Cycling in Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Cycling route 148527
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Wijk bij Duurstede is a beautiful old town at the intersection of the Nederrijn and the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal. In the surrounding polders you can enjoy a wide river landscape.
At De Veldpoort Food and Drink you can have a nice lunch on the cozy terrace before you get on your bike. You are the first to drive through the Kromme Rijnstreek. From the saddle you have a beautiful view over the elongated plots of grassland and the many ditches. From a distance you can see the wooded Utrechtse Heuvelrug coming closer. You drive a bit through Leersum, the next stop is the beautiful Amerongen Castle.
More castles used to be built along the Lek. Only the moat of Bergestein Castle is still partly visible in the landscape. Natewisch Castle dates from the thirteenth century. A large part of the castle was demolished at the end of the nineteenth century. Only the tower is still there, a proud reminder of times gone by. Don't worry, as last you pass Castle Duurstede and drive through the picturesque heart of Wijk bij Duurstede.
Below you will find various suggestions for breaks that you can visit during your route. These are divided into different categories, making it easy for you to choose.
On the edge of the village amidst the greenery, the majestic Amerongen Castle still exudes the atmos...
Independently fortified building from the Middle Ages that was easily defended at that time and in t...
The moat encloses a rectangular island. This island was originally smaller and enlarged in the 17th ...
|De Veldpoort Eten en Drinken (Veldpoortstraat, 3961 BK, Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands)||0.00 km|
|15 (3961CG, Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands)||0.02 km|
|14 (3961CZ, Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands)||0.13 km|
|13 (3962EH, Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands)||1.66 km|
|9 (3941MB, Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands)||5.76 km|
|10 (3956NS, Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Utrecht, The Netherlands)||9.54 km|