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“Busy little town with good transport links ”
Review of Port of Harlingen

Port of Harlingen
Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Harlingen
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy town with plenty of bars to relax and enjoy the boats entering the harbour, avoid the expensive camping site may be cheaper to find a comfortable b&b, regular train links,

Thank lgmilner
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Great place to visit lots of ships docks etc very busy and quite difficult to park in centre. Maybe it’s better to go on the bus

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The port is easy to access for work if attending any of the many Dutch fishing vessels based thier. Usual good shore side support from several shore based maintenance companies. About a one hour drive from Schiphol.

Thank coastie2015
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Boarding was simple and everything went as planned. Suggest you book tickets online ahead of time. Nice terminal with services and vending machines.

Thank Robert v
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Currently - and for some more years likely - they are building a replica of the 'explorer' Willem Barentsz used while trying to discover a trade route 'By the North' (sailing to East India while sailing the seas north of Russia).
They failed and ended up on an island called Nova Zembla.
Anyway.. you can visit the shipyard for free and they do tours from April till 1 November.

Also great at that boulevard is an old engine house or barn where the 'Brouwers Dok' is located. In a relaxed ambiance you can taste several real great beers they brew in Harlingen.
There is no good directions to it, but make sure to walk around the two big barracks that are there to see if they are open today.

Thank Hans V
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