Crafts and trades
Dutch crafts and trades
Discover Dutch crafts and trades in the Utrecht Region. Crafts and trades with a story to tell.
In the Utrecht region you’ll find true Dutch crafts and trades, still being carried out in the traditional way. Look inside the cheese warehouse and discover how cheese is made and matured. Drop anchor at the fishing village of Spakenburg where the magnificent old fishing boats still moor in the historic harbour. Admire the glassblowers in action at the glassworks and see how flour is milled in one of the region’s many windmills.
Cycling along the crafts and trades
Cheese Valley cycle route - 35 km
Discover the art of cheesemaking in the Cheese Warehouse and sample the craft flavours of the region at Keuris Distillery.Check out route
Old crafts cycle route - 53 km
Discover the art of cheesemaking, the miller's craft and see, hear, feel and smell the story of ropemaking.Check out route
Between Lek and Linge cycle route - 53 km
This loop takes you past the loveliest spots between the Lek and Linge rivers. Discover also the Glass studio in Leerdam and a brewery in Everdingen.Check out route
Spakenburg round tour - 38 km
Tap into the history of the fishing village of Spakenburg. Pay a visit to the museum harbour, where culture and traditions come together.Check out route
Old crafts on Utrechtse Heuvelrug - 48 km
Discover Dutch crafts and trades during this cycling route through the Utrechtse Heuvelrug. Visit a farm, a Tobacco Growing Museum and see how flour is milled in one of the region's many windmills.Check out route
Utrecht breweries cycle route - 57 km
Discover Dutch crafts and trades during this cycling route through Utrecht. Enjoy the nature, the city and the old crafts. During this route you can also visit a brewery tasting room.Check out route
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