Drenthe - What to do in Drenthe? These are the best tips - Holland.com


Drenthe is one of the greenest provinces in the Netherlands. The natural landscape is best explored by bike, since Drenthe has 1,400 kilometers of cycling paths. Time seems to stand still as you cycle along the numerous trails through the vast areas of natural beauty with heath, sand dunes, marshes, forests and swamps. 

  • Explore the 5000 year old hunebedden.
  • Go for a bicycle tour of beuatiful natural landscapes.
  • Visit the former Westerbork concentration camp or WILDLANDS Adventure Zoo Emmen.

Highlights of Drenthe

The province of Drenthe is inextricably linked with ‘hunebedden’. Drenthe has no less than 54 of these 5000 year old passage graves. The Borger Hunebed Centre explains to you how these tombs were made with stones weighing up to 40 tons each. Other highlights of the province are the zoo WILDLANDS Adventure Zoo Emmen and former concentration camp Westerbork.

Visit Drenthe

If you want to relax and unwind, you should visit Drenthe. The peace and quiet of this beautiful province is only disturbed once a year during the Assen TT. Over 100.000 motorcycle fans come to watch the world’s best bikers and bikes on the Dutch Grand Prix circuit.

Spending the night in Drenthe

Are you searching for a hip design hotel, a romantic bed & breakfast, or a pleasant holiday home for your family? Drenthe has suitable accommodations for every taste and budget. Check out the comprehensive selection and book your perfect holiday here!

We recommend: You can also visit the De Hunebed Highway N34, Drenthe's variant of Route 66. Along this road, you will find 47 of 52 hunebeds in Drenthe.