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Heeg is situated in the center of the Frisian Lakes region. Conveniently located in the south-western corner of the Elfstedenroute. Close to Sneek  to the northern shore of Heegermeer which in turn adjoins the Fluessen and Morra. Thé sailing area of ​​Friesland. 

History

Heeg has a rich history. The monumental buildings and old historical houses are evidences of this. Traditionally Heeg was a prosperous eeling village (therefore in the arms of Heeg an eel is depicted). The fish was even exported from Heeg. This was such a success that until 1938 the Heeger eel fishermen had their own mooring at the Thames, close to the Tower Bridge.

Watersportplaats

Heeg has a rich history. The monumental buildings and old historical houses are evidences of this. Traditionally Heeg was a prosperous eeling village (therefore in the arms of Heeg an eel is depicted). The fish was even exported from Heeg. This was such a success that until 1938 the Heeger eel fishermen had their own mooring at the Thames, close to the Tower Bridge.

Plenty to do in Heeg

Heeg is bustling.  Especially in summer season many events are being organized. Skûtsjesilen is a well known example. During Heechsimmer Festival several bands are performing  on a floating stage and fairs are regularly held. Heeg has an extensive summer program of activities for young and old. Tip of AanHetWater: sail along with the Korneliske Ykes II at Thursday evening. This is a reconstruction of an old Palingaak 1872.

Horeca in Heeg

Culinary Heeg is nothing to sneeze at (uitdrukking nog nooit gehoord maar zal wel ok zijn). In the village you’ll  find many nice and cozy restaurants. In many cases the local Frisian products are the foundation of the dishes. There are cozy cafés, a nightclub and nice terraces as well.

Heeg: a place to return to.  Will you discover it yourself?