Valkenburg aan de Geul
Valkenburg aan de Geul is a small municipality that has been a major tourist attraction for a long time. People come to visit the mines and caverns with drawings dating back to Roman times, and the castle of Valkenburg from which you can enjoy the wonderful landscape.
Highlight of Valkenburg
There is much to see and do in and around Valkenburg. There are two theme parks, Familypark Valkenier and het Sprookjesbos (enchanted forest), a cable car and toboggan run, underground marlstone caverns and museums, the highest castle ruins in the Netherlands, spa and wellness facilities, a casino, cycling tours aboveground and underground (in the mines), restaurants, nightlife, castles, green parks and extensive nature reserves.
As can you see, Valkenburg aan de Geul is a small municipality with loads of attractions. You can reach Valkenburg easily from Maastricht by car, train or bike. If you come by train, make sure to pay some extra attention to the railway station of Valkenburg, which is one of the oldest stations of the Netherlands.
MergelRijk, caverns of Valkenburg
MergelRijk is a new adventure for young and old: an exciting and incredibly multifaceted experience in the caverns beneath Valkenburg.