Not to miss in Assen
If you want to know more about the history of the province of Drenthe, you should visit the Drents Museum. The museum’s biggest attraction is the reconstruction of the face of a 2000 year old bog body.
Accessibility and parking in Assen
Assen is a little over 90 minutes by car from the capital of Amsterdam and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. You can also get there easily by public transport (train and bus). If you travel by car, make sure to check where you are allowed to park your car. Assen has seven car parks. The rate in all car parks is 2 euros per hour during the day. An entire day will cost you just 6 euros instead of 12 euros.
To discover nearby
There is a lot to do near Assen. Not only will you find plenty of beautiful nature around Assen, but cities like Groningen, the bustling student city, and Heerenveen are definitely worth a visit. Another great experience for the entire family is WILDLANDS Adventure Zoo Emmen.
Rent a bicycle and explore the beautiful surroundings. Bicycle route ‘Rondje Drentsche Aa’ is a 32 kilometre ride through wild nature and centuries-old civilization.