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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
 
"Amsterdam Half-Day Tour to Zaanse Schans: Windmills
Half day tour to windmill village Zaanse Schans"Meet your guide and driver at a central meeting point just across from Central Station Amsterdam. A comfortable air-conditioned single deck bus will take you to the windmill village Zaanse Schans in just 20 minutes. The windmill village Zaanse Schans is an open air museum that houses a collection of working windmills wooden houses barns and shops dating back to the 18th and 19th Century. All these buildings were brought here from 1961 on bringing back to life this most prosperous period of the Zaan region.In its golden age
From EUR30.00

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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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Feb 20, 2011

USEFUL LINKS

.Tourist Info (Dutch)City Counsil pageGroningen-Eelde AirportDutch Groningen multi-link pageGroningen for Groningers
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Dec 24, 2010

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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Dec 02, 2005

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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sim1
Apr 16, 2005

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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Apr 16, 2005

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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Apr 16, 2005
 
 
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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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Apr 16, 2005

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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Apr 16, 2005

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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Apr 15, 2005

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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Apr 15, 2005

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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Apr 15, 2005

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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Apr 15, 2005

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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Apr 15, 2005

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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Apr 15, 2005

Top Hotels in Groningen

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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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Oosterstraat 53, Groningen, Groningen, 9711 NR, The Netherlands
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Top Things to Do in Groningen

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Martini Toren - Martini Tower

This church was build in the 15th century. The tower can be seen from a big distance, as it is 97 meters high. The church and tower have been build in different centuries, so there are different...
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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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Goudkantoor - Gold Office

The Gold Office, or Goudkantoor, is one of the more striking old buildings in Groningen. It was originally the tax office of Groningen and later became the gold assay office. Currently it is a...
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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

Beautiful secluded garden, enclosed by a wall, is one of the purest examples of Renaissance gardens in the Netherlands. As per their website, the Prinsenhof garden is open from the beginning of April...
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Synagogue

The design of the synagogue is from architect Tjeerd Kuipers from Amsterdam and IJ. van der Veen from Groningen. The building represent different styles with the spanish-moorish style being on the...
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