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 2024, the 76th edition is being hiked from Tuesday, May 7th to Saturday, May 11th  2024, 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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You could have explored the 11 most famous cities in the Netherlands and discovered Friesland on foot in a quit way during the 75th edition of the “11Stedenwandeltocht” (11 City Walking Tour) from the 16 to 20 May 2023.

Don’t worry, you can now participate in the 76th edition 2024.

The first edition took place in 1946 and we celebrated a magnificent 75th anniversary walk in 2023.

Take a look at this website and be surprised by the many options available: from one day walks to all the way up to a five day package with full catering and overnight stays ion our specially equipped ships from 7 to 11 May 2024.

We invite you to participate an you can register from the 1st of December 2023 for the “11-City “experience!