Provincie Friesland Local Customs

  • Local Customs
    by Vanity666
  • Local Customs
    by Vanity666
  • Local Customs
    by Vanity666

Provincie Friesland Local Customs

  • Bell tower

    Throughout the province of Friesland (the most in the south west area)are some remarkable monuments, that being original bell towers.Building church towers was an expensive thing to do and because people wanted to announce church services and/or the passing away of a fellow villager in a dignified manner, they searched for a cheaper solution, thus...

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  • Names of villages and towns

    Since the Frisian language was acknowledged, all entrance signs on public roads got, next to the Dutch name of the village/town, a Frisian adding.It can be rather confusing but just prepare yourself well before you travel.At first, after the change to language, some signs only showed the Frisian name, but when this turned out to be too confusing,...

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  • Leaver dea as slaef

    At the Rea (Red) Klif near the village of Warns (Fryslan) stands a simple monument in memory of the 'Battle near Warns', which occurred in the year 1345. The Frisians fought a freedom fight against William IV, Count of Henegouwen, Holland and Zeeland. The inscription on the stone reads: 'Leaver dea as slaef', which means: We prefer death over...

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  • Try to at least understand some Frisian

    As as I stated earlier, the people of this province are a proud bunch.The tend to talk solely Frisian sometimes, especially in the more rural areas.Even their postcards are in Frisian language! Tige tank means thanks very much!

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  • Boat spotters

    My neighbours like their traditions - one of them is to look at boats - sailing or boats for heavy transport between their towns !But some of them are getting asleep !

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Provincie Friesland Hotels

  • Hotel Wyswert

    Rengerslaan 8, Leeuwarden, 8917 DD, nl

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • WestCord Hotel Noordsee

    Strandweg 42, 9163 GN, The Netherlands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • WestCord Hotel Schylge

    37 Burg Van Heusdenweg, (formerly Golden Tulip), West-Terschelling, 8881 ED, The Netherlands

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Cafe Restaurant Duinzicht

    Badweg 17, Schiermonnikoog, 9166 ND, nl

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • De Daaldersplaats

    We stayed two nights at de Daalderplaats in June 05. I stumbled across a promotion for the city (see...

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  • Hotel Centraal

    Brouwersstraat 12, Harlingen, 8861 CX, nl

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Haje Hotel Heerenveen

    Have stayed here myself only once for about a week, but many friends and colleagues were able to...

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  • Residentie Vlierijck

    Willem De Vlaminghweg 2, 8899 AV, The Netherlands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel-Restaurant De Stadsherberg

    Oud Kaatsveld 8, Franeker, 8801 AB, The Netherlands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

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