Pieterburen is within easy reach of a diverse collection of Groningen’s attractions. The Pieterburen Seal Sanctuary and Menkemaborg are just two of the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Two other recommended attractions that are within a short distance of Pieterburen are the Lauwersmeer National Park and Martinikerk.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. There are plenty of excellent places to take the family for a couple of hours such as Groninger Museum, Universiteitsmuseum and the Noordelijk Scheepvaart Museum.
To browse through stores or enjoy a light meal, set out to visit Grote Markt.
Euroborg is the perfect place cheer along with fellow lovers of soccer, and to see local favorites, the FC Groningen, in action. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear green and white, the colors of the FC Groningen.
When you’re ready to wind down after a busy day discovering the many charms of Pieterburen, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Take your pick from the Mercure Hotel Groningen Martiniplaza, the NH Groningen, or the Hampshire City Hotel - Groningen.