Destination guide

Charming Utrecht will entice you

Take a vacation to Utrecht and enjoy the area's museums, theater 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-sees in the area. A vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Utrecht a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Utrecht

Fly into Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), the closest airport, located 21.3 mi (34.3 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, Utrecht Central Station, Utrecht Overvecht Station and Utrecht Zuilen Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Utrecht, NL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 652 vacation rentals around Utrecht. From 52 condo and apartment rentals to 309 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Utrecht?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Utrecht. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Binnenstad: 76 vacation rentals
  • Utrecht Central Station: 367 vacation rentals
  • Bosgebied: 146 vacation rentals
  • Stadskern: 126 vacation rentals
  • Amersfoort Station: 1,127 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Utrecht! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Utrecht?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Utrecht:

  • Amsterdam: 1,747 rentals
  • Rotterdam: 221 rentals
  • Halfweg: 1,536 rentals
  • Noordwijkerhout: 878 rentals
  • Warder: 172 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Utrecht?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Utrecht are:

  • Utrecht (UTC-Soesterberg Air Base): 874 vacation rentals
  • Hoofddorp (QHZ): 2,278 vacation rentals
  • Schiphol Airport (AMS): 2,301 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Utrecht?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Utrecht. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Utrecht Central Station: 367 rentals
  • Amersfoort Station: 1,127 rentals
  • Neude: 368 rentals
  • Soestdijk Palace: 1,062 rentals
  • New Galgenwaard Stadium: 353 rentals

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

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