Harlingen is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland at the Wadden Sea. It is an old town with a long history of fishing and shipping.
Harlingen boasts an attractive harbor and beautiful Renaissance houses. There is a lovely white lighthouse and in the living room of a canalside house is the world’s oldest functioning planetarium.
Things to See & Do
* Harlingen monumental building
* Harlingen Harbor Crane
* Renaissance houses
Cruise Season – Oct - April
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – Dutch
Population – 15,500 approx
Land Area – 25.18 km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +31
Port Location – The port at Harlingen is located approximately 1km from the town centre.
Travel Links - Rederij Doeksen operate ferries to the Wadden islands of Vlieland and Terschelling that depart from Harlingen.
Harlingen is served by two stations on the railway line from Leeuwarden, operated by Arriva: Harlingen Haven railway station and Harlingen railway station.