Combine your visit to Utrecht city center with a city walk through one or more of the surrounding neighbourhoods. Experience intimate Utrecht city life, enjoy green city parks or pass by canals feeling far from busy downtown. Below you'll find a number of blogs with walking routes full of tips on the restaurants, coffee places, monuments and sights you'll find on your way.

Or rent a bike and cycle through the various neighbourhoods and discover the lovely nature with which Utrecht is surrounded. Read also further on tips for beautiful and versatile biking routes to, for example, river forest Amelisweerd or Maarsseveense and Loosdrechtse Plassen.

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Muntgebouw Lombok Utrecht

City Walk:
Lombok & Oog in Al

This walking route brings you to Lombok, a surprisingly nice view on the city of Utrecht. Old working-class houses, multicultural shopping street Kanaalstraat, mill de Ster and the monumental Muntgebouw. I also give many local tips for a nice lunch or coffee in the area.
Weerdsingel Vogelenbuurt Utrecht

City Walk:
Vogelenbuurt & Wittevrouwen

Experience Utrecht city life with this walking route while visiting the typical old working-class neighbourhood Wijk C, tranquil and old city streets in Vogelenbuurt, green walking paths in Griftpark and the dignified neighbourhood Wittevrouwen with lively restaurant-street Biltstraat.

Rotsoord Restaurants Utrecht

City Walk:
Restaurants & shopping

This walking route includes tips on various areas where restaurants and terraces are concentrated, while walking passed cool shops in the best Utrecht shopping streets.
Wandelen Landgoed Oostbroek

Nature walks in and around Utrecht

In this blog a number of nice walking routes in and around Utrecht through forests and rural areas. Including practical information such as where to park.
Molen van de Polen Westbroek, Vecht, Utrecht

Biking route: River Vecht & Maarsseveense Plassen

One of my favourite bike paths in Utrecht is the one following river Vecht to Maarssen. In this blog I’ll share a biking route to nature reserve, with natural swimming pond, Maarsseveense Plassen – including this bike path and passed nostalgic Dutch scenery
Amelisweerd, Utrecht

Biking route:
Botanic gardens & Amelisweerd

This biking route brings you to the botanic gardens at Utrecht Science Park and the green scenery of river forest Amelisweerd. Finish off with a pic nic in peaceful city park Wilhelminapark and some city shopping in Burgemeester Reigerstraat.