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Car Hire Groningen Useful Information

Embark on your exploration of Groningen, a vibrant city in the northern Netherlands, known for its rich history, youthful energy, and beautiful landscapes, with personalized and convenient car hire services from Rhino Car Hire. Whether you're visiting for its renowned universities, exploring its historic streets, or venturing into the picturesque countryside, having a car at your disposal provides the ultimate freedom and flexibility to discover all that Groningen and its surroundings have to offer.

With Rhino Car Hire, benefit from a straightforward booking process, a wide selection of vehicles to meet every need and budget, and transparent pricing ensuring your car hire experience in Groningen is both affordable and hassle-free. Our commitment to customer satisfaction, combined with comprehensive rental packages, guarantees that your journey through the charming city of Groningen and the scenic Dutch countryside will be as enjoyable and comfortable as possible.

Attractions in Groningen:

  1. Groninger Museum: This strikingly modern building hosts contemporary art and changing exhibitions, and it's a must-visit for art enthusiasts.

  2. Martinitoren (Martini Tower): This is the highest church steeple in the city and offers panoramic views of Groningen.

  3. Grote Markt: The main square in Groningen, it's surrounded by historical buildings, cafes, and the aforementioned Martini Tower.

  4. Prinsentuin: A serene Renaissance garden, perfect for a peaceful stroll.

  5. Noorderplantsoen: A popular park that becomes especially vibrant during sunny days.

  6. University of Groningen: Established in 1614, it's one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the Netherlands.

Driving in Groningen:

  1. City Center: Groningen has a compact city center, and much of it is pedestrianized or restricted for motor vehicles. It might be more convenient to park on the outskirts or designated parking areas and then walk or bike.

  2. Parking: There are several parking garages around the city. "P+R" facilities (Park and Ride) are located on the outskirts, offering free parking with convenient bus connections into the city.

  3. Cyclists: Like most Dutch cities, Groningen has a significant cycling population. Always be cautious and check for cyclists when turning or at intersections.

Places of Interest to Drive to With Your Hire Car:

  1. Lauwersmeer National Park: About a 45-minute drive from Groningen, this national park offers beautiful landscapes, bird-watching opportunities, and is a UNESCO-designated Dark Sky Park.

  2. Drents-Friese Wold National Park: Roughly an hour's drive from Groningen, this park offers extensive heathlands, forests, and sand dunes. It's ideal for hiking and cycling.

  3. Leeuwarden: The capital of Friesland is about an hour's drive from Groningen. It's known for its canals, historical buildings, and the Fries Museum.

  4. Bourtange: About a 50-minute drive, Bourtange is a star-shaped fortress town that transports you back to the 18th century.

  5. Dollard Route: A scenic driving route that introduces you to the coastal region of the northern Netherlands, complete with picturesque villages and expansive views.

When renting and driving a car in Groningen, familiarize yourself with Dutch road rules and always remain aware of cyclists. The Netherlands boasts excellent road infrastructure, and with a hire car, you have the freedom to explore not just Groningen but the beauty of the northern Netherlands at your own pace.

We offer a range of car rental vehicles in Groningen and are confident that we have searched and found the best prices.  One way car rental is also available as are extras like child seats, additional driver, unlimited mileage.  
Book your vehicle today and prepare for a journey filled with historical discoveries, scenic drives, and the unforgettable charm of the Dutch countryside.
 

Current Rental Rates in Groningen

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.22 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 246.60 EUR from 19/08/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.59 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 249.14 EUR from 19/08/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 37.07 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 259.55 EUR from 19/08/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Polestar 2

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 71.28 EUR/day
Polestar 2

7 Days rental at 499.00 EUR from 19/08/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Niro Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.34 EUR/day
Kia Niro Electric

7 Days rental at 387.44 EUR from 19/08/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 65.42 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

7 Days rental at 457.99 EUR from 19/08/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Groningen: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • City Exploration: Navigate the historic streets of Groningen, visit the iconic Martinitoren and the Groninger Museum, and enjoy the bustling café culture.
  • Scenic Countryside: Drive through the surrounding countryside, explore traditional Dutch villages, and experience the unique polder landscapes.
  • Coastal Trips: Utilize your rental car to visit the Wadden Sea coast, a UNESCO World Heritage site, for breathtaking natural scenery and outdoor activities.
  • Cultural Excursions: Attend Groningen’s numerous festivals and cultural events, showcasing everything from music to contemporary art.
  • Culinary Delights: Sample local and international cuisines in Groningen’s diverse restaurants and street food markets.

 

Groningen - Popular Destinations

  • Giethoorn: Approximately 90 km from Groningen - Known as the "Venice of the North," 
  • Schiermonnikoog: Around 60 km to the ferry port in Lauwersoog,
  • Leeuwarden: Roughly 60 km from Groningen - Discover the capital of Friesland
  • Het Hout 64
  • Laan van de Vrijheid
  • Oosterhamrikkade

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Groningen

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Groningen car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Budget EMEA Franchise
  • € 246.54
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 35.22
    Best Price:
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  • 14
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 4
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Aygo
  • 49
    Total Cars Available
     

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