Welcome to Grou, the center of Friesland where hospitality is the main thing.

This is the tourist platform for tourists from the water sports village Grou with information about tourism, leisure and recreation. Grou is a characteristic and idyllic village. It has a nice centre with old-fashioned cozy shops and there is a lot of variety in enjoyable restaurants with nice terraces both, in the center and on the waterfront. Because of the central location Grou is easy to reach. By car on the A32, by train and by boat.

Grou is located in the center of Friesland. You will find all the ingredients for a wonderful holiday, a great weekend or a nice day trip. Here you can watch an video impression. Because of its clear lakes and waterways and the peaceful scenery ( which you can see in the picture above) Grou is loved by boaters, both young and old. Even not water sports enthusiasts can enjoy the many attractions in and around Grou and along the waterfront or enjoy a beautiful bike trail which is called The Ferry Route, 'The 8 van Grou'. Numerous events are organized in Grou and in the region in the summer period.

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Food and Drink

Grou has a wide variety of excellent restaurants with lovely terraces in the village and on the waterfront.


Place To Stay

There are several possibilities to stay overnight. Accommodations in and around Grou and on the waterfront.


Boat Rentals

The many lakes, canals and pools are making Grou a paradise for boaters and the Boat rental business.


Water Sports

In particular through its central location in Friesland Grou is an excellent base for water sports companies.



Are you looking for a nice package or a special offer? Here you will find current packages.



Who or what where to find in Grou. Here you will find everything by category on the map.


Seen Through The Porthole

In Friesland skûtsjesilen (sailing with historical old cargo ships) is one of the Top Events for Dutch tourism.

Each year, over a fortnight Skûtsjesilen keeps Friesland captivated. Anyone who is sympathetic to sailing, is following the race between the old cargo ships closely. The annual battle of the SKS always starts in Grou on Friday with the official launch and draw, and on Saturday the race.


The Water Sports Village


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Several Packages are possible as an overnight package, sports package, package culinary culture package, etc. Current Pakages

Day Trips

Day trips for the whole family. Nature Active and Sights. More...


Check the Events Calendar on 'Friesland-Agenda'. More...

Area Grou

Enjoy the wide Frisian landscape. Discover Grou's Neighbourhoods. More...

Ferry Info

The Timetables and prices of ferries in the center of Friesland. More...

Sloops routes

Nine sloops routes on Google maps. More...

The Weatherforecast

Sunshine, rain, wind and 7 days and 14 days forecast. More...


who or what where to find in Grou. Here you will find everything by category on the map. More...

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