The 92 best places to visit during a city trip in Groningen
Groningen is a student city with a long, turbulent history. This is reflected in the many historic warehouses, courtyards and other monuments that the city is rich. Besides old you can also enjoy modern architecture. Thus, the design of the Groninger Museum is a work of art in itself. For a day of shopping you are also at the right place in Groningen. The centre is full of shops with special products. Experience it and experience this vibrant student city.
A Mediterranean restaurant and cocktail bar with a cosy ambience. Share and taste tasty, small dishes together with your company.
Let the fresh Flemish fries taste good at the Grote Markt during a nice day of shopping in the centre of Groningen.
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Specialty store with atmospheric, modern look for all your bedding, pillows, luxury bathrobes, bath linen and pajamas, but also sauna products.
Originally, the guesthouse was located against the city wall. This because it used to serve as a peshouse. Nowadays it's a peaceful place in the city.
This quirky hotel offers all the comfort you need in a personal atmosphere where the rooms are shrouded in a modern classical style.
Inspired by Mondriaan, this comfortable budget hotel is just 500 metres from the Grote Markt and other cosy squares and highlights.
Original gifts with a nice design or color. Practical or just very beautiful, real haunts. That's what you find in Ascoli.
Since its restoration in 1981, the Synagogue can be visited for exhibitions, concerts, lectures and guided tours.
Here you can quietly sniff among the many books. The experience is complete if you can also have a delicious cup of coffee in the shop.
You are not bored here soon. Stroll around in this large antique, curiosa and record store of no less than 200 square meters.
In the heart of the city, on the most beautiful canal in Groningen, you will find this restaurant where you can taste honest food prepared with seasonal products.
How did they get to the name of the store? Very simple... it's the two most commonly used words in the store. Look around and taste.
In this exclusive men's fashion store you will find a very diverse and very carefully composed collection of more than 20 exclusive brands.
Learn all about the maritime history of the North through a beautiful collection. You will find the museum in two medieval buildings.
At the futuristic looking DOT, everyone who loves good food and drinks, film, culture and in fine weather, the city beach is welcome.
Enjoy this green oasis of peace and leave the bustle of the city centre behind. The square exudes the atmosphere of a small park.
Enjoy a delicious lunch, dinner or one of the beer dishes at the Ugly Duck diner. Picking up a terrace is also fine at this tasting room.
Between the High der A and Lage der A, the A flows through this stream, ships used to enter and unload. You will find 28 national monuments here.
The town hall of Groningen stands on the Grote Markt on the spot where a town hall has been standing since the thirteenth century.
The Warehouse started as an artist's café. You can still feel this in the ambience of today. Taste delicious dishes and drinks.
Enjoy a drink and delicious food in a casual atmosphere. The cuisine is inspired by Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and North African flavours.
At Koko Toko is versatile. From clothing to book, from furniture to chocolate. Everything you find here is made as fair and sustainable as possible.
Every day they work here with the finest indigenous products. This has given them joy, pleasure and inspiration at Brussels Praise for 30 years.
The collection you will find here has been carefully compiled with labels from Barcelona to London and from Brussels to Copenhagen.
Everything here is freshly prepared, the staff is customer friendly and the ambience is beautiful. Breakfast and lunch here in luxury.
The light enters this church beautifully, recognizable by its striking yellow tower. There's nothing to see, but the tower collapsed twice.
Experience the unique atmosphere of Laif & Nuver and be inspired by the unique range of home accessories. You will find this shop at the Fish Market.
Nature and history come together in this green place. The park is located on the site where the defensive ramparts of the city were built in the 17th century.
Known for its trendy, feminine and luxurious collections, Envogue focuses on today's fashion-conscious, charming and self-confident woman.
At World Citizens you can taste good, responsible and affordable food in a relaxed atmosphere. Everything is homemade with pure ingredients.
Dine here according to the French table d'hôte principle. Voilà serves a daily changing five-course menu based on French cuisine.
Affordable design, gifts, accessories, vintage and interior advice. Among the second-hand articles there is something for everyone to find.
Real chocolate lovers can enjoy themselves here. This delicious shop is full of handmade chocolates and chocolate gifts.
This café has a rich history and has been expanded with love and attention over the centuries. Enjoy a dish or drink in the atmosphere of 1659.
The Vismarkt is centrally located and is a backdrop for various markets but also for the fair, open-air performances and concerts.
Passion for craftsmanship and love for pure and natural ingredients are 'bailing' here. Taste of original, mostly organic, flavors.
Near the Martini Tower, The Student Hotel is shrouded in an impressive setting where you can play table tennis and rent bicycles.
Built from 1885 to 1887, this neo-Gothic church contains a beautiful organ and a special hexagonal spire made of cast iron.
The centre of Groningen where the view is beautiful thanks to the Martini Tower and the town hall adjacent to the square.
For a nicely set table you are here at the right place. Thanks to the beautiful tableware, cutlery and table linen, your dinner will be unforgettable.
Museum of graphic crafts, graphic arts and design. Besides historical presses that can be viewed, craftsmen are happy to explain everything to you.
With a public toilet, you don't immediately think of a nice place. However, the toilet created by Koolhaas and Olaf is a picture to see.
Virtually everything in the store is made by members of the Witch Cauldron. You will find a unique collection of women's clothing, jewellery and accessories.
Source of inspiration, oasis of tranquility. A specialty store in the field of spirituality, meditation (mindfulness), yoga and conscious life.
For cheese, dairy, nuts, tapas and wine. At the Cheesecap they love honest food, beautiful products from the region and unexpected taste combinations.
Let the work of Erik Zwezerijnen grab you in this atmospheric gallery. The style of the works is colourful, full of energy and cheerful.
Visit Lily & Rose for a mix of cosmetics, crockery and gifts. The assortment consists of beautiful brands and the staff are happy to give advice.
The monumental 18th century warehouse on the Donkersgang has been transformed into a shop full of unique furniture, lamps and accessories.
The Korenbeurs has long been the center of grain trade. The unique building and techniques are a mix of styles and now houses an Albert Heijn.
In this Grand-café you can go for a cup of coffee or a drink from four o'clock. Then the varied menu comes on the table.
The perfect place for a cup of coffee and lots of cat love! Sit down and before you know it, there's a kitten on your lap.
In the shadow of the Martinikerk you will find't Feithhuis, the meeting place of Groningen. Here you can relax, eat and drink.
On arrival or departure, do not turn around but through the station building. Look out your eyes thanks to the special ceilings and beautiful windows.
From Saint Nicholas to Halloween and from Carnival to Tirol but also for disco, Orange, the Toppers, Oktoberfest, theme parties, birthdays and births.
This lady seems to meet at first glance all the ideals of beauty. But look better, so you can notice some weird things.
In this Japanese shop you will find all kinds of pottery, in beautiful bright colours, small works of art, rice wines and translated books.
Delicious bread, viennoiserie and patisserie of french quality, it's like you made it in France.
Enjoy the best coffee in a modern setting. Delicious blends that remind you of the coffee from the best Italian coffee shops.
The building is of historical value due to the history of scientific education in Groningen and its neo-Renaissance design.
Wine lovers to optimally enjoy quality wines. This is what Beans & Grapes goes for. The assortment is unique, the advice is personal.
Enjoy a special beer along with a mixture of students, teachers and towners. During the summer you can sit here in the sun.
In Ariola's open kitchen, the most delicious Italian delicacies are prepared. The atmosphere is warm and cozy and you will be greeted kindly.
Let yourself be surprised by this colourful, versatile museum. There are extensive collections of art and antiquities.
For over 500 years, this tower has determined the view of the city. The ascent is rewarded with a beautiful view of the city.
Imagine yourself in a dessert paradise with passion for pure & nature and let the delicious coffee, tea, desserts and cake taste good.
In this street are some of the oldest buildings in Groningen. You will see special monumental buildings such as large mansions.
The beautiful historic 15th century Hotel Prinsenhof has 34 rooms, all of which are different in size, layout and historical details.
Enjoy a good cup of coffee, extensive lunch or delicious dinner in a rustic setting at this almost 400 year old monumental building.
Enjoy the craftsmanship, style and trends in this shoe store. Resident in the high-profile and unique collections of women's and men's shoes.
Thanks to the old shopping bell, the ceiling high shelving cabinets and oak counters, time seems to have stood still in this hat shop.
Enjoy the peace and quiet in this largest and oldest guest house in Groningen. Founded in the 12th century to care for the poor, the sick and the pilgrims.
The curves are inspired by Gaudi's Parc Guell. With the coffee they serve homemade cakes and chocolates.
They specialize in licorice here. Choose from more than 300 different species. Taste the gum arabic from Senegal.
In a monumental building in a beautiful location, this fine hotel is located where you can spend the night in modern, luxurious apartments and suites.
Here you will find a traditional and modern cuisine with a Turkish heart. Taste the wide variety of flavours of Turkish cuisine.
If you're in the Stoeldraaierstraat chasing your nose, chances are you'll end up in here. The freshly baked croissants smell delicious.
Pictura is located in a beautiful, monumental building at the Martinikerkhof. Here, artists from various directions and disciplines exhibit.
At the foot of the Martini Tower in a listed building, this beautiful hotel offers modern facilities and characteristically furnished rooms.
In this beautiful, hundreds of years old garden you will find a rose garden, herb garden and a tea shop that is open in fine weather.
The academic heart of Groningen. This museum has a diverse collection. Nature, culture and science are central.
Coffee fanatics step into the sky here. The complexity and quality of Black & Bloom coffees is unmatched.
For many, this is the beginning of the holiday. Stroll past the bookcases full of travel guides and the card boxes in search of the right map.
In one of the most beautiful shopping streets of the city you will find this jewellery workshop. Here, Willem Tredgett works on unique jewellery and utensils.
The eye-catching shop window promises something: a shop full of unusual clothes, toys, books and lots of items for children from zero to eight.
Soup lovers pay attention! This is the address for delicious home-made soups in all colors and scents. Deliciously warm and with a good piece of bread.
This unique hotel concept combines ecological materials and an exhibition of modern art in luxurious rooms including an organic breakfast.
This beautiful train station is located on the south side of the city centre. Take the north exit in front and walk to the city centre in more than 10 minutes.
You can park for free at the parking location at the Euroborg Station Groningen. The city centre is cheap and quick to reach with the Citybus.
On the west side of the city near the hospital located parking garage. You walk through the Nieuwe Sint Jansstraat in about 10 minutes to the Grote Markt.
At the Tourist Office on the Grote Markt you will find all kinds of useful information for your city visit. Also for tours and tickets this is the right place.
In the heart of the center opposite the Korenbeurs located some narrow parking garage. The entire city centre is easily accessible from here.
Parking garage located at the station Groningen on the southwest side of the city centre. The city centre is a short walk from the station.
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