One of masterpieces you must see in Netherland is Assen Circuit. This is the place where some of historical motor sport events hold. Let’s check a little bit about the detail of the circuit as well as the interesting activities to do before entering the circuit.
Short Explanation of Assen Circuit
Assen Circuit was built in 1955 and firstly used for 1925 Dutch TT or Tourist Trophy Race. The length of this race is about 4.545 km or 2.824 mi along with several turns. When you are calculating the turns there will be 12 right turns and 6 left turns. The circuit is designed for huge fans of motor sport around the world so it is built for 100.000 spectators along with 60.000 seats. Besides Moto GP events, people around the world come to Assen Circuit to see the Superbike World Championship. You can also enjoy several popular motor sport events held here such as SBK Champ Car World Series, Super League Formula, and British Superbike Championship. Sebastien Bourdais is one of historical racers who can nail the track by achieving the fastest lap at Assen Circuit.
The Best Routes to Go to Assen Circuit
As a first time visitor, you must know the best route to go to Assen Circuit. Take a plane to Amsterdam Airport or AMS if you want to go to the circuit by plane. The best way to go to this track is by using the Stena Line ferry and you can use this ferry from Harwich International Port. When you are driving your own car, you just need to follow the Highway A28 and take exit 31A. After passing through the exit, you just need to follow the TT circuit sign and you will see the circuit. If you have to take public transportation, you can choose to go there by bus. What you have to is using City Bus 1. The bus route is straight to the northern part of the circuit.
Best Places to Visit near Assen Circuit
Do you want to enjoy interesting places close to Assen before entering Assen Circuit? That’s a good idea because there are several interesting places to visit. Try to go to Drents Museum especially if you love to learn history. This museum has hundreds of historical collections especially in archeology and arts. The main attraction is the oldest boat in the world. If you just want to enjoy fresh air and beautiful scenery, Landgoed Overcingel will be the best place to visit before the latest race at Assen Circuit. The location is the place where a monumental mansion was built and the best attraction is the outstanding English garden. How about if you want to eat first before enjoying the race? It is also a great idea since there are several popular restaurants here. You can go to Touche Lunch en Dinner, De Gulle Gans, Bella Italia, and Restaurant New Delhi. You can taste whether the local flavor or international flavors.
Based on the information here, you can make a great plan if you want to go to Netherland. At least, you are not only visiting Assen Circuit but you can do something interesting there before or after enjoying the race at Assen Circuit.
Hotel Near Assen Circuit
Watching motogp, superbike or formula1 races is very exciting, especially if the place to stay near the location, can walk around the location, here is a list of hotels close to the location.
- Best Western City Hotel de Jonge (4.97 km)
- Mercure Hotel Groningen Martiniplaza (27.17 km)
- Bastion Hotel Groningen (28.76 km)
- Hampshire Hotel – City Groningen (28.96 km)
- NH Groningen Hotel de Ville (29.23 km)
- Nh Groningen Hotel (29.32 km)
- Hampshire Hotel – Emmen (32.52 km)
- Hotel Restaurant Talens Coevorden (36.2 km)
- Vakantiepark Giethoorn (38.88 km)
Categories: MOTOGP 2018