Destination guide

The artsy city of Leeuwarden awaits you

Take a vacation to Leeuwarden and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and art galleries. Travelers to this walkable city praise the parks, temples and boating. Het Princessehof and Planetarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

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

Exploring the natural features in Leeuwarden

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

Traveling to and around Leeuwarden

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

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

Where to stay around Municipality of Leeuwarden?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 207 holiday lettings near Municipality of Leeuwarden. From 106 Houses to 29 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Municipality of Leeuwarden area.

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:

  • Grou: 114 holiday homes
  • Municipality of Leeuwarderadeel: 118 holiday homes
  • Warten: 95 holiday homes
  • Stiens: 103 holiday homes
  • Jorwert: 150 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:

  • Grou: 114 holiday lettings
  • Warten: 95 holiday lettings
  • Stiens: 103 holiday lettings
  • Jorwert: 150 holiday lettings
  • Easterlittens: 147 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:

  • Frysk Letterkundich Museum: 338 holiday rentals
  • Cambuur Stadium: 402 holiday rentals
  • Grote Kerk: 364 holiday rentals
  • Friesland Provincial House: 374 holiday rentals
  • Fries Natuurmuseum: 347 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.