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Vesting Bourtange

W. Lodewijkstraat 33 | The Star Fort, 9545 PA Bourtange, The Netherlands
+31 599 354 600
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Pretty walk

Been to the Vesting on a sunny sunday and it was great. walk around is pretty and worth every... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maika25
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Melbourne, Australia
A must visit when you are in the neighbourhood

A bit outside of every thing,but surely the travel worth. The vesting is in a very good hape and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Miggro
,
Groningen, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“hidden gem” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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W. Lodewijkstraat 33 | The Star Fort, 9545 PA Bourtange, The Netherlands
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+31 599 354 600
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been to the Vesting on a sunny sunday and it was great. walk around is pretty and worth every single step. The nice views let you daydream about the past and history. Different interesting things to see and climb on. my favorit: the toilet :D

Thank Maika25
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A bit outside of every thing,but surely the travel worth. The vesting is in a very good hape and has great facilties within the wall (restaurants). Especially nice when there is a re-enactment

Thank Miggro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice surroundings. Worth the effort to go there Little shops, crafts and caffees with fantastic applecake

Thank piaskog
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We have visited Bourtange three times now, each time to take part in the the 30 Years War re-enactments. We love the place. It's stunning to look at, everyone is so friendly, and the museums, shops, bars and restaurants mean there is plenty for everyone...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Visit this on a Sunday or events day and you will not be disappointed. An amazing restoration of the whole village transports you back to the 17th century. Most certainly worth a detour.

Thank Theovanhensbergen
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Originally built in the late 1500's during the 80 years war with Spain and restored in the 1990's, it is well worth a visit. A historical gem and a small village that withstood the ravages of war. Access to the museums onsite incurs a fee....More

Thank Jennie G
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Our grandchildren loved being able to roam and explore. They weren't as interested in the history as we were, but they did appreciate some of the interesting facts about the cosnstruction. It kept them busy for the whole afternoon, and the coffee/hot choclate at the...More

Thank Iain S
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Its such a unique special place to spend a whole day in.Learning about the history of it and visiting its little museums made it even more interesting.Perfect on a sunny warm day!

Thank Spyros E
Reviewed 27 March 2017

It's a nice place to visit, even though it's very hard to get there from Groningen (there's no direct connection and YOU HAVE TO BOOK THE FINAL BUS/CAR from Belbus or it won't come). Also, not everything was open to the public (despite being listed...More

1  Thank LordPajonk
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Since we moved at the North part of the Netherlands it was one of the towns I wanted t visit. And I was right. It looks as beautiful as the pictures I have seen. A big windmill welcomes you to the fort and then you...More

Thank Nely K
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