Named for the province in which it is located, the city of Groningen is its capital. It houses the University of Groningen and is known as a university city with a large student population. It also has a great many museums and galleries, as well as festivals that run annually.
By hiring a car in Groningen, You'll not only be able to explore the city easily, you will also be able to drive outside of the city and explore the province of Groningen to see what else there is to see and do in the rest of the province.
A highlight and must see for anyone visiting the city of Groningen is the Groninger Museum. Focussing on the history of the city of Groningen and the province of Groningen, the museum has a vast collection spanning a century of history and art. From Oriental ceramics, to modern art and incredible seventeenth century sketches, there is a huge array of different things on display in the museum.
Hiring a car in Groningen and driving over to the Groninger Museum is simple and straightforward, and highly recommended. The museum is often has events and exhibitions that can sell out quickly, so make sure you check in advance of your trip.
Taking a day trip around the province of Groningen throws up a lot of different options, but for those who are looking for the most interesting place to visit, De Marne is the best one. Located in the north of Groningen province, De Marne is a seaside town, well known for its seal creché, beautiful bays and the Mustard Museum. It has a huge network of walking, hiking and cycle paths which means that people who are looking for a day trip to unwind and relax, will find De Marne the perfect location to do so, just 30 minutes north of Groningen.
Opening hours:Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0900-1300, Su closed
Address:Laan Van De Vrijheid 280 A
Opening hours:Mo-Fr 0800-2300, Sa-Su on request
Address:Burg J.G. Legroweg 64 a
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
***Specific cars may not be available when booking
Please note that from 15 Nov to 15 Apr many cities are required by law to restrict the circulation to only vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. For a summary of the orders, please visit www.poliziadistato.it. To comply with the regulations, in specific locations subject to this requirement, vehicles are equipped with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges through the cost of "Winterization Fee". At pick-up if you decide to bring your own snow chains or do not intend on driving on the roads subject to this requirement, you may decline the equipment by signing the appropriate release form. This change will be reflected in the rental charges. For more information on the fees, please click here. In all other regions, we recommend that you check before renting if your journey includes one of the roads subject to this requirement and therefore request the snow chains, if necessary.