Guided tour

Utrecht: Guided Lumen Walking or Bike Tour

Guided tour

Utrecht: Guided Lumen Walking or Bike Tour

From US$ 13.45 per person

Explore Utrecht at night on a guided tour of light artworks. See the stunning luminescent works of Utrecht Lumen and discover the inner city at night. These tours are offered by foot or bike

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Dutch, English


  • Immerse yourself in the fascinating and wonderful world of lights and sound
  • Experience Utrecht at dusk and see the city with different eyes
  • Listen to interesting stories about iconic historic buildings from the guide
  • Discover the Utrecht Lumen light works on an evening tour through the city
  • Choose to walk or bike with us!
Full description

Discover Utrecht's magical nighttime lights on a guided walking or bike tour. Listen to the background behind the light art, learn about the sights you see, and spot subtle messages in the art.

Meet your guide at the Academy building on Domsquare and walk together with the guide to explore of Utrecht Lumen's artistic light stimuli.

The walking tour goes through the city centre of Utrecht, for example the ancient Roman Castellum Wall, made out of light. Or Pausedam to enjoy the animated glowing video in the windows, the light and sound display at the St. Jans Church and stop at the hidden Drift Vaults. Head to <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"

Near the Ganzenmarkt a Tunnel with illuminating lights gives a beautiful sight of the tunnel. Walk over Utrecht's bridges and marvel at the light playing on them. The tour will finish at the Domsquare.

During the bike tour you will be surprised by Utrecht Lumen light works that are located in Buiten Wittevrouwen, Museum Quarter, the station area and Lombok East. Light works such as Simplicity & Refinement or the Rebus pass by. Why are these works called that and what was the intention of the artists? And why are they actually in the places where they can be found?

  • Guide
  • Tour through Utrecht Lumen route
  • Walking tour within the inner city combining Utrecht Lumen with historical information of Utrecht
  • Bike tour just outside the historical center combining Utrecht Lumen with historical information of Utrecht
  • Entry to attractions
  • Bikes (bring or rent your own!)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 15 years

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Academy building at Domsquare. The guide will have a badge with their name and the Utrecht Marketing logo.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Jacket

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place rain or shine
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Zeer leuke rondleiding door Utrecht! Aangenaam verrast!

March 12, 2023


A mix of of history and art. A much recommended tour!

February 13, 2023

February 6, 2023

Product ID: 433234