60 days in Groningen Province Itinerary

60 days in Groningen Province Itinerary

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Fly to Eelde Airport, Drive to Pieterburen
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Pieterburen
— 30 nights
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Bourtange
— 27 nights
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Cebu City

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Pieterburen

— 30 nights
Pieterburen is a village in the northeastern Netherlands, located in the municipality of De Marne, Groningen.Pieterburen is situated on the ‘Hogeland’ (high land) of northeastern Groningen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pieterburen: Leek (Landgoed Nienoord & Museum Nienoord), Delfzijl (Termunten, Muzeeaquarium Delfzijl, &more) and Groningen (Victory Museum 1940-1945, Groningen Tourist Office, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Groninger Museum, stroll through Zeehondencentrum Pieterburen, explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Lauwersmeer, and walk around Noorderplantsoen Park.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pieterburen online travel route planner.

Cebu City, Philippines to Pieterburen is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Cebu City to Pieterburen, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Cebu City in September, with highs in Pieterburen at 22°C and lows at 11°C. On the 24th (Thu), you're off to Bourtange.

Things to do in Pieterburen

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bourtange

— 27 nights
Bourtange is a village with a population of 430 in the municipality of Vlagtwedde in the Netherlands. Get out of town with these interesting Bourtange side-trips: Noord-Nederlands Trein & Tram Museum (in Zuidbroek), Fraeylemaborg (in Slochteren) and Veendam (Doe Museum, Veenkoloniaal Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Vesting Bourtange, look for gifts at Kloosterboederij Bleyendael, see the interesting displays at Museum de Oude Wolden, and get to know the resident critters at Wonderwereld.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bourtange trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Pieterburen to Bourtange takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You will leave for home on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Bourtange

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Groningen Province travel guide

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Art Museums · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
Groningen is the northeasternmost province of the Netherlands. It borders on Friesland to the west, Drenthe to the south, the German state of Niedersachsen (districts of Leer and Emsland) to the east, and the Wadden Sea to the north. In 2014, it had a population of 582,640 and a total area of 2960km2.The area was subsequently part of Frisia, the Frankish Empire, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Dutch Republic, which is the precursor state of the Netherlands. In the 14th century, the city of Groningen became a member of the Hanseatic League.The capital of the province and the seat of the provincial government is the city of Groningen. Since 2016, René Paas has been the King's Commissioner in the province. A coalition of the Labour Party, People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, Democrats 66, and ChristianUnion forms the executive branch. The province is divided into 23 municipalities.

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