Imperial route Amerongen Castle and Huis Doorn
Amerongen, Wijk bij Duurstede, Darthuizen
Amerongen Castle and Huis Doorn both have captivating museums and gardens, which are part of the national castle storyline. The last emperor of Germany, Emperor Wilhelm II, stayed at Amerongen Castle for 1.5 years and this is where he signed his abdication, which marked the end of WWI. Afterwards, Wilhelm II lived in exile at nearby Huis Doorn until his death. The cycle route brings you past various castles and estates on and near the Utrechtse Heuvelrug. Aside from Amerongen Castle you cycle past Duurstede Castle, Sandenburg Castle, Lunenburg Castle and Ridderhofstad Castle Hindersteyn.
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