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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.

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      Multiple rentals Farmhouse #1643518
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              Farmhouse #1136677
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                  Chateau / Country House #1660861
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                      Apartment #2459555
                        Very Good! 4.1/5
                        (14 reviews)
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                        Cottage #1240394
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                          Bungalow #1922210
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                            Farmhouse #1240682
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                              Farmhouse #6729671
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                                Farmhouse #1240683
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                                  House #1240634
                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                        House #2283467
                                          • 3 BR
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                                          Villa #2459316
                                            Very Good! 4.0/5
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                                            Farmhouse #1240415
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                                                    House #1659460
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                                                      House #1240670
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                                                        House #1240667
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                                                                Apartment #2459318
                                                                  • 4 BR
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                                                                  Apartment #2459554
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                                                                    House #1240731
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                                                                      Farmhouse #1535503
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                                                                        • 3 BR
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                                                                        Multiple rentals Chalet #2580741
                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          Farmhouse #8005429
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                                                                            • 5 BR
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                                                                            Farmhouse #366540vb
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                              Multiple rentals Chalet #2580741
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Apartment #3661960
                                                                                4
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 4 BA
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                                                                                  Farmhouse #1240416
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                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                    Enjoyed our stay in quiet spacious farmhouse next to pretty tree-lined canal

                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                    Our lovely hosts both spoke perfect English and immediately welcomed us with fresh slices of cake. We also appreciated the various food and drinks thoughtfully left out for us including jars of muesli, preserves, and even a proper English china tea pot! The property is very comfortable and full of character, with some interesting antique items placed around the rooms and a large wood burning stove in the sitting area, which we enjoyed lighting on the dark October nights, with plenty of wood provided. There is also perfectly adequate underfloor heating, and for an evening in, the TV set picks up BBC1, CNN, and National Geographic Channel - along with Dutch, French, and possibly German stations. We love history, so enjoyed exploring the vibrant medieval university town of Groningen about 30 mins drive away; but a highlight for us within a similar radius was a day at the Hunebed Centre - a UNESCO site of prehistoric burial chambers made of huge boulders - older than Stonehenge and of equal importance. We were moved by a visit to Kamp Westerbork (a Nazi transit camp) and refreshed by a trip up to the North Sea coast and the Lauwersmeer National Park (about 70 mins drive). Equally enjoyable was simply walking along the peaceful and beautiful canal that passes the bottom of the garden and which seems to stretch for miles - as far as the eye can see. We spotted a kingfisher; and the sight of the lines of golden-leaved trees reflected in the still water through the autumn morning mist was a photographer's paradise! We have already booked a return visit here next summer, and would recommend this property to anyone - especially those seeking a quieter rural location but with easy road access to nearby shops, supermarkets and tourist attractions. Stephen & Sue Southampton, UK
                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 08-Nov-2016
                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                    Hospitality with a Capital H!

                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                    Under The Oaks is in an excellent location to discover a treasure of small villages set within this natural, and unique, area of The Netherlands – the province of Drenthe. David’s fantastic welcome set the tone for our to-be-remembered stay with our family of nine: friendly and open communication, very knowledgeable of the area, walking us through our home-away-from-home, always available to answer any questions, yet respecting our privacy. In other words: Hospitality with a capital H! The kitchen is the heart of the home. Here it is true! We opened the lovely bottle of wine, part of the welcome gift. “Proost!”, my sister-in-law and I said as our glasses touched. More than you can ask for, and everything you need, is already in place in this well-stocked kitchen. The Coop grocery store is close by and in a short time our groceries were put away. The smaller table is ideal for breakfast – since members of our group drift into the kitchen at different times for, here, you want to sleep in because the beds are so comfortable. The large table is perfect for all of us to gather around during dinner time, and to stay awhile, unhurried, stretching out the mealtime into the early hours of the evening. Diever is a walking town. Step on the bike-and-foot path next to the farmhouse and you walk past the neighbour’s fields, where a black Frisian horse feeds on the lush grass. This path will lead you to a tranquil park, surrounded by homes. You will discover shops to explore, see the church with its steeple at the centre of town, and continue walking along quiet roads. We stopped and picked apples out of a wheel barrow, a present from an unknown giver, which was made into applesauce to accompany our meal. You will discover another park which is home to friendly ducks, turn the corner, pass a café, walk for a few minutes more, and: You are home. Dora S.
                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2016
                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                    Pleasant house with well-kept garden. Pretty area and great for little children ...

                                                                                    4 of 5
                                                                                    Pleasant house with well-kept garden. Pretty area and great for little children but not ideal for teenagers as the surrounding villages you can cycle to are extremely quiet and sleepy. Overall a good time was had, though!
                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2016
                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jul 2016