This Day Trip Utrecht, will make you fall in love with this unique over 2000-year old city. Quieter then crazy busy Amsterdam, Utrecht is a hidden gem that will become more popular with time. So take this opportunity to discover beautiful Utrecht, while it’s still relatively unknown to tourists.
Utrecht is famous for the iconic Dom Tower, a historic bell tower dating back to the 14th century and the largest church tower of the Netherlands. Standing on the Dom-square in the heart of the city, next-door to the Gothic Cathedral and with the remains of Roman fort ‘Traiectum’ underneath.
Utrecht is the fourth largest city in the country with a unique and historic city center and canal belt. The canal belt in Utrecht is unique in the country and different from the canal belt in Amsterdam or other old Dutch cities. The canals of Utrecht are one floor below the street level, with cellar wharfs, originally for storage, going underneath the houses. Today, the canals and cellar wharfs are home to shops, restaurants and private residences.
On Saturdays the locals buy their fresh flowers at the Janskerkhof flower market. And all year through you can enjoy nature’s colors and flowers at Vlinderhof, a garden designed by world-famous architect Piet Oudolf, or got the Botanical Gardens of the University of Utrecht. An easy drive by bicycle or car is De Haar Castle where you can visit the impressive castle with its turbulent history and garden park.
Along side Utrecht its historical city center, you can also find inspirational modern architecture at covered shopping center (and train station) Hoog-Catherijne, with the world’s largest bicycle parking with 12,500 parking places. The Rietveld Schröder House was designed by Gerrit Rietveld in 1924 and is considered the architectural masterpiece of Dutch art movement De Stijl. Even today, the inventive building is progressive both inside and out and therefore included on the UNESCO World Heritage List
You might find a One Day Trip Utrecht, way too short!
- 7 hours
- Slow Travel
- Private Tour
- Offered in English
- 100% Tailor Made
€ 745 | per Sedan car
(for groups between 1-4 people)
€ 945 | per Minivan
(for groups between 1-8 people)
Pay a 20% deposit to confirm our services.
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the tour!
This tour can also be offered by train starting from € 550. (for groups between 1-15 people). Contact us for a tailor-made itinerary and quote.