Along country houses in the Vecht region

  • The Netherlands
  • Utrecht
  • Utrecht
  • 51.81 km (Approximately 03:02 u)
  • Cycling route 116669
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Along country houses in the Vecht region

  • The Netherlands
  • Utrecht
  • Utrecht
  • 51.81 km (Approximately 03:02 u)
  • Cycling route 116669

Old estates, impressive castles, historic country estates and landscaped gardens. That is what awaits you in the Vecht region. You start at Brasserie Abrona in De Meern, an authentic former farm. After your bike ride you can have a drink here, enjoy the fresh bread from our own bakery. From here you cycle to the Hamtoren, a remnant of Den Ham castle. Then you cycle along the Loosdrechtse Plassen, a wonderful area to cycle through. Along the way you will pass several mills. You will also cycle right through Utrecht and pass Stadskasteel Oudaen, a fortified medieval house on the Oudegracht. Then you cycle through Lombok back to Brasserie Abrona. A wonderful route for cycling!

Directions

# Description Distance
Brazzerie Abrona (Haarlerberg, 3453 RG, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
32
32 (Utrechtsestraatweg, 3452ET, Woerden, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 2.80 km
56
56 (3481GX, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 3.92 km
55
55 (3451PA, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 5.02 km
Den Ham (Hamtoren, 3451RG, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 6.11 km
40
40 (3455SP, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 7.61 km

Pause places

Brazzerie Abrona

Haarlerberg 56C
3453 RG Utrecht
https://www.brazzerieabrona.nl

At BraZZerie & Bakkerij Abrona you can enjoy an authentic experience in the former Nyevelt farm. The monumental building, with the beautiful oak beams in the ceiling, is located in the Veldhuizen district in Vleuten-De Meern. Despite the modern architecture of the area, the characteristic food farm of Nyevelt Castle continues to stand out. Come by for a drink, high tea or fresh bread from the bakery.

Sights

Den Ham

Hamtoren
3451RG Utrecht

Only the high tower (15th century) built in the 3rd construction phase is still present.

Snaafburg

Straatweg
3603CR Stichtse Vecht

Remains of a canal and an island. Wedged in the new housing estate 'De Reizende man'.

Buitenplaats Doornburgh

15
3601 GH Stichtse Vecht

Doornburgh is a 17th century country estate on the river Vecht. The country house is surrounded by a beautiful park, a carpenter's house, a coach house and an ice house.

Trouwe Waghter

12
3612 AP Stichtse Vecht
http://www.allemolens.nl

This mill is a hollow post mill east of the village of Tienhoven in the Dutch province of Utrecht. The mill was built in 1832 to replace two older mills that drain the water board elsewhere.

De Ster

Molencafé
3531DB Utrecht
http://www.allemolens.nl

The most famous windmill type in the Netherlands. Windmills were used not only to produce flour from cereals, but also to reclaim polder areas. Natural energy. The most famous windmills can be found in Kinderdijk, really set up as a polder model. A must see!

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