Castle Route

  • The Netherlands
  • Utrecht
  • Wijk bij Duurstede
  • 26.15 km (Approximately 01:32 u)
  • Cycling route 1269233
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Castle Route

  • The Netherlands
  • Utrecht
  • Wijk bij Duurstede
  • 26.15 km (Approximately 01:32 u)
  • Cycling route 1269233

Hop on your bike and explore the area between Wijk bij Duurstede and Houten. You start at Camping't Boomgaardje, a cozy mini campsite that is open all year round. From the campsite you have a beautiful view of the vast meadows. You can fully enjoy the peace and nature here. During the tour you will pass many castles, including Kasteel Beverweerd, a 13th-century castle surrounded by beautiful gardens. Dismount, you can walk in the surrounding gardens and from here you have a beautiful view of the Kromme Rijn. In the spring, the nearby shrubs are beautifully in blossom. Enjoy this wonderful bike ride along the castles and spend the night at Camping't Boomgaardje to cycle even more in the area.

Directions

# Description Distance
Camping 't Boomgaardje (Wijkersloot, 3961 MN, Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
55
55 (3945LC, Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 2.22 km
56
56 (3985SH, Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 3.28 km
57
57 (Tuurdijk, 3945PJ, Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 4.55 km
60
60 (Herenstraat, 3985RX, Bunnik, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 7.20 km
Kasteel Beverweerd (Beverweerd, 3985MJ, Bunnik, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 9.46 km

Pause places

Camping 't Boomgaardje

Wijkersloot 21
3961 MN Wijk bij Duurstede
http://www.boomgaardje.nl

This mini campsite is open all year round. It is located between a few standard trees and has a beautiful view of vast meadows. You can fully enjoy the peace and nature here. Thanks to the good facilities, you will have a carefree holiday here. For example, there is a bicycle shed with charging points. Free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) is available throughout the campsite. In the area you will find cozy restaurants, Castle Duurstede and you can take blossom tours in the spring. Camping't Boomgaardje has received various awards, such as the Zoover GoldAward 2017 and in 2013 they were chosen as The Best Camperplace.

Sights

Kasteel Beverweerd

Beverweerd
3985MJ Bunnik

Beverweerd Castle dates from the 13th century, but it has been renovated several times over the centuries. Nowadays you mainly see elements from the architecture of the 19th century.

Kasteel Sterkenburg

Kasteel Sterkenburg 10
3972 ME Utrechtse Heuvelrug

Sterkenburg Castle, a special location, a place with high cultural-historical and ecological values. History, present and future merge here. You will find this stylish country estate centrally located in the beautiful rural area of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug. You can walk freely through the beautiful garden, or view the overwhelming interior under the expert guidance of one of the residents.

Hindersteijn

Rhodensteijnselaan
3947BK Wijk bij Duurstede

On the estate is a residential tower that was built at the beginning of the history of the estate. The castle falls under the Natural Beauty Act of 1928 and is protected as a national monument.

Lunenburg

Kasteel Lunenburg
3947BK Wijk bij Duurstede

The site was reconstructed during the restoration of 1968-70. Specifics: The medieval buildings, a residential tower (8.4 x 9.3 meters) from the second half of the 13th century are still present.

Walenburg


3947CS Wijk bij Duurstede

On a moated site is a medieval residential tower consisting of a substructure, three storeys and an attic under a tiled hipped roof crowned by two copper wind vanes. On the roof a dormer window with escape holes. Originally the beetle

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