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Activities Utrecht

Numerous trips at your fingertips. Complete your city trip to the city of Utrecht with one of the many activities below:

Transferium Westraven (Utrecht City) at 10 (car) minutes. Near but cheap parking and within a few minutes in the city of Utrecht.

Wellness: 1 km away is Thermen and Beautygroep Houten with various saunas, swimming steam bubble and herbal baths.

Utrecht: Shop till you drop! Just steps from the city of Utrecht.

Beatrix Theater: ON YOUR FEET, by Gloria Estafan. Delicious as always swinging!


Because of the beautiful landscape of the Utrecht Ridge, the blossom makes beautiful colors. For lovers of nature there is the Utrecht Heuvelrug. This place is almost undiscovered by people from outside the region. As a result, the Utrechtse Heuvelrug is quiet and quiet. Here you can walk, cycle and spot castles.

Railway museum

The exhibition 'Utrecht Centraal' shows the development of the station area from the first station building in 1843 until now. In December the new station hall of Utrecht Central Station will be opened. Reason for The Railway Museum to delve into the history of this important rail junction. The exhibition is given a place in an old postwagon and is accompanied by the presentation of a book about Utrecht CS. And soon the Giant panda from China!

Museum Route Utrecht

Knowledge and culture come to life in the Utrecht museums. Be surprised by the unique Utrecht museums: Centraal Museum, Dick Bruna Huis, Domtoren, Museum Speelklok, Geldmuseum and of course the Railway Museum.

National Military Museum Soest

In the recently opened National Military Museum at the former airbase Soesterberg, the past, present and future of the Dutch armed forces come to life. Experience the impressive collection.


In the Blue Room nature reserve, the water of the Lower Rhine has free play. Because of this, nature is constantly changing. Special: this year is 25 years ago that the summer dike has been excavated. The Blue Room is a paradise for bird lovers. The bird viewing hut offers a view over the bird rest area. Regularly spoonbills, egrets and cormorants show up. Whoever is lucky, can even get an osprey in front of the lens. There are several hiking trails through the area, they start at the information center.

Open Gardens day

On Saturday 30 June 2018 the sixth Open Garden Day Utrecht will take place. Some forty private gardens and pandhoven in the Utrecht city center, most of which are not publicly accessible, open their doors once to the public.

Soesterberg Flight Event 25 and 26 August 2018

During this large public event visitors will discover the development of aviation. Together, about 20-25 planes will be flying, starting and landing from the grass at the glider club next to the NMM. There is also a static show where more (former) flying equipment from the depot of the museum can be admired.

Open Monuments day 8 September 2018

Utrecht in Europe, and Europe in Utrecht. That will be the starting point for Open Monument Day 2018. We are thus joining the European Year of Cultural Heritage, where the entire history and cultural heritage of the continent is discussed throughout Europe.

Tropical Butterfly Festival Daily until September 16, 2018

The Botanical Gardens and the Science Park in Utrecht have been transformed into the Tropical Butterfly Festival in the summer months. The gardens at Fort Hoofddijk are in bloom at this time and in the specially decorated greenhouse you can admire butterflies from Central and South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

Mondriaan cycle route VVV Amersfoort 1 May 2018 until 30 November 2018

Because of my bicycle month, there will be a cycling route organized by Amersfoort in the coming period, with the theme "100 years the Style, along Traces of the Style and the Amsterdam School". De Stijl is an art movement named after De Stijl magazine, which was founded in 1917. During the bike ride you will pass the Mondriaanhuis and the Rietveld Pavilion, but also past impressive villas designed by Rietveld. Mondriaan and Rietveld were both members of the magazine.

Colorful out in Wijk 1 September 2018

Wijk bij Duurstede is being transformed into a banging festival this day. It is the official opening of cultural season. Besides a lot of fun you can expect a multicultural market, information market, various acts and delicious snacks and drinks

Dutch Film Festival

The 37th edition of the Netherlands Film Festival (NFF) will take place from 27 to 5 October 2018. During these days Utrecht is the film capital of the Netherlands, where Dutch film gets the honorary podium that deserves it. Films from short to long, from arthouse to mainstream, from analogue to digital. Feature films, documentaries, animations, short films, television dramas and events voor young and old.

Regional beer festival

5 - 6 November 2017The Autumn edition of the Regional Beer Festival is dedicated to Utrecht beer brewers. During the festival you can get acquainted with Utrecht breweries and their tastiest beers from the province.

Eurospoor 2018

9 and 10 November 2018

Model trains and everything that has to do with it. That's what it's all about at Eurospoor. 50 Beautiful model railways of national and international rail clubs are shown, reproduced in detail. With moving parts in the landscape, such as really moving cars, houses with real interiors and LED lighting, machines that dig, model figures that beat mats, moving doors and much more.


Throughout the year there are all kinds of fun activities in the Utrecht region. Follow everything closely? Look at one of these websites:
Gooi & Vecht:
Curve Rijnstreek:
Utrechtse Heuvelrug:
IJsselstein: uitinijsselstein.n