Groningen, capital of the eponymous province in the northern part of Holland, is a lively city that has much to offer in terms of culture and events, beautiful historic monuments like the Martini Tower, great shopping districts for a wonderful shopping spree, and excellent restaurants. Groningen should definitely be on your to-do list!

What does Groningen have to offer?
Nature reserves around Groningen


Groningen is a lively city in the north of Holland, which offers plenty of culture, for instance at the Groninger Museum, a range of events like Noorderzon and Eurosonic Noorderslag, countless great shops for a wonderful shopping spree, and excellent restaurants. The city’s eye catcher is the Martini Tower on Grote Markt square, which offers a fantastic view of the sprawling city.

Groningen’s beautiful coastline
If you love peace, quiet and nature, the province of Groningen is a wonderful destination. Explore its beautiful coastline and the varied flora and fauna in the oldest cultural landscape in Holland: Middag-Humsterland National Landscape. Bird lovers will have much to see at Lauwersmeer National Park with its huge variation of birds.

Groningen and accessibility
Groningen Airport Eelde has evolved into an international airport and is just 15 kilometres away from the city of Groningen. Groningen Airport is served, among other things, by, Corendon Airlines, Flybe, ArkeFly and Wizz Air. The centre of Groningen is within easy reach of the airport both by private and public transport. A flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will take you to Groningen in about 2 hours.

Map of Groningen