Harlingen trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +


(4.5/5 based on 90+ reviews for 3 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, museums
Harlingen is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland at the Wadden Sea. Harlingen is an old town with a long history of fishing and shipping.Harlingen received city rights in 1234.OverviewHarlingen is served by two stations on the railway line from Leeuwarden, operated by Arriva: Harlingen Haven railway station and Harlingen railway station. There are some speculations that there will be a new railway from Anna Paulowna railway station across the Afsluitdijk to Harlingen Haven. From 1904 to 1935 there was a passenger service on the North Friesland Railway, freight being carried until January 1938. Rederij Doeksen operate ferries to the Wadden islands of Vlieland and Terschelling that depart from Harlingen.The famous Dutch writer Simon Vestdijk was born in Harlingen and used to depict his hometown in his writings as Lahringen.The town of Harlingen, Texas, in the United States is named after this city because many of the original settlers of the Texas town came from Harlingen.
Plan how to spend your time in Harlingen and other destinations in The Netherlands using our The Netherlands vacation planner.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Harlingen

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Harlingen
Museums, sightseeing, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Museums, theme parks, parks
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Museums, outdoors
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Museums, nightlife
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News