Most stores and shopping complexes would be found in Oudegracht, Neude and Vredeburg; there are elite clothing stores, stylish boutiques and highly specialized trade pavilions among them. Those who are used to do shopping in large-scale malls are recommended to go to Wilhelminapark, the largest shopping center of the city. Not far from the train station there is an attractive shopping center, Hoog Catharijne; it is ready to offer visitors a wide range of products of different price categories.
In addition to exploring many shops, holidaymakers have an opportunity to enjoy the splendor of local parks. A city is great for hiking and biking, anyway, boat trips along local channels are more popular among tourists. A significant portion of residents are students, so the nightlife of Utrecht is very rich and diverse.
Fans of club music and noisy discos will appreciate the Monza club; one of its main distinguishing features is a huge dance floor. Taking a break from the loud music, visitors can pop into the cozy bar serving a decent selection of beers and cocktails. The stylish club Stadscafé Heerenplein has become the actual venue for popular DJs. There is always trendy music and a huge selection of treats for guests. It is worth noting that among club’s visitors there are lots of tourists, so travelers from other cities and countries would feel very comfortable.