Hindeloopen (Hylpen)

Discover Elfstedenstad Hindeloopen and its surroundings

Hindeloopen, or Hylpen as we say in Friesland, is known for its painting and stylish costumes from the past. Go on a journey to the picturesque town and discover the history of this important trading city on the IJsselmeer. Walk over the many bridges, authentic town houses and find special vistas. Be sure to visit the first Frisian Iceskating Museum with the largest collection of skates in the world. Hindeloopen is also the setting for popular events such as the Elfstedentocht and the IFKS Skûtsjesilen. In 2018 the Lonely Planet named Hindeloopen a 'top experience'. Come and visit this beautiful city.