Shopping - bars - restaurants
Assen offers its visitors a varied selection of shops and department stores, some of them accommodated in shopping malls. The compact city centre is easily accessible by car, bike or public transport. It has plenty of affordable parking facilities. The numerous bars and restaurants offer a wide variety of food and beverage. The outdoor cafes guarantee an attractive atmosphere till late at night, weather permitting. Anyone wanting to find out what Assen’s restaurateurs have to offer can sign up for a culinary walk through the city. It is also an informal way to get to know the city.
Spending one single day in Assen is not quite enough to become really acquainted with the city. Fortunately Assen and the surrounding area offer sufficient possibilities to spend the night ant to prolong your stopover with a stay over. Those who want to make the most of the surrounding’s peace and quiet might choose for one of the bungalow parks or camp sites in the neighbourhood, such as the Hof van Saksen, Witterzomer or the country estate Gro e Zand. You can also spend the night in the city, in Hotel de Jonge, Hotel Assen or in the bed & breakfast Torenlaan 6c.