Facts & Figures of Leeuwarden

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Facts & Figures of Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden is with 108,085 inhabitants the biggest city of Friesland. The history of Leeuwarden goes back to the Middle Ages.

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Leeuwarden is with 108,085 inhabitants the biggest city of Friesland. The history of Leeuwarden goes back to the Middle Ages. 

  • Largest venue hosts 2,500 pax
  • Total of 450 hotel rooms
  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is 150 km away

Meeting in the city

More than 450 rooms are available in Leeuwarden’s centre. But there are over 1100 rooms under 30 minutes drive from the city centre.

The largest venue in Leeuwarden, WTC Expo, can host over 2,500 people.

Before and after your meeting

Take a trip to Friesland’s UNESCO site, explore the Wadden Islands on a lifeboat or visit all the eleven cities of the province of Friesland – famous for the Elfstedentocht (an ice-skating tour on natural ice that goes through the eleven cities of Friesland. More tips on what to do after your meeting? Find them on our after your meeting page.

Must see

Visit one of the museums such as The Fries Museum, Princessehof Ceramics Museum, the Frisian Nature Museum and the Pier Pander Museum in the city or go on a tour with a local eel fisherman to empty the nets.

  • Mr Holland about Leeuwarden

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    Meet the local convention bureau of Leeuwarden and discover how they can help you plan your next event in Leeuwarden.

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    Find a hotel, meeting venue or conference centre in Leeuwarden with the venue finder.

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