Assen Travel guide
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.
Tourist attractions Assen : Things to see and do
NL - 5721 Assen
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.
Brink 1 NL - 9401 HS Assen
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..
NL - 9355 Assen
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.
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 indoor and outdoor pools, an extensive spa, bowling alley, games room and an ice rink. Most wellness and sport facilities are free of ..
Brinkstraat 85 NL - 9401 HZ Assen
BEST WESTERN City Hotel de Jonge is located in the heart of Assen. The unique combination of meeting centre, hotel, grand café, a la carte restaurant and English pub makes this hotel the perfect location for your overnight stay, meeting, wedding or o..