Are you planning a leisurely trip to Utrecht? There is a direct train connection to Utrecht from Rhenen station or Veenendaal centre. This means you can be at Utrecht Central Station within half an hour by train. Would you prefer to drive from Thijmse Berg to Utrecht? Then you can be there within 40 minutes, and you can also easily park in Utrecht Central.
From the station concourse you walk straight into the renovated, covered shopping centre 'Hoog Catharijne'. From this shopping centre you can walk straight into the centre of Utrecht. Here, too, there are many large and well-known shops in the spacious streets and along the canals. There are also many authentic boutiques around the canals. You'll always find what you're looking for in this city!
The canals of Utrecht are ideal for a fun water activity. When the weather is nice, you can enjoy dinner on the canals or go pedal boating. But cosy boat hire is also common here. You will pass all kinds of cosy riverside terraces and beautiful old buildings.
Places of interest
When walking through Utrecht, you will probably immediately notice the Dom Tower. The city's landmark is no less than 112 metres high! You can reach the top of the tower by climbing 500 steps. It's definitely worth climbing the tower for a great view of the beautiful student city! You can also discover the history of Utrecht on the Cathedral Square. Visit the church next to the tower or go on an adventure under the square, where there are archaeological treasures to admire.