Can you light fireworks on Schiermonnikoog on New Year’s Eve?
Around New Year’s Eve, a lot of fireworks are being lighted by individuals. Schiermonnikoog 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 Schiermonnikoog throughout the year. Only professionals with a license may then fire off fireworks.
There are several firework-free zones / areas on Schiermonnikoog. Contrary to what some (national) media suggest, there is no general ban on fireworks for the entire island of Schiermonnikoog on 31 December.
Partly due to the low number of inhabitants, there is relatively little fireworks on Schiermonnikoog on 31 December each year.
Good day. I would like to know if I travel by car and want to overnight on Schiermonnikoog, where can I leave my car? Regards
The use of cars on Schiermonnikoog is considerably restricted. You can only bring a car if you have an exemption from the municipal administration of Schiermonnikoog. In all other cases, you can park your car in the car park in Lauwersoog.
You can find more information on the website of Scheepspark, the administrator of the car park.
Car park Lauwersoog
9976 VM Lauwersoog, the Netherlands
Tel. +31 (0)519 349139
Are the shops on Schiermonnikoog 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 Schiermonnikoog are open during the normal hours.
What is the address and telephone number of the Tourism Office of Schiermonnikoog?
9166 PW Schiermonnikoog
tel. +31 519-531233
Are the shops on Schiermonnikoog open on Sundays?
The upcoming local shopping opening hours on Schiermonnikoog during Sundays and public holidays (like Easter, Pentecost, Christmas, etc.), can be found at the following website: http://koopzondagen.net/#Friesland
The standard opening hours on Schiermonnikoog during Sundays and public holidays are of 12:00 till 17:00 hrs.
Is there a supermarket on Schiermonnikoog? And what are the opening times?
Spar is the only supermarket on Schiermonnikoog. The opening times can be found on the websites.
Spar - Schiermonnikoog
9166 LN Schiermonnikoog
tel. +31 519 531 254
You can find all local public laundries in the local Yellow Pages: https://detelefoongids.nl/
What are the addresses and contact details of the Municipality Schiermonnikoog?
9166 ZP Schiermonnikoog
tel. +31 519-53 50 50
No, carnival isn't celebrated on Schiermonnikoog .
Where is the police station of Schiermonnikoog?
Here you have the address and contact details:
tel. +31 343-57 8844
We would like to get married on Schiermonnikoog. How can we arrange this?
If you want to get married on Schiermonnikoog, you should contact the municipality of Schiermonnikoog.
Via the municipality of Schiermonnikoog 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.schiermonnikoog.nl/
We are soon on holiday on Schiermonnikoog. Where can I exchange, fill, rent or buy (camping) gas bottles?
An overview of all gas bottle sales store can be found at:
Good evening, I have a little question. I know there is a natural park in which we are not allowed to hike all the year long on Schiermonnikoog island. Could you please say me what are its closing days in 2012 ? I'm looking forward to reading for you. D
At the natural park Schiermonnikoog you walk freely on roads and paths. During the breeding season (15 april till 15 july) it is partially completed.
Lost object on Schiermonnikoog
You indicate that you have lost or found something.
If you have lost something you can report this at the municipality Schiermonnikoog (http://www.schiermonnikoog.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) Schiermonnikoog, you can inquire the local municipality Schiermonnikoog. 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.
We spend Christmas and New Year's Eve on Schiermonnikoog. Are the shops, museums, attractions and restaurants on Schiermonnikoog 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 Schiermonnikoog 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 Schiermonnikoog that are open during the Christmas holiday.
You can find all information about local restaurants on Schiermonnikoog on: https://schiermonnikoog.info/en/food-and-beverages.php
For a list with information and opening hours of each restaurant on Schiermonnikoog, we refer to the websites: TheFork.nl and/or Eet.nu.