Many of Friesland’s key attractions are located within easy driving distance of Franeker, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two of the most interesting places to see are the fascinating Planetarium and the incredible Kaatsmuseum. Two other great attractions that are located close by Franeker are Museum Martena and Hannemahuis Museum.
To gain a deeper understanding of Friesland, visit one of its museums and theaters. Admire, learn and discover in the variety of museums such as Fries Museum in Leeuwarden, Het Princessehof and Fries Natuurmuseum.
While you are here, don’t miss the nearby local attractions such as Waagplein in Leeuwarden, Oldehove and Popta Slot. These are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. Grote Kerk in Leeuwarden offers travellers to Friesland a chance to better understand the role religion has played in the area.
Spend an afternoon with fellow sports fans at Cambuur Stadium, Leeuwarden, cheering on the SC Cambuur. On game days follow the procession of yellow and blue, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
Finding somewhere comfortable to unpack your bags around the Franeker area is easy. The Campanile Hotel Leeuwarden, Goutum, the Oranje Hotel Leeuwarden - Hampshire Eden and the Bastion Hotel Leeuwarden are among the most popular accommodation options here.