Is carnival celebrated on Vlieland?
No, carnival isn't celebrated on Vlieland .
We spend Christmas and New Year's Eve on Vlieland. Are the shops, museums, attractions and restaurants on Vlieland open on Christmas Eve (24 Dec.), Christmas Day (25 Dec.), New Year's Eve (31 Dec.) and New Year's Day (1 Jan.)?
Most shops, attractions and museums are closed on Christmas Day (25 Dec.) and on New Year's Day (1 Jan.). On other Christmas vacation days they are open during regular opening hours (which can be found on the individual websites).
Most restaurants on Vlieland are open on Christmas Eve (24 Dec.) and Christmas Day (25 Dec.) but a reservation is often necessary. Several restaurants are also open on New Year's Eve (31 Dec.) and New Year's Day (1 Jan.), but some of them are closed. Unfortunately, we do not have a list of restaurants on Vlieland that are open during the Christmas holiday.
You can find all information about local restaurants on Vlieland on: https://vlieland.org/en/food-and-beverages.php
For a list with information and opening hours of each restaurant on Vlieland, we refer to the websites: TheFork.nl and/or Eet.nu.
Where is the police station of Vlieland?
Here you have the address and contact details:
8899 BD Vlieland
tel. +31 343-57 8844
Lost object on Vlieland
You indicate that you have lost or found something.
If you have lost something you can report this at the municipality Vlieland (http://www.vlieland.nl/). Not the police. Is it an object which has been stolen from you? Then you should indeed do report to the police. Sometimes you also need to go to the police when it comes to a lost identity document.
If you have an lost an object in (the region of) Vlieland, you can inquire the local municipality Vlieland. Perhaps your item is already found. You can declare an lost object on http://verlorenofgevonden.nl/. You can of course also come to the town hall.
After declaration of loss and showing your ID, you can retake your possession immediately.
Do you have found an object (in this region), then it is your duty to do your best to give it back to the owner. If you know who the owner is, you can do this yourself. Do you not know who the owner is? You report the the item to the local municipality.
You can declare an found object on http://verlorenofgevonden.nl/. You can of course also always come to the town hall.
Can you light fireworks on Vlieland on New Year’s Eve?
Around New Year’s Eve, a lot of fireworks are being lighted by individuals. Vlieland allows consumers to light fireworks from 6 pm on December 31st, until 2 am on January 1st.
On other days, consumer fireworks are prohibited on Vlieland throughout the year. Only professionals with a license may then fire off fireworks.
There are several firework-free zones / areas on Vlieland. Contrary to what some (national) media suggest, there is no general ban on fireworks for the entire island of Vlieland on 31 December.
Partly due to the low number of inhabitants, there is relatively little fireworks on Vlieland on 31 December each year.
Are the shops on Vlieland opened on Sundays?
The upcoming local shopping opening hours on Vlieland during Sundays and public holidays (like Easter, Pentecost, Christmas, etc.), can be found at the following website: http://koopzondagen.net/koopzondag/Vlieland.html
The standard opening hours on Vlieland during Sundays and public holidays are of 12:00 till 17:00 hrs.
We would like to get married on Vlieland. How can we arrange this?
If you want to get married on Vlieland, you should contact the municipality of Vlieland.
Via the municipality of Vlieland you will get all the necessary information to prepare the wedding properly. Information on the timing, cost, wedding venues and wedding calendar where you can see whether a particular date is still available.
You can find the contact information on the following website: http://www.vlieland.nl/
Has Vlieland a Catholic church where services are still held?
Kerkplein 7, Vlieland
Are the shops on Vlieland open on November 11?
November 11 is in many countries, including Belgium, a public holiday in memory of the First World War.
However, in the Netherlands is November 11 a normal day. Therefore all shops on Vlieland are open during the normal hours.
We are soon on holiday on Vlieland. Where can I exchange, fill, rent or buy (camping) gas bottles?
An overview of all gas bottle sales store can be found at:
What are the addresses and contact details of the Municipality Vlieland?
8899 AE Vlieland
tel: +31 562-452700
Is there a public laundry on Vlieland?
At the marina you can wash and dry for a few euros!
What is the address and telephone number of the Tourism Office of Vlieland?
8899 BG Vlieland
tel. +31 562-451111