Cycling past Castles and Country Estates

Cycling on the Heuvelrug is by far the best way to explore the region and experience it to the core. Explore the grand countryside and see every detail while cycling through the wooded areas and taking in the many rural estates, castles and extensive open fields. Follow the footsteps of the famous residents and discover the well kept secrets of these historic locations. Get on you bike and explore all castles and country estates the Heuvelrug has to offer.

Follow the footsteps of the Kaiser (71km)

Discover the world of the armed forces and follow the footsteps of the kaiser during this route across the Heuvelrug. You will pass the Huis Doorn estate and three castles: Amerongen CastleZeist Castle and Kerckebosch Castle.

Royal route through the forest (43km)

This route starts in the polder and then takes you into the lovely woods surrounding Baarn, Soestdijk Palace and the Soesterduinen nature reserve. You will also pass De Hooge Vuursche Castle.

Cycling through the Heuvelrug forests

This route takes you to the special Parc Broekhuizen. A stately country house dating from 1736 with a decidedly non-Dutch appearance.

Explore stylish Zeist by bike

Hop on your bike and explore the fortress city of Zeist, with its imposting  Slot Zeist. Keep cycling and you will also discover the beautiful  Sterkenburg Castle

Castle Route in Utrecht region

This scenic cycling route takes you through polders abounding in water and medieval watercourses. You will cycle past three castles: Woerden Castle, De Haar Castle and Montfoort Castle.

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