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Welcome to Westfriesland

Where history, adventure and relaxation come together for an unforgettable experience.

We invite you to enjoy all that West Friesland has to offer.

Discover the rich history of our cities, immerse yourself in the fascinating world of all the museums, and be enchanted by the natural beauty of the many cycling and hiking routes. Enjoy delicious culinary experiences in the cosy restaurants, and be pampered during a comfortable overnight stay in one of the hospitable accommodations.

Whether you are looking for an active outdoor adventure or just want to relax and unwind, Westfriesland offers something for everyone. Be inspired by the many
possibilities our region has to offer and let your stay in Westfriesland become a memory to cherish.

Have fun experiencing Westfriesland!

Drechterland
Enkhuizen
Hoorn
Koggenland
Medemblik
Opmeer
Stede Broec

The surprise of North Holland

West Friesland is a treasure trove of stories. About old towns, accessible waters, vast polders and rich traditions. Preserved in the landscape, intimate museums, historical collections, monumental farms, and their own language. A versatile place for recreation. Relax in the countryside or discover the exciting past of the historic cities of Hoorn, Medemblik and Enkhuizen.

Agenda Westfriesland

Fancy a festival, fair, market, exhibition or sporting challenge? Westfriesland has it all. In an urban or rural setting, you can actively participate or enjoy along the
side. All year round. What are you going to do today?

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Fabel Waar Gebeurd

address
Kasteel Radboud
Oudevaartsgat 8, Medemblik
category cultuurexpositie
Thu25Jul

Fluisterende molens

address
Meelmolen De Herder
Westerdijk 3, Medemblik
category cultuurexpositie
Thu25Jul

Waterwijs

address
Waterwijs
Wierdijk 12, Enkhuizen
category binnenmuseumbuitenmuseumdekinderen
Thu25Jul

Rescuers in the bottle – 200 years of KNRM

address
Redders in de fles - 200 jaar KNRM
Zuiderspui 1, Enkhuizen
Sun28Jul

Verdwenen Venters

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Museum Huis van Oud
Grote Zomerdijk 33, Wognum
category cultuurexpositie

Tentoonstelling ‘Kinderspeelgoed’

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Museum Het Regthuys
dorpsstraat 48, Abbekerk
category cultuurexpositie

Rescuers at sea – 200 years of KNRM

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Zuiderzeemuseum
Wierdijk 12-22, Enkhuizen
Thu25Jul

Kunst bij Galerie de Pieper

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Galerie De Pieper
Nieuweweg 38, Opperdoes
category cultuurexpositie
Fri26Jul

Exhibition “Water in the Bible”

address
Zuiderkerk
Zuiderkerksteeg 1, Enkhuizen
category kunst
Thu25Jul

150 jaar stamboekvee

address
Rundveemuseum
Schoolstraat 43B, Aartswoud
category expositie
Thu25Jul

Gouden koekjes zoeken in het Bakkerijmuseum.

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Bakkerijmuseum d'Oude Bakkerij
Nieuwstraat 8, Medemblik
category eropuit met het gezin
Thu25Jul

Kofferbakmarkt Nesbos, Wervershoof

address
Het Nesbos
Oosterdijk 4, Medemblik
category markt
Sun4Aug
kaart westfriesland