Find the best place to stay — Municipality of Assen

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Municipality of Assen?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Municipality of Assen. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • TT Circuit Assen: 238 holiday homes
  • Assen Station: 226 holiday homes
  • Drents Museum: 226 holiday homes
  • Groningen: 75 holiday homes
  • Friesland: 718 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Assen! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Municipality of Assen?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Municipality of Assen with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Hollandscheveld: 118 holiday lettings
  • Diever: 104 holiday lettings
  • Norg: 48 holiday lettings
  • Dwingeloo: 129 holiday lettings
  • Smilde: 111 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Municipality of Assen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Municipality of Assen. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • TT Circuit Assen: 238 holiday rentals
  • Assen Station: 226 holiday rentals
  • Drents Museum: 226 holiday rentals
  • Euroborg: 96 holiday rentals
  • Visual Arts Centre: 91 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Assen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

A holiday rental home in Assen, Holland is a lovely choice for your next breakaway

Friendly people, fun activities, lovely scenery and good food are just a few of the reasons to choose Assen for your next breakaway. You will be close to all of the most popular attractions in your holiday rental home in Assen. You’ll feel like Assen is your home away from home.

Things to Do on Holiday to Assen, Holland

Assen is one of the best places in the country for those who enjoy cycling. There are more than 1400 km of cycling trails in Drenthe. The trails are of various lengths to suit cyclers of most fitness levels. Hiking is also quite popular, and there is lots of lovely scenery to enjoy. Take an afternoon stroll along the inner harbour. Grab a bite to eat or enjoy a refreshing drink.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Assen, Holland

There are many places to visit whilst on holiday to Assen. The Drents Museum is a great place to learn about the history of Drenthe, the Province of which Assen is the capital. The Westerbork Concentration Camp was a transit camp where thousands were held by the Nazi’s before being shipped off to death or work camps. While this is a dark place to visit, it is important to remember those who were lost during this time. Family-friendly attractions, such as the Dierenpark Zoo, are located nearby as well. This area is home to several special events each year such as the Assen Dance Festival which takes place each November. This dance event includes ballroom and Latin American dance. The biggest event each year is the Dutch TT, a motorcycle race that draws more than 100,000 people. This race takes place the last Saturday in June and is a top favourite amongst motorcycle racing fans.

Weather in Assen, Holland

Chilly winters and mild, pleasant summers are what you will find whilst on holiday to Assen. During the winter the average lows are between -2° and 2° C and average highs are 4° to 8° C. During the spring the average lows are 3° to 6° C and the highs are 12° to 17° C. During the summer the average lows are 9° to 11° C and the average highs are 20° to 21° C. There is precipitation on between 9 and 14 days per month. The most occurs during the winter months.

Travel to Assen, Holland

The closest airport to Assen is Groningen Airport Eelde (GRQ), which is 14 km away. The nearest international airport is Münster Osnabrück International Airport (FMO), which is 123 km from Assen. There is a railway station in town, but many visitors prefer to have a car for use during their stay.

Activities and attractions in Assen

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Assen a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Drouwenerzand Attractiepark (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Dwingelderveld (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Assen

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Assen is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Prinsenhof Gardens (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Dwingelderveld (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)