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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As befitting a busy regional capital, Maastricht boasts lodging options that range from low-cost hostels for budget-minded travelers, to stylish boutique hotels catering to those who wish to indulge themselves. Maastricht is as a popular weekend destination throughout the year, so book in advance if you want a spacious room near the city center. Spontaneous travelers can check out the areas just outside the central district, where many guesthouses offer free parking and bicycles for rent.
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  • It was a very interesting tour made much more enjoyable by our engaging and funny tour guide. I highly recommend taking a tour through the caves.  more »
  • The visit is nice, you learn some 'horror' stories from the caves and that is really interesting. You can also do the total black experience where you literally see absolutely nothing during like one ...  more »
  • I recommend these caves, they are near the city centre and down there you can feel a different and mysterious atmosphere. The guide was great and the wall paintings... incredible. A perfect trip if yo...  more »