Holiday cottage in Friesland

Friesland, sometimes called Frisia, is a province in the Northwest of the Netherlands. The landscape is typically Dutch, with vast green expanses, pretty windmills and canals. However, there is plenty that makes this region unique - for one, the people of Friesland speak their own language. Discover the Dutch cuisine, culture and history of this fascinating region from the comfort of your chosen self-catering Holland accommodation.

Holiday cottages in Friesland - Holland accommodation

Visit this fantastic region for its wonderful variety of green meadows and lakes. Choose from our range of delightful Holland accommodation and look forward to discovering all that this charming region has to offer. From holiday cottages conveniently located for fishing, or a Holland holiday home close to the famous Elfstedentocht route. One of the best ways to explore this region, and really anywhere during your self-catering Holland holidays, is surely by bicycle. Discover the lovely typically Frisian towns or the beautiful countryside.


The city of Leeuwarden has a rich history for you to discover during your self-catering holiday in your chosen Holland accommodation. Wander through the streets of the historic city centre and feel as though you've been transported back in time. Cobbled streets, cafes, restaurants and quaint shops make a visit to this city more than worthwhile! Why not take a leisurely stroll through the pretty streets or along the canal, perhaps stopping in a restaurant or café for a taste of the delicious Dutch cuisine. One of the most emblematic sights of this city is the 40 meter high leaning Oldehove Tower, which offers a beautiful view over the city. We would also suggest a visit to the world-famous ceramics museum.

Child-friendly attractions from your Holland accommodation

From your chosen self-catering Holland accommodation, such as a holiday cottage in Friesland, you will be able to easily reach the many attractions available in the region. There are a variety of theme parks and amusement parks which are sure to delight any younger guests. Just one example is the Aqua Zoo in Leeuwarden, which takes you on a journey through the underwater world. The small amusement park Duin en Zathe in Appelscha is full of attractions and entertainment.

The landscape of the Friesland region

The landscape of Friesland is very varied. In the Gaasterland you will find rolling forests and in the Friese Wouden you can explore the forests, heaths and sand drifts. The regular ferry to the different islands of Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog are popular destinations for day trips during your stay in one of our range of Holland accommodation. Beautiful villages such as Sneek, Staveren, Hindeloopen, Locks and Workumwhich are definitely worth a visit.