From Wijk bij Duurstede up the Utrechtse Heuvelrug

  • The Netherlands
  • Utrecht
  • Wijk bij Duurstede
  • 60.09 km (Approximately 03:32 u)
  • Cycling route 137686
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From Wijk bij Duurstede up the Utrechtse Heuvelrug

  • The Netherlands
  • Utrecht
  • Wijk bij Duurstede
  • 60.09 km (Approximately 03:32 u)
  • Cycling route 137686
The first kilometers you ride your legs loose in the area of Cothen. There are many orchards: in the spring you can enjoy the beautiful blossom here. You pass the historic vegetable garden Bartiméus. You will find a rosarium and greenhouses here: worth a visit. Then you drive up the Utrechtse Heuvelrug. In this large nature reserve you cycle for many kilometers through a varied landscape of deciduous and coniferous forests and heaths. An ideal environment for a relaxing bike ride. You regularly see stately villas and country houses. You pass through Austerlitz, a village that originated in 1804 from a settlement of traders near a large French army camp. Finally, you drive back into the wide polders of the Kromme Rijnstreek. The route starts and ends at Camping't Boomgaardje.

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
76
76 (3972MC, Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 11.96 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

Historische moestuin Bartiméus

44
3941 ZX Utrechtse Heuvelrug

Via an almost hidden access road you will discover the special walled vegetable garden of the care institution Bartim? Us with rosarium, greenhouses and a tea house where you can taste fresh dishes. Tip! Take part in activities with the residents or play a game of boules.

Groenestein


3947 Wijk bij Duurstede

Groenestein Castle was probably built between 1377 and 1414 and it consisted of a large building complex. Now only the gatehouse and part of the canal remain.

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