St. Pietersberg Caves, Maastricht

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Explore the city from a new perspective in the manmade caves under St. Pietersberg Hill. St. Pietersberg Caves operates a network, which includes Fort St. Pieter, the North Caves, the Zonneberg Caves, the Casemates, and the ENCI quarry. Take a tour of the North and Zonneberg Caves and learn about their roles as air raid shelters during World War II and the Cold War. Visit the Casemates and discover how these 14 km (8.7 mi) tunnels were dug centuries ago to allow for surprise attacks on enemies. Make St. Pietersberg Caves a centerpiece of your Maastricht vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Maastricht travel itinerary maker.
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  • August 17, 2017
    We didn't have a lot of expectations. But were surprised by the tour. The Guide Paul, or was it well Jan;-), had fun stories, and also joked of the children. especially the bit in completely dark walk was special. Highly recommended, just small trip to these caves!
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  • August 16, 2017
    We enjoyed a very good tour of the North Caves in English. The guide was knowledgeable, able to answer all questions, and kept the tour moving smoothly. The history of the tunnels was fascinating in i...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    at the Fort and the Sint-Pietersberg caves have been visited made with guide. Both on the Fort as in the caves, we have a lot of nice things pinned up and became our curiosity. Very interesting and pleasant visit with pleasant guides. If you go to Maastricht, this is highly recommended and within walking distance of the city centre. For dessert passer you during your walk to the Sint-Pietersberg the famous police station of ' Glee '
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