The world's largest annual art show is held in mid-March. More than 200 exhibitors converge on Maastricht offering masterpieces to those with a few million euros to spare for the odd Rembrandt. The event is open to the public.
Paperbacks fill the shelves at the newly re-opened Selexy-Dominicanen, a modern bookshop housed in a 13th-century Gothic church, situated between Vrijthof and Markt Squares. Sit down to coffee at the shop's stylish cafe and admire the colourful frescoes.
A simple walk along the Maas River Promenade is enough to inspire in this ancient city, and a tour of the centuries-old fortifications lining the city is a must for any history buffs. They are some of the oldest and best-preserved structures in The Netherlands.Those with more modern tastes will also delight in the many slick eateries and fashionable bars and cafes in the Maastricht city centre!
Maastricht, capital of Limburg at the foot of St. Peter Berg! A city with many shops, cafes, plazas, churches. Maastricht has a lot to offer.
A traditionally and local delicacy you cannot go home without is definitely the local pie. It is called: Limburgse vlaai and several local bakeries bake it fresh in the morning. Be on time to take your own 'vlaai' home, or otherwise at least try a piece!
Landsraderweg 11, Gulpen, Limburg 6271 NT
The largest subtropical swimming paradise in the Euregion. Check the website www.mosaqua.nl for more information and opening hours.
Viergrenzenweg 97, Vaals, Limburg 6291 BM
Wander about, lose your way and find it back in the Three-Countries Labyrinth; atmospheric café with adjoining terrace. More information about opening times etc. can be found on www.drielandenpunt.nl
Dentgenbachweg 105, Kerkrade, Limburg 6468PG
Modern zoo with animals from around the world, plus an indoor dinosaur park & a petting zoo.
Groene Wereld 10, Landgraaf, Limburg 6372PW
Child-orientated theme park & gardens featuring a dinosaur forest, a zoo & an aviary.
Cauberg 25-27, Valkenburg, Limburg 6301 BT
Fully equipped wellness centre in the neighbour of Maastricht on a 15 minutes driving distance. Indulge yourself in the luxury wellness world of Thermae 2000.