Vianen, tourist information

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Coat of arms of Vianen
Coat of arms of Vianen

Number of inhabitants: 16.150
Number of national monuments: 167

Summary of Vianen


The Hofpoort in Vianen
The Hofpoort in Vianen

Vianen is a cozy old fortified town. The medieval street pattern has not changed so far, Vianen is very pleasant to visit. The atmosphere in the city is pleasant and invites you to explore the city further.


Interesting history of Vianen


Vianen City Hall
Vianen City Hall

If you like cultural heritage and happen to be near Vianen, don't hesitate and just discover Vianen. If you walk through the Voorstraat, you can already see the most and most beautiful of Vianen, including the Lekpoort and the Grote Kerk.

If you walk from the Voorstraat to the Lekpoort and turn left just before the Lekpoort you will find remnants of the Batestein Castle. Unfortunately, in 2013, there was an accident with a truck that broke the gate, but the municipality has repaired it in 2016.


Vianen Landmarks


The Voorstraat (114) in Vianen
The Voorstraat (114) in Vianen

In the Brederodestraat to the west of the Voorstraat you can still taste the atmosphere of the old town, in this street towards the Grote Kerk you will find a beautiful old farm. This part of the city used to be very agricultural. What you should not miss is going through a small gate at the farm, then you come through the old city wall and you can view it beautifully.

From the Voorstraat towards the church you walk over a bridge, and then walk into the street immediately on the left, you still have a beautiful view of the old city wall.


Shopping in Vianen


The Lekpoort in Vianen
The Lekpoort in Vianen

You can find what you need in Vianen, there are bakeries, drugstores, a number of clothing shops and more. A little bit away from Vianen you will find Utrecht for endless shopping pleasure.

Vianen:
Shopping evening: Friday


Things to do in Vianen


The Voorstraat (56) in Vianen
The Voorstraat (56) in Vianen

For the most entertainment it is best to move to the city Utrecht, here you will find everything. However, you can easily visit a museum in Vianen, go to a theater or explore with a cruise through the Lek.


MUSEUMS VIANENATTRACTIONS VIANEN
  • Municipal museum Vianen, click here for the site.
  • Discover with a cruise through the Lek, or party on a boat in the Lek. Click here for the website
CINEMAS VIANENTHEATERS VIANEN

Unfortunately, there is no cinema in the town of Vianen, go to the film then go to the city Utrecht.

  • Theater Vianen, click here for the website

Nature & Parks in Vianen


the Viase Bos
the Viase Bos

You can take a lovely walk through the Viaanse Bosch, or walk along the Lek. You can also visit the recreational lakes De Put and or Everstein. If you really want to go wild in the green, it is better to discover the beautiful Utrechtse Heuvelrug a little to the east.


Steps in Vianen


The Molenstraat in Vianen
The Molenstraat in Vianen


Since Vianen is a small fortified town and is located right next to the large Utrecht, it is recommended to go to Utrecht to go.


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