Maastricht is a city with many faces and with a long history. The heart of the city is located at the St. Servaas Church and is characterized by the many ornate streets. Maastricht is also a city of museums such as the Contemporary Art Museum Bonnefanten. For delicious dishes you've also come to the right place in Maastricht. The town has many restaurants, eating cafes and bars where you can dine and in the summer you can hang out on the terraces. Maastricht is also a shopper's paradise and is known as "shopping city of the Netherlands".
Tucked between the hills in the south of Limburg lies the town of Valkenburg. The town is situated on the River Geul and has been a tourist attraction for many years. In this town there is plenty of culture and history to be seen such as the castles, the Roman catacombs and the marl caves. The bobsleigh track is also famous in Valkenburg. In the center there are lots of restaurants, bars and pubs to find some culinary enjoyment. The atmosphere in Valkenburg is unprecedented!
Thorn, also known as the "white village", is definitely worth a visit. The characteristic white houses characterize the village and provide a steady influx of tourists. Painting the houses white has been a custom for a few centuries. Thorn, a charming village with lots of history.
Heerlen is known as a city with some good shopping. In addition, the city also offers a nice museum, namely the Dutch Mine Museum. The many castles and churches give the city a speical atmosphere and when you walk through the narrow streets, you will feel that you have travelled back in time. In these narrow streets you will find several restaurants and bars where you can enjoy the famous Limburg hospitality.
On the other side of the border, about 20km away, you will find the German city of Aachen. In addition to a zoo, this city has much more to offer. The Aachen Cathedral is one of the most famous works and is incredibly beautiful. A visit to the cathedral is not complete without a visit to the treasury. Another sight worth visiting is the Belvedere turret. From this former water tower you will have a magnificent view of Aachen and its surroundings.