Can you tell me how well you know Groningen?

Maybe you were born here and have already lived in this area for quite a long time. Or you are here as a tourist, student or ex-pat. No matter who you are and where you come from: did you know that the city and province of Groningen are full of inspiring stories and legends? Ancient and recent. From stories about brave men and women fighting their enemies or the force of the sea, to explorers searching for new and far horizons and scientists making revolutionary discoveries and creating new paradigms. From writers, poets, painters, preachers and musicians touching the ears, eyes and hearts, to entrepreneurs, engineers and farmers creating magnificent new economic opportunities.

And above all: do you want to learn more about these people and this very distinctive piece of land in the High North?

We think you may. So our best advice is: step into the Grone. The Grone is an elegantly shaped and very comfortable coach that gives you an overwhelming combination of real world and multimedia experience. Travel with us, get the feeling and become inspired. Travel through the past, present and future of Groningen. See beautiful landscapes, world heritages, national parks, structures and buildings while you experience stories and legends that will continue to inspire you long after.

Our promise: you will discover the very heart, soul and beauty of Groningen and its remarkable people. Stubborn, proud, modest, visionary and… indomitable. Step into the Grone! Ready for take-off?

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Welcome to beautiful Groningen! Or as we say here: Moi! And what a city she is. Stunning. But it’s not just the city that’s stunning; the whole province is too. Or as we call it, the Ommelanden. This province and its city have so many stories to tell; exciting stories, funny stories, enchanting stories, moving stories. Let me take you on a journey of discovery through the past, present and even the future of Groningen! Melchior Antonsz, storyteller, story collector and self-appointed Ambassador for Groningen.

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