Welcome to the Heuvelrug

As an oasis of calm just outside the Randstad, the Utrecht Heuvelrug with its beautiful landscapes, numerous estates and lively cities and towns is located between Utrecht and Amersfoort. Walk or cycle through the undulating forests past impressive castles, experience the many events and attractions and indulge your culinary side in one of the many great restaurants. Out with the kids? Some shopping? Art and culture? On the Utrecht Heuvelrug & Gelderse Vallei you will find it all! Too much for one day? Then stay overnight, or book a holiday. The Heuvelrug has everything!

Must sees - on the Utrechtse Heuvelrug

Places - on the Utrechtse Heuvelrug

Utrecht Region

Vibrant cities and peaceful nature can be found right next to each other in the Utrecht Region. Combine the best of both worlds and discover what the region has to offer.

Vechtstreek

Everything in the Vecht region revolves around the most beautiful river of the Netherlands. Experience the region in a completely different way from the water!

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Amersfoort

Amersfoort has a remarkable historical city centre with a medieval atmosphere, but you can also enjoy the modern city life.

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Utrechtse Heuvelrug

The Utrechtse Heuvelrug is an oasis of peace just outside the Randstad conurbation. It is well-known for its stunning natural landscape, wealth of country estates and vibrant towns and villages.

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Kromme Rijnstreek

Here, you will find the Utrecht region's outdoors, at cycling distance from the city. It features country estates, sprawling natural landscapes, fruit orchards, the Kromme Rijn river and cultural history.

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Het Groene Hart

The Green Heart. Sprawling fields, moors, beautiful lakes and rivers, historical villages and cities, forts and farms. That is the Green Heart of Holland!

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Utrecht

Utrecht's wharf cellars are brimming with cosy cafés, trendy shops and restaurants. Once you start exploring, you can find all sorts of wonderful places.

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Spakenburg

Spakenburg is a lively village, and the Old Harbour is Spakenburg's soul. It makes you feel like you are walking through the living history of an old fishing village.

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Nieuwegein

Discover the young, dynamic city Nieuwegein with a surprisingly rich history, where old and new merge.

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