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"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam""If you are in Amsterdam and want to take a break from the fast city life this is your perfect opportunity. Enjoy a 5 hour trip to the country side and suburbs of Amsterdam. During the trip you can see the old wooden houses and the wonderful windmills at the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans that make Netherlands famous around the world. In addition to this we will also visit a cheese making factory where you can see in detail
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Private Tour: 8h Amsterdam and Holland Country Side Tour
"Your guide will pick your up from your hotel. Start with a 2-hour walking tour to see the highlights of Amsterdam. Dam square with the royal palace the Beguinage floating flower market hidden church in the attic canals and more.Leave the city by car with your private guide and drive to the nostalgic village of De Rijp for a traditional lunch. A former fishing town. Enjoy a scenic drive through the typical Dutch Country Side of the Beemster polder. F""2-hour walking tour Amsterdam city highlights. By car drive to nostalgic small village to enjoy a traditional lunch. Windmills at reclaimed land of Beemster polder (UNESCO world heritage site). Local dairy farm to taste homemade Gouda cheese.
From EUR95.00
 
"Dutch Countryside and Culture Tour from Amsterdam Including Zaanse Schans
"Dutch Countryside and Culture Tour from Amsterdam Including Zaanse Schans Edam and Volendam""Start with a pickup from central Amsterdam or select city hotels. Settle into your seat aboard a single-decker coach. With limited spaces you’ll enjoy a smaller more personalized experience than that of larger double-decker coach trips.Leave the city behind and ride out to the Dutch countryside characterized by its dykes windmills and blooming flowers. As you travel
From EUR45.00

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TOURIST INFORMATION

The Tourist information Bureau is next to the Martini Tower at Grote Markt 25.Telephone: 0900-2023050Business hours:Mo-Fr: 9AM - 6PMSa: 10AM - 5PM
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USEFUL LINKS

.Tourist Info (Dutch)City Counsil pageGroningen-Eelde AirportDutch Groningen multi-link pageGroningen for Groningers
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True Student Town

You can get good food at generally cheap prices. Look for sandwich shops and follow the students for good, local dishes. The students know where to go. I love the Frites Met (fries with Mayo) in...
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De stadsschouwburg

This page has come to an end, but before I do I want to show you one more photo. This is the stadsschouwburg / city theatre with its striking soft pink colour. This building is located on the...
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Coat of arms of the Province of Groningen

Zooming in with my camera on the Provinciehuis I spotted a nice detail. On the left side of the tower you can see the coat of arms of the Province of Groningen. That this coat of arms decorates this...
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Provinciehuis

Behind the Martinikerk / St.Martin's Church you can see the "Provinciehuis". In the photo you can actually see the newer part of this building that dates back to 1916 and is build in a neo-renaissance...
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Groote Griet & Kleine Griet

Almost next to the Febo you can see a few famous pubs in Groningen. During sunny days you can sit outside on the terraces, when it is a less weather go inside and have a drink here. They are lovely...
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Or a snack??

A weird thing you might come across in The Netherlands is that people eat of the wall. There are snack machines in the major cities where you can get your fast-food out of the wall. The most famous...
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On top of the Provinciehuis

On top of the old "Provinciehuis" you can see this little statue. I have no clue who it is, I just thought it looked nice against the wonderful blue sky. I enjoy looking at little details and this...
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The oldest part of the Provinciehuis

At the "Martini Kerkhof" don't forget to take a look at the left side of the Provinciehuis. You will notice that it is a bit different and much older than the rest of the building. And you are right...
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Time for coffee

When coming down again from your climb up the Martinitoren, you don't have to look far to find a place to have a coffee. Right below the tower, on the corner of the market square you can find "De...
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Climbing the tower

If you want to, you can climb up the Martinitoren. It's quite a climb though! I've forgotten how many steps it was, hahaha, but I do remember feeling tired when I got up there ;-)) The view from the...
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Sundial on the Martinitoren

Just a photo of one of the details you can see on the church tower. This is the sundial, hahaha, no watch needed on this sunny day! You can clearly see what time it is :-)One thing that I really love...
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The "Martinikerk" / "St. Martin's Church"

This is the Martini tower, or lovingly called "'d Olle Grieze" (The old grey one) by the locals. This tower is the symbol of the city. But I will tell you more about this tower later..... First I want...
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Hanzeplein 132, Groningen, Groningen, 9713 GW, The Netherlands
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Oude Boteringestraat 43, Groningen, Groningen, 9712, The Netherlands
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Radesingel 50, (formerly De Nieuwe Academie), Groningen, Groningen, 9711 EK, The Netherlands
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Laan Corpus den Hoorn 300, Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
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Boterdiep 73-2, Groningen, Groningen, 9712 LL, The Netherlands
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Gedempte Zuiderdiep 8, Groningen, Groningen, 9711, The Netherlands
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Martini Toren - Martini Tower

The Martini Tower is the eye-catcher at the heart of the town of Groningen. From april 1 till november 1 from 11AM to 5PM the tower is open daily.; entrance fee € 3.00. More info at the Tourist...
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City Museum

This is the most expensive museum in Groningen, and in my opinion the least interesting. I paid € 13.00 for admission in 2012 and all I saw was a jumble of second-rate temporary exhibitions....
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Martinikerk - Martini Church

Quickly popped into the Martini church whose tower (Martini tower) is a landmark that can be seen from outside Groningen. They ask a 2.50 euro contribution per person (just for the church) but...
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Prinsenhof - The Court of the Prince

Beside the Churchyard we see and old house, this house is 400 or 500 years old. This house was originally used as a friary by the 'Broeders des Gemenenlevens' (Brothers of the Common Life), a strict...
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Goudkantoor - Gold Office

The Goudkantoor was built in 1635 it was then called Collectehuis. It was a taxoffice for city and surroundings. In 1814-1887 the building was used as a test bureau for gold and silver works. Since...
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Maritime Museum

On the Brugstraat (Bridge Street), one of the major bicycle routes into and out of the center of Groningen, there are two beautifully restored medieval buildings that house the Northern Maritime...
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