Franeker The Essential
Interesting
This small Frisian town was once well-known for its University, founded in 1585, where Descartes enrolled as a student (1629). It was suppressed in 1811 during the reign of Louis Bonaparte.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Franeker
A planetarium
A planetarium
Eise Eisinga, a wool comber who was
90 minutes
Stadhuis
Stadhuis
This charming structure was built in
30 minutes
The Weeshuis (a former hospice)
The Weeshuis (a former hospice)
The overdoor contains inscriptions from
Martena Museum
Martena Museum
Occupying the historic Martenastins,
60 minutes
Martinikerk(St. Martin's Church)
Martinikerk(St. Martin's Church)
The pillars of this Gothic church are
15 minutes