Veenhuizen. A village in the province of Drenthe which is completely different from any other village. A former penal colony where more than a hundred listed monuments witness of a unique history. Straight lanes and stately buildings, museums, studios and places full of atmosphere where you can have a drink or a meal  – without any exception established in historical buildings and surrounded by vast natural areas, from peat moors to brook valleys. Veenhuizen has a lot to offer