Day trip from Maastricht to Valkenburg

Less than fifteen minutes by train (from Maastricht) you find the oldest train station of the Netherlands in the friendly city of Valkenburg, surrounded by lots of nature.

Evidence of the rich history of Valkenburg can be found at the ruins of Valkenburg castle which goes back to the 11th century.

Castle Ruins Valkenburg

Castle Ruins Valkenburg A castle, or at least its ruins, worth visiting is castle Valkenburg that has a history going back to the 11th century. The ruins are the remains of the 3rd castle build on this location. You'll understand how impressive that is when seeing the remains [...] Continue reading about Castle Ruins Valkenburg.


Gemeentegrot in Valkenburg The Gemeentegrot (Municipal Cave) is the result of centuries of chalk excavations (started 2000 years ago) at the bottom of the Cauberg and is nowadays open to the public for an underground visit. From murals to fossils show you how the role of the caves [...] Continue reading about Gemeentegrot.