Are you ready to discover our beautiful city and province?

Join our social programmes!

Our students from the Tourism Programme have organized several social programmes for you!

Signing up for all excursions is required and possible in the AEHT Village at Friesland College.

Wednesday and Thursday

All excursions start from the AEHT Village (Friesland College).

City tour
A city tour is a great way to discover Leeuwarden. A group of Friesland College’s students will, together with a city guide, show you around our capital of the province of Friesland. You will walk pass the canals, many monuments and ‘forgotten alleys’. During the city tour, you will be told all about Leeuwarden and its inhabitants.

Please come to the AEHT Village if you are interested in this tour. There we can inform you regarding departure times and -location.

Fountain tour
Over the last decades, eleven Frisian harbor cities have received city rights. During winter time, when the ice is thick enough, the Eleven Cities Skating Tour (‘Elfstedentocht’) is being organized. Due to the fact Leeuwarden is 2018’s European Capital of Culture, eleven international artists were asked to design unique fountains for these eleven cities. In these tours our students will take you along multiple fountains and tell you all about them and the cities. You can choose between the small tour (seven/eight fountains) or a big tour (all fountains).

Start excursion: 9.30 in AEHT Village (please see the bus schedule for your bus time)
Back in Leeuwarden: 13.00 (small tour) / 16.00 (big tour)

Stenden Hotel Management School tour
Experience Stenden Hotel Management School! Would you like to experience what it is like to study a bachelor in the Netherlands at Stenden Hotel Management School, academy of NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences? Join this academic excursion and experience what it is like to study there. During the excursion you will learn all about our English-taught programme, our own Stenden Hotel and its facilities and meet staff and students with multi-cultural backgrounds

Start excursion: 10.00 in Leeuwarden (please see the bus schedule for your bus time)
Back in your hotel: approx. 16.30

Friday

All excursions start from your hotel. Please see bus schedule for your time of departure.

Wadden Island ‘Ameland’
Friesland is very famous for her scenic islands ‘de Wadden’ and we would like to take you on an Island tour! MS Ameland is the biggest and most cozy excursion boat on the Wadden. The destination is the seal reef, where you can hopefully see Waddensea seals from up-close.

Start excursion: 8.45 in Holwerd (please see the bus schedule for your bus time)
Back in Leeuwarden: approx. 16.00

Attention:

  • Bring warm clothing; wind can be cold on sea and island.
  • Wear sneakers or other comfortable shoes
  • One cup of coffee/tea per person on the boat is included
  • Lunch on the island is included

Culinary eel tour on the Frisian lakes
Are you ready to discover how we fish for eel? Captain Ale de Jager will show you how he fishes for eel by emptying the baskets in the Frisian lakes. Of course he will also explain a lot about our Frisian lakes and -nature. A lunch is provided on a very beautiful piece of nature in the middle of the lakes; ‘De Rengerspôle’.

Start excursion: 9.15 in Grou (please see the bus schedule for your bus time)
Back in Leeuwarden: approx. 16.00

Attention:

  • Bring warm clothing; wind can be cold on the lakes.
  • Wear sneakers or other comfortable shoes
  • Lunch is included

Wellness
Get yourself ready for the gala! Students of the Friesland College Wellness & Lifestyle
education programme will treat you on manicures and massages!
Please check the flyer in your goodie bag for more information.

Start excursion: 12.30 in Heerenveen (please see the bus schedule for your bus time)
Back in Leeuwarden: approx. 16.00

Attention:

  • Lunch is included