Eleven cities tour bridge

A must-see landmark along the route

The Eleven cities ice skating tour over 200 kilometres (120 miles) is conducted on frozen canals, rivers and lakes between the eleven historic Frisian cities in the north of The Netherlands. It's a rare event as the natural ice has to be at least 17 centimetres (6,7 inch) thick. Both the distance and the harsh sub-zero weather conditions make the tour a challenge for the 16,000 skaters.

It sil heve Tegeltjesbrug Elfstedentocht
It sil heve Tegeltjesbrug Elfstedentocht

Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander

As a tribute to the thousands of skaters that finished the Eleven cities tour, the bridge near Gytsjerk has been tiled with their pictures.

In 1986 the former Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander participated in the Eleven cities tour under the nickname W.A. van Buren, a name often used by his grandmother Queen Juliana. Also a tile with his picture has been added to the bridge.

It sil heve Tegeltjesbrug Elfstedentocht
It sil heve Tegeltjesbrug Elfstedentocht

What do visitors say about Eleven cities tour bridge?

Adress and visitor information

Eleven cities tour bridge

Address: Canterlandseweg
Postal code and city: 9061  Gytsjerk
Province: Friesland
Web: elfstedenmonument.nl

Let op: The location on the map is an indication. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route



Places nearby Gytsjerk

Where to stay?

Copyright © Hotspot Holland 2003 - 2022
We are HotspotHolland, the Netherlands Travel Guide. Sightseeing, tours, trips and getaways.

Cookie policy: We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your browser settings we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies.

Follow us on Social Media:


This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use