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Valkenburg

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Characterized by the ruins of a castle in the middle of the city, Valkenburg has an old-world charm. Visitors come here mostly for the replicated Roman catacombs, medieval church, and Gothic-style churches. Surrounded by the hilly countryside of Limburg, the city serves as a base for hiking and biking tours. Several times a year, bikers flock to Valkenburg for its renowned cycling events. The city has hosted the Amstel Gold Race, the UCI Road Cycling World Championship, and had a stage finish for the 1992 and 2006 Tour de France. Customize your holiday with our The Netherlands trip website to create an adventure that suits you.
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Popular things to do in Valkenburg

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Castle Ruins & Velvet Cave
Cave
Castle Ruins & Velvet Cave
3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Sauna & Wellness resort Thermae 2000
Spa
Sauna & Wellness resort Thermae 2000
2.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Gemeentegrot ©
Cave
Gemeentegrot
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Coalmine Valkenburg
Cave
Coalmine Valkenburg
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Valkenburg

Efteling
Theme Park
Efteling Kaatsheuvel
4.5
Duration: 8 hours
Maastricht Underground ©
Cave
Maastricht Underground Maastricht
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Vrijthof ©
Landmark
Vrijthof Maastricht
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World heritage site
World Heritage Kinderdijk Kinderdijk
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Valkenburg

MergelRijk ©
Cave
MergelRijk
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Museum Romeinse Katakomben ©
History Museum
Museum Romeinse Katakomben
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Amstel Gold Race Xperience ©
Biking Trail
Amstel Gold Race Xperience
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Rodelbaan ©
Scenic Walking Area
Rodelbaan
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Valkenburg

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De Kluis ©
Religious Site
De Kluis
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
Oude Kerk H.H. Nicolaas en Barbarakerk ©
Church
Oude Kerk H.H. Nicolaas en Barbarakerk
4.1
Duration: 30 minutes
Kasteel-Ruine Valkenburg ©
Castle
Kasteel-Ruine Valkenburg
3.7
Duration: 4 hours
Kasteel Den Halder ©
Castle
Kasteel Den Halder
3.4
Duration: 30 minutes

Theme Parks in Valkenburg

Pretpark De Valkenier ©
Theme Park
Pretpark De Valkenier
3.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Sprookjesbos ©
Theme Park
Sprookjesbos
2.4
Duration: 8 hours

Nature in Valkenburg

Ravensbos ©
Forest
Ravensbos
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Where to stay in Valkenburg

A small town popular with both domestic and foreign tourists, Valkenburg provides rooms for every budget and taste. Hotels located in the town center offer comfortable lodgings a walk away from Valkenburg's famous spa and casino. Space and privacy in this part of town come at a price, so if you have a tight budget for your visit, consider staying at one of the surrounding area's guesthouses. Alternatively, visit Valkenburg from the nearby city of Maastricht, which offers everything from low-cost hostels to stylish boutique hotels.
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