- Date : 19th August 2022
- Start : Utrecht
- End : Utrecht
- Distance : 23.3km
- Profile : Team time trial (TTT)
Stage 1 profile
Start / finish : Utrecht, Netherlands
Utrecht is a city in the Netherlands that is known for its canals, historic buildings, and lively nightlife. Utrecht is located in the center of the Netherlands, about 30 minutes by train from Amsterdam. It has a population of over 340,000 people and is the capital of the province of Utrecht.
The city is built around the Oudegracht, a canal that runs through the center of town. This canal is lined with cafes and restaurants, making it a popular place to relax and people watch.
There are many historic buildings and monuments in Utrecht, including the 14th-century Dom Tower, which is the tallest church tower in the Netherlands. Other notable landmarks include the 15th-century Town Hall and the 16th-century St. Martin’s Cathedral.
The nightlife in Utrecht is vibrant and diverse, with something to suit everyone’s taste. From cozy pubs and bars to lively clubs and late-night cafes, there is something to keep you entertained until the early hours of the morning.
Utrecht is one of the world’s great bicycle capitals in the world. The area is mostly flat, and has an excellent cycling infrastructure in which the local government has been investing heavily in recent years to make it a bike-friendly city. With extensive bike lanes and bike parking of up to 12,500 spaces, Utrecht is a cycling paradise thanks to its commitment to modern, sustainable, and healthy transportation means.
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