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Utrecht Region

Amersfoort is a breeding ground for creativity and innovation

After a sporty weekend in Amersfoort it was time to discover the creative side of the city. This time I got on the bus to Leusden to participate in a Street Art bike tour from Leusden to Amersfoort. After the bike tour I visited two creative breeding places: De Nieuwe Stad and De Wagenwerkplaats. Both breeding grounds are still under …

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Ultimate film experiences in Utrecht and surroundings

With Pathé Utrecht Leidsche Rijn, formerly Cinemec, and Kinepolis in the Utrechtse Beurskwartier, the dom city is now at the forefront of ultramodern and large cinema complexes. Totally state of the art, but you can get lost with your drink and popcorn XXL. Of a completely different category are the atmospheric and sometimes intimate, special film screenings that you’ll find …

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Culinary delights at new Céline restaurant in Nieuwegein

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Nieuwegein welcomed a new culinary restaurant last week. And this is not just any kind of restaurant. Restaurant Céline is located on a splendid location. On the grounds of the beautiful monumental Fort Jutphaas. The dream of owners Stephanie and Martijn came into being and they couldn’t be happier.

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The Stijl cycle route from Utrecht to Amersfoort

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Cycling from Utrecht to Amersfoort is an experience. The 20 km long Stijl cycle route from Amersfoort to Utrecht takes you past works of art, country houses and through the Soester woods, ending on the station square of Amersfoort. This is where the second part of this active adventure to discover Amersfoort begins. I’ll take you with me!

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Visit Amersfoort – Must do: the Mondriaan House

The Mondriaan House is to Amersfoort what the Van Gogh Museum is to Amsterdam. This museum on the Korte Gracht is also the artist’s birthplace. The pioneer in abstract art spent some of his life here with his parents, brothers, and sister. The museum opened its doors again on 7 March 2017 after some big renovations. Tickets for the Mondriaan …

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Explore Amersfoort – Guided Tour to the Koppelpoort

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Welcome to the city walk in Amersfoort! I’ll tell more about the tour with pictures and stories that I have been told by the city guide. Have you visited Amersfoort yet? No, then it might be time to get acquainted with Amersfoort and especially the city during the middle ages. I hear so many positive stories about Amersfoort that I …

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Towers of the province of Utrecht

A (church) tower is often a significant cultural location of a city. And in many cities or towns, climbing the tower is a must do when you’re visiting for a day. A lot of activity takes place around a tower, such as the local market and / or cultural activities. But of course you climb a tower for the breathtaking …

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Culinary enjoyment at Bistronoom in Woerden

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Discovering the province of Utrecht has brought us many beautiful things. We have learned a lot about the history of the places we have visited so far. And in the culinary field we are quite surprised. Earlier you could read about the beautiful new restaurant HEX in Oudewater. In this blog I take you to Woerden, for dinner at Bistronoom. …

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Visit Woerden | Explore Utrecht discovers Woerden  

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After our trip to Oudewater, we’re taking you to Woerden for the second edition of the Explore Utrecht tour. This surprising settlement city is the capital of the Green Hart. We’re visiting the cheese warehouse and climbing the Petruskerk tower, but of course also going for culinary enjoyment in Woerden. Explore Woerden Woerden is known as a cheese city, but …

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Be enchanted at Restaurant HEX in Oudewater

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Restaurant HEX in Oudewater is located in a monumental building on the Markt Oostzijde. The building went through a real transformation and has been transformed by Piet Boon into a beautiful restaurant. The menu at restaurant HEX is inspired by various international cuisines. On the menu you will find worldly dishes prepared with local and seasonal ingredients. Mesmerizing interior After …

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