Located in the north of the Netherlands, in the Friesland province, Heerenveen is a fascinating town. Where seventeen magnificent windmills used to surround it, there is now only one, known as Welgelegen, however the town has other attractions too. By hiring a car in Heerenveen, visitors can avoid public transportation, seeing and doing everything they wish on their own schedules, when they want to. By car, you can also travel outside of the town and explore the wider province of Friesland, which is known for its natural beauty, stunning vistas, and excellent towns and cities.