The most beautiful surroundings, in Norg

Welcome to the greenest province in the Netherlands! Drenthe has numerous natural areas and picturesque villages. Cozy Norg is one of them. This brink village is home to several terraces, a subtropical swimming pool and quaint stores. Moreover, within minutes you are in the middle of unspoiled nature. In short, there is plenty to do in and around Norg. Even with your faithful four-legged friend, you’ll be right at home in this area. Grand Café Hotel Karsten is the centerpiece of the village. The ideal place for lunch, dinner or an overnight stay!

Peace and space

The diverse nature and healthy air make this area the perfect place to recharge your batteries. Norg is surrounded by dunes, peat bogs, ancient river streams and vast forests. Be guided by hiking or biking trails, or stroll the area on your own. Also unique: because Drenthe hardly suffers from light pollution, you can do excellent stargazing here!


Interesting history

Among all that nature you’ll find classic farms, market squares, dolmen and Unesco World Heritage village Veenhuizen. For example, visit one of the easily accessible (art) historical museums. Drenthe has a special rural history, but the friendly cities of Assen, Groningen and Drachten are also within easy reach from Norg. All three northern provinces are within easy reach from Norg.


Family Outings

Drenthe is fun for the whole family. How about playing golf? You can do so in Roden at Golfclub Holthuizen or the Drentsche Golf & Country Club in Assen or Lauswolt, among other places. Prefer swimming? For that, you can go to subtropical swimming and sauna paradise De Bonte Wever in Assen or swimming pool Molenduinbad in Norg. In the summer, of course, so does Lake Leekster. Adjacent you will find in Leek the wonderful family park Nienoord. Or how about play park Sprookjeshof in Zuidlaren and the toy museum in Roden? So plenty to do!

Escape from prison

Looking for action? Play the exciting game Escape from Veenhuizen! Fully catered package with extensive buffet at Hotel Karsten. The forests around Norg and Veenhuizen are the setting for this challenging ride. Do you stay out of the hands of the guards?


Dog along

Your dog totally belongs. At Hotel Karsten, the faithful four-legged friend is most welcome. The various nature reserves around Norg are ideal for hiking with your dog.