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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
 
"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

More Warnings and Dangers in Groningen

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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Jerelis
Jun 24, 2013

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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Jun 24, 2013

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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peaceness98
Feb 16, 2005

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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nighthawk
Sep 12, 2002

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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Umfufu
Aug 25, 2002

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,...
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Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Be aware!

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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Aug 23, 2003

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 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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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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"Groningen, a city I love!"
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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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