Eleven fountains route in Friesland

  • The Netherlands
  • Friesland
  • Súdwest-Fryslân
  • 263.79 km (Approximately 15:31 u)
  • Cycling route 1004815
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Eleven fountains route in Friesland

  • The Netherlands
  • Friesland
  • Súdwest-Fryslân
  • 263.79 km (Approximately 15:31 u)
  • Cycling route 1004815

The Elfstedentocht over the ice is an increasing rarity. That is why there is also a new Elfstedentocht. Not connected by ice, but by fountains in every city: Hindeloopen, Workum, Bolsward, Harlingen, Franeker, Dokkum, Leeuwarden, IJlst, Sneek, Sloten and Stavoren. A wonderful bike ride through the beautiful landscape of Friesland.

Eleven fountains
The fountains in the eleven cities were created by international artists from eleven different countries. The local population is closely involved in the design of the fountain in question. Each fountain tells the history of the associated city. In Harlingen, for example, whaling played a major role in maritime history. The whale was a symbol of trade, but it also symbolized the powers of the sea. That is why the fountain in Harlingen is a whale. From Harlingen you cycle on to Franeker and Dokkum.

Straight through Leeuwarden
One of the eleven cities is of course also Leeuwarden. In Leeuwarden is the seven meter high fountain'Love in Leeuwarden\\\'. The fountain consists of two white heads of a boy and a girl resting on an oval-shaped, black plateau. The artist Jaume Plensa got his inspiration for the mist fountain when he saw the mist over the Frisian fields early in the morning. Then you cycle on to IJlst, Sneek, Sloten and Stavoren.

Directions

# Description Distance
Fontein Hindeloopen (8713 KJ, Súdwest-Fryslân, Friesland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
96
96 (8713LD, Súdwest-Fryslân, Friesland, The Netherlands) 1.41 km
19
19 (8711 HK, Súdwest-Fryslân, Friesland, The Netherlands) 2.59 km
21
21 (8711HM, Súdwest-Fryslân, Friesland, The Netherlands) 4.35 km
20
20 (8711EE, Súdwest-Fryslân, Friesland, The Netherlands) 7.19 km
22
22 (Séburch, 8711EE, Súdwest-Fryslân, Friesland, The Netherlands) 7.29 km

Sights

Fontein Hindeloopen

1
8713 KJ Súdwest-Fryslân

Fontein Workum

Pilesteechje
8711 CN Súdwest-Fryslân

Fontein Bolsward

10
8701 JC Súdwest-Fryslân

Fontein Harlingen

1
8862 PK Harlingen

Fontein Franeker

1
8801 LZ Waadhoeke

Fontein Dokkum

The Ice Fountain 15
9101 LS Noardeast-Fryslân

Fontein Leeuwarden

De Stationskapper 1
8911 AC Leeuwarden

Fontein IJlst

1
8651 CB Súdwest-Fryslân

Fontein Sneek

Waterpoortsgracht 1
8601 EM Súdwest-Fryslân

Fontein Sloten

1
8556 AB De Fryske Marren

Fontein Stavoren

1
8715 ES Súdwest-Fryslân

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