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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
From EUR390.00
 
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

More Warnings and Dangers in Groningen

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Do drink enough!!!

For years, we have all been told of the importance of water. The general guideline has been to drink 2 liter of water each day. For a person who is not living an active lifestyle this may be enough,...
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Reading a map!

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the catchy title of the 1992 bestseller by John Gray, succinctly expresses an ancient dilemma. What--if anything--do men's and women's brains do...
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Bikers!

All over the Netherlands, whether your walking or driving...as long as you're not on a bike: be carefulMost are safe...but if you're driving, regardless who runs into the other, the car driver is...
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Sometimes someone will come...

Sometimes someone will come up to you and ask for some money for a place to sleep or something to eat.Just ignore such people or pretend to be deaf.
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You better take a person with...

You better take a person with you who can give you a nice massage otherwise you will have a stif neck on the end of the day. We saw a lot of very high buildings. We saw the Martini tower in a distance...
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If you come to Groningen by...

If you come to Groningen by car, make sure you park outside the town at one of the P&R areas (see map) and take the special bus from there. The center is not very car-friendly to say the least, and...
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When you see this person walk the streets of Groningen, hide yr kids, put away yr husband and set yr dog loose!
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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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Gedempte Zuiderdiep 8, Groningen, Groningen, 9711, The Netherlands
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Top Things to Do in Groningen

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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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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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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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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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"Groningen above all."
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"One of the world’s leading bicycle cities"
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"Citizens of Groningen are more courteous"
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"Groningen, real city life"
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