Welcome to the website of the 11 Cities Hiking Tour – a 207 kilometer tour that takes the hikers through the historical, Frisian 11 cities in 5 days time. Between the cities you walk through the outstreched grassland and picturesque villages. During the tour you will enjoy the wide views, beautiful fields with grazing cows, Frisian horses and the rich history.

kruisjeAs a tradition, the 11 Cities Hiking Tour is being held during the week of Ascension Day. In 2023, the 75th edition is being hiked from Tuesday, May 16th to Saturday, May 20th  2023, with a lot of extra’s.

It is also possible to participate for just one or several days. That way everyone is allowed to enjoy the unforgettable atmosphere  of “The Tour of all Tours” in their own way. Everyone who completes the entire tour will receive the coveted “11 Cities Hiking Cross” which is one of the three official “11-Cities Crosses”.

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75th edition

Would you like to explore the 11 most famous cities in the Netherlands and did you like to experience Friesland by foot in a low key manner?

Then participate in the 75th edition of the “11Stedenwandeltocht”(11 City hike) from the 16th up to and including 20th of May 2023.

The inaugural edition took place in 1946 and we aim to celebrate a magnificent 75th anniversary hike in 2023. Surely you don’t want to miss this!

Check out this website and be surprised by the many options available: from one day hikes to all the way up to a five day package with full catering and overnight stays ion our specially equipped ships.

Join us and sign up via this site from the 1st of December 2022 for the “11-City “experience!