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.