Out in the area?

Have you booked Zeetjalk Horizon or are you considering to book? Then see below what you can do during your stay. Wijk bij Duurstede is experiencing Holland at it' s best! For inspiration we have made a selection of typical Dutch and fun things to see or do, but besides these options there are many more. Just a few minutes walk from the Horizon you will find the Tourist Office at Markt 24 where they will be happy to inform you about all activities in the region.

Shop local products in the area

French chef Yves Coster of Delicatessen Plus in the Peperstraat 39-A bakes the best croissants and bread and offers a wide range of French top products

Looking for fresh, Dutch home-grown unsprayed vegetables? The garden of Cor and Gery in Cothen is the place to be, also for picking flowers

Experience the Italian La Dolce Vita in Werkhoven at country house shop Landrucci. In this unique place you can buy sustainable, Italian regional products

In the Klooster Leuterstraat 27 you will find Thuys: a coffee & tea shop. They serve and sell coffee (beans) and (loose) tea for the connoisseur

You can buy traditional Dutch farm cheese & dairy products in Werkhoven at cheese farm Ossenwaard. There is also a museum and you can book guided tours 

The Rijn & Weert corn mill, which is still in operation, is located in Werkhoven. Here you can buy all kinds of flour for bread, cake, etc.

For good and responsible Dutch meat you can go to guild butcher Mulder at the Markt 28A. This artisanal butcher sells quality meat from the region

This is the cherry region of the Netherlands! The Vernooy family grows 45 varieties of cherries for their country shop De Kersenhut and organises the annual Cherry Festival

active outings in the region

Rent a MTB and cross through the beautiful forests of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug: Fietsdomein Amerongen

Canoeing on the Krommerijn and eating pancakes afterwards? That's something fun to do at family restaurant De Jonge Graaf

Wakeboarding, Indoor Surfing, Eating & Drinking and much more you can do at Cablepark Down Under in Nieuwegein

Discover the beautiful outskirts of Wijk bij Duurstede and the region on foot via the Klompenpaden!

At recreation park Rosarium in Doorn there is entertainment for the whole family: Mini Golf, Jeu de Boules, Trampolines, a Brasserie and much more! 

Fanatical athlete? Just a few steps away from Zeetjalk Horizon you can go loose in the gym Sportclub Energy

Start the day with yoga or meditation? Near the ship you will find Pilago Body Mind Center

Rent an electric boat with skipper at Sloep Huren Utrecht and sail through the unique canals of Utrecht!  

food and drinks nearby

In front of the Horizon, right next to the windmill you can have a delicious lunch and eat the best homemade cake at lunchcafé De Graanschuur

Enjoy a bite to eat or a drink on a terrace in the old town, visit Café Restaurant De Engel

Going to the pub in the evening? Within walking distance of the Horizon there is a.o. the cozy cafe the Malle Molen

Enjoy a pizza or a plate of pasta with the kids, then go to La Siciliana in the Peperstraat 19.

Book a beer tasting and discover the real local beers at Stadsbrouwerij De Dikke

Eat the most delicious and award-winning (true!) fries of the province of Utrecht at Tiggie's Corner at Veldpoortstraat 16

Top culinary enjoyment: in a medieval hidden courtyard in Wijk you will find Restaurant 't Klooster with Toby, an inspired French sommelier.

Chic dining at an estate in a 1-Michelin Star restaurant? Voltaire in Doorn offers top products with finesse

art and culture

The German Emperor Wilhelm II inhabited this beautiful country estate with lovely gardens: Museum Huis Doorn

Visit our gallery for contemporary figurative art on the famous Oudegracht 340 in Utrecht: Morren Galleries

Book a guided tour through the beautiful 17th century noble house and gardens of Amerongen Castle

The Centraal Museum in Utrecht presents fantastic exhibitions of contemporary and ancient art.

The Railway Museum Utrecht is an experience for young and old. In winter you can skate between the antique trains!

Step into the world of self-playing musical instruments and old-Dutch barrel organs in Museum Speelklok in Utrecht.

Interested in the most precious Christian art treasures? Then go to Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht 

The most fun museum for the little ones is of course the Nijntje Museum in Utrecht, about the most famous bunny in the world