Provincie Drenthe Travel Guide

  • Part of the collection of Jans Brands
    Part of the collection of Jans Brands
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  • The new museum open since november 2011
    The new museum open since november 2011
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  • Former farmhouse of the family Brands
    Former farmhouse of the family Brands
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Assen

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137,333,3

Emmen

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52,259,4

Meppel

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35,100,2

Hoogeveen

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103,202,1

Orvelte

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30,71,0

Westerbork

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30,100,2

Borger

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38,134,1

Dwingeloo

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14,26,4

Coevorden

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0,9,1

Roden

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12,39,3

Norg

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16,31,3

Spier

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1,1,2

Odoorn

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8,39,4

Echten

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5,8,0

Rolde

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2,11,1

Gieten

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2,10,3

Bovensmilde

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1,1,0

Amen

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2,2,0

Aalden

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3,17,0

Zwartemeer

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1,4,0

Witteveen

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0,0,1

Wapse

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1,4,1

Paterswolde

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0,3,1

Noordwijk

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0,0,15

Noord-Sleen

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3,13,0

Grolloo

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6,53,0

Eelde

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6,24,0

Drouwen

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9,13,1

Diever

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7,18,0

De Wijk

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14,41,0

Beilen

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0,3,0

Ansen

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1,3,0

Anloo

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0,1,1

Assen

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  • Travel light!

    Assen What to Pack

    * Map and guidebook;* Crackers;* 2 Liter of water;* Fruit / power bars. * Hiking boots;* 1 extra t-shirt;* Shorts with many pockets;* Sunglasses;* Fleece type jacket;* Hat / cap;* Raincoat. * Lip balm;* (Neck) sunblock;* Band-aids. * Camera and lots of memory cards!* Filter;* Extra batteries;* Lens 210 mm. * Binocular;* Compass.

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  • Van Der Valk Hotel Assen

    Assen Hotels

    Balkenweg 1, Assen, Netherlands, 9405 CC, NL

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Travelling with (young) kids.

    Assen Transportation

    Are you nervous about taking your baby or child on a plane trip? You aren't alone, most parents are nervous about it. We have moved with Iris to Callantsoog by car this holiday and drove some distances by car on when we were there and we learned a few things that hopefully will help you. General: Bring books, old favourite toys and new surprise...

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Emmen

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  • World diner

    Emmen Restaurants

    Under one roof you can have a wonderful world diner in three different restaurants.You start in the Spanish tapas restaurant Venga Tenga with a welcome drink and tapas variadas.The world main course is served in the french-style Patio restaurant.At the end for the dessert and coffee you go to the African Brasserie Mombasa.Restaurants are still...

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  • Van Der Valk Hotel Emmen

    Emmen Hotels

    Verlengde Herendijk 50 Nieuw Amsterdam, Nieuw Ams

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Dinner in the city

    Emmen Restaurants

    In the centre of Emmen you can eat International Cuisine, but also Indian, Chinese, Indonesian, Mexican, Italian and Greek. All the restaurants are within walking distance of each other. There are also some restaurants-grand-cafes with a nice atmosphere. Our favourites are:Groothuis, Stationstraat 75, also second best café of the Netherlands in...

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Meppel

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  • Boswachterij Staphorst - Nature at its...

    Meppel Off The Beaten Path

    Do you want to see birds of prey flying in the air and between the tree tops? Or do you want to get face to face with a deer? This is all very well possible in the Boswachterij Staphorst. Because it is the only forest in this area animals and flowers are attracted to it like magnets. Besides that the forest is known for its vipers, lizards, hawks,...

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  • De Poort van Drenthe

    Meppel Hotels

    Parallelweg 25, , Meppel, Drente 7941 HH

  • Boswachterij Staphorst - Belevingspad.

    Meppel Off The Beaten Path

    The so called Belevingspad was for us this was the main reason to visit the Boswachterij Staphorst. I don’t know if there is any translation for the word “Belevingspad”, but maybe experience path comes as close as it can get. It simply means that if you take this track in the forest you will experience everything the forest has to offer. We read...

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Hoogeveen

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  • Don't miss the air planes

    Hoogeveen Restaurants

    Fly & Food is the airport restaurant. It is housed at the ground floor of the control tower and from inside and the terrace you have a great view onto the air field.

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  • Hotel Hoogeveen

    Hoogeveen Hotels

    We never stayed overnight at the Tulip Inn Hoogeveen, but have been inside for a lunch or specially...

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  • By small plane

    Hoogeveen Transportation

    Hoogeveen has a small airport. It's a small grass strip with a refueling facility and some hangars.The street address is Plesmanstraat 2 - 7903 BE Hoogeveen.Activities around are sky diving, glider flying, pilot training and aerial tours.At the ground floor underneath the control tower is a restaurant where you have an excellent view on the runway.

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Orvelte

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  • The local Pub

    Orvelte Restaurants

    Cafe Warmolts is housed in one of the village farms at the center square (Brink).The ouside terrace is is great people watching place.Somewhat at the back is an ice cream outlet and nextdoor is the candy shop.

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  • Overview of Orvelte attractions

    Orvelte Things to Do

    1. Smithy 2. Clogs workshop3. Timber sawshop4. Ambachten speeltuin - Children's workshop5, 6 & 7. 't Stokertje, De Vuurplaats & De Pijp - Furnaces8. Tolhuisje 9. De Veldhoeve 10. Alescon - Herbs garden11. Atelier 128012. Alescon Farmshop13. Alescon Farm14. De Borckerhof 15. Bruntingerhof 16 & 17. Hot Marks Glass works & shop18. De Flintenhof19. De...

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  • Smederij (Smithy)

    Orvelte Things to Do

    The Smederij dates from 1837,There are daily demonstrations by the local blacksmith.This smithy takes care of the maintenance of the signs, handles and more of the iron works in the village.Outside private orders are excepted.

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Westerbork

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  • Travel light!

    Westerbork What to Pack

    * Map and guidebook;* Crackers;* 2 Liter of water;* Fruit / power bars. * Hiking boots;* 1 extra t-shirt;* Shorts with many pockets;* Sunglasses;* Fleece type jacket;* Hat / cap;* Raincoat. * Lip balm;* (Neck) sunblock;* Band-aids. * Camera and lots of DS cards!* Filter;* Extra batteries;* Lens 210 mm. * Binocular;* Compass.

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  • Abdij De Westerburcht

    Westerbork Hotels

    Hoofdstraat 7, , Westerbork, Drente 9431 AB

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Do drink enough!!!

    Westerbork Warnings and Dangers

    For years, we have all been told of the importance of water. The general guideline has been to drink 2 litre of water each day. For a person who is not living an active lifestyle this may be enough, but if you are physically active, you need more water than that. That is especially true if you are hiking in the Callantsoog area due to the fact the...

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Borger

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Dwingeloo

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  • Talko to someone who knows ...

    Dwingeloo Local Customs

    I guess we all agree on this on; there is nothing more exciting than going travelling - exploring another country, experiencing a different culture, travelling around in new ways, sampling the local cuisine and chatting to the local people for a different perspective on life.However during our travels we learned that there is one certain thing that...

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  • Hampshire Hotel - Wesseling

    Dwingeloo Hotels

    Every now and then we get a newsletter from Hotel Wesseling with often very interesting deals. At...

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  • Grolsch -> Just like home sweet home!...

    Dwingeloo Local Customs

    Let’s make no secret of it. We both like a nice cold glass of beer. Being at our travel pace is always a challenge to find a beer we like, which reflects our taste of having a beer. At Dwingeloo (and this probably counts for our entire home country) it was rather difficult. We found out that there are a few local beers, only known in the particular...

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Roden

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Norg

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  • The windmills of Norg

    Norg Things to Do

    First the two windmills of Norg are the village pride. One in the Northern section of the village, the other Southbound. "De Hoop" (= The Hope) is a eightsided double-leveled windmill dating from 1857 and open for public when the blue flag is out. It's working and grinding grane for backers in Norg. The windmill belongs to the windmill society of...

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  • Hotel Karsten

    Norg Hotels

    Brink 6, , Norg, Drente 9331 AA

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Farmhouses with enormous straw roofs

    Norg Local Customs

    As said before, the farmhouses in Drenthe are large and almost always topped with an enormous straw roof. Straw was a material that was very much present in the (wet) Netherlands. It was easy to find, cheap and very isolating. Especially in the Northern half of the country, it became very popular as roof material and is still seen very often in...

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Odoorn

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  • International SIVO dance festival

    Odoorn Things to Do

    Every year in the 31th week dance groups from all over the world come to the village Odoorn. During 5 days Odoorn become the most international village in Drenthe. In 2008 the 24th edition of the so-called SIVO festival will be from wednesday ..... till sunday the ....of august. More than 20 dancing groups participate. The about 600 guests stay...

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  • Hotel Odoorn'S Kaatje

    Odoorn Hotels

    Hoofdstraat 40, Odoorn, 7873 TB, nl

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • casual eating

    Odoorn Restaurants

    Boshof is a bar/restaurant and besides that you can book a larger room for parties.Because it also is a bar the restaurant menu is not very extensive, but there aresome nice dishes on it. We had some steak and fish, which were both served with lots of greens and fried potatoes.The restaurant was filled with locals who almost all came on bicycles....

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Echten

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  • From a stop to a party

    Echten Restaurants

    De Molenhoeve is a local farm-like restaurant. It's great for parties up to 250 people, weddings and alike, but also nice to just have just a drink and a snack at the bar. A 3 course meal starts at € 18,75.For the children there is a outdoors playground. Buffet or family dinner

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  • Cycling in and around Echten

    Echten Sports & Outdoors

    Echten is great to explore cycling. It is part of the National cycling routes and whether you go along the Hoogeveense Vaart canal or through the more wooded areas, they all offer great views. Bicycle

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  • Het Huis te Echten - Renovations and...

    Echten Things to Do

    Around 1800 BC there was a large renovation. About half of the building was demolished, so that the forecourt arose. The walls of the main building were raised and a second floor and the garret were built. Eversince that renovation nothing has been changed to the outside of the house. Not much later the pigeon house (1846) on the green field, of...

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Rolde

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  • Jakobskerk (church)

    Rolde Things to Do

    This church is over 800 years old and before that, at lest 3 wooden church have stood here. The present gothic building was built in the 15th century.At the moment (2010) the organ (built in 1820) is being restored so now it's quite empty with all the pipes out!In the choir of the church there is an old tombstone of a knight from the 12th century....

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  • Hotel Erkelens

    Rolde Hotels

    Grollo�«rstraat 1, , Rolde, Drenthe 9451 KA

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Organic cheese maker

    Rolde Shopping

    I enjoy going to this little cheese shop in the center of Rolde. It looks very quaint and inviting.I browse the shelves and usually buy a bit of blue goat's cheese.Have a look at the website. Although it is in Dutch, I think by the many pictures you can get the drift of this small business doing a great job at making their organic products.Opening...

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