Many of Groningen’s attractions can be found within easy reach of Uithuizen, making it a convenient place to base yourself. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Menkemaborg and the iconic Pieterburen Seal Sanctuary. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit Martinikerk and Grote Markt.
To gain a deeper understanding of Groningen, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Browse the interactive and traditional museums and exhibit spaces Groninger Museum, Universiteitsmuseum and the Noordelijk Scheepvaart Museum.
To surround yourself with nature, plan a trip to the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax and unwind. To discover the native flora and fauna, set out to explore the Lauwersmeer National Park in Lauwersoog.
If you love sports, you’ll enjoy seeing local heroes, the FC Groningen, take to the field in nearby Euroborg. On weekends the stadium overflows with green and white, as local soccer lovers join together to get behind their home-grown heroes.
When it’s time to relax after a busy day discovering the many charms of Uithuizen, check in to one of the area's range of accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Mercure Hotel Groningen Martiniplaza, the NH Groningen, and the popular Hampshire City Hotel - Groningen.