Speaking about Rhenen, you automatically think of two highlights: the Grebbeberg with its war history and the famous Ouwehands Zoo. Of course these places are more than worth visiting.
To get a more complete picture of everything this beautiful town on the Rhine has to offer you will find below an overview of nature and culture that will certainly enrich your view of Rhenen and its surroundings. The variety is large.
Heuvelrug and historic Rhenen
When you cross the Rhine you are in the Betuwe just like that, and a little further you are on a beach of the river Rhine.
bicycle ferry to the Betuwe
To the west extends the Utrechtse Heuvelrug with its impressive forests and heaths. Small villages and often imposing country houses lie in that landscape.
gorgeous country estates
unique nature reserves
terraces and eateries
You can find the most recent information about Rhenens sights on: https://www.visitheuvelrug.com/municipalities/rhenen. Cultural activities are announced on www.cultuurinrhenen.nl (Dutch only).
You should definitely visit the picturesque centre of Rhenen with its many surprising shops and terraces. Don’t forget to climb the Cunera tower and go to the recently opened city museum in “the old town hall”.
Veenendaal is only a few kilometres away for the real shoppers. There are also theatres, cinema and various cultural events.
If you want to visit a sauna or wellness location, there are two in our vicinity:
Wouldn’t it be great to complete your invigorating day in the sauna with a wonderful overnight stay at B&B Bovenweg?
surprises on the Heuvelrug
In addition, you will not regret a visit to :
- Amerongen Castle in Amerongen
- Huis Doorn in Doorn
- Het Depot sculpture gallery in Wageningen
- Broekhuizen Castle in Leersum
- Pyramid of Austerlitz with playground (site is in Dutch only)
- Kaapse forests Doorn with watchtower (site is in Dutch only)
- Kwintelooijen nature park
“The glorious landscape view is stunning. Thanks for a wonderful stay!”Christelle Anders