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3x picnic spots in Utrecht

Picknicken in Utrecht

Temperatures are rising, which means that people in Utrecht will be picnicking again. Whether you’re going to have a drink on a picnic blanket, have a barbecue or just share a piece of watermelon with your friends, it’s always fun. I have selected the three nice places to picnic in Utrecht for you!

Canoeing and picnicking in Utrecht

My favorite way to spend a picnic in Utrecht is to sit along the water after canoeing. At canoe rental Rijnstroom you can rent a canoe and sail up the water in the direction of the city or nature. Along the way you can stop your canoe on the water side and have a picnic on the grass, between the trees or at a picnic table. This way, relaxation and food are combined with exercise and you will arrive at the most beautiful and romantic spots. Bring your own picnic or have it taken care of by Kanoverhuur de Rijnstroom.

For more information:
Weg naar Rhijnauwen nr 2
3584 AD Utrecht
Phone number 030-2521311
Mail: info@rijnstroom.nl


Haarzuilens is a place where you can walk, relax and have a picnic. Just outside the city, past Leidsche Rijn and next to Maarssen you will find this estate with a beautiful orchard. Under the fruit trees you can enjoy a delicious picnic. There are also nice treasure hunts with the theme: the fruit in the orchard. The location is a natural monument and is located on Thematerweg 10.

For more information:
Thematerweg 10c
3455 SN Haarzuilens
Website: natuurmonumenten.nl/natuurgebieden


You’d rather stay in town? Then go to the Wilhelminapark. Here you can relax among the green trees and lawns, overlooking the water. It can be very busy in the summer, but it has its charm. Bring your picnic basket and you’ll have a nice afternoon. Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some friends or you can join a (ball) game! You’ll be home soon and yet you have the feeling that you’ve really been out for a while.

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[author title=”” image=”http://”]Written by Annemarie Thönissen, student journalism in Utrecht.[/author]