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Holidays to Groningen

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Apollo Hotel Groningen
Apollo Hotel Groningen
4 out of 5
Laan Van De Vrijheid 91, Groningen
The price is £62 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb

Located in the heart of Groningen, this eco-friendly hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Grafisch Museum and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from University of Groningen. Dutch Comics ...

4.1/5Very Good! (411 reviews)

"It was great, I stayed there while organizing housing, the room was comfortable and very well designed."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2020

Apollo Hotel Groningen
Mercure City Groningen Martiniplaza Hotel
Mercure City Groningen Martiniplaza Hotel
4 out of 5
Expositielaan 7, Groningen
The price is £59 per night from 25 Feb to 26 Feb

Situated in the business district, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Grafisch Museum and 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from University of Groningen. Dutch Comics Museum and ...

4.2/5Very Good! (575 reviews)

"Although we only stopped over here for one night it was a very enjoyable night and would recommend this hotel. A lovely spacious room with a huge comfortable bed, plenty of toiletries, hot drink making facilities and It was spotlessly clean. The breakfast was delicious and had lots on offer especially ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Mercure City Groningen Martiniplaza Hotel
Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys
Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys
3 out of 5
Oosterstraat 53, Groningen
The price is £77 per night from 5 Feb to 6 Feb

Located in Binnenstad-Zuid, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Grote Markt and University of Groningen. Martinikerk and Vismarkt are also within ...

3.8/5Good! (326 reviews)

"Very unique property built out of an old estate home, with all of the rooms being individually decorated and shaped differently adds a lot of character to the place. We enjoyed our time spent here and although the COVID restrictions meant that certain amenities were not available, the staff was friendly ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Groningen

Holidays to Groningen

Groningen is a small university town in the middle of the green, sparsely populated, north-western province of the same name. You're bound to love it! Groningen is perfect if you want to combine a city trip with a few days in the countryside. Do the cultural sites on one day and explore the area by bike, pop over to Leeuwarden or walk the mudflats the next.

Groningen was just a small village until the 11 th century. After the ramparts were built and later fortified in the 13 th century, the village grew into an important trade centre. Unfortunately there's not a lot of the original wall left.

One of the city's most famous attractions is the 100 metre high Martinitoren. This iconic tower is located on Grote Markt (market square) and offers a fantastic view of the city and its surroundings. Another must-do in the city centre is the Noordelijk Scheepvaartmuseum, a real must if you're travelling with children.

Head out towards the German border and visit the village of Bourtange, a replica of the original fort that was built in the 18 th century and is still inhabited today.

If you're more into nature, head out to the beautiful National Park Lauwersmeer which has a dike blocking it off from the Wadden Sea. Both are easy to do in one day.

The centre of Groningen is compact making it easy to explore on foot. Public transport or a bicycle - and of course a car - are good ways of doing day trips. The best place to park your car for longer periods are the parking garages in the city centre or the park and ride (P+R) parking lots outside the city. Ask whether your accommodation has parking spaces. Groningen is about 2 hours from Amsterdam and about 3 hours from Hoek van Holland by car. The train takes almost as long and you have to change in Lelystad.

Enjoy this lovely city with interesting sights and more than enough options for great day trips.

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Frequently asked questions

If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Groningen holiday package?
If you’ve booked a Groningen holiday package, you can cancel or change it, but you may incur a fee in certain circumstances. It may be possible to cancel and rebook for free if you’ve locked in your package in the last 24 hours. If it’s been longer than that, you may incur additional charges from your hotel, airline or car rental company. If your situation suddenly changes, make our Customer Service Portal your first port of call for more info.
Where should I stay in Groningen?
For many travellers, Binnenstad is at the top of the list. Home to fantastic attractions like Grote Markt, this neighbourhood is the perfect introduction to Groningen. Of course, booking a stay in Binnenstad-Zuid is also a fantastic idea. Groninger Museum is one must-see to tick off here.
What are the top hotels in Groningen?
Travellers heading to Groningen often stay in Binnenstad. City Hotel Groningen and NH Groningen Hotel de Ville are preferred hotels in this neighbourhood. But it’s not the only happening place in town! Binnenstad-Zuid is also a top area and where you’ll find City Hotel Groningen and Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys.
When is the best time of year to visit Groningen?
There are advantages to taking your Groningen holiday in July. Typically, you can get the best deals at this time of year. June, on the other hand, is the priciest time to visit. If you like the excitement that comes with peak season, visit Groningen in August, July, June. The calmer months of February, October, November will help you skip the crowds.
How far in advance should I book my Groningen holiday?
Reserving your flights early with Expedia means one less thing to worry about. Many air carriers advertise prices up to 12 months prior to departure dates. Generally, this is the cheapest time to book. If circumstances have left you booking late, last-minute deals to Groningen sometimes emerge just weeks before departure.
What should I know before booking a Groningen travel package?
Whether it’s adventure or relaxation you’re seeking, a Groningen holiday package lets you organise your escape your way. Plus, you’ll get access to great discounts when you combine your accommodation with your flights and rental car. The more you bundle, the more you’ll save!
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