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Hidden gems

Be sure to stray beyond the beaten path, the basic routes and the traditional tourist traps in Utrecht and Amersfoort. Find some peace and quiet and discover places that appear to have been left untouched by the passage of time. If you're not sure where to go, not to worry, we'll give you a few pointers. Blend in with the locals in Amersfoort and Utrecht. Both of these historic cities are home to many undiscovered spots and hidden gems, with narrow alleyways, old courtyards and remarkable feats of architecture.

  • Court of Almshouses

    So unexpected and gorgeous, an oasis of tranquility in the bustling city center.

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  • Paddle boarding

    See the best sights of Amersfoort and relax in the region? Find your balance on a paddle board and be astounded by the natural beauty of the city’s surroundings!

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  • Parks & Public Gardens

    The leafy environment allows for wonderful walks, exercise and sports opportunities and picnics. In addition, there are petting zoos, playgrounds, circuses and cultural and culinary festivals.

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  • Julianapark

    The green Julianapark is one of the oldest city parks in Utrecht.

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  • Rietveld Schröderhuis

    The Rietveld Schröder House is the architectural highlight of the art movement De Stijl.

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  • Wagenwerkplaats

    De Wagenwerkplaats houses two theaters, a traffic park, an indoor climbing center, event venues and many creative enterprises.

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