The beautiful heritage in the Kromme Rijn region

  • The Netherlands
  • Utrecht
  • Utrechtse Heuvelrug
  • 46.95 km (Approximately 02:45 u)
  • Cycling route 613967
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The beautiful heritage in the Kromme Rijn region

  • The Netherlands
  • Utrecht
  • Utrechtse Heuvelrug
  • 46.95 km (Approximately 02:45 u)
  • Cycling route 613967

The Kromme Rijnstreek is a true cycling gem. You drive through a wide polder landscape full of fruit orchards. This area is also rich in cultural history, you will find many country houses.

Castle Sterkenburg
From the woods you descend to the Kromme Rijnstreek: a vast polder area where you will find a lot of heritage. Such as Sterkenburg Castle and Beverweerd, a country house from 1850. There are also beautiful old villages here, such as Werkhoven, which enjoys a protected village view. The Sint Stevenskerk originally dates from 1100, wow!

Roman watchtower
At Eethuis Ster in the Kersentuin you can enjoy a delicious stopover with lunch or coffee and cake. Further on you pass through Tull and't Waal, a charming little village where you can admire the Reformed Church from 1778, among other things. You pass Fort't Hemeltje from 1881. Just past junction 98 you pass Fort Vechten, the second largest fort in the New Dutch Waterline. There is also a replica of a Roman watchtower here.

Directions

# Description Distance
4
4 (Traaij, 3971GK, Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
5
5 (3941XN, Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 1.36 km
59
59 (3972ND, Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 5.54 km
Kasteel Sterkenburg (Kasteel Sterkenburg, 3972 ME, Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 5.67 km
76
76 (3972MC, Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 6.19 km
Kasteel Beverweerd (Beverweerd, 3985MJ, Bunnik, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 9.00 km

Pause places

Eethuis Ster in de Kersentuin

Trip 2-0001
3998 WC Houten
http://www.ster.nu

Eethuis Ster in de Kersentuin is located in the middle of a unique standard cherry orchard on the Eiland van Schalkwijk, near Houten. Hop on your bike here to experience the charm of the National Landscape River Area: sweeping views combined with bustling towns where you can experience plenty of cultural history. At Eethuis Ster in the Kersentuin you can enjoy lunch, coffee with cake or barbecue. You can also enjoy a high tea with family and friends. Your visit to this eatery will be the icing on your tasty bike ride.

Sights

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.

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.

Fort 't Hemeltje

Fort bij 't Hemeltje
3992LX Houten

It was built between 1877 and 1881 and defended the access of an inundated strip of terrain next to the Wulvenbroekse Wetering and the railway line 's-Hertogenbosch-Utrecht.

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