But the region around EuroParcs Resort De Utrechtse Heuvelrug is not only inspiring because of the variety in landscape types. Within just ten minutes driving from the resort, you can admire various castles and country houses that used to be castles. Think of castle Maarsbergen in the village of the same name, which can be reached via a beautiful 5 km hike or a bike ride. Castle Geerestein lies 3.5 km cycling or walking from holiday park De Utrechtse Heuvelrug, and a little further you’ll find the coach house of castle Groenewoude in Woudenberg. The Huis Doorn estate and castle Moersbergen in Doorn lie half an hour by bike from the holiday park. And a little further from Doorn, you can visit castle Sterkenburg.
Huis Doorn is also the site of the mausoleum of the last German Emperor, Wilhelm II, who fled to the Netherlands at the end of the First World War, was granted asylum here, and ended up living in Doorn castle for more than twenty years. At Woudenberg, you can find the seventeen-metre-high Pyramid of Austerlitz, built in 1804 by Napoleon's soldiers, and topped with a stone obelisk in 1894.
This is a rich region, both literally and figuratively, making Resort De Utrechtse Heuvelrug a beloved holiday base camp for many Dutch people, to find relaxation and inspiration. After a well-deserved holiday at our resort, guests leave with a twinkle in their eyes thanks to everything they experienced. Both young and old. In sum, there are all kinds of interesting cycling tours to take, which can be combined with a visit to one of the castles or estates around EuroParcs Resort De Utrechtse Heuvelrug. What a rich collection of historical sights!