Along Country estates and estates around Zeist

Cycling in De Bilt, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Cycling route 781285

Provided by: Regionaal Bureau voor Toerisme Heuvelrug & Vallei

6546 185
33.3 km
01:57 h
586 kcal
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Set out around Zeist and discover this beautiful area full of history. On this route you cycle through part of the Lustwarande, an area that developed around 1850 into a holiday area for wealthy merchants and bankers from Amsterdam and Utrecht. You will find all kinds of beautiful country estates from this time.

Historic Country Estates
The starting point of this route is at De Bilt. From here you set course for Bunnik and on to Odijk. You will pass the Houdringe estate, the Oostbroek estate, the Nienhof estate and the Bornia estate in succession. These lavish showpieces of power and splendor are located in the most beautiful places in the landscape. Admire the beautiful country houses and their gardens to imagine yourself in times gone by. After a little more than 9 kilometers of cycling you can settle down at Postillion Hotel Utrecht Bunnik for a snack and a drink. Then you can set off again full of new energy.

Zeist Castle
A little further on in Zeist you will find the famous Slot Zeist. Fun activities are regularly organized here, but the castle itself is also worth a visit. From Zeist you cycle past the Vollenhoven estate and the Beerschoten estate back to the starting point of the route.

Historic Zeist
Take some time off the route to get acquainted with the historic center of Zeist. Get off your bike, stroll through the streets and discover the grandeur of this castle city on the edge of the greenery of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug .
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Regionaal Bureau voor Toerisme Heuvelrug & Vallei

The Utrechtse Heuvelrug is an area full of beautiful hilly forests, impressive estates with castles and attractive restaurants to settle down. A beautiful backdrop for endless trips by bike and on foot.

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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
Parkeerplaats | De Holle Bilt (Restaurant De Biltsche Hoek, 3732HM, De Bilt, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
Buitenplaats Houdringe (3732 HM, De Bilt, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 1.05 km
88 (3732HJ, De Bilt, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 1.84 km
Landgoed Oostbroek (Utrechts Landschap, 3732 HV, De Bilt, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 4.36 km
87 (3704JE, Zeist, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 5.58 km
44 (Rijnsoever, 3981HJ, Bunnik, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 6.58 km

Place name directory

  • De Bilt, Utrecht
  • Zeist, Utrecht
  • Bunnik, Utrecht
  • Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Utrecht
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