AGENDA KAREL V

Grand Hotel Karel V is accessible to everyone. So just walk in, enjoy the gardens, have a coffee on the terrace or view the unique historical finds, photos and drawings in the corridors. To make it extra fun we organize a view moments, where a visit to Karel V is just more fun. When will you come by?

 

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AT THIS MOMENT :

THE HISTORICAL SECRETS

Grand Hotel Karel V has a glorious past: the knights of the German Order, Emperor Charles V who stayed there in 1554, a residence of King Louis Napoleon, the Medieval cellars and clustering tower, the ancient gardens, the former Military Hospital and the Roman cementry, history is visible everywhere. And all of this on a 20,000 m2 site in the historic center of Utrecht. From friday the 30th of March, this rich history will be put extra in the spotlight. Dive into the stories and unravel the historical secrets of this iconic hotel.

UPCOMING :

THE SUMMER OF CHARLES’ HIDDEN GARDENS

10.000m2 of city gardens, hidden by the fourteenth-century monastery walls around it. From Saturday the 30th of June, the gardens of Karel V will be put in the spotlights. Because, despite the fact that the location is right in the heart of Utrecht, the gardens and terraces are yet not known to everyone. Through various events and activities it becomes extra nice to take walk through the gate on the Springweg.

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EXHIBITION WITH ‘HET UTRECHTS ARCHIEF’

Opened from Friday the 30th of March

In cooperation with Het Utrechts Archief, Grand Hotel Karel V opens an exhibition on Friday 30 March. From that date, ten (reproductions of) drawings of Het Utrechts Archief can be admired in the hallway. Drawings by various Utrecht artists who show a number of historical moments. Like the collapsed church after the tornado in 1674 or the walls of the Military Hospital that are covered with lyrics about the Gulf War. The exhibition is free of charge.

 

GUIDED TOURS FROM LLEWELLYN BOGAERS

Saturday the 8th of September

Participate in the guided tour of historian Llewellyn Bogaers (gathering at 16:45 at the Bar&Lounge). Wander through the complex and enjoy the stories about the knight-brothers of the Teutonic house, the soldiers in the Military Hospital and much more. The tour lasts an hour.

After the tour you will take place in Bistro Karel 5 to feast on a 3-course dinner. Costs: € 36.50 per person (including guided tour)

This deal is possible with a minimum of 8 people and up to a maximum of 20 people. Do you want to participate? Then book via the form on this page.

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UPCOMING :

THE SUMMER OF CHARLES’ HIDDEN GARDENS

10.000m2 of city gardens, hidden by the fourteenth-century monastery walls around it. From Saturday the 30th of June, the gardens of Karel V will be put in the spotlights. Because, despite the fact that the location is right in the heart of Utrecht, the gardens and terraces are yet not known to everyone. Through various events and activities it becomes extra nice to take walk through the gate on the Springweg.

Read more about this below

GARDENS : PHOTO CONTEST

From Saturday the 30th of June till Monday the 30th of July

Grand Hotel Karel V is curious about the beautiful pictures made by the visitors of the gardens, the sculpture garden or during the events. That is why Grand Hotel Karel V organizes a photo contest via social media. The photographer participates by sharing his / her ‘inspiration photo’ with added: “#inspiredbykarel”. The most beautiful photo wins a 3-course dinner for two people on the terrace in the gardens!

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GARDENS : SCULPTURES EXHIBITION MORREN GALLERIES

Saturday the 30th of June till Monday the 17th of September

In collaboration with Morren Galleries, Grand Hotel Karel V opens an exhibition on Saturday 30 June. In this first exhibition, the gallery shows a series of smaller formats in addition to five large sculptures by Evert den Hartog. These will definitely come into their own in this atmospheric green oasis in the middle of the city! The exhibition is free of charge

Special: glass of Prosecco spumante and a tartelette with fresh strawberries at € 10 p.p. (served in one of the gardens in fine weather)

GARDENS : “OPEN TUINENDAG”

Saturday the 30th of June

On Saturday 30 June the eighth “Open Tuinendag” (Open Garden Day) Utrecht takes place. More than fifty private gardens and pandemas in and around the Utrecht city center open their gates to the public. The gardens of Karel V are also a part of this, but in addition there is also one of the passe-partouts ticket sales locations.

Special: glass of Prosecco spumante and a tartelette with fresh strawberries at € 10 p.p. (served in one of the gardens in fine weather)

GARDENS : “STRUINEN IN DE TUINEN”

Sunday 8 juli

“Struinen in de Tuinen” (Wandering in the Gardens) is a garden festival in Utrecht. On July 8, 2018 Utrecht is enchanted with performances by performing artists in various gardens throughout the city. Everyone can enjoy various performances by local talents, from singer-songwriters with a golden throat, to theater makers who surprise you, to choirs that blow you over! Each artist will perform a performance of 30 minutes three times and all performances are free to visit. Grand Hotel Karel V also participates in Struinen in de Tuinen! We will soon announce which artist will perform with us here.

HISTORY : GUIDED TOUR BY HISRTORICUS LLEWELLYN BOGEARS

Take part in the guided tour of historian Llewellyn Bogaers. After the tour you will take place in Bistro Karel 5 to feast on a 3-course dinner. Costs: € 36.50 per person (including guided tour)

This deal is possible with a minimum of 8 people and up to a maximum of 20 people. Do you want to participate? Make a reservation with this form.


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