Things to see and do - Wijk bij Duurstede
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Wijk bij Duurstede Travel guide
Wijk bij Duurstede : Michelin's recommendations
This town located near the Lek is the former Dorestad , a large centre for trade which was abandoned after its destruction by the Normans in 863. The town revived in the15C, under the impetus of the Bishop of Utrecht who chose to live here.
Tourist attractions Wijk bij Duurstede : Things to see and do
This museum traces the history of the town and especially recalls the excavations carried out on the site of the old Dorestad.
Located a little way outside the town, this ruined castle is surrounded by ditches and has preserved the remains of a square keep as well as a round tower from the 15C. The castle park was laid out in 1852 by J.D. Zocher and is on the list of listed ..
This balustraded mill is located near to Lek. Its base forms an arch which has a striking resemblance to that depicted by Jacob van Ruysdael in a picture on show at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
Hotels Wijk bij Duurstede
Zandweg 8 NL - 3962 EC Wijk bij Duurstede
Located directly in the centre of Wijk bij Duurstede, family run hotel De Gouden Leeuw offers modern rooms with a view of the city. Duurstede Castle is a 10-minute walk away. On-site bicycle rental and free Wi-Fi are available. Spacious rooms at De ..
Markt 2 NL - 3961 BC Wijk bij Duurstede
Hotel Bistro Florian offers accommodation in the centre of Wijk bij Duurstede. It offers bicycle rental and free Wi-Fi. National Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug is a 10-minute drive. Each room is well-equipped. They feature a flat-screen TV, desk and some ..
Restaurants Wijk bij Duurstede
Markt 15 NL - 3961 BC Wijk bij Duurstede
Demonstrating that simple things are often best, 't Klooster combines top quality produce with a fresh culinary approach. Delicious bistro-style dishes are accompanied by an impressive wine list. Outdoor terrace with views of the park.