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The arty city of Leeuwarden awaits you

Take a holiday to Leeuwarden and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and art galleries. Travellers to this walkable city praise the parks, temples and boating. Het Princessehof and Planetarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Leeuwarden

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Leeuwarden has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aqua Zoo Friesland (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Golf and Country Club Lauswolt (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Leeuwarden

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Leeuwarden is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Prinsentium (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • De Alde Feanen National Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • De Kruidhof Botanical Gardens (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Nes Beach (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Hollum Beach (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Terschelling Island (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Leeuwarden

The nearest airport is in Groningen (GRQ-Eelde), located 32.9 mi (52.9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Leeuwarden Station or Leewarden Camminghaburen Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Municipality of Leeuwarden?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 216 holiday lettings around Municipality of Leeuwarden. From 107 Houses to 32 Flats, 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.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Municipality of Leeuwarden?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Municipality of Leeuwarden. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Leeuwarden (LWR-Leeuwarden Air Base): 335 holiday homes
  • Easterlittens: 149 holiday homes
  • Warten: 98 holiday homes
  • Oldehoofster Kerkhof: 350 holiday homes
  • Grou: 122 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Leeuwarden! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Municipality of Leeuwarden?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Municipality of Leeuwarden with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Easterlittens: 149 holiday lettings
  • Warten: 98 holiday lettings
  • Grou: 122 holiday lettings
  • Stiens: 112 holiday lettings
  • Jelsum: 114 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Municipality of Leeuwarden?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Municipality of Leeuwarden. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Oldehoofster Kerkhof: 350 holiday rentals
  • Friesland Provincial House: 381 holiday rentals
  • Leeuwarden Station: 356 holiday rentals
  • Cambuur Stadium: 426 holiday rentals
  • Friet Museum: 391 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Leeuwarden listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.