Highlights of Utrecht with Dom Tower & Canal Walk

35

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Language

Highlights

  • Visit and see Utrecht’s main highlights away from the busy crowds
  • See the 14th Century Gothic Dom Tower, the tallest bell tower in Holland
  • Enjoy fast track entrance to the famous 13th century Utrecht Cathedral
  • Visit the beautiful medieval cloisters & gardens of Utrecht
  • Learn of Utrecht’s history, culture & architecture
  • Small-group tour ensures a more personalized experience
  • See and experience Utrecht town like a local

Description

Your fully guided walking tour of Utrecht begins in the historic town center where your engaging expert local guide leads your small group around the town’s main highlights. Learn about Utrecht’s history, arts, culture and architecture, from the city’s humble beginnings, to its impressive emerging architectural renaissance. View the Dom Tower, Holland’s tallest Bell Tower at just under 400 feet in height. This Gothic-style tower is the symbol of this extraordinary beautiful town. You will also visit the town’s famous St. Martin’s Cathedral, once the biggest in Holland where you will enjoy fast track entrance to view its immense height and architectural highlights before visiting the church’s cloisters and gardens.

Your guide will walk you down the famous Dutch canals that flow through the town, its hidden streets and beautiful gardens and parks. Admire perfectly preserved 17th-century gabled houses and peaceful tree-lined canals dotted with traditional Dutch houseboats. Stroll down the bustling shopping streets along the main canals, noting the many upscale art galleries, specialty shops and restaurants. Your guide also takes you into the alleys of the notorious old historic district where you will hear incredible tales of times past, which will offer a great insight into the people, and culture of Holland.

In summary, this tour offers the perfect Utrecht experience with skip-the-line entrance to St Martin’s Cathedral & Cloisters in addition to being guided by a local English-speaking guide who will make sure you have the most extraordinary tour.

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Inclusions
  • Fast Track entrance to the 13th century St. Martin's Cathedral.
  • Visit Utrecht’s famous medieval Cloisters & Gardens.
  • See The 14th century Dom Tower - the tallest medieval tower in Holland.
  • Tour is led by local, expert English speaking guide offering intriguing stories and insights into Dick Bruna’s life and work.
  • Walk along the famous medieval canals of Utrecht town.
  • Stop at Dick Bruna’s favorite Coffee Shop - creator of Miffy the famous Little Rabbit.
  • Walk the medieval narrow hidden streets of Utrecht.
  • Enjoy incredible unforgettable photos stops.
  • Discover so much more about Utrecht, than you ever would on your own.
Exclusions
  • Hotel Pick Up / Drop-Off
  • Transportation
  • Guide Tip
Before you book
  • We cannot accommodate strollers or baby carriages.
  • Wheelchairs, motorised scooters, or any other device to assist mobility are not recommended.
  • Participants should be in good health, consult first with your doctor if you have any medical condition or are not used to regular exercise.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking, including over uneven surfaces, cobblestones, hills, inclines/declines and stairs.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Changes or cancellations requested less than 24 hours before the tour departure time are not possible.
  • Minimum numbers apply, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation.

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