Leeuwarden is the proud host of the WFDF 2020 World Ultimate & Guts Championships. The city is capital of the province of Friesland. Leeuwarden has a historic city centre with canals and beautiful houses, various interesting museums and a vibrant nightlife with lots of restaurants and cafés.

Leeuwarden, best kept secret

The city centre of Leeuwarden is one of the best kept secrets of the Netherlands. The city has something for everyone. Whether you want to enjoy shopping, culture, the nightlife or sports, there is always something to do in Leeuwarden. The city is also the perfect starting point to discover the province of Friesland, where there are many more beautiful sights to see.

Sights and activities 

Did you know that Leeuwarden has a tower (the Oldehove) which leans even more than the tower of Pisa in Italy and that the canals of the city even better for cruising than the ones in Amsterdam? Throughout the year, there are many fun events in Leeuwarden. In 2018, the city was European Capital of Culture and with the WFDF 2020 World Ultimate & Guts Championships, between 11-18 July, another great event will take place in Leeuwarden.

Nightlife in Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden is a student town with a university and various colleges. There are also numerous great cafés, restaurants and the city offers a great nightlife.

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