SIGHTS & EVENTS

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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Swimming in natural water in and near Utrecht

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Temperatures are at an all-time high and that can only mean one thing: time to find somewhere to cool down! And what better place to do that than in the beauty of nature? Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and take a dip in the nicest natural water that the Utrecht area has to offer. Where do you …

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Tour Explore Utrecht | The story of Trijn van Leemput

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Welcome to the Mini Tours of Explore Utrecht! In the next six weeks, together with photographer Pierre Banrooi (Instagram), I  will take you along in a discovery tour in the city, through pictures and words. We are going to bring you to certain places, which we feel is worth exploring.

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mini Tour – Explore God’s Chambers

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Discover the god chambers of Utrecht. The god’s chambers were founded by Catholics and Protestants for the poor people of the city. These small group houses often have a courtyard, which the residents can enjoy. We take you with us to discover these god’s chambers.

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What to do in Utrecht on Sunday March 8

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Sunday, March 8th doing something fun in Utrecht? Don’t worry, there’s plenty to do. From theatre performances throughout the city to a real truffle day (yes please?!) Or how about the fact that Sunday 8 March is International Women’s Day! Below we feature 3 fun to do’s. If you want more inspiration, take a look at the links at the …

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What to do in Utrecht? | Weekend Guide 6 & 7 March

What is there to do in the most beautiful city in the country? Utrecht, here we come. The first full weekend of March is just around the corner. The sun shows itself every now and then, and we show ourselves in the city! Are you coming with us? Check out Marit from Cultuursnuiver‘s art & culture tips, make it a …

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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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5x cultural tips in Utrecht | art and culture tips in maart

It’s time again for 5x culture tips in Utrecht by Marit. Monthly she will share her tips in Utrecht with the readers of Explore Utrecht. For March Marit will share 5 fun culture tips in Utrecht from film premieres to classical piano music concert in TivoliVredenburg. A list of five great culture tips in Utrecht to save for when you need …

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What to do in Utrecht? | Weekend Guide 28 & 29 February

Weekend! Or are you celebrating holidays? Sore throat from the carnival? Wet your whistle, because there is plenty to do in the beautiful city of Utrecht this weekend. Where are we going? Laughing, walking, eating, drinking… What do you choose?  Check out Marit van Cultuursnuiver‘s art & culture tips, let’s hit the streets!

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