Hostel in Heeg, Netherlands

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Get to know Heeg (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Heeg. To help you make friends with Heeg before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Heeg, Netherlands, is a small, vibrant town on the largest lake in Friesland and an excellent destination if you like to practice water sports.

Traditionally Heeg, Netherlands, was a fisherman’s village; eel fishing was the main source of income. These days Heeg, Netherlands, is best known for its recreational water sports possibilities. Heeg is located on the Heegermeer, which is the largest lake in the Friesland province. Heeg is also connected with all waterways in Friesland, making it an ideal base to explore Friesland by water.

Heeg is one of the most popular towns in the Netherlands in which to practice water sports. There are several rental companies where you can rent boats, sailing equipment, and other water sports equipment. Due to the large water sports industry, there are also a good amount of cafes and restaurants for such a small village. In particular in summer the terraces can get crowded. Apart from water sports, cycling is also a nice thing to do in the area around Heeg. The landscape between the Frisian villages is flat with few buildings, offering panoramic views.

Booking a Heeg, Netherlands hostel is one of the best ways to get an introduction to water sports in the Netherlands. It is possible to rent a boat through your Heeg, Netherlands hostel or to book sailing lessons or canoeing tours through your hostel. If you do want to take it a bit easier, you might as well book a boat with a skipper through your hostel.

Heeg, Netherlands, can easily be reached with your own or public transport. Free parking is available everywhere in town. By public transport you can easily reach Heeg from Sneek. There is an hourly bus service from the Sneek railway station that covers the ten kilometres between this more traditional Frisian town and Heeg.

Written by local enthusiast for Heeg hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Heeg hostels Martin Straatman

FAQ about Heeg Hostels

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There is exactly 1 Hostel in Heeg, Netherlands. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Your Packing List for Heeg

Your Packing List for Heeg

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Heeg Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Heeg, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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1 Party hostels in Heeg
Stayokay Heeg - Friesland is the best rated
8.2 Average rating of all hostels

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