Makkum Vacations

17 miles (27 kilometers) to the southwest of Friesland, is Makkum, a popular spot for visitors wishing to discover more of the region. A popular spot for visitors, Makkum is approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Eelde Airport.

Makkum is the perfect place to stay in Friesland as many of the city’s main attractions are within easy reach. Bolsward Stadhuis and Bolsward Martinikerk are amongst the popular places to visit. Two other popular spots within a short distance of Makkum are Friese Bierbrouwerij and Hannemahuis Museum.

Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region the special place it is. Discover the interactive and traditional museums and collections in Planetarium in Franeker, Museum Martena and Kaatsmuseum.

If you have a passion for sports, don’t miss the opportunity to see local heroes, the SC Cambuur, doing battle in nearby Cambuur Stadium, Leeuwarden. On match days follow the sea of yellow and blue, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a post-game drink.

When you’re ready to rest your weary head after checking out the charms of Makkum, check in to one of the area's many accommodation options. The Tulip Inn Franeker, the Van Der Valk Hotel Sneek and the Hotel Zeezicht, Harlingen are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.

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