Destination guide

Charming Utrecht will entice you

Take a holiday to Utrecht and enjoy the area's museums, theatre scene and entertainment. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and festivals, this romantic city won't disappoint. Pyramid of Austerlitz and AFAS Live are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Utrecht

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Utrecht a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wet 'n Wild (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Oudegracht (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Golfclub Amelisweerd (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Golfclub De Haar (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Golfpark Soestduinen (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Recreation Mijnden (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Utrecht

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Utrecht is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oudegracht (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Zocherpark (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Park Nieuweroord (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Griftpark (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Julianapark (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Utrecht Botanical Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Utrecht

Fly into Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), the closest airport, located 21.3 mi (34.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Rotterdam (RTM-Rotterdam The Hague), which is 30.8 mi (49.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Utrecht Central Station, Utrecht Overvecht Station and Utrecht Zuilen Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Utrecht?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,232 holiday lettings around Utrecht. From 971 Flats to 850 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Utrecht?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Utrecht. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Municipality of Stichtse Vecht: 461 holiday homes
  • Abcoude: 1,010 holiday homes
  • Municipality of Amersfoort: 290 holiday homes
  • Doorn: 87 holiday homes
  • Den Dolder: 114 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Utrecht! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Utrecht?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Utrecht with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Abcoude: 1,010 holiday lettings
  • Doorn: 87 holiday lettings
  • Den Dolder: 114 holiday lettings
  • Vinkeveen: 944 holiday lettings
  • Zegveld: 121 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Utrecht?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Utrecht are:

  • Utrecht (UTC-Soesterberg Air Base): 1,058 self catering accommodations
  • Schiphol Airport (AMS): 2,375 self catering accommodations
  • Amsterdam Centraal Airport (ZYA): 2,263 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Utrecht?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Utrecht. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Utrecht Central Station: 370 holiday rentals
  • Jaarbeurs Utrecht: 301 holiday rentals
  • Neude: 371 holiday rentals
  • Amersfoort Station: 1,358 holiday rentals
  • Amersfoort Animal Park: 1,316 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Utrecht listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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