Free map, including a survey of the sights in Hindeloopen

At the Hindeloopen Tourist Information Centre, you can get a free map, including addresses of the sights etc. in this friendly, little town. If closed, you can get one at the Information Column on the Havenkade. In preparation to your visit to Hindeloopen the map can be downloaded. Should you have any questions, please email info@vvvhindeloopen.nl. We are glad to be of service.

The Hindeloopen Tourist Information Centre is opened 7 days a week from April – November
Mondays to Saturdays from 11.00 – 17.00 and Sundays and public holidays 13.30 – 17.00 , please be welcome!

Picturesque Eleven Cities town at the IJsselmeer
Among other things, Hindeloopen is known for its traditional costume, typical painting, characteristic frontages and its many small, wooden bridges. This little town is also one of the 11 Frisian cities of the famous ‘Elfstedentocht’ (Eleven Cities Tour), a long-distance skating event.

Hindeloopen received city rights in 1225. About three centories ago Hindeloopen developed into a major trading town. In those days the town owned a fleet of over a hundred ships. Find more about its history, sights and discover the culture of this friendly Zuyder Zee town.

This pretty little town, situated in the National Park of Southwest Friesland, is the scene of various events. In addition, there is a popular surf- and kitespot.


  1. (Nederlands) Hylper heren bingo

    April 3 @ 20:00 - 23:00
  2. (Nederlands) Hylpen 75 jaar bevrijd

    April 17 @ 09:00 - April 19 @ 18:00