Discover the Pyramide van Austerlitz

Are you looking for a unique experience during your stay in the beautiful Utrechtse Heuvelrug? Combine comfort and history with a stay at Van der Valk Hotel de Bilt. Visit the impressive Pyramid of Austerlitz. This place has a lot of culture and history. All in all, definitely worth a visit!

What is the Pyramid of Austerlitz?

The Pyramide of Austerlitz, located in the middle of the Utrecht Hill Ridge, is a monument dating back to 1804. It was built by French troops led by General Auguste de Marmont as a tribute to Napoleon Bonaparte. Inspired by the pyramids in Egypt, this pyramid is a unique piece of Dutch history not to be missed. The monument was named “Pyramid of Austerlitz” after the battle in what is now the Czech Republic.

Activities at the Pyramid of Austerlitz

A visit to the Pyramid of Austerlitz offers numerous activities for young and old:

  1. Historical: Discover the fascinating history of the pyramid and the role it played in Napoleonic times.
  2. View from the Top: Climb the pyramid and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug.
  3. Nature walks and bike rides: Explore the surrounding natural areas that are perfect for relaxing walks and bike rides.
  4. Family activities: Children can have fun in the playgrounds and learn more about history through interactive information boards.

Practical Information for Visitors

  • Opening hours: The Pyramid of Austerlitz can be visited all year round. Check in advance for current opening hours on the official website.
  • Admission Prices: The entrance fees for the pyramid are 1.50 for children up to 13 years old and 3.50 for everyone over 13 years old.
  • Accessibility: Van der Valk Hotel de Bilt is a 20-minute drive from the Pyramid of Austerlitzand is easily accessible by car or bicycle.

Van der Valk Hotel de Bilt: Your Ideal Hotel in the Utrechtse Heuvelrug

Combine your visit to the Pyramid of Austerlitz with an overnight stay at Van der Valk Hotel de Bilt. This Hotel on the Utrecht Ridge is ideally located.

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and dinner in our restaurant. Then unwind completely in one of our comfortable hotel rooms. With our hotel near the Utrechtse Heuvelrug and in the middle of nature, a restful stay is guaranteed!