Countryside

Vast and unspoilt

Modelled from water, clay, sand and peat: this is Groningen. Walk out into the Wadden Sea up to your ankles, board a ship that sails past sandbars populated with seals. Under a sky teeming with millions of migratory birds, enjoy the graceful view of Konik horses in the pastures around the Lauwersmeer. Not too many people live out here, so feel free to leave only footprints in this unspoilt area.

The Dutch Wadden

Bird watching hut De Kiekkaaste

Lauwersmeer national park

Appelbergen

The valley of the Ruiten Aa

Noordkaap, the northernmost point of the mainland

"Wadden, fields and waving grain"

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