Be surprised Icoon Afsluitdijk

Discover the cultural and historical
value of de Afsluitdijk

The preservation of the architectural heritage and the cultural state in the renovation of the Dam indisputable and is an essential part of the plan. To excel in the cultural and historical value of the dike closing Icon Dam to this, with some impressive work of designer and innovator Daan Roosegaarde.

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Gates of light


Then Icoon Afsluitdijk is your chance! Authentic innovative character of the dam as water management, water safety and mobility know Daan Roosegaarde and his team of experts with light, darkness and accentuating interaction as a true experience. Once you have your car by driving GATES OF LIGHT come monumental lifting portals to life. The dancing light lines of WIND VOGEL, an ingenious kite that generates energy. A visit to the GLOWING NATURE provides an interactive and mysterious scene with luminous living algae. In short, a visit to the iconic 32-kilometer long, unique Dutch dike is an unforgettable experience not to be missed!

OPENING Icoon Afsluitdijk NOT TO MISS

Make it a fun day out or weekend between Friesland and North Holland. From 17 November / January 21 m after sunset likes this scale design & innovation exhibition. The Dam is 32 kilometers long dike that protects the Netherlands from the water. The hand-built dam, completed in 1932, is a unique place in the world. Daan Roosegaarde and his team of designers and engineers add a second layer of subtle light and interaction that enhances the beauty of the dike. Roosegaarde’s three new designs Light Gate, Wind Glowing Bird and Nature are free for anyone to visit after dark. Current visitor information visit FAQ or the Icon Dam site.


Are you looking for a comfortable night? Short or long stay in Friesland is great in Piaam State. Conveniently located in the beautiful rustic Piaam.


Bed & Breakfast

Staying in one of the five extremely spacious rooms. The bedrooms have beds and a private bathroom with a shower, sink and toilet.

Luxury apartment

The spacious and luxurious apartment (1402) for up to 8 people is located in the hull of the farm and has a private entrance. Enjoy the meadows on your private terrace.

Group accommodation

Socializing with friends and family stay in a luxury group accommodation. With us you have privacy in your own bedroom and the atmosphere of the cozy spacious living room.

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