Day out in Utrecht

Utrecht is a beautiful city that is 900 years old since last June 2nd. Utrecht has one of the most beautiful historic city centers in the Netherlands. Curious why and what there is to do in Utrecht? Read on to discover this quickly and plan your day trip to Utrecht and book your overnight stay at Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem!

What to do in Utrecht?

Utrecht is known for its canal area, which is a beautiful area to walk around, both shopping and sniffing culture. Would you like to take a boat trip? Sail across the canals and discover Utrecht by boat! You can also take a trip to the iconic Dom Tower, which you can even climb or visit the Sint Janskerk, they are both worth visiting!

Shopping Utrecht?

Say no more, in addition to its central location, Utrecht also has a beautiful shopping center where you will literally have your hands full with the people around you, but also with all the nice clothes that are for sale. Stroll along the canal belt and meanwhile stop every now and then to look around you at the old canal houses.

Eating in Utrecht tips

Don't forget to score the delicious Domtoren cookies at the Domtoren, if you get hungry while walking/shopping and want to try on that nice shirt. You can go to many places for a nice restaurant in Utrecht. One of the favorites is restaurant Gys, where you can go for healthy, vegetarian, vegan and not unimportantly tasty food, highly recommended! More in the mood for sushi in Utrecht? Book your table at Le:en, this is a one of a kind restaurant focused on asian tapas! Of course you can also return to Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem and settle down in the hotel bar/restaurant of our hotel for a delicious meal and then relax in the Wellness.

A day trip to Utrecht by public transport

From Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem, Utrecht can be reached in 30 minutes by car, making it the ideal city to plan a day trip to and there is plenty of parking space. Utrecht is also easy to reach by public transport, so you will be in the shopping streets of this beautiful city in no time. Enjoy the delicious breakfast and then hit the road and discover!