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The Frisian trip from Franeker southwards to Sneek.

Franeker vaart / Friesland | Netherlands: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 20.50 km
Lock dimensions: 25.00 x 4.00
Max. depth: 1.50
Max. headroom: 1.65
Degree of difficulty: For beginners (few locks)
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: back to nature
Profile of waterway: Used by tourists only
Facilities groundside: Good

Weitere Informationen

Waterway has access to:

Sneeker Trekvaart of Zwette | Netherlands
Van Harinxma Kanaal & Kleiroute

Fryslân /Friesland

Category of waters: Leisure boating
Waterkaart: B / Friesland

This is one of the tipical Frisian waterways. Having left the Van Hanixmakanaal, a bit east of Franeker, one finds oneself surrounded by wide meadows. Now and then a steeple is greeting from far or cattle at the canal. Sorry, a part of the villages of Winsum and Oosterlittens of course….