Many of Drenthe’s highlights can be found near to Odoorn, making it a convenient place to base yourself. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Ellert en Brammert and the fantastic Emmerdennen Hunebed. Two other recommended attractions that are within a short distance of Odoorn are Dierenpark Emmen and Orvelte.
Visitors to Odoorn, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. In particular, you should make sure you check out Bourtange in Stadskanaal, Drents Museum in Assen and Veenpark in Emmen.
Spend an evening with fellow soccer lovers at Euroborg, Groningen, cheering on the much-loved FC Groningen. On match days follow the river of green and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fellow sports lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
At the end of a busy day exploring the delights of Odoorn, stay the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Van der Valk Hotel Assen, the Hotel Hoogeveen and the Hampshire Hotel-Emmen are among the many great places to stay around here.