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Port of Harlingen

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Address: Harlingen, The Netherlands

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Love Harlingen. It's a really beautiful port and the town itself is stunning. Beautifully kept and lovely streets and buildings. Great people, great restaurants , great choice of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love Harlingen. It's a really beautiful port and the town itself is stunning. Beautifully kept and lovely streets and buildings. Great people, great restaurants , great choice of places to stay and Dutch barges. What's not to like.

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Breukelen Ut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The port of Harlingen is a lot about Rederij Doeksen. They rule the waves going to and from the islands. A lot of people come to Harlingen to catch a ferry to Terschelling or Vlieland. They leave their car in one of the car parks or the garage at the port. Pretty pricey, although not big city pricing. The port... More 

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Caminha, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

So much going on with a. very charming background including the wonderful sailing barges - lots and lots of them

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The walk on the beach and the path to the port is simply relaxing and a delight to do. You can enjoy the many ships sailing in and out of Harlingen and have a coffee to enjoy the afternoon. A very nice place to be at.

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Leeuwarden
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88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

you need less than 15 min to see this, including time for pictures, but is really nice. specially in a sunny day, Buy and icecream or sit on a terrace and enjoy!

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Neutral Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

So much to see - of course there are the harbours, three in fact - North, South and the Fishing fleet harbour. All are tidal. The North harbour is mostly filled with modern sail boats and cruisers, lots for the modern boat enthusiast, wide streets with lovely old Dutch architecture surround it filled with shops and restaurants. The south harbour... More 

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Busy meeting place of travellers going to the islands, seamen working in fisheries and offshore. Old and new sailing ships all around.

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Quaint little port town on the Waddensee, with ferry links to Wadden islands. The town is picturesque and has a nice vibe. There are a good selection of restaurants and pubs that will keep you entertained for a couple of nights.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

I visited this place mainly due to the reviews people wrote in the Trip Advisor. I would say the reviews are valid! The port is a part of the small beautiful city of Harlingen. One can get a very nice view from the port as well as reach the beach to enjoy the day there. There are restaurants and cafes... More 

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Thank Timothy S
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19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Harlingen is a quaint little sea side port that is often windy and not exactly warm but it has a charm to it that draws me to it. Beautiful historic buildings, canals and tall ships. This is a place that I often daydream about.

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