The heartiest city of the Netherlands – Visit Utrecht

Utrecht is a charming medieval city at the very core of the Netherlands. With it’s cobbled streets, world-class museums and cosy cafe’s lining the city’s canals, Utrecht is a great tourist destination. Visit Utrecht gives visitors to the Netherlands tourist information on this low-key city in the heart of the Netherlands.

Netherlands, Utrecht (city), Oude Gracht

Utrecht – a must-see European city

Looking to escape Amsterdam and see more of what the Netherlands has to offer? Then Utrecht should be on your list of must-see cities on your tour of the Netherlands. Utrecht has a wealth of cultural sights -including the Dom (cathedral), fantastic museums and a vibrant restaurant and cosy pub or cafe scene. Utrecht has something to offer all visitors – young or old.

Utrecht – Miffy and more

Situated in the procince of Utrecht, the cityof Utrecht is the birthplace of Miffy (Nijntje), Dick Bruna’s famous rabit that has been delighting children and adults world-over for years. And with the world-class, interactive National Railway Museum (Spoorwegmuseum) a visit to Utrecht will be a sheer delight for the whole family.

Miffy or Nijntje hails from Utrecht

Utrecht – Tour de France start

Utrecht gained world-wide fame as the starting place of the Tour de France in 2015. As we all know, the Dutch are cycling mad, so what better starting city for the ultimate cycling race than Utrecht? And although you’re too late for the Grand Spectacle – you can still easily bike around Utrecht and the gorgeous surrounding countryside.

Tour de France in Utrecht 2015

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Visit Utrecht

Visit Utrecht provides English-language tourist information for visitors to Utrecht, the Netherlands. We recommend Utrecht as a destination for travellers who want to see another side to the Netherlands than the well-trodden paths of Amsterdam. Our reviews are independent and we strive to find the best The Netherlands has to offer for families and independent travellers.