Surroundings

Annen village is a typical Drenthe village with a village common and square. Around the village square you will find the older farms and farmhouses. Although rich in history and timeless atmosphere, Annen also has modern facilities and amenities.

A modern shopping centre not only features a supermarket but also authentic butcher and bakery shops as well as fashion shops and hairdressers.

Sport facilities are available in the village as well as a fantastic open-air swimming complex.

The local restaurants are renowned for their family-friendly atmosphere.

Annen borders the " Drentsche Aa river " national park  - featuring challenging and interesting hiking routes. We are official ambassadors for this area of outstanding beauty. How about a hiking trip along the banks of the Drentse Aa river? A leisurely cycle trip or horse riding through the forests and nature reserves of the Hunze area?

Discover the variations of the Drenthe countryside, where every season has its colours, charm and smells.

Drenthe flora and fauna includes wild orchids, beavers and kingfishers. And of course don't forget our famous pre-historic burial mounts (Hunebedden).

If you're after a bit more city-culture  - Assen, Emmen and Groningen market towns are within a 20 minute drive and feature local museums, zoo, shops and theatres.