Self-guided audio tour in Groningen

Available tours in and around Groningen

How it works

  • 1.

    Find your audio guide

    Select your Country - City - Tour
  • 2.

    Select the number of participants and choose a date

    Walk together and receive up to 60% discount.
  • 3.

    Receive a confirmation mail

    The email contains a link to download the app along with an access code. Ensure you have at least iOS 10 and Android 14 or higher installed.
  • 4.

    On the day of your walk, activate the tour

    You've got untill the next day to enjoy all the sightings and listen to the stories of the virtual audio guide, so plenty of time to have a drink, take a break or visit a museum.
More information

Walking tour with audio guide in Groningen

In quirky Groningen, you won't have to be bored for a second! The versatility of the beautiful old provincial capital is evident. It has a vibrant student life and it houses many impressive monuments such as the 97-meter-high Martinitoren and the Goudkantoor. For art & culture, you can visit numerous museums in addition to the ultra-modern Groninger Museum. The cozy, characteristic streets lend themselves perfectly to a walking tour of CityAppTour. Together with your audio guide you will discover the city of the north.

- The best walking routes and greatest stories

- Unexpected discoveries

- Personal virtual audio guide in 7 languages

- GPS guidance

- Walk at your own pace

Things to do in Groningen

Apart from the popular attractions, our audio tour in Groningen leads you to the city's concealed gems. Enjoy a leisurely stroll while the audio guide narrates, showcasing that Groningen is a destination truly worth exploring.

Your walk through the historic center of Groningen

Embark on a self-guided adventure through Groningen with the CityAppTour app, where you'll uncover the central highlights and hidden gems. Opting for the Groningen Center Tour using the app provides you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in the captivating narrative of The Martini Tower and explore landmarks like St. Joseph’s Cathedral. Throughout the tour(s) in Groningen, you'll also stumble upon lesser-known stories and highlights, including the charming Rademarkt, ensuring a diverse exploration of Groningen and its fascinating history. Brace yourself to unravel the unique tales and discover all that Groningen has to offer!

What to do in Groningen

During this self-guided audio tour in Groningen Center, you have the freedom to pause the tour and explore additional attractions. Discovering Groningen offers a plethora of exciting options. Visit the Groninger Museum, a contemporary art museum showcasing a vibrant mix of visual arts. Then, explore the iconic Martini Tower, an architectural gem with a rich history. The beauty of this self-guided tour lies in its adaptability. With the option to pause and explore at your leisure, you can immerse yourself in the diverse offerings Groningen has to offer. Plus, with a generous 48-hour window, you have a lot of time to complete the tour, ensuring a relaxed and enjoyable exploration of this vibrant city. Additionally, we offer more tours across the Netherlands, inviting you to explore the rich tapestry of cultures, histories, and attractions that Dutch cities have to offer.

Groningen’s hidden gem: ‘Bommen Berend Celebration’

A lesser-known local specialty of Groningen is the 'Bommen Berend.' This is the nickname for the annual celebration of the Gronings Ontzet on August 28th. During Bommen Berend, Groningen commemorates and celebrates the city's siege in 1672. The festivities include cultural events, parades, and fireworks, offering a unique experience to uncover local history and traditions. Bommen Berend is a local phenomenon that brings the community together in a celebration full of folklore and festivities.

Walk at your own pace, a small break in Groningen

While discovering the vibrant city of Groningen, feel free to walk at your own pace and savor the unique atmosphere. Consider taking a break to fully absorb the surroundings, whether it's enjoying a quiet moment in a local park or relishing a cup of coffee at one of the charming cafes. Groningen's charm unfolds at a relaxed rhythm, allowing you to appreciate the city's beauty and hidden treasures at your own leisure. Explore at your own pace and book now for an unforgettable journey through Groningen.