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Our students will give you the best recommendations for the surrounding suburbs.

Around Utrecht
Our students will give you the best recommendations for the surrounding suburbs. VIEW ALL

“De Netto simply sells A-brands and is still super cheap, much cheaper than the AH or the Jumbo. It is also within cycling distance of the center, so ideal for a student who lives away from home!”

  • By Maya

Leidsche Rijn centrum
“Every once in a while I grab my bike and cycle to Leidsche Rijn Centrum. It always feels like I'm in another world for a while. And of course I always grab the Jumbo Foodmarket before I go back.”

  • By Berne

Park Het Gagelbos
“During all the lockdowns I could be found here a lot to rollerblade or walk. Nice and close to home, but not in the city.”

  • By Sanne

Swimmingpool Den Hommel
“I try to swim laps for about half an hour every week, because swimming is very good for your whole body. This way I can always start the day well.”

  • By Berne

Garden Center Steck
“I like to come here to look for plants, but also to visit the garden cafe, Noordertuin.”

  • By Sanne

Student residences De Sterren
“It is home to a lot of students where they find friendships for life. Having nice community around you, at Wooncomplex you will never feel lonely.”

  • By Studentlife Team

Castle De Haar
“For cycling fans - there is a biking path leading to the castle, which is surrounded by beautiful farmhouses and fruit gardens. In the summer you can buy there fresh fruits.”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1

Tea room Rhijnauwen
“Theehuis Rhijnauwen is a charming restaurant in Bunnik and ideal spot for a cup of tea and a piece of cake. Surrounded by nature, it stands out for its unique atmosphere.”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1

Boulder hall Energiehaven
“This place offers the best bouldering experience in Utrecht! With its creative routes, changed on a regular basis, UU students love it.”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1

Gardening centre Intratuin
“It’s not possible to leave this place without buying a plant!”

  • By Studentlife Team

Ohøj coffee roasting
“This cafe is very close walk from my house and it has great coffee!”

  • By Kimberly + 1

Cinema Pathé Leidsche Rijn
“Famously known for their rooftop cinema which is a bit pricey, but a really great experience”

  • By Kimberly + 2
Rooftop cinema

Nature Reserve Amelisweerd
“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.”

  • By Annaflavia + 1

Juliana Park
“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.”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1

Maxima Park
“Located in Leidsche Rijn district, the Maximapark belongs to one of the most beloved parks in the Netherlands.”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1

Beach Oog in Al (SOIA)
“Nice grass area to sit along the big canal that is perfect for sunny days ”

  • By Berne + 1
Urban beach

Fortress bij Rijnauwen
“I love to take a walk in the countryside and enjoy the beautiful weather.”

  • By Stephan + 1

Park Bloeyendael
“Not many people know about this hidden gem. If you enjoy running in the nature, you should definitely visit Park Bloeyen.”

  • By Studentlife Team