Everything you need to know about working, living and leisure time in the capital of Friesland
Leeuwarden, Friesland’s dynamic and lively city is located in a green area, rich in waterways, lakes and recreational areas. The capital city of the North mixes a beautiful and historic centre, national heritage buildings, intriguing little shops and relaxed pavement cafes with the most modern facilities for residents, students and entrepreneurs.
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Working in Leeuwarden
The capital of Friesland has a lot to offer. With more than 55,000 full time job opportunities, Leeuwarden is the economic driver of the Province of Friesland. The city is experiencing rapid growth in water technology, sustainable business practices and game design – and offers many opportunities in the areas of knowledge and innovation.
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Living in Leeuwarden
Life is good in Leeuwarden. Experience the pleasure of living here yourself. Leeuwarden is a green city, rich in waterways. House prices in the capital of Friesland are far lower than the national average. And you can enjoy peaceful, natural surrounds – with all the convenience of a city within easy reach. From canal house to a waterfront property with ships sailing by – the choice is yours.
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Leisure time in Leeuwarden
Leeuwarden has a lot to offer, from shopping to going out in the lively centre of this historic seat of royalty. From its many, fun shops to its cosy bars, to recreational activities in its restful, natural environs – the range of activites on offer in Leeuwarden is broad. Sport, recreation, culture and a vibrant centre for those wanting a night out make it a city for young and old.
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Get to know Leeuwarden yourself. Let Friesland’s capital surprise you.
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