The Netherlands - Northeastern Netherlands (PDF Chapter)
This is the Northeastern Netherlands chapter from Lonely Planet’s The Nether-lands guidebook.
Few travellers venture to this far corner of the Netherlands, but those who don’t go are miss-ing out on the country’s rural heart, a place where traditions are kept alive and prehistoric relics dot the landscape.
- experience northern culture at its best in the vibrant student city of Groningen, packed with interesting museums, elegant churches, atmospheric cafes and edgy bars
- don a pair of welly boots and stomp out a muddy trail across the Wadden Sea’s tidal mud-flats with an experienced guide in Hoogeland; night walks are particularly magical
- walk the 16th-century fortified ramparts of the remote fortress town of Bourtange
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Groningen Province, Groningen, Hoogeland, Bour-tange, Drenthe Province, Assen.
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