Visit Utrecht

Combine your visit to the Lumineuze Nachten with a visit to the city of Utrecht. Not sure where to start? Here we help you on your way.


With the diverse range of museums in Utrecht, there is something for everyone. Modern art, Roman history, interactive exhibitions or activities especially for children. See the city from above during a lift or staircase tour of the Dom Tower, step into the wonderful world of self-playing musical instruments in Museum Speelklok or discover the Netherlands' nicest railway station in the Spoorwegmuseum. Check for a cultural afternoon!

Must sees

Do you want to discover Utrecht (again)? Whatever you plan to do, we recommend that you see at least a few highlights. For example, have you ever visited the Rietveld Schroder House or the remarkable Dom Church? Or go out and discover extraordinary murals in Utrecht. Curious about which places you shouldn't miss? Check out the must sees of Utrecht.  

Food & drink

A bite to eat before or after a visit to the Lumunious Nights? Sushi, tapas, street food, a burger or pizza. There is plenty of choice! See all options at

Shopping in Utrecht

Hoog Catharijne is Utrecht's own indoor shopping center, located between the old town and Central Station. Here you can shop at more than 120 stores and grab a bite to eat at one of the 30 restaurants. Hoog Catharijne is open seven days a week, six of them until 8 p.m. and the only shopping center where, since the opening of the Singel in September 2020, you can sail your boat underneath!