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Assen : Michelin's recommendations


Assen owes its existence to a convent founded there in the 13C. It has become a modern and spacious town and is located close to pleasant woods (Asserbos) and a region rich in megalithic monuments. Assen was chosen as capital of Drenthe in 1809, during the reign of Louis Bonaparte, because of its central location.

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Tourist attractions Assen : Things to see and do

  • The museum collections are shared among a historic house (1885), the abbey church, the Drostenhuis and the Ontvangershuis (the former home of the inspector of taxes). The exhibition is comprised mainly of local archaeological finds (boat from 6 300 B..

  • This charming statuette of the hero of novelist Anne de Vries (1904-1964) stands behind the garden of the Ontvangershuis. It was sculpted by Suze Berkhout. You'll find the original in the town hall.

  • The small church of brick, with its pitched roof, accommodates a wonderful marble funerary monument carved by Rombout Verhuist at the request of Anna van Ewsum.

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Hotels Assen

  • Best Western City Hotel de Jonge Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Brinkstraat 85 NL - 9401 HZ Assen

    Prix Prices from : 65 €

    Best Western City Hotel de Jonge is situated in the centre of Assen's shopping district, a 30-minute drive from Groningen. There is a restaurant with a spacious terrace. The homey Beefeater Pub and the fine-dining restaurant offer a relaxing setting..

  • Golf Lodge

    Ten Oeverstraat 13 NL - 9489 TH Zeijerveen

    Overlooking the golf course of Drentsche Golf & Country Club, Golf Lodge offers rooms spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi. The city centre of Assen is a 10-minute drive away. All air-conditioned rooms feature a seating area with a flat-screen TV. The roo..

  • De Bonte Wever

    Stadsbroek 17 NL - 9405 BK Assen

    This hotel is located in the Asserbos on the city limits of Assen, 10 minutes' drive from the TT Circuit. It offers modern and well-furnished guestrooms, all equipped with air conditioning and flat-screen TV. Each unit comes furnished with a seating ..

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Restaurants Assen

  • Assen Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Balkenweg 1 NL - 9405 CC Assen

  • Bij Jaap Comfortable restaurant 

    Torenlaan 2 NL - 9401 HP Assen

    A dependable team is at your service in this restaurant. Jaap conjures up contemporary dishes from scratch, in between occasional chats with guests, while Trijntje serves you with an engaging smile, and the sommelier dispenses suitable advice. You ar..

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