Gardens, parks and country estates in Gooi & Vecht

Cycling in Stichtse Vecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Cycling route 835840

Provided by: VVV Gooi en Vecht

2836 181
49.3 km
02:54 h
869 kcal
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This route takes you along historic country estates with beautiful gardens and parks along the Vecht, the Loosdrechtse Plassen and's-Graveland. Cycle along the water and discover centuries-old villages and special buildings with a rich history along the way.

From country house to country house
The starting point of this tour is the TOP Maarsseveense Plassen. Here you can easily park your car and then set out. From here you cycle via the Loosdrechtse Plassen area to Nieuw-Loosdrecht and's-Graveland. Along the way you can get off to take a look at Garden Murrenhof, Castle Museum Sypesteyn with the accompanying castle garden and the ornamental garden of Gooilust and the nearby rhododendron valley. All these places are highly recommended if you like to admire plants and trees.

Off to Breukelen
From's-Graveland you cycle further to Breukelen and Maarssen. Along the way you will be surrounded by the water of the Loenderveense Plas, the Wijde Blik and the river Vecht. Around Breukelen you will find various country estates with gardens and parks on the Vecht. Admire, for example, the ancient Rupelmonde or the Vijverhof. Along the route you will also find plenty of nice places to settle down for a snack and a drink.

Knight's Court City of Gunterstein

The last attraction on this route is Ridderhofstad Gunterstein. Stop here briefly to take a walk through the park near the house. From the winding paths you have a beautiful view of the historic house. You end your tour again at the TOP Maarsseveense Plassen near the water.
Railway station Tourist Transfer Point (TOP) Bicycle cafe Nice walkers Country house Park and garden Country estates and estates City park Water Castle

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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
TOP Maarsseveense Plassen (Herenweg, 3602 AN, Stichtse Vecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
47 (Berkenpad, 3602AN, Stichtse Vecht, Utrecht, Nederland) 0.22 km
48 (Nedereindsevaart, 3612BB, Stichtse Vecht, Utrecht, Nederland) 2.64 km
49 (Dwarsdijk, 3612BN, Stichtse Vecht, Utrecht, Nederland) 4.60 km
27 (Herenweg, 3625AA, Wijdemeren, Utrecht, Nederland) 5.60 km
Tuin Murrenhof (Herenweg, 3625 AE, Breukeleveen, Noord-Holland, Nederland) 5.88 km

Place name directory

  • Stichtse Vecht, Utrecht
  • Wijdemeren, Utrecht
  • Breukeleveen, Noord-Holland
  • Loosdrecht, Noord-Holland
  • Wijdemeren, Noord-Holland
  • Hilversum, Noord-Holland
  • 's-Graveland, Noord-Holland
  • Ankeveen, Noord-Holland
  • Nieuwersluis, Utrecht
  • Maarssen, Utrecht
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