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Rest and space... You can enjoy the peace and quiet that this region has to offer from your own holiday homes in Groningen. A surprising province, where you can tour through a picturesque landscape with vast fields, ancient churches and small villages. In addition, Groningen has beautiful bird-rich areas. Book a holiday home in Groningen, for a relaxing stay full of nature and culture. Go for a monumental farm in the Groningen landscape, an attractive holiday home overlooking the Lauwersmeer, a fishing boat on the water, or a cosy holiday home on the dike. The range is wide and varied! Choose your ideal holiday home in Groningen to enjoy this beautiful province. 

A holiday home in Groningen, the starting point for a city visit!

Your holiday home in Groningen is perfect for a city trip to the city with the same name. Although many people come to Groningen for the quiet hinterland, a visit to the bustling city of Groningen is not to be missed. The long, turbulent history has left behind historic warehouses, courtyards and buildings. The city of Groningen has a charming centre with many museums. You should definitely visit the Groninger Museum, the Strip museum, and the Grafisch Museum. Shopaholics will definitely enjoy themselves in Groningen. The city centre has a wide and varied range of shops, from large department stores, to cosy boutiques. You don't have to go far to get a bite to eat, or a drink. The student city has many cafés, bars, terraces and restaurants. After a busy day in the city, go back to your holiday home in Groningen to relax.

Active discovery during your holiday in Groningen

Your holiday home in Groningen is the ideal starting point to discover the region in an active way. For example, go for a relaxing bike ride through the city or province. There are fun themed tours that will take you to the most beautiful places in Groningen. For example, architecture lovers can follow the many architectural routes. In the vast landscape, you can go on long bike rides, but you can also go for long walks! Explore the landscape and historical sights on a hike.Book a holiday home in the beautiful landscape of Groningen now, and step into the vast nature!

Holidays in Groningen.... Enough to do!

In addition to the beautiful nature, Groningen has a lot more to offer! Visit the seal crèche in Pieterburen, see Groningen from the air on a sightseeing flight, and visit the beautiful fortified town of Bourtange. Bourtange has restored drawbridges, officers' houses and cannons that revive the past. During your holiday in Groningen, you will come across many castles and country houses, also known as 'guardhouses'. The three best known are the Fraeylemaborg in Slochteren, the Menkemaborg in Uithuizen, and the borg Verhildersum in Leens. Book a holiday home now from our selection of holiday homes in Groningen, and experience this interesting region for yourself! 

Your holiday home in the beautiful nature of Groningen!

Enjoy the varied nature during your holiday in Groningen, from vast polders and salt marshes, to beautiful lakes, and all this adjacent to the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site. Go for peace, space, beautiful views and special flora and fauna, and visit the national park Het Lauwersmeer. The open water of Lake Leekster, with its embankment walls, meadows and ponds, is also the habitat of special meadow birds such as redshank, black-tailed godwit and lapwing. The nature reserves of Groningen are indescribably special. Visit the Hoogeland, the Wadden Sea and Middag-Humsterland. Enjoy the forests of Westerwolde, the banks of the Diamonds-Aa, and the marshes at Bourtange. The nature reserves of Groningen are infinite in variety and size. Book a holiday home in Groningen now, and find peace and space in the beautiful landscape.

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Holiday in Groningen - FAQs
How many Belvilla houses can I choose from in Groningen?

At Belvilla, you can choose from 20+ houses for your stay in Groningen.

What are the most important places to visit in Groningen?

Prinsentium, Martinitoren, Groninger Museum, Groningen Old Town, and Haren Hortus Botanicus are some of the places to visit in Groningen.

Any activities that I must include during my stay in Groningen?

Some of the must-try activities in Groningen are: 

  • Sightseeing tour
  • Visiting parks
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling at Lauwersmeer National Park
  • Shopping at Grote Markt


If I'm coming from the UK, what are my options?

Travellers from the UK can reach Groningen by direct train, motor vehicle, or connecting flight.


When is the ideal time to visit Groningen?

The ideal time to visit Groningen is from July to September.

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