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Printable maps of Groningen

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Groningen

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Groningen with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Groningen area

This Groningen map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Groningen and surroundings

Netherlands - moving around the country

To travel around the city and the suburbs, tourists are recommended to choose buses, trams, and trolleybuses. Almost all cities have night transport. Absolutely all cities are divided into certain transport zones, and this should be taken into account when buying a ticket. It is much more profitable to buy reusable tickets that offer unlimited number of rides within the prepaid travel zone. Travelers can buy a ticket at any kiosk or directly from the driver. In Amsterdam, 4 lines of the subway and several ferry lines are available in addition to the above mentioned public transport. Water transport is no longer focused on transportation, but on tours, so the cost of tickets is much higher. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Netherlands

People in the Netherlands love and know how to celebrate holidays. Parties are held in a grand manner and in an atmosphere of complete identity. One of the most surprising, strange and amazing holidays is the meeting of the local Santa Claus or, as it is called in the Netherlands, Sinterklaas. He arrives in his ship from Spain with his black servants, Zwarte Piets, in mid-November. From this moment, the pre-holiday fuss begins in the country. Zwarte Piets that are walking around the streets, give out sweets or shower all passers-by with cookies, prepare lists of guilty and obedient children. Disobedient toddlers are frightened that the Zwarte Piets will take them to a terrible and distant Spain. On the night of December 5, children put a special slipper in the corridor, where Sinterklaas puts gifts and biscuits. … Open

Photogallery of Groningen sights

Our guide to Groningen

Stylish hotels

Among hostels, there exist a few that are quite bright and attractive, such as the Simplon Jongerenhotel. In her dormitory rooms, colorful hand-made paintings adorn the walls and ceilings, while in individual rooms, the main interior decorations are colorful fabrics and original paintings. The hotel’s furniture and decorations made of natural wood give the rooms a more natural and pleasant feel. There is too … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Tourists are attracted to boekhandel De wijde wereld bookstore by carefully arranged posters with postcards at the entrance. This store is located on the first floor of a beautiful historic building and presents a large choice of modern books. They have interesting accessories for reading, as well. Wooden bookmarks and special pencils to make notes in books are always on offer. The most picturesque and interesting … Open

Hotels with history of Groningen

The B&B De Oude Nadorst is another establishment that is unique in many respects. This hotel was founded on the territory of an old farm. It offers its customers two special rooms; one was equipped in a historic building, while the other was set up in a renovated old van. The rooms were decorated with beautiful vintage accessories, interesting wood decorations, and antique toys. This cozy hotel will appeal to the … Open

Advices for travellers

6. Bus is known as the main form of public transport. You can use it to get not only to all parts of the city, but also to the city’s suburbs. Tourists who arrive in Groningen for the first time are recommended to buy a city map that depicts all main public transport routes. 7. Service charges are already included in the total bill in the majority of restaurants. As a rule, the amount of … Open

Active recreation

Everyone will find a nightlife facility to their liking in the city. Thus, Bierlokaal Cafe de Koffer is ready to please, as the name implies, all beer lovers; here you can find a huge selection of different beer varieties. Those who wish to combine business with pleasure - that is, to listen to music, drink a burning alcoholic drink, and have fun - should visit Jazzcafe de Spieghel. Fans of dancing go to conquer … Open

Festivals and events in Groningen

The most important holiday in all the Netherlands is, of course, April 27, when Koningsdag takes place. At this time, besides the main festivities, you can witness noisy afterparties with the participation of some of the most prominent names of the Netherlands - among headliners, there are no performers whose names wouldn't be known even to those who're not really fond of electronic music. The celebration … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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