City walks

Explore Groningen with a guide

An interesting and fun way to explore the illustrious past of Groningen is on foot. Set out on a city walk with one of our VVV Tourist Information Office guides.

City walks on Saturday and Sunday afternoon

On Saturday and Sunday afternoons, city walks through Groningen city centre take place. Walks depart at 1:00 pm from the VVV on the Grote Markt to explore Groningen’s rich history, enjoy wonderful anecdotes, visit almshouse courtyards, and modern places of interest. This is Groningen in brief.

In July and August, from Mondays through Sundays the VVV holds extra city walks at 1:00 pm. 

Prices: €7.50 for adults and €5.00 for children under 12.

Booking is possible via telephone at 0900-2023050 (€0.15 p.m.), via e-mail at or at the VVV shop.

Martinitoren tower

A guided tour of the Martinitoren under the supervision of a tower-keeper can be booked via the VVV. Guided tours are possible only outside of Martinitoren opening hours. 

City walks for groups

The VVV holds a large number of activities for groups, such as city walks, company outings, excursions for business contacts and schools, family outings, and more. If you have any questions, please contact the guide team. Send an e-mail to

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