The salty history touches you everywhere in Harlingen. The location on the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site determines the rugged, quirky character of Friesland’s only seaport city. Thanks to the glorious nautical past, you can see a rich legacy of canal houses, warehouses and canals. Harlingen has the largest traditional fleet in the Netherlands. All this is the source of inspiration for many large and small-scale events. In combination with special shops, eateries, cozy cafés, top restaurants, galleries, and terraces.