The Castle Route

Throughout the Netherlands, you'll see many beautiful medieval castles and country houses, but have you actually stayed in one yet? This road trip will take you past two beautiful castles and a country home, located in the Zeeland, North Holland and Utrecht nature.

What can you find on this route?

Breakfast included
Restaurant & Bar
Bicycle Rental
Unique building

The castle route makes fairy tales come true! Get a breath of fresh air on the beach, walk across the sandy dunes or explore the forest areas. Not only for kids, take your partner or a group of friends; this is a great route to admire Dutch history.

Heemskerk

Slot Assumburg

Stayokay Heemskerk is located in the 13th-century castle Slot Assumburg: sleep like a real lord or lady! The beautiful dunes and forest surroundings make this an ideal location for young families, older people and groups of friends!

  • Day 1: Arrival in Stayokay Heemskerk. How amazing is this! Now hop on your bike and cycle to the beach or the Noord-Hollandse Duinreservaat.
  • Day 2: Discover the rich Zaanstreek history in the Zaans Museum and spot the windmills at Zaanse Schans.
  • Day 3: The road trip continues to Bunnik. But first, let's enjoy breakfast!

Utrecht - Bunnik

Landgoed Rhijnauwen

Not a medieval castle, but a beautiful country house that we think fits this road trip perfectly! Bunnik has everything to offer:  both city and nature! Stay in this beautiful country house, surrounded by nature but still close to the centre of Utrecht.

  • Day 3: Arrival at Stayokay Utrecht - Bunnik. And make sure to visit the castle here as well, visit Kasteel de Haar!
  • Day 4: After a delicious breakfast, the road trip continues to Westhove Castle in Domburg!

Domburg

Kasteel Westhove

Stayokay Domburg is a hostel in a very special location: Kasteel Westhove (Westhove Castle). Complete with towers, coach house and a moat, this 13th-century castle makes fairy tales come to life!

  • Day 4: Arrival in Stayokay Domburg. What an incredible location! You can directly walk into the wooded nature reserve of the Manteling which also is located right on the beach.
  • Day 5: Get to know the Zeeuwse in the Terra Maris museum or discover the miracle of the flood defence system.
  • Day 6: The end of the road trip. But first: a royal breakfast!

Heemskerk

Stayokay Heemskerk is located in a 13th-century castle, Slot Assumburg.
Sleep like a baby
7.6
Castle in sight!

449 reviews

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Utrecht - Bunnik

The hostel is uniquely situated in a forest area on the banks of the Kromme Rijn, less than 5 km from the city of Utrecht.
A stately night’s rest in the forest
8.0
A real country manor

423 reviews

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Domburg

This 13th-century castle, complete with turrets and a moat, is within walking distance from the beach.
A seaside stay fit for a prince
8.7
A real castle

215 reviews

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