5 reasons to fall in love with Utrecht
It is quintessentially Dutch:
Most people think of Amsterdam when they think of quintessentially Dutch, but actually, Utrecht may deserve that name even more. Utrecht is less touristy and a bit more quiet, which makes you experience the quintessential environment even better.
It has the most romantic canal belt:
A visit to Utrecht is not fulfilled when not taking a canal tour or having a drink or bite along one of the canals. It feels like one of those o, so romantic movies. Can you relate?
It is one of the happiest places in the world:
According to BBC world, Amsterdam is considered the fourth most happiest place in the world. It has all the city amenities while still boasting that cosy, provincial vibe. Plus, it is located conveniently. It only takes 20-30 minutes to arrive in one of the other great cities of The Netherlands.
The city is packed with great and unique bars, cafes, and restaurants:
You never get bored here, that’s for sure. There’s plenty to choose from, and the best thing is that most of these places have a very unique character. They skipped the mainstream trends to be their stubborn self.
It has its own bites and snacks:
The city of Utrecht has some traditional cookies and snacks that are worth a try. From the famous chocolatey ‘Domtorentjes’ to the nostalgic ‘Botersprits’ cookies to the (Dutch’s glory) ‘Vocking-bitterballen’.