Groningen HolidaysNetherlands
Groningen is a city in the northern Netherlands. Nearly one quarter of its population are students, making it unquestionably a university town. The city’s rich history is on display everywhere one turns, from beautiful architecture to the requisite Dutch canal ring. Interesting museums abound, including the Groninger Museum (contemporary art), …

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How to get to Groningen

Here's what you need to know about getting to Groningen. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Groningen takes 4 hours, 10 minutes.

When to go to Groningen

Typical Holiday Price

£893 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Groningen varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

September

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - September is the cheapest month to go to Groningen.

Where to stay in Groningen

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Groningen, according to other travellers.

Reviews of Groningen

Peter Koghee
Peter KogheeAmsterdam
29/02/2016

The Hanseatic City of Groningen in the province of Groningen, is after Amsterdam (the city where I live) my second favorite city in The Netherlands. Groningen has a long and troubled history, but now It’s really a vibrant student city, and lives around the clock 7 days a week. Groningen has the most beautiful museum of modern and regional art, het ”Groninger Museum” in Netherlands. There are good cafes and restaurants, friendly people and there is even a small red light district. The Martini tower looks over the city with its wealth of old warehouses and courtyards, out to all visitors. In Short, “Er Gaat Niet Boven Groningen” (There's Nothing Like Groningen).

Laurel W
Laurel WCalgary
06/07/2012

Groningen is like Amsterdam but with a lot less tourists. Like Amsterdam there are canals and the city is very bicycle friendly. There are a lot of students as the university is big. There are not the great museums like Amsterdam, but Groningen is very walkable and pleasant.

Irsena Mazurik
Irsena MazurikGroningen
02/11/2012

I am living in it and I am happy!:)

Finan Akbar
Finan Akbar
31/07/2012

A wonderful place to study and meet people.

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