Assen is the capital of the province of Drenthe. Particularly the shopping centre is very popular. Which comes as no surprise, since the city centre is compact, has many nice shops and cosy terraces and Assen belongs to the Dutch city centres that are easily accessible. Furthermore, Assen and its surrounding area has a lot to offer in cultural & natural respects.
Drenthe is beautiful in every season and features so many beautiful natural areas where you can walk or cycle or even take your children on an adventure. In addition to the many nature reserves, there are also three National Parks, which offer all the special natural features of the Dutch landscape. These parks may be smaller and more intimate compared to National Parks in other parts of Europe, but rest assured; there is plenty of room to cycle and walk for hours. Each National Park has its own distinct personality.
From the hotel Assen it will take 20 minutes on foot and 5 car minutes to get to Assen's city centre. Here you will find a wide variety of shops and nice restaurants. A day of shopping in Assen? Hotel Assen is just the perfect base to do so.
Drents Museum is a museum with international allure that inspires young and old alike with stories about archaeology, art and history.
Info Drents Museum
The museum is a real tourist attraction, famous for its major blockbuster exhibitions in the field of archaeology, contemporary realism and art between 1885 and 1935. With a surface area of more than 4,600 square metres, there is something for everyone to see and experience.
TT Race track
The famous TT race track in Assen is a race track that is used for among other things the TT, World Championship Superbike and the DTM.