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Groningen Getaway Scenic Drive

Groningen - Leens - Grijpskerk - Roden

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Historical sites Historical sites
Groningen Getaway Scenic Drive ACTIVATE MAP Stages4 km91 h/stage0.6

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Groningen Getaway Scenic Drive in Netherlands?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 54EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 77EUR eat & more 72EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 162EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 216EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 81EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 154EUR eat & more 108EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 275EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 356EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 135EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 264EUR eat & more 144EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 433EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 568EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 55EUR eat & more 72EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 152EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 377EUR
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Groningen Getaway Itinerary

Experience the Groningen Getaway Scenic Drive and explore the beautiful towns of Leens, Grijpskerk, and Roden. This 91km route is the perfect day-trip and can be enjoyed all year round. With excellent road conditions and partly curvy and partly narrow roads, every driver can enjoy a high level of experience and lasting memories. All this can be done with a moderate budget. So take a break and enjoy the Groningen Getaway Scenic Drive!
number of days 1 number of days
route length 91 km route length
budget fair budget
good for family good for
traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level low accident level

START Groningen

Distance 91 km Driving time 2.2 h Pace: slow 20.9 kWh Airports GRQ
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Groningen, in the Netherlands, is an incredibly beautiful city with a variety of attractions. From the picturesque city center to the stunning countryside, Groningen is an ideal destination for a road trip. The Groningen Getaway Scenic Drive is the perfect way to explore the city and its surroundings. The city center is a great place to start the journey. Here, visitors can explore the historic buildings, churches and squares, and take in the local culture. The Groninger Museum, located in the heart of the city, is a great place to learn more about the city's history and art. For those looking to experience nature, a visit to the Groningen countryside is a must. The area is known for its picturesque landscapes, lakes and forests, and the Groninger coast offers some stunning views. For travelers flying in, the nearest international airport is Schiphol Airport (AMS). Car rental services are available at the airport, making it easy to get around the city and its surroundings. Groningen is a wonderful destination for a road trip and the Groningen Getaway Scenic Drive is the perfect way to explore the city and its surroundings. From the historic city center to the stunning countryside, Groningen has something for everyone.

1 Groningen - Leens

Distance 34 km Driving time 1.0 h Pace: slow 7.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Start your road trip in Groningen and make your way to Ezinge, a small village located just 17 km away. Along the way, you'll be surrounded by lush green meadows, stunning landscapes and historical sites. Take your time to explore the area, and don't forget to take some pictures! As you drive, you'll come across a winding road, so be sure to pay attention to the road. After Ezinge, continue your journey to Leens, which is only 17 km away. Enjoy the narrow roads and the beautiful views as you drive. Make sure to keep your eyes open for any interesting sights, as there are plenty of them to be seen. When you arrive in Leens, you'll be rewarded with a stunning view of the sea. End your journey here and take some time to explore the area. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, check the "Itinerary" of this stage. This road trip will take you just under an hour and covers 34 km. Enjoy your journey!

2 Leens - Grijpskerk

Distance 18 km Driving time 0.4 h Pace: modest 4.7 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome to the Leens-Zoutkamp-Grijpskerk road trip! This 18 km journey will take you through the picturesque landscape of the Netherlands in less than an hour. Enjoy the narrow, winding roads and take in the stunning scenery. If you're lucky, you might even spot some of the local wildlife. One of the most interesting places to visit in Leens is the historic windmill, which is still in operation today. Zoutkamp is home to some of the most beautiful views of the Wadden Sea and nearby islands. And in Grijpskerk, you'll find a beautiful church and a charming village square. Be sure to drive carefully and keep an eye out for the occasional narrow road. And for more information on attractions, accommodation, restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check out the Itinerary for this stage. Enjoy your trip!

3 Grijpskerk - Roden

Distance 23 km Driving time 0.5 h Pace: modest 6.0 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready to explore the beautiful countryside of the Netherlands on a road trip? Start your journey in Grijpskerk, a charming village in the north of the Netherlands, and travel 23 km to Leek. Along the way, take in the rolling hills and lush fields of the Dutch countryside. Keep an eye out for historical sites, scenic roads, and quaint villages. In Leek, take a break and explore the quaint shops and cafes. Then continue your journey to Roden, a small city with a rich history. Here, you can explore the old city center and visit the many churches, museums, and parks. The drive to Roden should take less than an hour. For more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please consult the “Itinerary” section of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

4 Roden - Groningen

Distance 15 km Driving time 0.3 h Pace: modest 3.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Start your road trip in Roden, Netherlands! This small town is located in the northern part of the Netherlands and has a lot to offer. From here, you can take a 15 km drive to Groningen, a city full of history, culture and vibrant nightlife. Along the way, you can make stops at some of the most interesting places in the area. Visit the Roden Castle, a 13th century castle with a beautiful park and a picturesque lake. The castle is open to the public and offers guided tours. Further along the route, you can visit the stunning village of Nes, known for its beautiful churches and windmills. You can also make a stop at the De Oldehove Tower, a 16th century bell tower located in the center of Groningen. The drive from Roden to Groningen takes less than an hour, so you'll have plenty of time to explore both towns. When you get to Groningen, make sure to visit the Groninger Museum, a modern art museum with a large collection of contemporary art. You can also explore the city's old town, where you'll find a variety of shops, restaurants and cafes. This is just one of the stages of your road trip, and more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route is available in the Itinerary. So, pack your bags and get ready for an exciting road trip!

  Groningen

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Groningen, Netherlands is the perfect end to the "Groningen Getaway Scenic Drive". Located in the north of the country, it is a vibrant city with plenty of attractions and activities to explore. From the historic city center to the modern architecture of the University of Groningen, there is plenty to see. For travelers who want to explore the city by car, the Noorderbrug (North Bridge) is a must-see. This bridge connects the two parts of the city and offers stunning views of the cityscape. The Vismarkt, or Fish Market, is a great place to get a taste of the local culture and cuisine. Here, you can find traditional Dutch foods such as kibbeling and poffertjes. The city also boasts a variety of museums, galleries, and theaters. The Groninger Museum is a great place to learn about the history of the city and the Groninger Forum is perfect for those interested in modern art. The Stadsschouwburg, or city theater, hosts a variety of performances from classical music to comedy shows. For those traveling by air, the nearest international airport is Eelde (GRQ) which is located just a few kilometers away. Groningen is an ideal destination for those looking to explore a vibrant city with plenty of attractions and activities. Whether you’re looking for a cultural experience or some fun in the sun, Groningen has something for everyone. At the end of the "Groningen Getaway Scenic Drive", you won’t want to leave!

Groningen Getaway at a glance

Facts for safer driving in Netherlands

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 50 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 80 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 100 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls no
seat belts seat belts yes

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