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Experience the culture

If you are looking for cultural outings during your holiday, you’ve come to the right place. Below you’ll find some of our suggestions

Wedde Burcht

Be sure to visit the only castle in the Province of Groningen and discover the origins of the Netherlands. 

Convent of Ter Apel

Visit this UNESCO world heritage site. In the small village of Ter Apel, you’ll find the convent and the museum of convent and church history and religious art.

Vesting Bourtange

For the true culture lover Bourtange Fortress is a treasure trove. The unique historic defensive structures are a perfect blend of past and present.

Meyer Werft Papenburg (Germany)

There is lots to see at this huge shipyard where the most advanced and largest cruise ships are built. 

Museum Railway S.T.A.R

Museum Railway S.T.A.R (Stichting Stadskanaal Rail) operates historic trains on the former NS [Dutch Rail] stretch between Veendam and Musselkanaal.

The City of Groningen

Groningen is a popular student city with a long and turbulent past, which shows in the historical buildings and of course the Martini tower.