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Anchor your boat and step upon the terrace
Heeg is located in the middle of the lake area of South-West Friesland. Flat land, wide views and great nature areas preserved for enjoyment.
Anchor your boat in the centre of Heeg and step upon the terrace to drink a cup of coffee.

Woodmuseum 'De Helling'
Wood construction museum 'De Helling' takes you back in time when navigation was made of wood. Real Frisian ships, photographs and old utensils are shown. A permanent exhibition shows the history of the eel trade from Heeg up to London. Sailing to London with 20,000 eels on ship. This trade staid for three ages.

'Siet u Selfs'
Visit the historical houses within the centre of Heeg as well! The house of the skipper called 'Siet u Selfs', the 'Hellinghûs' and the 'Rederswoning'. Follow the 'Kleasterpaad' which is an historical monastery path. It is a route taking you along the previous monasteries and churches.

Street festival 'Heechspanning'
On Ascession Day the 'Heechspanning' festival is taking place. You watch nice artists and listen to many musicians. Diversified activities and cosy market shells.

• The festival of 'Heechsimmer' should not be missed. It takes place on the beach near the lake of Heegermer. Listen to the greatest music. From Blues till Frisian Rock. From dutch-singing bands till all-round top 40.

• From May till at September typical Frisian boats called ‘Skûtsjes’ will take part within a ferry-service from Heeg to Balk. These traditional ships will bring you to your destination while you enjoy the Frisian scenery on the way. This is a great possibility to get to know this typical way of sailing. In order to have a diversified day you can combine this boat trip with a cycle route around the Frisian lakes.


Uitgeverij: NoordBoek - Auteur: Peter Karstkarel
FYP: Gemeente Sudwest Fryslân

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Nieuwe encyclopedie van Fryslân voor slechts € 29,90 incl. verzenden!

Bijna 8 kilogram aan kennis over Friesland! Wees er snel bij want op is op.

De Nieuwe Encyclopedie van Fryslân is een onmisbare aanvulling in de boekenkast voor iedereen die gek is van Fryslân en meer wil weten van deze provincie. Op 15 september 2016 verscheen de vierdelige encyclopedie die rond de 3000 pagina’s telt, 11.000 trefwoorden bevat en ruim 8 kilo weegt. De encyclopedie staat bomvol actuele kennis over Fryslân en is een echte pageturner geworden.

Voor al diegenen die dit standaardwerk over Fryslân altijd al hadden willen hebben! Nu voor een wel heel speciaal prijsje! Maar let op! Op = Op!