A day of cycling through the Utrecht polder

Cycling in Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Cycling route 537825

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2924 109
37.4 km
02:11 h
659 kcal
9 m
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Just outside Utrecht you can drive straight into the beautiful polder country. An ideal environment for a nice day of cycling along flower-filled meadows, rivers and historic sights. You will also pass De Haar Castle.

In this region you can see the cope landscape with its characteristic narrow plots: an allotment pattern whose origins date back to the thirteenth century. The hamlet of Teckop through which you drive was founded during the reclamation period. Along the river Meije you can see beautiful old farms on the dike. From a distance you can also see the almost sixty meters high water tower from 1932, an iconic national monument that is also known locally as Pietje Pencil.

Relaxing at Geertjes Hoeve
Near Harmelen you cycle through orchards and along the fairytale Vijverbos. At Geertjes Hoeve you can fully recharge your batteries on the pleasant terrace of the farm restaurant. This cozy restaurant is located in Haarzuilens, a village just outside Utrecht. Enjoy a tasty snack and a drink here and gain new energy. Then immediately take a look at the cheese factory and the farm shop of Geertjes Hoeve and stock up on something delicious for home. Then you can think back on your trip for a long time and enjoy it.

Castle the hair
Time enough for a trip? Then visit Kasteel de Haar, the largest castle in the Netherlands. The castle originally dates from the fourteenth century, the current castle was rebuilt in 1892 in neo-Gothic style. Would you also like to take a walk in the vicinity of Geertjes Hoeve? Then walk route 537826.
Castle, to visit-DO NOT USE Nice walkers Windmill

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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.


# Description Distance
Geertjes Hoeve (Thematerweg, 3455 SM, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
40 (3455SP, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.19 km
12 (3455SK, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.64 km
14 (3455RT, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 2.53 km
Kasteel De Haar (Kasteellaan, 3455 RR, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 4.12 km
11 (3455RP, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 4.29 km

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