi / 43.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Franeker

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Franeker Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Franeker?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 112 holiday lettings around Franeker. From 58 houses to 13 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Franeker?

Nothing beats the unbroken silence of rural living. No constant hum of traffic or car alarms screaming. Just you and the silent tranquility of the countryside! HomeAway has 28 rural holiday rentals in this destination. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has tons more options, including:

  • 23 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 9 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 7 seaside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Franeker?

Forget about standardized, cookie cutter hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals have an unique, personal touch — and all the space you could possibly need! There are 59 houses currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £52 a night. If that doesn't fit with your group's style, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Apartment: 17 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £78 per night.
  • Chalet: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £53 per night.
  • Hotel: 7 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £48 per night.

Can I stay in Franeker in a large group?

It can be tricky finding the time to catch up with your nearest and dearest. A group holiday is an excellent opportunity to be reunited. If you were planning to stay together, HomeAway has options for you. The leading option for large groups here are house holiday rentals, and there are 24 currently listed. Around this area, the rental options that can house larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 35 rental properties appropriate for that size. Stay a night for as little as £64.
  • Looking for a holiday rental for 5 people? We have 9 that will suit. Prices start from £74 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with a group of 8? We have 6 rental properties that will meet your needs. Prices start from £99 a night.

Your whole squad will be more than satisfied when you book your Franeker holiday with us!