"Right in the middle." Top 5 Page for this destination Utrecht by planxty
Utrecht Travel Guide: 668 reviews and 1,612 photos
I have been to Holland / the Netherlands (I'm never sure which is correct) on a number of occasions, and have visited a number of towns and cities. Surprisingly, though, I had only ever passed through Utrecht on a train before.
I visited recently in order to go to some gigs and was really impressed with the place. It is a very beautiful city with plenty to do and see and a host of good restaurants and bars to refresh yourself in. As elsewhere in Holland, I found the people to be friendly and welcoming and, certainly amongst younger people, excellent English speakers.
Lying in the centre of the country, it is a mere 50 minutes from Schipol airport, with excellent rail connections. I would certainly recommend it as a base from which to explore Holland.
- Pros:Nice architecture and friendly people.
- Cons:Can be cold in winter. Homicidal cyclists!
This isn't a reataurant per se, but it is a very good takeaway. The most unobservant visitor to Holland cannot fail to... more travel advice
A really interesting thing to do is to take a walk through the Museumkwartier. Cobbled streets and beautifully... more travel advice
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