Special for school

Cheapfiets Groningen is eager to collaborate with schools to showcase the beauty of the town and encourage students to explore Groningen.

By partnering with schools, we aim to provide students with the opportunity to experience the charm and cultural richness of our city.

Our goal is to not only highlight the scenic and historical aspects of Groningen but also to promote active and sustainable modes of exploration and transportation among students.” This statement conveys Bike Rental Groningen’s interest in collaborating with schools to showcase the town’s beauty and to encourage visits to Groningen through engaging cycling experiences.


Groningen is a vibrant city located in the northern part of the Netherlands.

It is known for its rich history, beautiful architecture, and lively cultural scene. Visitors can explore the historic buildings in the city center, take a leisurely stroll along the canals, or visit the Groninger Museum to experience contemporary art and design.

The city also has a thriving music and nightlife scene, with numerous bars, clubs, and live music venues. Additionally, Groningen is famous for its cycling culture, and tourists can rent a bike to explore the city and its surrounding countryside.

Whether you’re interested in history, art, or simply soaking up the atmosphere of a lively European city, Groningen has something to offer for every type of traveler.

A day trip in south

In Groningen, the southern part of the city offers some great attractions for a day trip. One popular spot to visit is the

  1. Noorderplantsoen park, perfect for a relaxing stroll or a picnic, You can also explore the beautiful streets of the Schildersbuurt neighborhood with its unique architecture. Additionally, don’t miss out on the Groninger Museum, which features modern and contemporary art.
  2. Hoornsemeer: This picturesque lake and its surrounding area are great for walking, cycling, and water activities. It’s a very popular spot for locals to enjoy outdoor recreation.
  3. Eelderwolde: This beautiful village is located near the Paterswoldsemeer, offering scenic views and relaxing walking paths. Nearby, you’ll find the ‘Sprookjeshof,’ a family-friendly park with a petting zoo and playgrounds.
  4. Haren: This nearby town features beautiful parks, historic buildings, and gardens, such as the Hortus Haren botanical garden.
  5. De Onlanden Nature Reserve: This wetland nature reserve is home to diverse wildlife and offers walking and cycling paths for nature enthusiasts.

Northern part

These areas offer a mix of historical charm and natural beauty, providing visitors with a chance to explore the tranquil countryside north of Groningen.

  1. Reitdiep River: Take a relaxing boat tour along the scenic Reitdiep River to admire the picturesque landscapes and charming villages along its banks.
  2. The village of Adorp: This charming village features historic buildings and a peaceful rural atmosphere. It’s a great place for a leisurely stroll and to soak in the local culture.
  3. Garnwerd: This picturesque village on the Reitdiep River is known for its scenic harbor and historic charm. It’s an ideal spot for a leisurely bike ride or a riverside walk.
  4. The village of Winsum has been named ” the prettiest village in the Netherlands”. It is known for hist picturesque landscape and of its friendly and welcoming centre, its iconic buildings, and the lively village atmosphere and amenities. The local harbour, Winsumerdiep with its various architectural styles from different centuries are worth to visit.

Eastern part

The eastern part of Groningen, there are several interesting places to explore:

  1. Kardinge: Known for its recreational area, Kardinge offers opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and ice skating in the winter. The Kardingeplas lake is particularly popular for water-based activities.
  2. Thesinge is a quaint destination offering a glimpse into rural Dutch life. The village is characterized by its traditional Dutch architecture, featuring charming houses and historic buildings. Thesinge is an ideal place for those seeking a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city, with opportunities for cycling, and exploring the local culture.
  3. Noordwolde is known for its picturesque rural setting, with wide-open spaces and a peaceful atmosphere. The village is surrounded by farmland and meadows, making it a perfect place for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Noordwolde also has a rich history, with traditional Dutch architecture and charming buildings that give the village its unique character. Visitors to can enjoy cycling excursions, and an opportunity to immerse themselves in the simplicity and beauty of the Dutch countryside.

These destinations offer a tranquil escape from the bustling city and provide various outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy.

Western part of Groningen

In the western part of Groningen:

  1. Cycling from Groningen to Aduard and Zuidhorn in the western part is a wonderful way to explore the scenic countryside of the province. The route takes you through charming villages, picturesque landscapes, and along peaceful canals, offering an authentic Dutch biking experience. You’ll pass by lush green fields, historic windmills, and traditional Dutch farms.
  2. The quiet and flat terrain of the region makes it perfect for cyclists of all levels. Aduard and Zuidhorn are both historic towns with their own unique attractions, such as Aduard’s ancient monastery ruins and Zuidhorn’s quaint town center.

Overall, this cycling route offers a delightful mix of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and a refreshing outdoor adventure. Don’t forget to take in the sights, enjoy the tranquility of the countryside, and perhaps stop for a break at a local cafe to savor some authentic Dutch treats along the way.