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Welcome to my digital best of Utrecht list! This is my way of sharing the best of Utrecht with locals, expats and tourists. Discovering new places, having dinner with friends and wandering the streets of Utrecht in search of a unique find is what I love. The City Experts and I share a passion for Utrecht and hope you fall in love with this city as well. Come and explore the city with us and enjoy the ultimate Utrecht experience. Collaborations, tips or suggestions email me on [email protected] and we will be in-touch.

Terraces in Utrecht – 25+ places to enjoy the sun in the city

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Everything is better with beautiful weather. The forecasts for the coming time are positive, it’s going to be tropical. But where should you head to cool down? Chill in the park, take a dive in cold water, or is terrace hopping the thing for you? I choose to go sit on a terrace with some delicious wine and do some people …

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Hotel Beijers | Overnight stay in a boutique hotel in the heart of Utrecht

Boutique antique hotel Beijers is located in the shadow of the Dom tower and around the corner of the Sint-Pieterskerk. This unique hotel is part of Utrecht City Hotels, which also operates the Mother Goose Hotel and Court Hotel. At Hotel Beijers, guests spend the night in a special 17th-century city palace with a colourful past and interior. I was …

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3 awesome Design Hotels in Utrecht (in the centre!)

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Are you looking for design hotels in Utrecht to celebrate a special occasion? Or simply to pamper yourself? Think: impressive interiors with beautiful color palettes, special details and a lovely bed. Utrecht is the city where you have to be! And we should know 😉

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4x must visit city beaches in Utrecht

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No need to buy a plane ticket to some for and beyond destination this summer, because I guarantee you will have a good time on our city beaches. On our city beaches you can stroll on the boulevard and have snacks and drink with your feet in the sand. Or dance the night away to the tunes of the resident …

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Estates, castles and monasteries in Utrecht and surroundings

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The Province of Utrecht has many beautiful estates, castles and monasteries located in or near beautiful nature reserves that are a must visit. Some of these historic buildings are fully furnished in the atmosphere of the past. Others have been converted into beautiful restaurants or hotels. The estates, castles and monastery were of royal, noble or ecclesiastical ownership. Even wealthy …

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Extensive lunch in Utrecht | surprise menu at Fico

Uitgebreid lunchen in Utrecht

You probably know by now that Fico is one of my favorite restaurants in Utrecht. And having lunch on Sunday in Utrecht is one of my favourite things to do. Because that’s what Sunday is for, isn’t it? To enjoy good food and good company. Or a few hours on your own to recharge your batteries for a new week.

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Food Pick-up and delivery at home in Utrecht

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Yes, #utrechtstayshome. Because COVID19 has invaded our country and only by a joint stay-at-home community (at least sounds cozy) can we #flatenthecurve. Unfortunately, the (semi) lockdown is causing a lot of stress for example restaurant owners. And to be able to help with this, Explore Utrecht has made a list of a lot of initiatives. After all, staying at home …

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Restaurants in Utrecht | list with new restaurants

The hospitality industry in Utrecht is doing extremely well. One after the other new shop opens its doors in our city. It’s a day job to keep up with all the new restaurants in Utrecht! But of course, Explore Utrecht comes in handy. We have a list for you with 9 new spots in Utrecht.

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Discover the Utrecht Library

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The time has almost come: on 13 March the new Utrecht Library will open. The old post office on the Neude has been thoroughly renovated in recent years and the results are promising! Come and discover the new library with us. 

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