The Netherlands - Utrecht (PDF Chapter)
This is the Utrecht chapter from Lonely Planet’s The Netherlands guidebook.
Don’t underrate the petite province of Utrecht. Its famous namesake city – with its throngs of students, tree-lined canals and medieval quarter – deserves the limelight. No set piece, it has a plethora of hip, fun bars and cafes.
- see clear to Amsterdam from the tower of the Domtoren, Utrecht’s ‘missing’ cathedral, whose foundations also make for fascinating guided explorations
- combe medieval atmosphere with what was, in the late 19th century, the epitome of tech-nologically advanced interiors, all in one moated, neo-Gothic castle, the Kasteel de Haar
- get into the mind of abstract artist Piet Mondrian, then stroll the pretty central streets and canal-sides in Amersfoort
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Utrecht City, Amersfoort.
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