Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Drachten awaits your stay

Come and experience Drachten and its culture, entertainment and museums. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Drachten

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Drachten has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Golf and Country Club Lauswolt (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Aqua Zoo Friesland (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Drachten

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Drachten is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • De Alde Feanen National Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • De Kruidhof Botanical Gardens (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Prinsentium (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Drachten

The nearest airport is in Groningen (GRQ-Eelde), located 20.5 mi (33 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Drachten, NL?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 52 vacation rentals near Drachten. From 23 house rentals to 4 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Drachten for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Drachten?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Drachten. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Museum Drachten: 283 vacation rentals
  • Friesland Provincial House: 362 vacation rentals
  • Leeuwarden Station: 330 vacation rentals
  • Cambuur Stadium: 411 vacation rentals
  • Heerenveen Station: 475 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Drachten listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Drachten?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 23 Houses in Drachten. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Drachten include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 9 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Drachten?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Drachten. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.