Gulpen trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Gulpen

(75+ reviews from 1 attraction)
Theme Parks
Gulpen is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is approximately midway between the Dutch city of Maastricht and the German city of Aachen.Gulpen was a separate municipality until 1999, when it merged with Wittem. The newly formed municipality is called Gulpen-Wittem.The town itself derives its name from the river Gulp, which runs straight through the centre of the village and characterises the townscape.There is a Romanesque tower in the old cemetery, which dates from the 11th Century and is the only still existing part of a mediaeval village church. Considering its construction (its walls are up to 2 metres thick) and its location, it probably also served as defence tower, where the local villagers could go in case of danger. The former rectory, which leans against the tower, dates from 1732. It is now being let as luxurious group accommodation.The current Neo-Romanesque St.Petrus church dates from 1924 and was designed by Casper Franssen.A former monastery that was built in 1932 after a design by Alphons Boosten is being used as town hall.The village is home to the Gulpener Brewery.Every year in June, a walking tour of 70 kilometres is organised that is called the Nacht van Gulpen(Night of Gulpen). A little over a thousand people participate in this event each year.
Find what you're looking for from your Gulpen holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy The Netherlands tour planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Gulpen

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Gulpen

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Gulpen:
Sightseeing, nature, historic sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Museums, sightseeing, nightlife
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, sightseeing, spas
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, spas, nature
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, museums, fun & games
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Limburg Province

4 days in Maastricht BY A USER FROM LEBANON July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Maastricht BY A USER FROM ITALY August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Krk Island & Maastricht BY A USER FROM CROATIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Landgraaf BY A USER FROM LATVIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Landgraaf BY A USER FROM LATVIA August, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Valkenburg BY A USER FROM MALTA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 56 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM CHINA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM CHINA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Maastricht BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in The Netherlands & Bonn BY A USER FROM ETHIOPIA July, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Venlo BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans