Do you want to go for a good walk, our students will show you the way.
Do you want to go for a good walk, our students will show you the way. VIEW ALL
Fortress bij Rijnauwen
Together with Amelisweerd, this is Utrecht's most popular outdoor area.
- By Berne + 2
- Stephan: “I love to take a walk in the countryside and enjoy the beautiful weather.”
- Manu: “The fort itself is really nice, and I also like the woods around it. There are often playful sheep around the fort!”
- Berne: “It’s hard to miss Fort Rijnauwen if you go on your morning runs around the forest in Amelisweerd. The history behind the walls adds a bit of character to the forest and its beautiful flora and fauna. The sunset walks there are amazing too, definitely check it out in the early months of May, when it’s the perfect weather”
Park, playground and zoo all in one!
- By Studentlife Team + 2
- Panagiota: “This is a park that you can enjoy all year round. The park has also several fenced areas that are home to a diverse fauna, including deers, llamas, pigs, and different kinds of birds!”
- Berne: “In every season the juliana park is a nice place to walk. And in the summer you can have a picnic among the chickens”
- Studentlife Team: “Visiting this park is the best way to reconnect with nature and boost your well-being by surrounding yourself with animals like chickens, sheep, and ducks.”
Nature Reserve Amelisweerd
Tip! Explore Amelisweerd with a canoe!
- By Annaflavia + 3
- Valerie: “It's delightful to swim here in the summer! Besides, it's always nice to escape the city and take a walk to see adorable goats.”
- Vito : “In the summer it is really great to picnic here and swim in the Kromme Rijn. Bring a swimming ring and go with the flow!”
- Annaflavia: “After a long walk through Amelisweerd, I feel refreshed and re-energized. Being in the midst of such rich flora and fauna is a unique feeling.”
Máximapark is about the same size as Central Park in New York!
Park Bloeyendael is Utrecht's best kept secret!
Get your picknick basket, take your picknick blanked and your day will be fantastic!