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Welcome to... Bolsward, also known as Boalsert. In this Frisian town, nature and culture come together in a beautiful way, making it a delightful place for a day out. In this Eleven Cities town, you can wander through one of the countless beautiful streets or along the canals. Enjoy a nice meal or visit one of the many historical monuments.


Walking in Bolsward

Bolsward is beautiful! The town, which is located exactly halfway along the route of the Eleven Cities Tour, is perfect for an extensive city walk. Discover the history of Bolsward as a trading city. This Frisian city is also known for its butter and dairy trade, which you can still find in many places. The beautiful town hall is definitely worth a visit, as is the 13th-century Broerekerk and the fountain De Vleermuis on the Broereplein.


Sights in Bolsward

Would you like to learn more about the rich history and sights of Bolsward? Then pay a visit to the Oudheidkamer. It is located in the town hall dating back to around 1615. In this museum, you can learn all about the history of life and work in Bolsward. The Oudheidkamer includes a collection of silver objects, coins, and 18th-century pottery, among other things. Also, it's fun to visit 'It Gysbert Japicxhûs,' a museum about the important Frisian writer Gysbert Japicx and the unique Frisian language.



In the cozy center of Bolsward, you'll find a number of unique boutiques for shopping, and even better: every Thursday morning, there is a market in the center where you can buy various fresh products. Cheese, freshly roasted nuts, and other artisanal regional products. Is your schedule too busy during your visit? Don't panic, because on Friday evenings, the shops stay open longer, and it's shopping night in Bolsward.


Dining in Bolsward

There are plenty of places to enjoy a meal in Bolsward. Whether you want to have a nice lunch in the afternoon or a full dinner in the evening, there are many restaurants in the center where you can order Frisian delicacies. Try Stadscafé Het Veerhuys, Restaurant Brugman, De Wijnberg, or Blend, for example. And don't forget to have a glass of Berenburg with it!


Renting a Holiday Home

Are you considering staying in a holiday home in Bolsward? At Welcome.in, you can rent a holiday home and enjoy the beautiful cities of Friesland. Whether you're looking for an accommodation in the center or in the quiet streets, Welcome.in is the right place for you. Thanks to our extensive range, you can search for a cottage that meets your expectations exactly. Check out our wide range of holiday homes in Bolsward here.

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