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Nice for a stroll

This is a beautiful promenade among the many and various vessels at quay. You can inspect seagoing... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
raobert
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Namur, Belgium
Very interesting port

The port is very interesting and you should have a look at it. It is very interesting that there... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
D_A_5524
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Zirndorf, Germany
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

This is a beautiful promenade among the many and various vessels at quay. You can inspect seagoing yachts as well as typical waddenzee boats.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank raobert
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The port is very interesting and you should have a look at it. It is very interesting that there are so many sailing boats and the houses around the pier are amazing

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Fishing vessels going out and coming back all day long. We were there for the Fishermen Festival and the small town became the place to be for all of Friesland. Harlingen knows how to open their arms to throwing one heck of a party. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank differentname
Reviewed 27 July 2018

If you have never been to Holland before, this is an ideal place to go which is not too overcrowded (in June) but offers plenty to see which is very typically dutch. There are the inland waterways, excellent transport links, the harbour and boats, the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Donk1
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Busy town with plenty of bars to relax and enjoy the boats entering the harbour, avoid the expensive camping site may be cheaper to find a comfortable b&b, regular train links,

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Great place to visit lots of ships docks etc very busy and quite difficult to park in centre. Maybe it’s better to go on the bus

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank trevor w
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The port is easy to access for work if attending any of the many Dutch fishing vessels based thier. Usual good shore side support from several shore based maintenance companies. About a one hour drive from Schiphol.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank coastie2015
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Boarding was simple and everything went as planned. Suggest you book tickets online ahead of time. Nice terminal with services and vending machines.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank RobertvRoot
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Currently - and for some more years likely - they are building a replica of the 'explorer' Willem Barentsz used while trying to discover a trade route 'By the North' (sailing to East India while sailing the seas north of Russia). They failed and ended...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Much to see and do. You can walk or take a bike ride. Lots of cafés to sit and watch the activity. Boats seem to be going in and out at all times...ferries, sailing ships, cruisers...nice to view. Very picturesque. We sent all afternoon there...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank 271judyl
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