Leeuwarden: dynamic, sparkling, the capital of the beautiful Province of Friesland, start and finish line for the world famous ‘Eleven cities' ice-skating tour. and now honoured by being selected as the 2018 European Capital of Culture. Continue reading and find out why you should definitely consider Leeuwarden as the host for your next event:
- Capital of the beautiful and quiet province of Friesland
- European Capital of Culture 2018
- A great starting point to the Wadden Islands and excursions about true craftmanship
The city's heart is compact and clear, yet what it offers is as comprehensive as it is diverse; one of Leeuwarden's most attractive features. Almost all its conference accommodation, certainly its 'happening' nightlife and many of its hotels are located within an easy walking two kilometre radius.Have a look at all the venues with our venue finder.
The city is one of modern paradoxes; a city that respects its past, whilst looking to the future by investing in research, development and ICT. For instance with water technology at the Water Campus. A city in the heart of the countryside, where students, families and older residents feel comfortably at home and where companies find the space they need to grow and develop.
Unique breaks from your busy schedule
Leeuwarden is surrounded by countryside and water, with lakes and other leisure areas and amenities close at hand. These offer excellent opportunities for unique and surprising breaks from a busy schedule of meetings, or form the perfect backdrop for partner programmes or incentives. Activities in the Frisian landscape are complemented by the infinite prospects offered by the four Wadden Islands. And who can forget crossing one of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites: the Wadden Sea.