Guided tour

Utrecht: Private or Public Off-The-Beaten Path Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tulip Day Tours

Utrecht: Private or Public Off-The-Beaten Path Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tulip Day Tours

From US$ 45.39 per person

Discover Utrecht, one of the country's best-kept secrets - conveniently reached by direct train from Amsterdam. Explore this medieval city with an enthusiastic guide of an award-winning tour operator.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Dutch
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Utrecht with a multiple award-winning touroperator to learn about the city’s history & culture
  • Benefit from small group sizes that allow the guides to go off-the-beaten track
  • Marvel at the centuries-old Dutch architecture of the canal houses along the Oudegracht
  • End the tour at the historic St. Martin’s Cathedral and the Cathedral Tower
Full description
Join a walking tour of Utrecht and its iconic Dom Tower, churchyards, the medieval city center, and more. Explore some of the most beautiful tree-lined canals of Europe with a local guide from a multiple award-winning tour operator. Meet your guide at Domplein, the city's main square in the heart of the city center. Embark on a walking tour through the old city center with your private party or, a maximum of 5 other travelers if you choose the small-group public walking tour. Learn about the city’s history that started around 2,000 years ago when Utrecht was part of the Limes, the Roman Empire’s northern border. Follow cobbled streets and churchyards, all leading to what has been the city’s main artery for centuries, the 1.5-mile-long old canal or Oudegracht. See the string of cafes and restaurants nearby. Make way to the Gothic Dom Church that with its dominating tower that is Utrecht's pride and joy and the last stop of your tour. Listen to interesting stories about the gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral before saying goodbye to your guide. After the tour, you can climb up the 495 steps or take the lift to the tower's top to experience an amazing bird’s eye view of the city. Click 'book' now to see both the private and public option!
Includes
  • Private guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly from a distance (works with hearing aids)
  • 1.5 hour private guided tour of Utrecht
  • Taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Gratuity, optional of course

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The duration of the walking tour is 1.5 hours, including expected and unexpected
  • With respect to covid, we adhere to national and local regulations that apply at the time of the walking tour
  • The maximum group size for the public walking tour is 6 travellers
  • * The minimum age for participation in the public tour is 12 years
  • * The maximum group size for the private walking tour is 8 travelers, excluding children under the age of 12. They join for free and no ticket is needed for them
  • * On request, we can accommodate larger groups
Customer reviews

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Super nice and good guide Marloes...we really enjoyed ourselves thank you for the many facts about Utrecht..

October 23, 2022

The best tour we’ve had so far! So informative. It’s a must for getting to know the city!

October 16, 2022

Lucy was the perfect guide - knowledgable and friendly. Book this tour!

September 8, 2022

Product ID: 404225