Utrecht City Guide


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Utrecht Travel Tips

Thank you for checking out this Utrecht Travel Guide on Your Little Black Book! Here you will discover recently opened hotspots, the best restaurants, cool boutique hotels and unique stores in the city of Utrecht. Did you know that Utrecht is referred to as little Amsterdam because of the beautiful canals? Over the years Utrecht developed a vibrant restaurant scene and the city is making a name now more and more fine dining restaurants open their doors.

In this Utrecht City Guide you will therefore not only find hotspots and tips for the best things to do, but also a lot of tips for the best places to eat and drink. We recommend to spend at least a full day up to two nights to explore Utrecht and its surroundings. Check out our shortlist for the best hotels in Utrecht for our personal favourite places to stay.

Have fun discovering the hotspots and tips in this Utrecht Travel Guide!


| BEST HOTELS IN UTRECHT: there are nice hotels to book in Utrecht for every budget. From boutique hotels to trendy hotels or luxury, these hotels not only have a great interior design, we all tried and tested them for you. These are Yourlbb’s favourite hotels in Utrecht for your perfect stay: The Nox (new), Mother Goose, Muze Hotel, The Anthony Hotel, Moxy Hotel, Daen’s Greenhouse, Grand Hotel Karel V & Eye Hotel. Via the links you can immediately check the best prices for your travel dates!

| THINGS TO DO IN UTRECHT: ➊ Go on a (private) bike tour, ➋ Go boating on the canals, ➌ Visit the Centraal Museum (without standing in line), ➍ Do a walking tour with Polaroid photo challenge (and take 10 Polaroids home as a souvenir!) & ➎ Go kayaking through the canals with a local guide.

| UTRECHT BUCKETLIST: our 27 tips for the best things to do, taste and see when you go to Utrecht >>

| UTRECHT RESTAURANT HOTSPOTS: discover our favourite restaurants in Utrecht here >>

| SHOPPING IN UTRECHT? Check out the best local stores and small boutiques >>

Have fun planning your trip to Utrecht and make sure to also check out all the other reviews and articles in this Utrecht Travel Guide.

Travel further: discover the best day trips from Utrecht

  1. Explore the most beautiful castles in The Netherlands
  2. See all the Dutch highlights in one day
  3. Work on your Amsterdam bucketlist with these local tips
  4. Extend your stay and rent a cabin on the beach or in the forest
  5. Travel further: go to Antwerp or even Paris by train!

PS: Traveling with baby or kids? Check out @travelkids.co on Instagram or Travelkids.co and discover Your Little Black Book’s travel tips for parents with wanderlust!