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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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  • Drents Museum Recommended Recommended

    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..

  • Bartje

    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.

  • Midwolde

    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.

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Hotels Assen

  • Stadsherberg Assen Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Brinkstraat 85 NL - 9401 HZ Assen

    Prix Prices from : 50 €

    Offering a restaurant, Stadsherberg Assen is located in Assen, capital of Drenthe. Free WiFi access is available. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a bath or shower and a hairdryer. Extras include a desk, bed linen and ironing faci..

  • 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 ..

  • 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..

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Restaurants 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..

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

    Balkenweg 1 NL - 9405 CC Assen

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