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Our family of 6 drove from our vacation rental in Surhuizum to Lauwersmeer, and was pleased with this location. Parking lots were available, and the spot is perfect for a rest/break. We could not swim, but the area was beautiful. To swim, we took the...More
A very large National Park with lots of varied Birdlife and walking and cycling trails. We took bicycles to explore the south of the park but chickened out of cycling the full 45km route and opted for petrol power. There are many viewing points to...More
On a misty day, this huge area had a particular moody atmosphere perhaps because at its centre is a lake that used to be a sea.We drove all along the dyke that created the lake.An amazing act of human challenge to nature that has succeeded...More
Lauwermeer is a huge lake in northern Friesland, and the National Park is massive. We parked on a site in the woods on the lake shore - rough camping but lovely place. We cycled right round the lake, over 50km. There were some great places...More
The best way to enjoy the landscape is by bike. You can stop the watch the birds and even use the special observatories. Be advised to take some food and drinks as the area is not yet discovered by mass tourism. It is quite a...More