City trips in Drenthe

Dwingeloo and Hotel De Drift are situated in a vast natural landscape. Yet there are also interesting and surprising cities at a relatively short distance. The historic town of Meppel is about 20 km southwest of Dwingeloo, Assen is just a little further north. Even the bustling city of Groningen is only just over half an hour away by car.

Fancy a city trip from Hotel De Drift?

Discover Meppel

Meppel is a historic town on the border of Drenthe and Overijssel with more than 32,000 inhabitants. Meppel has a lot to offer: from historic buildings and atmospheric canals to lively events. Get to know Meppel in advance at

This is Assen

Assen is a wonderful city. Cozy and there is much to see and experience. Much more than just the TT Assen. There are many places of interest, restaurants, and special museums. Look at

There is nothing better than Groningen

Groningen is a metropolitan city by province. You will find everything you are looking for in a big city. Culture, shopping, entertainment, history. And then there is the Martini tower and all those nice Groningen people. More than 200,000 of them. It makes perfect sense for you to want to retreat to the peace and comfort of Hotel De Drift after a day trip to Groningen.

Dwingeloo and surroundings

Let’s not forget our own village and the surrounding area. Fun activities are regularly arranged in Dwingeloo. Fun events are organized, especially in the spring and summer. There’s even a TripAdvisor page about it. Closer to home you will also find information and the calendar on DwingelooNatuurlijk.