Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Drachten awaits your stay

Come and experience Drachten and its culture, entertainment and museums. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Drachten

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Drachten has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf and Country Club Lauswolt (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Aqua Zoo Friesland (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Drachten

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Drachten is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • De Alde Feanen National Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • De Kruidhof Botanical Gardens (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Prinsentium (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Drachten

The nearest airport is in Groningen (GRQ-Eelde), located 20.5 mi (33 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Drachten?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 89 holiday lettings around Drachten. From 35 houses to 11 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Drachten? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Drachten. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Museum Drachten: 324 holiday lettings
  • Wadden Sea: 2,152 holiday lettings
  • Heerenveen Station: 580 holiday lettings
  • Oldehoofster Kerkhof: 416 holiday lettings
  • National Park Drents-Friese Wold: 384 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Drachten listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Drachten?

Yes, of course. offers 35 Houses in Drachten. Our other popular types of Drachten holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Drachten?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Drachten. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.