A fantastic stay
in the historic
city of Maastricht:
Experience the star
Rederij Stiphout among cities!
Your host on the river
Rederij Stiphout’s five passenger Scheduled cruises Charter a Ship
boats cruise the Meuse River and the - Cruise on the Meuse River For groups of at least 30 people, you can With more than 100 years of experience in welcoming visitors, we can provide you
Albert Canal on a daily basis, showing - Cruise in combination with a visit charter one of our passenger ships and with the information you need to choose from the many possibilities Maastricht has to
our guests some of the most beautiful
spots in the region from a unique
to the marl caves
- Historic boat trip to the inner city
specify the times and route for various
cruises, such as:
offer. So it is only logical that we are considered the leading specialist when it comes
to Maastricht, regardless of whether your plans involve small groups or programmes for
perspective. You can take one of the
many regularly scheduled cruises or
harbour, ’t Bassin
- Boat trip to Eijsden
- Lunch cruise
- Afternoon cruise
1000 guests or more, inexpensive packages or exclusive arrangements, standard or tai-
lor-made packages, with or without accommodation, and if desired including charters
charter your own boat for a group
- 4-lock excursion (excursion in the
vicinity of Maastricht including
- Get together over drinks cruise
- Dinner cruise
and transport. The VVV Maastricht Groups Department is your ideal partner.
passage through 4 locks) - Moonlight cruise Ideas and tips Expert personal advice
During the boat trip to Liège and the
4-lock excursion, you will also pass
- Day trip to Liège (incl. 2.5-hour
stopover in Liège) Information and reservations
This guide is a collection of original ideas
and tips for group activities. All activities are
We are happy to arrange all the details for you
for any of the activities listed in this brochure.
through the well-known lock at Ternaaien, - Day trip to Visé (incl. a visit to regional Rederij Stiphout divided into three categories: Seeing (relaxing But we will also gladly help you formulate your
where the difference in water level is no market) Maaspromenade 58 and enjoying the city); Doing (actively partici own wishes. We offer personal consultations Full service in advice,
less than 15m. The boat trip to the histo- - Saturday Night Cruise (4-hour evening 6211 HS Maastricht pating in adventurous, cultural or fun activi during which we will advise and work with you reservations and tailor-made
ric inner harbour of Maastricht, ‘t Bassin, excursion including buffet and enter- T +31 (0)43 351 53 00 ties); Tasting (cooking, baking, and tasting to find the best solution for your needs. We can solutions
on the cruise boat MPS ‘Jekervallei’ is an tainment) F +31 (0)43 321 79 58 the results of gastronomic endeavours). Under even create a custom programme for you. If you
authentic nostalgic cruise experience, and - Brunch boat trip (2-hour boat trip firstname.lastname@example.org “facilities”, you will find accessory services would like to know more about what we can do T +31 (0)43 350 62 62
the 50-minute long cruise on the Meuse with extensive brunch buffet) www.stiphout.nl and resources to supplement your programme, for you, please do not hesitate to get in touch. E email@example.com
River is a perfect as well as comfortable - Pancake cruise such as touringcar rental and hostess accom www.maastrichtgroepen.nl
way to become acquainted with the ener- paniment. For a complete table of contents, go to page 50.
getic and lively city of Maastricht.
Liefde voor het leven
The varied charms
Maastricht Museum of Natural History Limburg wines André Rieu
many charms of Adventures of the palate Culture that touches you A breath of fresh air
Maastricht during Dine alongside the water or enjoy lunch in a Cultural Maastricht offers treasures for every The green surroundings of Maastricht offer visi
a fun GPS quest! church. In terms of location as well as cuisine, taste. Book a guided tour in one of the city’s tors an enticing proposition. The hills and valleys
Maastricht offers a broad palette of gastronomic many museums and enjoy a menu of art, design, provide an irresistible challenge for young and
possibilities. For small as well as larger groups. history, and the city’s cultural riches. An enthusi old alike. The hills begin at the city’s edge, and
Local culinary tradition is based on preparing eve astic guide will provoke and awaken your imagi the choice is endless – ranging from a relaxed
rything with the necessary care and passion. The nation. And you can enjoy a moving performance stroll in the countryside to a daring run down a
same qualities can be found in the local producers or swing along in one of the city’s many theatres, slope on a snowboard. The choice is yours. And
of traditional crafted products, who are still smaller venues or cafés. If you’re looking to deve after all your exertions, you can of course indulge
making unique (regional) products on the basis of lop your own creative talents, then sign up for yourself in the pleasures of the city.
delicious and often still secret ageold recipes. one of the many challenging workshops on offer.
Visit some of these addresses and meet some of
these skilled professionals, and find out about
their passion and commitment to their products.
Maastricht: Regardless of whether you are looking Traces of the past
for rest and relaxation or you are a lover Experiencing Maastricht’s rich and varied histo
the ideal of history or architecture, whether you ry is a must. For many centuries since the Roman
jumping off are interested in culinary adventures era, the city has been a meeting place and mel
Maastricht offers a wide variety of enti- ting pot of various peoples and cultures. Friend
point for cing programmes for every group and and enemy have left behind their customs as well
your trip! every occasion. This historic city on the as building styles. Experience the city’s rich his
Meuse River, centrally located in the hill tory: go exploring underground in this fortified
region of south Limburg, has the multifa- city, explore the religious history behind the
ceted charms of a classical beauty and is many churches and basilicas, or listen to the
the ideal starting point for your excursion story behind the start of the industrial revolution
or trip, whatever your specific interests. in the Netherlands.
Come and visit for a day, a weekend or
much longer. Maastricht continues to
1. Historic walking tour: dive into
the past and listen to fascinating
stories about historic buildings,
stone plaques and fortifications.
2. Maastricht HIP: optimum
combination of hip & historic
Bonnefantenmuseum Bust of St. Servatius 3. Fort St. Pieter: the most
striking element of Maastricht’s
Hip & Historic Maastricht Go local: guided tours 4. The hidden treasures of
If you’re looking for contemporary flair in Maastricht will mean a great deal more to you Maastricht: discover why
a historic setting, the compact inner city of once an experienced guide has introduced Maastricht has been a magnet
Maastricht is the perfect choice. The history you to the many treasures that make this city
for tourists for many centuries.
of Maastricht goes back to the Romans, the so special, including two basilicas, the many
founders of Mosa Trajectum (the Roman name churches, the old fortifications, and the many
for Maastricht). However, the many beautiful centuries of history and tradition hiding
5. Bonnefantenmuseum: beautiful
mansions and fortifications still standing behind almost every door. The professional collections of traditional and
today date from a later period and provide an guides provided by VVV Maastricht are proud modern art in a breathtaking
illustrated history of Maastricht’s rich and tur locals who would be happy to show you the architectural setting.
bulent past. The Sint Servaas (Saint Servatius) most beautiful locations in their city. They will
bridge and the pedestrian Hoeg Brögk (local also help you discover the hidden underground
6. The caves of Maastricht:
dialect for High Bridge) form a beautiful twin city of Maastricht: dark passageways quar
underground labyrinth of
symbol of Maastricht, combining the hip and ried out of the mountain or made for soldiers.
contemporary with the rich history of the city There is a bewildering variety on offer, and the passageways created by
and offering an overview of the city’s many Groups Department at VVV Maastricht will be centuries of quarrying.
visual attractions. If you’re interested in tours, happy to help you make the best choice for your
art and culture, you’ll find great suggestions own purpose!
here for fascinating group programmes!
‘Of course I know Maastricht; I studied there! But when it was decided to hold the
corporate meeting in Maastricht, I still wanted to quickly get the latest insider tips.
I soon found out that not only could I get the best suggestions easily and quickly
from the Groups Department at VVV Maastricht, they also took all the work off my
hands! It was all taken care of, and at very competitive rates and excellent service!
This allowed me to focus on my own presentation. Afterwards, everybody was ready
for some fun, so we all went out together on the town! In Maastricht, that means
starting with a delicious dinner and then enjoying some drinks in one
of the many attractive local pubs!’
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Classical, modern and contemporary art
For groups, the Bonnefanten Museum NL – 6221 KX Maastricht
offers a broad range of art, design and T +31 (0)43 329 01 90
architecture. The Ipanema museum café is firstname.lastname@example.org
also available for lunches, dinners, social www.bonnefanten.nl Mestreech, Sjoen stad aon de Maos During the afternoon, your VVV guide will Maastricht HIP
get-togethers and celebrations. www.ipanema.nl Take an exciting voyage of discovery through his again accompany you as you explore the historic The Maastricht HIP (Highly Impressive
toric Maastricht. After a warm welcome with hot city centre. You will stroll along the top of the Promenade) is a vigorous walk taking in the
Information & reservations General information coffee and sweet flan (vlaai), you will visit the mag medieval wall surrounding the city, discover a city’s highlights. It is an energetic and scenic
For information and reservations for group Open: Tuesday to Sunday from nificent Basilica of St. Servatius and its treasure maze of picturesque streets such as those in the tour, passing by the most important sights of
gatherings, guided tours, hiring rooms, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM rooms – overflowing with tradition, history, reli Stokstraat and Jeker districts, and soak up the Maastricht. You will gain a perfect impression
or exclusive evening opening hours, please Group reservations also available gious artefacts and architectural gems. This is atmosphere of the city’s historic and beautiful of the many historical, modern, cultural and
contact the Public Affairs department outside regular opening hours where Maastricht guards its most cherished tre squares, including the Vrijthof and Onze Lieve culinary delights that the city has to offer wit
by telephone on T +31 (0)43 329 01 11 asures. The most valuable of these is the shrine of Vrouweplein squares. You will also visit the hin a relatively short space of time (the tour lasts
(Tues – Fri) or by sending an e-mail to St. Servatius, also referred to as the Noodkist caves of the Sint Pietersberg hill. three hours). This walking tour is led by young
email@example.com. (literally: calamity coffin, a reference to the belief guides. The tour includes coffee and freshlybaked
Avenue Céramique 250 that it could help avert or resolve calamities), DURATION 5 hours Limburg vlaai(sweet flan).
which contains some of the bones of Saint PRICE € 39.95 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people
Servatius, the first Bishop in the Netherlands. DURATION 3 hours
Various artefacts and art works are also on display PRICE € 13.95 p.p. with a minimum of 20 people,
dating back to the sixth century. A lunch will be after 6 pm € 16.00 p.p. with a minimum of 20
served to round out your visit to the basilica. people
Eden Designhotel Maastricht is located in oysters, crustaceans, shellfish and champagne.
the trendy Wyck district, a stone’s throw You will also find other typically French dishes on our
from the central railway station and the menu, including original culinary creations made with
city centre. The MECC conference centre the highest quality ingredients. With room for parties
is located 1 km away. Eden Designhotel of 164, this facility in the heart of Maastricht is also St. Pietersberg grottoes Sint Pietersberg package Historic boat trip to the inner city
Maastricht combines old-fashioned hospi- an excellent choice for your group meals and social In the St. Pietersberg, a hill at the South side of The programme lasts almost 4 hours and starts harbour, ’t Bassin (incl. passages
tality with a modern, sleek interior. The hotel drinks. Special set menus may be created for these Maastricht, the reclamation of marl as a buil with a boat excursion upstream to the foot through three sets of locks)
has over 105 designer rooms and facilities events. ding material has resulted in a vast labyrinth of of St. Pietersberg. After a brief walk uphill (fairly You will pass through centuries of history on
such as a Beauty Lounge, Simply Bread, corridors. Even today the walls and ceilings give steep), you arrive at cafe/restaurant Slavante, this fascinating 2hour boat trip to the historic
the FLO-bar, restaurant FLO Maastricht, Eden Designhotel Maastricht information about the way in which the ‘block from where you go on a guided tour of the inner harbour of Maastricht, ’t Bassin (from
a fitness room, a meeting room that accom- Stationsstraat 40, 6221 BR Maastricht breakers’ worked. Numerous interesting inscrip underground caves. Depending on the time of 1826). We will also be passing through 3 sets of
modates up to 50 guests, a delicatessen T +31 (0)43 328 25 25, F +31 (0)43 328 25 26 tions and drawings can be found on the walls. day, you will be served a ‘Lunch Maestricht’ locks and negotiating a tunnel which was part
and a florist. FLO Maastricht is an excellent firstname.lastname@example.org Two corridor systems in the St. Pietersberg are before or after the tour. Finally you will return of the city’s old network of fortifications. In ’t
location for culinary fans and anyone who www.edendesignhotel.com open to visitors: Northern Corridor System and to Maastricht by boat. Bassin, you’ll have a beautiful view of the old
loves French cuisine. In fact, the “French Zonneberg Corridor System. quayside storerooms, now converted into attrac
experience” starts at the entrance where FLO Maastricht PRICE € 25.95 p.p. with a minimum of 10 people, tive shops and restaurants.
you will find an exquisite fruits de mer buf- Stationsstraat 28, 6221 BR Maastricht DURATION 1 hour children €16.65 p.p. PRICE Boat trip incl. coffee and Limburg vlaai (sweet
fet, so typical of the many brasseries in T +31 (0)43 328 25 25, F +31 (0)43 328 25 26 PRICE Adults € 5.25 p.p. with a minimum of 14 DETAILS Maximum group size of 50 people. flan) €12.75 p.p. (children 4 to 12 years incl.: €9
France. Yes, even in Maastricht, you can email@example.com people, children € 4.25 p.p. No service on Sundays. This package goes very p.p.); price of boat trip including light lunch:
enjoy an extensive selection of the best www.flomaastricht.com DETAILS The temperature in the corridors is a well together with a scenic walk over €16 p.p. (children 4 to 12 years incl.: €12.50 p.p.)
constant 10o Celsius. A vest, sweater or jacket St. Pietersberg. DETAILS From 10 to a maximum of 60 guests;
and robust footwear are advised. price based on regular scheduled service, but
exclusive charters are also possible.
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Situated on the banks of the Meuse River, looking out over
the St. Servaas Bridge in the heart of Maastricht, we are here
to welcome you
120 seats indoors / 120 seats on the Ask for our group brochure!
Various options for groups of a minimum Esmeralda Driessen
of 10 people. Maaspromenade 78 Historical City Walk Céramique Walk Follow in the footsteps of …. theatre walk
6211 HS Maastricht The best way to get acquainted with Maastricht An impressive example of our urban projects Stories and legends from the old magic box: a
Breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner or T +31 (0)43 351 05 18 is to go for a walk in the old centre of the city is the development of the former Sphinx walk which will take you to the most beautiful
whatever else you wish. F +31 (0)43 325 89 25 under the expert guidance of a VVV host. You Céramique factory site on the boundary of places in our historic city. During your walk, the
firstname.lastname@example.org will not want to miss the restored Stokstraat Wyck. The site measures 22 hectares in total. legends of old will be told to you by our cast of
Packages available in combination with www.bonhomme.nl quarter, the old ramparts, the various parks and Numerous buildings have arisen here: the characters dressed to match. The City Wall, Hell’s
‘surprising Maastricht’! the famous Vrijthof square. Such a walk takes Bonnefanten Museum, the Wiebenga hall with Gate and picturesque side streets will serve as a
about an hour and a half. NAiM/Bureau Europa, the Derlon theatre, Plein decor, as this theatre walk introduces you to the
Toilet for the disabled; tour bus can stop 1992, La Fortezza and the Tower of Siza. heroes and saints of Maastricht.
right in front of the door; inexpensive DURATION 1.5 hours Internationally renowned architects, including
packages. PRICE € 75.00 per guide Jo Coenen and Aldo Rossi were and still are DURATION a little over 1 hour
DETAILS Guided tours can be given by Dutch, involved in this prestigious project. PRICE € 15.50 p.p. with a minimum of 10 people
English, German, French, Spanish and Russian DETAILS This theatre walk can, if requested,
speaking guides. DURATION 1.5 hours be presented in the local Maastricht dialect in
PRICE € 75.00 per guide addition to standard Dutch.
DURATION at least 1 hour
PRICE € 17.50 p.p. with a minimum of 14 people
DETAILS Maximum number of participants is 20
La Butte aux Bois The city walk can be combined with a visit to
the Basilicaof St. Servaas and Treasury Room,
the Church of St. John, the Basilica of the
Virgin Mary, the Spaans Gouvernement
(government buildings) or the Bonnefanten
This unique location, with 25 years of space. The reception, the Inner Courtyard and Museum. Walks devoted to a particular
international experience, has everything the entrance also experienced successful face- theme are also possible, such as: fortificati
needed to guarantee an unforgettable lifts! The 41 luxurious rooms, attractive ons, nature, urban renewal / expansion, the
experience, regardless of the event! patios, ample complimentary parking, free Wyck neighbourhood, art, galleries, archaeo
WiFi, and complimentary use of the Aquamarijn logy, anecdotes, religion, vineyards, bridges
La Butte aux Bois adjoins the beautiful Wellness Centre - WINNER of the “Best and memorial stones.
Hoge Kempen nature park - ideally suited Wellness Centres Award Flanders 2009” - Fortress Walk Fort Sint Pieter
for outdoor activities - and is located only with heated swimming pool and saunas, provide Martial history is the leitmotiv of this walk. You Fort Sint Pieter is perched high above the Meuse DURATION various
7 km from Maastricht. The wide variety you with that extra touch during your stay. still can see the old fortifications on several loca river on the south side of the city, and is directly PRICE minimum fee € 75.00
of rooms and halls available, with daylight Come see what we can offer you now! tions in town. This walk covers the area along connect with some of the underground tunnels Each additional hour € 50.00
and beautiful views, provides you with and partially over the city walls, the Helpoort, in the Sint Pietersberg hill. The fort dates from DETAILS Maximum number of
a stylish and professional setting for a Paalsteenlaan 90, B-3620 Lanaken the oldest existing and active city gate in the around 1700 and is largely still intact, with parts participants per guide is 20
meeting, congress or celebration. T +32 (0)89 73 97 70, +32 (0)89 72 16 47 Netherlands (1229) and various watch towers. recently restored. The fort contains several main
email@example.com, www.labutteauxbois.be This walk under the expert guidance of a VVV galleries and circular galleries and bombproof More information:
La Butte aux Bois continues to innovate: host takes about an hour and a half. The guide areas, which you will visit accompanied by a VVV Maastricht Groups Department
the lovely Napoleon Courtyard, laid out in will surprise you with some unique spots you guide. Outside, you can enjoy an impressive and T +31 (0)43 350 62 62 or
2010, offers an extra surface area of 300 would never have found on your own. beautiful view of the city, the Meuse and the firstname.lastname@example.org
m². With the custom-made all-weather surrounding countryside.
tent on standby, you don’t have to look DURATION 1.5 hours
any further for a location that can host PRICE € 75.00 per guide DURATION 1 hour and 15 minutes.
events for up to 750 guests in the same DETAILS Combination with the air raid shelters PRICE € 5.25 p.p. with a minimum of 14 people,
is recommended. children € 4.25 p.p.
DETAILS Not accessible for wheelchairusers.
Vineyard Apostelhoeve Grand café
Au Mouton Blanc
Wine tastings Reservations
The Apostelhoeve organises wine tasting The guided tour and wine tasting event Grand café Au Mouton Blanc can be lesser-known residents of the city, and sit
events for groups in special tasting rooms must be reserved beforehand and last found in the heart of Maastricht, loca- down to enjoy the kind of dinner that is
accompanied by expert explanations. You about 1½ hours. Reservations can be made ted very centrally next to the Bijenkorf getting increasingly positive reviews due
can rest assured that you will enjoy the throughout the year. Ample parking facilities department store. It’s the perfect place to our use of only the freshest products
warm and welcoming ambience as well as are available. Costs: € 12,50,- pp (minimum to begin a day of shopping in the his- possible. And you can of course also sit
the wine! Before tasting the wines, you will of 14 people) including three glasses of toric streets winding their way through back, relax and enjoy some really good
enjoy a guided tour of the vineyard, the wine wine from the Apostelhoeve and rye bread the old city centre, especially since this music by one of the many bands that
press, and the wine cellars. with ham. typical and surprisingly large pub opens regularly play here.
its doors when the shops do but closes
The tasting rooms For reservations: them only much later – at weekends in If you would like to come with a group, no
There are two tasting rooms available for T +31 (0)43-3432264 the small hours of the morning. problem: just e-mail us and allow us to
visitors. During the tasting event, you will For online reservations and more roll out the welcome mat we reserve for
have the opportunity to collectively judge information, please visit our site: So start your day with a hot cup of cof- small and medium-sized groups, in the
the various wines. Of course, you will also www.apostelhoeve.nl or make a reservation fee and a delicious piece of vlaai (sweet main pub area or in one of our two other
be able to get answers to all your questi- through VVV Maastricht. flan, a local specialty) before hitting the rooms. Or perhaps you would first like
ons about the Apostelhoeve and its wines. shops. Later, you can take a lunch break to find out more? Simply visit our site for
During the tasting event, you will also be and allow yourself to be surprised by the more information and our e-mail address.
served a selection of delicious rye bread ample selection available. Enjoy a drink
with ham. or two in the company of well-known and www.aumoutonblanc.nl
ASP Adventure Bisschopsmolen
Discover the unknown! See, taste, and experience the tradition
Road to Salvation Cave biking At the Bisschopsmolen we prefer to use De Bisschopsmolen
In the mysterious Roman Catacombs - age- A world of adventure lies hidden beneath products from the region. Our rye and Stenenbrug 3
old Christian burial places - you embark the Valkenburg Hills. If you dare explore Spelt, for instance, come from nearby 6211 HP maastricht
upon an exciting journey, full of hardships, the inner depths of Mother Earth, a new farmers. We specialise in Spelt, the T +31 (0)43 327 06 13
to finally emerge as a better person. An world will open itself to you. The route runs primitive corn we regard as the forefather F +31 (0)43 327 06 14
enormous challenge! To succeed, you must along a 70 km long network of dark marl- of our contemporary wheat. email@example.com
have faith in each other’s abilities and stone caves. Lit only by your headlamps, www.bisschopsmolen.nl
work together to go further. On the way, you the twists and turns come really fast in The Bisschopsmolen is a 8th century
will experience age-old traditions and rituals this underground labyrinth. Your guide watermill that runs six days a week, milling The Bisschopsmolen is open from
that have never seen the light of frequently yells ‘duck’ just before bending our own corn. In the adjacent bakery, Tuesday - Saturday 9.30h - 18.00h,
day because they are considered inhuman low over his handlebars to avoid the low where we bake delicious breads and other Sunday 11.00h - 17.00h.
in modern times. Perhaps this path will even ceiling. And if you react too slowly to his regional specialities on an old fashioned
lead you to Salvation. yell, you will immediately discover why floor oven, we have restored the traditional
wearing a helmet is essential on this trip! art of baking.
Become more aware of your own and
othersí capabilities in a unique and hidden Discover the origin of the traditional
environment. Limburg pie. Also visit the Bisschopsmolen
for interesting workshops bread- or pie
For more information on this and other making or bicycle tours and walking routes
experiences: T: +31 (0)43 60 40 675 or
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Experience the historic
Delve into the historic city centre of
Maastricht with the help of the solar eco
train or the special old city tram. You’ll dis
cover the easygoing charm of the famous
Vrijthof square, the central Market square,
the centuriesold Onze Lieve Vrouwenplein
square, and the authentic Bassin inner city
harbour. But you’ll also get a view of modern
Maastricht, including the fashionable
Mosae Forum complex and the recently
NAiM / Bureau Europa Funerary culture DURATION 1 hour Boat trips on the Meuse river (with its famous marl caves). A commentary will renovated Maasboulevard (Meuse
Euregional centre for architecture and design The monumental Tongerseweg cemetery, PRICE € 85.00 with a maximum of 20 partici Fancy seeing the city from the Meuse river? You be given on all the sights passed along the way. Boulevard). Your route will then take you
The NAiM / Bureau Europa is set against the established in 1812, is one of the oldest public pants. Some of the revenues are reserved for the can in Maastricht! For example, you can take a DURATION approx 50 minutes. alongside the old city canal and city park.
backdrop of an ‘industrial monument’. The cemeteries in the Netherlands and will cele restoration fund for those graves adopted by cruise on the Meuse river, combined with a guided PRICE Adults € 7.50 p.p., children up to 12 years During your ride, a great many details will
socalled Wiebenga Hall stands adjacent to the brate its 200th anniversary in 2012. It is set in individuals. tour of the marl caves under the St. Pietersberg of age € 4.50 p.p. be explained to you (in various languages)
Bonnnefanten Museum in the Céramique dis a beautiful and quiet garden containing many DETAILS Tours possible until 5 PM. hill. There are day trips to Liège and boat trips regarding the city and its history.
trict, which has already become a benchmark in rare trees and plants. Monumental graves, often taking you right around Maastricht (the 4lock Meuse cruise, including visit to the caves
terms of the urban development concepts as decorated with works by wellknown Maastricht excursion). You can also embark for a Saturday of the St. Pietersberg hill More information:
well as the contemporary architectural design artists, recall memories of those buried here: Night Cruise complete with entertainment and The same boat trip as described above, VVV Maastricht Groups Department
elements integrated into the neighbourhood. mayors, artists, politicians, industrial figures, an extensive hot and cold buffet, or for a Sunday combined with a visit to the caves of the St. T +31 (0)43 350 62 62 or
The NAiM / Bureau Europa consists of 2 halls and urban characters as well as victims of war morning Brunch Boat trip. Pietersberg hill. firstname.lastname@example.org
with a total of 1400 m2 and confronts visitors and violence, each with his or her own story. A number of options: DURATION approx. 3 hours
with the ‘designed environment’ via a range of Find out more about these stories and their PRICE Adults € 12.75 p.p., children up to 12 years
projects, including four exhibitions per year. rich history. Cruise on the Meuse river of age € 8.75 p.p.
Amongst other sights, this cruise will take you DETAILS All cruises depart from the jetty on
PRICE€ 3.00 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people past the city district Céramique, the provincial Maaspromenade (the riverside boulevard).
Guided tour € 95.00 for 10 people government building and the St. Pietersberg hill
The vault - complex and, of course, the place where the South Limburg Steam Train Company Historical Printing Museum Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht Treasure chamber of the Basilica
National World War II treasure room Night Watch was stored. During your excursion, The steam train travels right through the In the inner town, located in a 19th century The much talkedabout city quarter of of St. Servatius
At the large Van Schaik tunnel in Sint the guides will entertain you with anecdotes beautiful hill country! In addition to options private house with inner courtyard and chapel Céramique is home to the striking building A treasure chamber filled with tradition, history,
Pietersberg hill, lies national storage facility no. about the German occupiers as well as the for groups to travel in the steam train over the is the charming museum of the art of printing. housing the Bonnefanten Museum, designed by religious culture and art. This is where Maastricht
9, better known as the ‘vault’. From 1942 to 1945, resistance. Miljoenenlijn (Million Line) on the normal time You are treated to a historic overview of the art the famous Italian architect Aldo Rossi. It is a cherishes its greatest treasures. The shrine of
this space provided protection for table, you can also reserve a steam train exclusi of printing – with the help of various tools and place in which to marvel at great art: from cen St. Servatius, also called the Noodkist, is the
a large part of the Dutch national art treasures. DURATION 1 hour vely for your own group. You can, for example, printing presses – ranging from the first book turiesold sculptures and paintings to the most most precious of these and contains part of the
When the Nazis began fearing for an invasion PRICE Adults € 6.00 p.p. with a minimum of combine a train trip with tea, lunch or dinner blocks to etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn and modern developments in the area of visual arts. skeleton of St. Servatius, the first bishop of the
via the coastline, they started building the 15 people, children € 5.00 p.p. on board success guaranteed! litho prints by Toulouse Lautrec. Besides the The collection of contemporary art is youthfull Netherlands. The shrine is a beautiful example
socalled Atlantic Wall. All the art treasures DETAILS Maximum of 15 people per guide. historical art of printing, the museum presents and internationally oriented. The emphasis of Maasland (Meuse region) master craftsman
then had to be stored somewhere. The nearest PRICE starting at € 10.00 (regular timetable) an exclusive collection of modern art in the cha within classical art lies on Flemish paintings ship. The treasure chamber also contains various
bombproof shelter was in Sint Pietersberg. or by special request (exclusive group option) racteristic style by the artist René Glaser. from the 16th and 17th centuries and early other objects from the 6th century.
About 780 works of art – including Rembrandt’s Italian paintings (13th to the end of the 15th cen
Night Watch, Potter’s Steer, and Vermeer’s DURATION 1 hour with a cup of coffee tury). On request you can visit the restoration. DURATION 1.5 hours
Street were brought here and stored until the PRICEfrom 15 persons € 2.50 p.p. PRICE Adults € 3.80. Groups of 10 people
end of the war. Your visit to the vault leads you DETAILS 650 persons PRICE Adults € 8.00 p.p. Groups of 10 people or € 3.30 p.p.
through various waiting areas, shows you the more € 6.00 p.p. Guided tour: price city guides DETAILS Guided tours for prices see facilities on
defensive corridor which surrounds the entire see facilities on page 49. page 49.
Eetcafé de Sjans
The ambience of southern
France at the foot of this
Opening hours Eetcafé de Sjans
Daily starting at 4 PM, Saturday and Mergelweg 1
Sunday starting at 12 PM. 6212 XA Maastricht
T +31 (0)43 321 48 71
French and Limburg regional dishes. www.sjansmaastricht.nl
The most enjoyable Auberge de
At the top of one of the most beautiful
hills in South Limburg, between Epen
and Slenaken, lies Auberge de
working day of
dations for groups De Smockelaer is housed in an
of various sizes authentic renovated Limburg carré
the year! Auberge De Smockelaer
(square) farmstead. The farmstead
contains 3 luxurious holiday homes
and a restaurant. The holiday homes
Grand Café The cosy ambience inside this ‘tem- 6276 PB can accommodate groups of 10, 20
Restaurant ple’ - where the Carnival originally Slenaken-Heijenrath and 26 people. Each bedroom has its
started - speaks for itself. The monu- T +31 (0)43 457 44 45 own bathroom, box spring beds, TV
mental building located on the Vrijthof www.smockelaer.nl and Internet facilities. The rooms are
square radiates so much atmosphere email@example.com also rented out on a last-minute basis
Vrijthof 8 and warmth that guests usually fall as B&B rooms.
6211 LC Maastricht captive to its charms as soon as they
T +31 (0)43 3211937 enter Momus, even before making a
firstname.lastname@example.org choice from the menu, which includes
www.dinos-momus.eu breakfast, lunch and an à la carte or
three-course dinner with a great many
choices for €21.50. We are also
happy to welcome groups of up to
Corporate Events • Meetings • Parties • Company Outing
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Café Charlemagne &
Café Charlemagne Café Falstaff
Café Charlemagne is located on one of the Café Falstaff is located alongside the
most beautiful squares in Maastricht - the romantic St. Amorsplein square in the
Onze Lieve Vrouweplein (Square of Our heart of Maastricht. This cosy pub is
Dear Lady). This cosy and intimate pub, famous for its extensive selection of beers,
with a long tradition of hospitality, also has including no less than 70 specialty beers. Coal mine Valkenburg Maastricht Museum of Natural History Maastricht’s underground culture
a separate upper floor, making it very sui- Café Falstaff also has a separate upper Go underground and visit the world of mining. The Maastricht Museum of Natural History The Noord (North) complex of caves form the
table for groups and gatherings, whether floor for serving drinks and buffets or à Look around and experience the underground tells nature’s tale for the region of Maastricht background for an underground museum.
a round of drinks, a buffet or à la carte la carte dinners. We can accommodate beauty of coal mining with the help of unique of long ago as well as today. Top exhibits include Accompanied by a guide, who will tell you all
dining. Specialty of the house: stone gril- groups of up to 25 people for meals and film material, exhibitions and demonstrations the fossils of the reptilian mosasaurus ‘Bèr’ and about the history behind the various under
ling. We can accommodate groups of up up to 100 for drinks. During the summer, of mining equipment, and fascinating as well as the giant sea turtles. Surprisingly original slide ground drawings, paintings and inscriptions,
to 60 for dining and up to 200 for drinks. you are also welcome to sit outside in the personal stories by exmine workers. Groups shows, computer games and aquaria provide you will visit some very special underground
Of course, in the summer you can also sit company of the statue of St. Amor which only by appointment. visitors with a closeup look at everything that sites. You will also visit Rijksbewaarplaats (natio
outside and enjoy what is perhaps the best graces the square. lives and grows in the region of Maastricht as nal archives site) no. 9, better known as the Vault.
café terrace square in the Netherlands. DURATION 1 hour and 15 minutes. well as the relationship between man and natu This is where about 780 works of art, including
Information PRICE Groups of over 25 people: € 6.50. re. If arrangements are made in advance, the Rembrandt’s Night Watch, the Stier (Bull) by
Information T +31 (0)43 321 72 38 Secondary school students: € 4.50. Primary museum can organise guided tours, lessons, or Potter, and The Little Street by Vermeer were sto
T +31 (0)43 321 93 73 F +31 (0)43 325 33 10 school students; € 4.00 p.p. Cost guided tours: practicals for various groups, in which group red for safekeeping until the end of World War II.
F +31 (0)43 321 22 64 email@example.com € 15.00 (2535 people, admission excluded) members work with and learn all about fossils.
firstname.lastname@example.org www.café-falstaff.com DURATION 1.5 hours
www.cafecharlemagne.nl PRICE adults: € 4.50, children 411: € 3.00 PRICE€ 7.95 p.p. with a minimum of 14 people
65+: € 3.00 DETAILS Max. 17 people per guide.
Inspiring surroundings bring Camille Oostwegel
unprecedented results! ChâteauHotels & Restaurants
The peace and charm of our hotel facilities Head Office: Kazematten and air-raid shelter GaiaPark Kerkrade Zoo Gouvernement on the meuse
allow your colleagues and business con- Villa Casa Blanca The kazematten are an extensive network of Located in the beautiful rolling hills of South The Gouvernement (Province House) of Limburg
tacts to take a break from their everyday St. Gerlach 70 underground tunnels and mine shafts, which Limburg, GaiaPark Kerkrade Zoo has once again (1986) is a very interesting building from an
environments, helping to make your business 6301 JD Valkenburg aan de Geul were dug out between 1575 and 1825. An exhibiti been chosen as the best zoo in the the Benelux! architectonic point of view, built along the
meeting a success. Whether you are organi- T +31 (0)43 608 89 00 on area has been set up in the kazematten focu You can imagine that you are in Africa, standing Meuse and partly on an island in the river. The
sing a meeting, a training session or a pro- F +31 (0)43 604 24 94 sing on two different periods during which they eyetoeye with gorillas, rhinoceroses, giraffes, ‘Gouvernement’ is famous for the Treaty of
duct presentation, everything is possible email@example.com served as a place of refuge: during World War II and cheetahs. Gaia Park Kerkrade Zoo offers incre Maastricht. This Treaty laid the basis for the
at Camille Oostwegel ChâteauHotels & www.chateauhotels.nl and as a nuclear fallout shelter. Various photo dible opportunities for an unforgettable day Euro. The table on which the Treaty was signed
-Restaurants. You inspire us to help you graphs and installations create an ambience out with family, friends, colleagues or business in 1992 reminds the visitor of this European
to achieve your goals! which takes the visitor back to those fearful and associates. Offering everything from intriguing summit held in Maastricht.
oppressive times, but which at times also bring a workshops, guided tours, culinary highlights.
Château St. Gerlach - Valkenburg a/d Geul smile to visitors’ faces and make them think. GaiaPark is a fantastic adventure DURATION approx. 1.5 hours
Kruisherenhotel Maastricht - Maastricht for kids and adults alike! Reservation Gouvernement, T +31 (0)43 389 70 69.
Château Neercanne - Maastricht DURATION 1.5 hours DETAILS Guided tours for over 15 people by
WinselerHof - Landgraaf PRICE € 8.50 p.p. with a minimum of 14 people DURATION average of 4 hours appointment only.
DETAILS Not suitable for people in wheelchairs or PRICE €13.50 pp with a minimum of 20 people,
people who have difficulty walking; it is also pos children € 11,50 pp
sible to book a guided tour of just the Kazematten.
doing: Roger van Westerflier
“I only knew Maastricht from stories I’d heard. I was busy working on a complica-
ted job for a client and wanted to streamline the process. Something to do with
team building, getting everyone on the same page. Preferably without the compli-
cations of travelling somewhere far away, as appealing as the exoticness of that
may be. No, just somewhere in our own country, easy to reach, and economical.
Maastricht stood out, particularly because of the perfect combination of urban and
green environments. Everything is within reach. My contact person in the Groups
department of VVV Maastricht understood perfectly what we wanted and organi-
sed everything down to the last detail. Two days later everybody was giving 100%
again. My team was happy, my client was happy, and I was happy!”
1. The Pater Vinck Mystery:
perhaps even more exciting
than the Da Vinci Code!
2. Who knows Maastricht: who
will win this exciting criss-
cross quiz taking you all
The caves 3. Creative workshop at any
beneath desired location provides
Maastricht: inspiration galore!
underground 4. Maastricht GPS Cache Quest:
adventure! cryptic hints and GPS guide
you to tiny treasure chests at
the most beautiful spots in
5. Operation Fort St. Pieter:
test your strategic skills in
this active team programme.
Action & Teamwork Green: South Limburg hill country
Combine the Maastricht is also the perfect place for a variety South Limburg: the green hills alongside
city with the of programmes centred on games and sports! the Geul Valley, the Meuse Valley and the
outdoors for In the middle of the historic city centre or in
the green hills surrounding the city, Maastricht
Vaalserberg, together with the authentic local
architecture, do not seem very Dutch at all.
a fun game or offers you unique teambuilding programmes. Together with the many castles scattered around
activity! Fun, games or actionpacked? For a large group
or just a small club? The Groups Department at
the region, this provides the perfect ambience
for almost any activity. In the daytime, you can
VVV Maastricht offers programmes for all kinds enjoy the green surroundings, and in the eve
of events, and is the perfect address for obtai ning, you can relax in the cosy atmosphere of the
ning all the help you may need to organise an historic city centre. In Maastricht, all the ingre
unforgettable day! dients are there waiting for you!
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Zonnetrein Let the sun take you on a tour
Maastricht of Maastricht
Experience the historic city centre of
Maastricht with the help of the solar
Kampstraat 14 ecotrain. You’ll discover the easy-
6454 BG Jabeek going charm of the famous Vrijthof
T +31 (0)6 123 644 16 square, the central Market square,
www.zonnetrein.nl the historic “Onze Lieve Vrouwenplein”
firstname.lastname@example.org square, and the authentic “Bassin”
inner city harbour. See the modern
Price: €5 per person, Mosa Forum complex and the recent- Tourist Shop The onestop address for
Children aged 6 and ly renovated contemporary “Maas- everything Maastricht has to
older: €3 (under 6 free). boulevard” (Meuse Boulevard). Drive offer, including:
Special group rates along the old city canals with the VVV Maastricht Time for some goose bumps… Maastricht - pure enjoyment! Longbow and crossbow workshop
available. “Kompen” - and take a ride through Kleine Staat 1 - gifts For centuries, the labyrinth beneath the city has Of course, you start with coffee and a slice of After a sporting welcome, you immediately start
the stunning “Stadspark” (municipal 6211 ED Maastricht - souvenirs been a breeding ground for sinister stories. The Limburg sweet flan (vlaai). This provides you with with the workshop, involving the longbow as
park). During your ride, we will tell T +31 (0)43 325 21 21 - traditional handcrafted local products pitchblack tunnels, absolute silence, unpredic a good basis for exploring Maastricht and its sur well as the crossbow, allowing you to follow in
you many interesting facts about the F +31 (0)43 321 37 46 - local wines table routes of walls and the fact that you can roundings by kickscooter. The entire excursion the footsteps of Robin Hood and William Tell.
city and its rich history. email@example.com - chocolate from Maastricht easily get lost here and wander around forever lasts 2 hours. Besides allowing you to visit a great After the introduction and practice sessions, you
www.vvvmaastricht.eu - gift sets all combine to make the underground labyrinth many local sites of interest, getting around by take part in a competition leading up to the
- pillow gifts a sinister place. The story of the woman who scooter is lots of fun in itself. After all this exerti finals. You also compete in the fun pyramid
- Christmas boxes disappeared plays a key role here. Enjoy theatre on, it’s time for a hearty lunch, which of course game, where teamwork and strategy are critical.
- VVV gift vouchers, dinner cheques in perhaps the most beautiful and impressively also serves as a good basis for your next activity. The final event is the knockout round, requiring
& theatre vouchers authentic decor in Maastricht. Fact or fiction? You can choose between a beer tasting session nerves of steel.
Find out for yourself during this scary adven with specialty beers in an authentic Maastricht
ture in the North Caves!! “brown café” or a visit to one of the local vineyards DURATION 2 hours
accompanied by a wine tasting session. PRICE € 25.50 p.p. with a minimum of 10 people
DURATION a little over 1 hour (2 drinks included)
PRICE€ 17.50 with a minimum of 20 people DURATION 6 hours DETAILS The workshop can be organised at
DETAILS All starting at the same time! PRICE € 58.50 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people various locations.
Creative Events If you’re looking for a fun activity
Maastricht in and around Maastricht, then
you’ve come to the right place. We
organise the fun-filled GPS trip -
Mestreechs Sjoenste - which allows
Creative Events you to discover the most beautiful
Maastricht spots in Maastricht, as well as a
Neerharenstraat 18 great many other activities, inclu-
6215 JL Maastricht ding culinary walks and a special
T +31 (0)43 325 23 61 / GPS cycling trip. Originality and
Parkhotel The Parkhotel Rooding, a natio- +31 (0)6 250 04 228 hospitality are our trademarks. We
Rooding nal heritage building designed by info@creativeeventsmaas work together with you to put toge-
Pierre Cuypers, is located close tricht.nl ther a programme in line with your
to Maastricht at a top location in www.creativeeventsmaas specific needs and wishes. Celtic Torchlight trip Thermae Sunrise Workshop fire-breathing
Neerhem 68 Valkenburg. This recently renovated tricht.nl Take a trip through the magic history of the Escape to another world with this wonderfully This seriously cool workshop will really give you
6301 CJ Valkenburg 4-star hotel offers fantastic oppor- Celts. This package includes a Torchlight trip relaxing wellness package on top of the Cauberg a sense of achievement! Learning firebreathing
T +31 (0)43 601 32 41 tunities to make sure that your wed- through the Celtic forest under the guidance hill in the midst of the rolling South Limburg is also a great form of teambuilding. First, the
www.parkhotelrooding.nl ding or other kind of gathering has of a druid who tells you the secret of the Celts. landscape. After enjoying your welcome cock basic principles, techniques and of course safety
firstname.lastname@example.org the success it deserves. After the Torchlight trip, you have time to enjoy tail in Bar Delight, your day will be spent in matters will be explained to you. To start with
a traditional Celtic maincourse soup and a unlimited use of all baths and saunas. You can you will practice with nonflammable liquids.
We would be happy to help you Celtic drink. take advantage of diverse extra activities such After that, you can have a go at real fire
design a programme for your event. as the the ‘floating’ activity, the ritual of water breathing. The programme takes place in
DURATION starts at 7 PM until approx. 10 PM being poured onto the hot stones in the sauna combination with a visit to a impressive
Come take a look and see for PRICE€ 22.50 p.p. minimum of 12 people and Thermae Motion. You also enjoy an express castle.
yourself. DETAILS The location is the Schutterspark in facial treatment or an express massage (each 25
Brunssum. min.), the Kinjoy Shiatsu massage chair and a DURATION 2 to 3 hours, including castle visit.
threecourse Vital lunch at Grandcafé Fresh. PRICE € 77.50 p.p. with a minumum of 1o people,
€ 53.00 p.p. with a minimum of 20 people,
PRICE€ 89.00 p.p. € 41.50 p.p. with a minimum of 30 people.
DETAILS Incl. the use of a bathrobe, slippers,
scrubbing salt, shampoo and shower gel.
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Geneet vaan Mestreech The road to salvation Marl workshop Who knows Maastricht? Creative Gablestone Tour GPS tour Mestreechs Sjoenste
A trip introducing you to some of the most A voyage of discovery through a maze of shafts Professional marl sculptors coach these work Are you up for an adventurous trip crisscrossing An artist will be your guide during this pro We will give you a warm welcome in a cosy café
beautiful and famous spots in the historic city in the mysterious Roman Catacombs, an under shops and challenge you to make your own work through Maastricht? Then leave the bustle of the gramm, which contains a walking tour of the in the city centre where, over a cup of coffee,
centre. The focus of this excursion is to allow ground Christian burial place: only by working of art from marl, ranging from simple hot plates trendy hot spots behind and discover the city’s city, taking you past many different gablestones you will be shown how to use the GPS equip
you to enjoy yourself while finding out more together you can discover the rituals and solve for tea to wine coolers and original 3D sculptu hidden spots. With the help of photos and which tell a story of the function of the premi ment. Then the battle begins and, armed with a
about the city by actively participating in a mini the mystery of the early Christians. The surpri res of your own. The workshops are very effec puzzles, you can score the points needed to win ses. In a historic building being used as a gallery GPS, you head out in groups to explore the city
competition. After a warm welcome, your group sing end game will determine whether your tive as teambuilding activities, in which team the game. A minimum of two teams start off to workhop, coffee and Dutch ‘vlaai’ will be served of Maastricht: puzzles, Maastricht word games
will be divided into teams. During the excur group finally experiences salvation. members work together on a single project, such carry out specific tasks requiring the use of logic andyou will also make your own gablestone in a and a musical quiz are all part of the fun. We
sion, various questions on Maastricht have to be as a chess set. They are also very appropriate as and ingenuity. This is an ideal teambuilding acti soft stone called ‘mergel’, or as a painting. will end with awarding the prizes.
answered, after which everyone gets together DURATION 3 houres an original group activity for personnel, family vity or a group activity for you and your friends to
at a cosy location to hear the right answers and PRICE € 49.00 p.p. with a minimum of 10 peop or friends. discover – or rediscover – Maastricht. The quickest DURATION 3 hours DURATION 3 hours
enjoy some drinks. The winning team is given a le. Including coffee and Limburg vlaai team is rewarded with a Mestreechter Steerke (a Maas PRICE€ 30.00 p.p. with a minimum of 8 people PRICE € 25.00 p.p. with a minimum of 17 people
characteristic souvenir of Maastricht. DURATION from 1 hour and 15 minutes to 2 hours tricht Star) and, as befits true winners, the mem DETAILS Max. 30 people.
PRICE from € 19.50 to € 39.50 p.p. bers toast their victory with a glass of prosecco!
DURATION approx. 3 hours DETAILS Minimum of 10 and maximum of 50
PRICE € 18.95 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people participants. PRICE € 19.75 p.p. minimum of 15 participants
DETAILS Incl. 1 refreshment, a Mestreechter Steerke
and a bottle of prosecco for the winner.
Falcon Experience Operation Fort St. Pieter Musketeer Excursion The Father Vinck Mystery tery. In doing so, you come across cryptic des La Dolce Solex en France, la vie est belle!
The Falcon Experience is practised with falcons, This active teambuilding activity takes place in At the end of this programme, you will be a fully Are you familiar with the series of books written criptions, magic squares, labyrinths and ana On the latest and newest hip electrical EcoSolex
hawks and buzzards, just like in former times. the recently renovated Fort St. Pieter and allows fledged musketeer. First of all you will take part by Dan Brown? Were you captivated by the grams. This challenging and exciting adventure or Velo Solex, you set out to explore Maastricht
In this tradition we show the participants in a all the participants to test their strategic skills. in a fencing workshop, where you will learn the adventures of Robert Langdon in “The Da Vinci in search of the truth is based on a mixture of and surroundings led by a guide. Your first
educational way, the various sorts of predatory The various teams are presented with various basics of fencing strategy, tactics, and technique. Code” and “Angels & Demons”? Then you can fact and fiction. During your quest, you will stop is at the Vrijthof Square for coffee/tea and a
birds in the open sky. Different things concer challenges testing their ability to work and take Then you will go on a mildly strenuous yet tho now follow in the footsteps of Robert Langdon also visit some of the most beautiful spots in the croissant, from where you cut through the city
ning falconry will be taught, such as using an decisions together as well as their strategic roughly enjoyable adventure in the underground and unravel the mystery of Maastricht while city. You will end up learning a great deal about centre and head for the village of Eijsden. There,
artificial prey attached to a line. You will come insight and agility. By successfully carrying out labyrinth of the kazematten (casemates, a net searching for the key to the “Father Vinck Maastricht in a very entertaining fashion. This you cross the Meuse River on a ferry and land in
face to face with the raptors and will experience various assignments in and around the fort, the work of underground tunnels). Finally, a prize Mystery.” After being divided up into teams, excursion can also serve as an excellent basis for Belgium. Your second stop is at a typical Walloon
the intense emotion of being a falconer. teams can acquire specific tools which enable ceremony with drinks marks an enjoyable close you will start searching for the truth behind the teambuilding activities. café for a drink and snack. Your last stop is at a
them to successfully carry out the final assign to the programme. Father Vinck story. vineyard for a brief guided tour, finished off by a
DURATION 2 hours ment. The time factor and the number of points DURATION 5 hours wine tasting session.
PRIjS€ 65.00 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people scored are critical for winning the competition. DURATION minimum of 3 hours depending Father Vinck was a Friar Minor who lived in PRICE€ 27.95 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people
DETAILS Possible at various locations. on group size Maastricht in the 17th century and was senten DETAILS To participate, you will need your own DURATION min. 4 hours
DURATION from 2.5 hours PRICE € 59.50 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people, ced to death and beheaded for betraying the mobile phone. PRICE € 74.50 p.p. minimum of 12 participants
PRICE € 17.50 p.p. with a minimum of 20 people including all materials, professional supervision city. However, he never confessed to being a trai DETAILS Also on Sundays and holidays, mini
and drinks tor. By solving various riddles and breaking the mum age 18 years, leaving from several locati
codes, you delve deeper and deeper into the mys ons; without a guide, €35 including route map.
Pelsers Professional clinics with crossbow, Stiphout Take a unique tour of Maastricht on
Target Events recurve bow, air rifle and laser clay- Tours & Trips an American school bus! You’ll visit
pigeon shooting. The experience of the historic highlights of Maastricht with
former Dutch teamchampion Maurice its beautiful buildings and squares, but
Bull’s eye events Pelsers will provide an exciting event. Maaspromenade 58 will also see the modern side of the city
Be Robin Hood or William Tell with 6211 HS Maastricht including the new Céramique district and
Keerweg 4 your team and have a trilling shooting T +31 (0)43 351 53 09 the Gouvernementsgebouw (provincial
6176 BN Spaubeek clinic. Duration 2-4 hours. Cost from F +31 (0)43 321 79 58 government building).
T +31 (0)46 437 30 24/ € 21,50 pp For 6 persons or more. email@example.com
+31 (0)6 557 463 27 We can also arrange a total day or www.stiphout.nl City Tour A: City tour (1 hour)
info@pelserstarget weekend event with sports, humor Hotel Au Quartier Hotel Au Quartier – Petit Valkenburg Discover the world of coal mining in City Tour B: City tour with boat cruise
events.nl and good food, all to your wishes. Petit Bonheur & Bonheur coal mine a mysterious “underground” environ- (2 hours)
www.pelserstarget A bull’s eye event is our motto! A delightful overnight stay in the ment. Go back in time and experience City Tour C: City tour including a visit
events.nl heart of Maastricht the atmosphere of those hard and to the St. Pietersberg caves and boat
Bonheur The black gold impressive times! First, you will be cruise (4 hours)
Kapoenstraat 32 shown “unique” film material on coal
6211 KW Maastricht Daalhemersweg 31 mining in Limburg. A former miner will Naturally, you can also book our beautiful
T +31 (0)43 325 80 88 6301 BJ Valkenburg then tell his story (Dutch/English) and buses to suit your specific personal needs,
aan de Geul “actually” operate the mining machi- to transport your guests to various locations
Restaurant Petit Bonheur T +31 (0)43 601 24 91 nes still present. The guided tour will in and around Maastricht in very original style.
Dine in a wonderful setting F +31 (0)43 601 65 50 take approximately 75 minutes.
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www.steenkolenmijn.nl Afterwards, you can take a break
Achter de Molens 2 in the pleasant atmosphere of the
6211 JC Maastricht The Coal Mine has Grotcafé. Here, in this pleasantly hea-
T +31 (0)43 321 51 09 private parking facilities ted area, you can use the Valkenburg
diagonally opposite the Grottenbier (cave beer). This guided
entrance. tour is extremely interesting for groups
too! Group reductions from 25 people.
Thiessen Well worth a visit! Hotel van der Valk This modern 4-star hotel is located
Wijnkoopers Welcome to the oldest wine shop in Maastricht right on the A2 motorway, a mere
the Netherlands! **** 5-minute drive from the city centre,
Sedert 1740 B.V.
and 3 minutes from the Maastricht
The meticulously restored wine Exhibition & Congress Centre (MECC).
Your guarantee cellars in our historic building will Nijverheidsweg 35 The perfect address to stay during
of quality! take you back several centuries. Our NL-6227 AL Maastricht a visit to the city, or for exploring the
shop in the heart of Maastricht offers T +31 (0)43 387 35 00 beautiful Limburg hill country land-
Grote Gracht 18 you a wide and varied selection of F +31 (0)43 387 35 15 scape. The hotel has 177 comfortable
6211 SW Maastricht excellent wines. A great many indivi- email@example.com rooms, 13 luxury suites, 11 multi-
T +31 (0)43 325 13 55 duals and groups are also becoming CityGolf A recreational golf course through Cabane Located on the famous Vrijthof www.hotelvandervalkmaas- functional rooms, our living-room
F +31 (0)43 321 47 15 increasingly familiar with some of the Maastricht the centre of Maastricht. An original Maastricht square in Maastricht, you’ll find tricht.nl style Brasserie St. Pieter, restaurant
firstname.lastname@example.org other services we offer, including: golf challenge with cobble stones, Cabane, a trendy restaurant and Le Faucon, and free use of our gym
www.thiessen.nl guided tours, wine-tastings and city parks and small alleys. lounge bar. We introduce you to our and car park.
meetings, and the ability to provide Information: Vrijthof 31 enchantingly beautiful site, where
very distinctive and personalised www.city-golf.nl City-Golf is an ideal activity to explore 6211 LE Maastricht delicious food and drinks are the We would be happy to design a
promotional gifts. T +31 (0)6 235 806 10 Maastricht in an original manner. T +31 (0)43 329 20 40 norm. We’ve been located on the programme just for you and your
A guide takes you to the various and F +31 (0)43 329 20 41 Vrijthof, the most beautiful square in group.
unusual holes spread throughout the email@example.com the Netherlands, for over two years
inner city and tell you about the sites www.cabanemaastricht.nl and offer a wide range of options.
on the tour. Price: € 32,50 pp excl. Allow us to surprise you and
VAT (6 holes / 3½ hours / minimum introduce you to a world of social
4 persons) A customized program, gatherings over drinks, dinners,
a lunch or coffee and ‘Limburgse lunches, meetings, presentations,
vlaai’? It’s all possible. celebrations and parties. Everything
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Raft-bicycle excursion Meers-Meeswijk Kajak and rafting tour Trace of XTC
Enjoy nature while padding down the river. Have a great time on the beautiful crossborder According to Mayor Sauwens of the nearby
Starting point is at cafe ‘De witte Borstel’ in stretch of the Meuse River, with no motorboats town Bilzen in Belgium: ”Maastricht is a Drug
Meers (15 km from Maastricht). You canoe over in sight. Enjoy the freedom of paddling along on warehouse for drugs in Europe! The drugs tou
the most beautiful section of the river Meuse Authentic 8 to 12 person American Army rafts rism problem is getting bigger and bigger and
along the border, without a single moterboat in through unspoiled nature parks and rapids! there is no stopping it!” The participants in the
sight. After your canoe trip, you bicycle or walk “Trace of XTC” program have to trace down the
allong the river bank, through a typical river Routes (free choice) “drugs dealer” of Maastricht. Every team will
landscape with pittoreske villages back to your UikhovenMeeswijk: distance 14 km (most be equipped with a PDA with GPS. This PDA
startingpoint. Taxi is also possible. beautiful route). Duration 3.5 4 hours guides you through the game that takes place
GeneuthMeeswijk: distance 9 km. in and around the citycenter of Maastricht.
DURATION 3 hours Duration 2 2.5 hours This PDA also keeps the score for the groups.
PRICE Canu € 12.00 p.p. Bicycle € 5.00 p.p. The experience is optimized with short movies,
PRICE Up to 3 rafts € 120.00 per raft. sounds and pictures.
More than 3 rafts € 110.00 per raft.
DETAILS We bring car drivers back to their DURATION 3 hours
starting point free of charge. PRICE: € 29.50 p.p. with a min. of 16 people.
Bassin boat Pallieter for
groups and the TROLLEY
Bassinvaart (+/ 60 min.) Pallieter cruise to Rekem (1+2+1 hour) The TROLLEY
Get up close and personal to the old and Leaving the historic inner city harbour of The TROLLEY is unique in Europe and is
new Meuse bridges and the quays in the the Bassin, we will sail down the Zuid- guaranteed to give you that authentic retro
centre of Maastricht and Wyck. After Willemsvaart (South William’s Canal) to feeling. A ride on the TROLLEY is an expe-
approximately 60 minutes, we bring you the Pearl of the Meuse Valley: the pret- rience that brings you back to the age of the
back to the Bassin inner harbour quayside tiest village in Belgium, Oud Rekem (Old world-famous trams in San Francisco. The
with its charming café terraces, shops and Rekem). TROLLEY is available in Belgium and the
restaurants. Netherlands and will definitely be a welcome
AllInclusive catering package: addition to your family celebration, wedding Theatre walk Venetian Masks Workshop The shopping route of Maastricht
Lock 19 cruise (1 1/2 hours) - Cruise including Limburg vlaai (sweet or business excursion. The TROLLEY can Are you up for an interactive walk in the star among In this workshop, you will decorate your own In Maastricht, besides the usual shops which
On this cruise, you’ll leave the basin through flan) on board be exclusively chartered for your group and the cities? Take off on your own to discover more of stickmounted Venetian mask under the inspi you can find in most of the Netherlands, you can
lock 19, sailing onto the Zuid-Willemsvaart - Chat and Nibbles cruise integrated completely into your programme what Maastricht is really about. On the way, you’ll ring guidance of the wellknown Maastricht also find a number of really special and authen
(South William’s Canal). A mystical tour, - Limburg Tapas cruise and/or theme for the day as well as in com- meet some famous Maastricht characters, who will artist Jozefien Koelman. She studied the craft tic shops which are well worth visiting! During
you’ll marvel at nature’s reflection on the - Picnic lunch cruise bination with the Bassin boat PALLIETER. tell you all about how things were in their days. under Professor Augustino Dessi, an authority this excursion, an enthusiastic and experienced
water. - Pallieter High Tea The TROLLEY can seat 26 people and Together with your colleagues, family or friends, on commedia dell’arte masks. All masks are guide will introduce you to many of these very
- Cocktail cruise has standing room for 15 more as well as a you’ll be guided by our Pieke, Pater Vinck (Father handmade. You will paint the masks using exclusive shops. As you stroll through the
3lock cruise (2 hours) wheelchair lift. Starting in 2011, a second Vinck) and Dikke Mia (Big Mia) characters in traditional methods and then let your ima Stokstraat neighbourhood and surrounding
During a 2-hour cruise, you and your group Information: TROLLEY will be available that operates exploring some of the dramatic history of our city. gination run free as you decorate them with upmarket streets, you will come across brica
will enjoy a special tour, experiencing three Touristram NL using clean natural gas as fuel. Various legends will be enacted with a wink and a glitter, feathers and beads. There are masks for brac shops, traditional delicacies, and exclusive
different locks: the manually operated lock
19, the monumental Bosscherveld lock,
and the charming lock 20.
T +31 (0)6 290 55 232
Touristram NL T +31(0)629055232
smile: a great way to take a trip back through time
and enjoy some hilarious moments together.
both female and male characters.
DURATION 2.5 hours
boutiques as well as a porcelain shop and the
best chips available in the Netherlands. There’s
something here for every taste and style!
firstname.lastname@example.org, www.trolley.nl DURATION 1.5 to 2 hours PRICE € 75.00 p.p.
PRICE € 17.50 p.p. with a minimum of 25 people DETAILS The workshop can be held at a location DURATION 2 hours
DETAILS Maximum of 60 people. of your choice. PRICE € 19.75 p.p. with a minimum of 10 people
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Grand Cafédiner In d’n Ingel, in a unique atmosphere Blotevoetenpark The Blotevoetenpark (“barefoot park”)
d’n Ingel surrounded by hundreds of angels, Brunssum provides an adventurous challenge for
you can enjoy a delicious lunch, a young and old alike. The focus is on
complete dinner or simply an excel- fun and getting close to nature. Historical bicycle tour D’Artagnan Adventure Maastricht GPS Cache Quest
Vrijthof 13 lent cup of coffee. Ganzepool/Schutterspark The park also lends itself very well for The best and most original way to discover The D’Artagnan Adventure takes place in the Several miniature treasure chests, no more than
6211 LD Maastricht Brunssum teambuilding events or package deals Maastricht is by bike! During this tour, an expe underground tunnels of the kazematten (case 5 cm high, have been hidden at the most beauti
T +31 0)43 321 72 26 Groups can also make use of one T +31 (0)6 38 20 63 03 such as: rienced guide will lead you in a nice ambience mates). Your group will have to find its own way ful places in Maastricht – for instance, on top of
F +31 (0)43 321 06 07 of the two beautiful period rooms www.blotevoetenpark.nl - The Secrets of the Celts through medieval Maastricht and along the out of this labyrinth of passageways, levels and the tower of St Jan’s church, at Hell’s Gate, and
email@example.com offering a view of the most beauti- - Fun foot games riverbanks. You’ll enjoy a drink at the ferry, with steps. On the way you will complete various by the Father Vinck Tower.
www.ingel.nl ful square in the Netherlands, the Includes coffee or tea - De-stressing which we’ll cross the river Maas. tasks, but mistakes will be punished with time Armed with a GPS navigation device and a num
Vrijthof! and Limburg vlaai - Magical forest hikes penalties. The trick is to follow the route as ber of cryptic hints, you will search for these
(sweet flan). - Family and business excursions DURATION starting from 1.5 hours quickly as possible and not to get distracted by treasures of Maastricht. Who can find the most
Our menu selection always follows and kids’ birthday parties PRICE € 17.50 p.p. with a minimum of 10 people the odd characters wandering around the kaze treasures within the time limit? If you can deci
the season and is characterised by matten. This is an enjoyable programme invol pher the contents, you can even win a bonus!
high-quality dishes from the interna- Outside of the regular season, the ving gentle physical exertion in a unique under This is a unique way to discover Maastricht’s
tional and regional Limburg cuisine. park may also be booked for groups ground fortification system. most beautiful locations.
of 12 or more (by appointment).
Packages: 2 1/2 hours, €22.50 DURATION 2.5 hours DURATION 2 hours
per person Teambuilding: 3 hours, PRICE € 16.95 p.p. with a minimum of 20 people PRICE € 22.25 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people
€25.00 per person.
Restaurant Situated in a historic building dating VitiConsult, The most delicious wines are served
de Cuyp from 1732, which served as a bakery A passion for in Limburg. And we know exactly
until 1987. The stone floors, the walls where these wines and many other
and the fireplace are all more than
food and wine local Limburg specialties are made. The Tjoen van Toen Paintball package while sitting on one of the cafe terraces and enjoying
Tongersestraat 30 two centuries old. For a guided tour or tasting event The Tjoen van Toen is a hilarious evening pro The sounds of the paintball jungle say enough: a drink and a snack. You also have free admission to
6211 LN Maastricht Meerssenhoven 200 or any other activity concerning gramme, in which you are divided into teams even the bravest men and women are sometimes the beach, sunbathing areas, football and volleyball
T +31 (0)43 321 83 82 The kitchen forms the heart of our- 6222 PD Maastricht regional specialties, wine-growing/ to do musical battle with your colleagues. Your forced to fall back in the paintball arenas of Fun fields, midget golf, jeu de boules, pedal boats, canoes
firstname.lastname@example.org restaurant. In front of the kitchen is T +31 (0)43 364 48 56 making and wine in general please knowledge of music is tested, as Dutch hits, Valley near Maastricht. In four exciting areas, etc. Afterwards, during a delicious and sociable bar
www.restaurantdecuyp.nl our à la carte restaurant, where you F +31 (0)43 365 54 58 feel free to contact us. disco classics from the 70s and 80s, film hits and two teams do battle with each other for each becue, all the talk will still be about this unique expe
can enjoy French and Italian cuisine. www.viti.nl famous TV tunes are all played for a wide variety other’s flag. Will you succeed in eliminating your rience. If requested, this day programme can easily
Open every day from Behind the kitchen, in the former inner email@example.com of tasks, ranging from deciphering translated opponent first, or will you be the first to take be extended to include an adventurous overnight
5.00 p.m. courtyard, is now a cosy separate song texts to guessing musical fragments and a hit with a paint bomb? We only promise that survival activity.
room suitable for parties of up to 75 continuing with the song when the music stops. you’ll come out with a big smile. Only the newest
Lunch by reservation, people, for dinners, meetings, wed- A DJ will play the best of the 70s, 80s and 90s and safest paintball armaments and ecofriendly DURATION minimum of 7 hours
from 10 people. ding receptions, anniversary parties and also make sure that the dance floor is tested paint balls are used. All players receive overalls PRICE from groups of 20 people: € 49.75 / from
and any other private dinner parties. to the fullest after the dinner! and a faceprotection mask. Guided by expert groups of 10 people: € 53.50
There is a special three-course set instructors, you choose from 10 different games. DETAILS Minimum age 18 years. Includes: 2.5 hours
menu available for large parties, priced DURATION 4 hours Up to 150 people can play at the same time or in a of paintball incl. 150 balls, access to park and use of
from € 25,00. See our website! PRICE € 98.00 p.p. including three course din rotating schedule. After the paintball program all facilities, and barbecue as described. Not included:
ner and selection of Dutch drinks. me (approx. 2.5 hours), you have the rest of the drinks, parking (€ 3.00) and showers.
afternoon to enjoy yourself in the park. You can
enjoy a phenomenal view of the surroundings
Eetcafé de Lanteern & Maastricht Underground
Brasserie van Buuren Caves, Fort & Casemates: Maastricht has its own underworld,
a very special world to explore.
Eetcafé de Lanteern Brasserie van Buuren
Eetcafé de Lanteern is a cafe-restaurant Brasserie van Buuren is the latest sensation
situated on the Onze Lieve Vrouweplein on the Onze Lieve Vrouwenplein square Exciting. Imaginative. Fascinating. Natuurmonument Sint Pietersberg
square. The cosy sitting areas, laid-back in Maastricht! In addition to the famous Walk along a prehistoric seabed. Discover The caves, the fort and the landscape of
music and the open kitchen give the interior Bavaria beers on tap, Brasserie van Buuren the courage of the soldiers of the past. the St. Pietersberg hill are protected areas,
Eetcafé de Lanteern a great atmosphere. Outside is a large café will surprise you with a very comprehensive managed by Natuurmonumenten (society
terrace right on the square, the ideal spot menu featuring exceptional dishes. In Caves, tunnels, bunkers and the Maastricht for the preservation of nature in the
for a refreshing Wieckse Witte white beer addition to the menu, we also serve many fortress will awaken your knowledge and Netherlands).
on a summers day, or to enjoy one of our regional and seasonal dishes. imagination.
popular salads. We also serve delicious
tapas to accompany your evening drinks. Onze Lieve Vrouweplein 25, Maastricht For more information and bookings:
Eetcafé de Lanteern is ideally situated: right T +31 (0)43 321 22 33
in the heart of the city centre yet still close firstname.lastname@example.org VVV Maastricht
to the city park. T +31(0)43 350 62 62
Onze Lieve Vrouweplein 26, Maastricht www.vvvmaastricht.eu
T +31 (0)43 321 43 26, email@example.com www.maastrichtunderground.nl
Brasserie van Buuren
The Onze-Lieve Vrouweplein square was proclaimed the most beautiful square in the Netherlands
in 2002 (by the Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB).
Restaurant Bicycle and Vespa Er is een onderwereld in Maastricht, die
heel bijzonder is om te ontdekken.
At Livrei, our menu is beyond the ordinary! Our Restaurant Livrei
rentals at Cycle Center Spannend. Fantasievol. Boeiend.
Lopen over de bodem van de zee uit
de oertijd. Het lef van de soldaten van toen
set meal consists of a sampling of three star- Brusselsestraat 15 Fun on 2 wheels for 2 to 500 people from any location in Limburg
ters, a main course, and a combination of three
Kop 6211 PA Maastricht
chirographi, et agricolae agnascor oratori.
desserts.adquireret months, we add new
celeriter Every two plane fragilis fiducia T +31 (0)43 608 05 00
Apparatus bellis neglegenter adquireret Rental of Vespas, hybrid bicycles, elec- Grotten, hybrid €19.50, electrical
of your choice. On a kazematten en het fort van
dishes to the menu, adapted to the season.
suis, etiam quadrupei iocari lascivius firstname.lastname@example.org concubine, etiam adfabilis
aegre bellus trical bicycles, push scooters, all-terrein Maastricht prikkelen kennis en fantasie.
bicycle €29.50 or Vespa €69.50 (1 two-wheeler
zothecas, iam in the heart of Maastricht, near
Livrei is locatedconcubine praemuniet ossi- apparatus bellis incredibiliter divinus suf- bikes, racing bicycles and more: we rent to per person), you’ll soon be on your way exploring
the Vrijthof square. The historic building and
fragi, ut matrimonii vocificat cathedras, fragarit saetosus oratori. Quinquennalis individuals from our location in Valkenburg hill country and/or Maastricht, incl.
the LimburgMeer informatie & reserveringen:
semper fiducia suis fortiter to a optimus
the modern interior contributeiocaricosy and ossifragi adquireret Octavius. Utilitas rures (industrial zone behind Valkenburg railway recommended route map/tips and a picnic basket
informal atmosphere where guests will quickly
saetosus matrimonii, etiam quinquen- senesceret lascivius quadrupei.Oratori station), and we can provide services for filled with delicious drinks and Delifrance sandwi-
nalis oratori Groups may choose their
feel at home. praemuniet quadrupei. main vix fortiter miscere optimus verecundus groups and events from your company or ches. Our ‘Green bicycles’ are perfect for South
T +31(0)43 350 62 62
Pessimus adfabilis rures vocificat and this
course on the evening of their event, tremulus umbraculi. Medusa imputat concubine. hotel site or any other location. Our service, the added electrical boost allows
Limburg, as email@example.com you
also applies to vegetarians. The set meal is pri-
cathedras. reliability and quality are well known; just to cycle through the hills for an entire day, explo-
ced at €27.50 per person or €39.50 per per- Naam ask any of our clients such as Krasreizen, ring the region and keeping fit at the same time.
son including all accompanying drinks. Groups
Kop Adres Limburg South Police Unit, Pinkpop, Sabic,
Quadrupei spinosus adquireret in a separate
of up to 60 people may be seated aegre ver- Telefon Passe Partout and many others. Armed with Cycle Center / Vespa4Rent
area. It is also possible to book the entire res-
ecundus rures.Umbraculi conubium santet Fax route maps and, if desired, with a profes- De Valkenberg 8b
taurant. Full restaurant bookings accommodate
lascivius zothecas. Parsimonia matrimonii E-mail sional guide, you will head for any of the 6301 PM Valkenburg aan de Geul
corrumperet adfabilis catelli, also possible
up to 110 guests. Lunches are semper plane Website many attractive locations dotting the sur- T +31 (0)43 601 53 38
on request. If you have special dietary or other
quinquennalis ossifragi imputat saetosus rounding hill country on the two-wheeler of firstname.lastname@example.org
requirements, please just let us know. your choice. Various attractive combination www.cyclecenter.nl
packages can also be booked, e.g. the ‘hill
More info? Go to www.livrei.nl country Picnic package’ with a two-wheeler WWW.FIETSHUUR.NL
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Indoor and outdoor family fun and activities
Looking for a perfect INDOOR & your event is always a success regard-
OUTDOOR location, offering fun for a less of the season or weather conditions.
group/company excursion, a family or kids’ Admission to our park and all the facilities
party, or school trip? For a sporting, adven- is included in your group activity, so you
Photo: Annemiek Mommers
turous, sociable or festive outing, Fun can enjoy the beach, midget golf, pedal
Valley near Maastricht is the place to be. boats, canoeing etc.
Valkenburg Agogo Reflector trip through the underground Haunted Hike
Adventure Beach & Play The Chairlift brings you up the hill in a comfort. caves of St. Pieter Unique in Europe: near Maastricht, in beautiful
For groups (up to 800 people), we offer a NEW NEW is the indoor playground with Four runs on the toboggan (pulllift uphill). This is an active programme in which your group Valkenburg, lies the only haunted cave in
range of sociable and sporting activities giant family slide, freefall, playing sites, Afterwards down on the chairlift and into the is divided up into various smaller teams, which Europe. During this humorous and exciting
including the popular pedal train, paintball, arts & crafts sites, toddler site, kids’ disco, cave to play one session of Laser tag. then each go their own way into the pitchblack hike, lasting over an hour, it will take real effort
quad rides, archery and a challenging rope trampolines, bouncy castles and much tunnels of the hill. The only resources available not to collapse with laughter. Your rather stran
course. New in 2011! - a 100 m long cable more … DURATION 1.5 hours are flashlights, reflectors and a healthy dose of ge guide leads you into an exciting adventure,
slide and a challenging climbing wall. We PRICE € 14.50 p.p. with a minimum of 6 people common sense. On the way, you’ll have to carry during which you and your colleagues really get
also offer various teambuilding activities. Phone & Book T +31 (0)43 409 36 71 DETAILS In case of rain the toboggan can be clo out a variety of tasks. At the end of the trip, the to know each other: the ultimate in teambuil
There’s something for everyone - over- sed, instead you play 2 sessions of Laser Tag. teams are met by an experienced cave guide, who ding. Information VVV Maastricht.
night survival activities and/or partying in Fun Valley treats you to a local beverage and takes you on a
Maastricht? Of course, we also provide Oosterweg 5 / 6245 LC Eijsden brief tour of the underground tunnel network. DURATION 1 hours and 15 minutes
your group with food and drinks on beau- T +31 (0)43 409 44 41 PRICE€ 18.50 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people
tiful terraces overlooking the water. Our www.funvalleymaastricht.nl DURATION approx. 2 hours DETAILS From 14 years.
new indoor café/restaurant and inclement www.paintballmaastricht.nl PRICE € 18.50 p.p. (incl. local beverage) with a
weather facilities for groups ensure that email@example.com minimum of 20 people. Evening surcharge avai
lable upon request.
Excitement, action and Discovering makes people hungry…
handson experience! Fortunately, our Brasserie Bits ’n Bites has
Looking for an original and active group all the ingredients in-house for a delicious
outing? Then let yourself be drawn into start, intermezzo or completion of your visit.
the world of science and technology at the Coffee with vlaai (sweet flan) and a delici-
Discovery Center Continium! Challenge ous lunch or dinner buffet are some of the Mud Splatter Package The Labyrinth drielandenpunt Segway Tour Maastricht
robots to battle, experience how people options. Ride a quad bike through the beautiful and The Labyrinth at Drielandenpunt (the spot where Experience the newest hype from America: the
used to work in the mines, and go shop- unique rolling marlstone hills of Limburg. Holland, Belgium and Germany meet) offers you: Segway! This special transport vehicle, with its
ping Sint store
Fort in the Pieterof the future. For more information and reservations: You will start in Bemelen, five kilometres east Welcome with coffee and apple strudel at Taverne environmentallyfriendly electrical motor, takes
Luikerweg 80 T +31 (0)45 567 60 50 of Maastricht. An instructor will thoroughly De Grenssteen in the ambience of the Holland gin you to the most interesting sites of the city. Expe
6212 NH Maastricht
Technology and Teamwork coach you in safety and technique before distillery or the Customs depot (located next to rience the unique feeling of gliding soundlessly
The Continium offers a range of special
T +31 (0)43 321 71 33 Discovery Center Continium accompanying you on your trip. Almost three the Labyrinth at the highest spot in the Nether through the city on a board with two wheels,
options for groups. As
firstname.lastname@example.org a group, you can Museumplein 2 – Kerkrade quarters of the route runs over unpaved roads. lands); Walk to the centre of the labyrinth with after just a half hour of training.
get down to work using
www.fortsintpieter.nl technology in one www.continium.nl The enjoyment of the forests and rolling hills two assignments: compass assignment and riddle,
of our workshops. Join the ‘Amazing Bam- of the beautiful South Limburg landscape com and find and open the safe; Puzzle compass hike DURATION 22.5 hours (30 min. of training included)
boo’ workshop, where teamwork is critical, bines with the excitement, sport, and adven with three assignments on the way: shooting PRICE Budget Tour € 45.50 p.p. (2.5 hours!)
and discover the exciting and interactive ture of the quad trip to create a oneofakind with air pressure, fun track with Segway and Segway Tour € 50.50
Zones and Theatres at the Continium. experience. building a tower. Followed by prize ceremony DETAILS Driving licence is necessary and mini
We’ll also be happy to put together a mum age 18 years. Segway Tour: minimum of
tailor-made programme with and for you. DURATION 3.5 hours DURATION 3 to 3.5 hours 6 people. Budget Tour: minimum of 12 people.
PRICE € 55.00 p.p. with a minimum of 10 people PRICE € 24.50 p.p. with a minimum 0f 20 people
DETAILS incl. farmer’s lunch and reception with DETAILS Ideal in combination with our delicious
coffee and vlaai (sweet flan) €70 pp. buffet (lunch), BBQ or extra special buffet (dinner).
The Poorthuis The Poorthuis is located at the
(gatehouse) entrance to the Kasteel Vaeshartelt
Maastricht, Te Gek Man! at Kasteel
country estate, just outside
Maastricht and surrounded by
a 10-hectare English-style park,
complete with various ponds and
A sampling of our surprising programme: axe-tossing and fire-breathing (!), and Weert 9 trees that are hundreds of years old.
will be asked questions on the landmarks 6222 PG Maastricht The history of the Poorthuis dates
St. Pietersberg Team Challenge you’ve seen. Perfect for any kind of group! T +31 (0)43 369 02 00 back to 1868 when the private drive
A super-exciting programme against the F +31 (0)43 362 6060 leading up to Kasteel Vaeshartelt
beautiful decor of the St. Pietersberg in Modern Maastricht email@example.com was expanded with the addition of a La Dolce Vespa La Dolce Vespa in Maastricht ena-
Maastricht The teams undergo various This full-day programme starts with a www.vaeshartelt.nl charming gatehouse. The Poorthuis bles you to rent an authentic and ori-
physical as well as mental challenges, Segway tour; driving this self-balancing was transformed into a beautiful, cosy ginal Italian Bella Vespa scooter and
involving challenging and surprising tasks vehicle is a truly unique experience! The and functional group facility accom- Postwagenstraat 8 explore the Tuscany-like region of
demanding agility and thinking ability. This tour will be followed by a delicious lunch modating up to 20 guests. Please (Brusselseweg) Limburg. Our special complimentary
team challenge can be successfully met in a trendy atmosphere. call for additional information. 6219 NP Maastricht Vespa route map makes it possible
only if the team possesses the necessary T +31 (0)43 609 07 05 for you to easily put together your
qualities of team spirit, humour, energy Armed with a GPS PDA, you will then set F +31 (0)43 354 17 13 own Vespa tour - for just the two of
and efficiency. So which team will be the off on a walking treasure-hunt tour through firstname.lastname@example.org you or perhaps together with family,
first to reach the top of the St. the city. You will be rewarded for your efforts www.ladolcevespa.nl friends or colleagues - for an unfor-
Pietersberg hill? with a tasty dinner in one of Maastricht’s gettable day trip on one of our more
stylish restaurants. Both packages can than 120 Tutti Bella Lifestyle Vespas!
Bicycle mix also be booked individually.
Riding a giant scooter or chopper bike
and armed with a map of the city, you will For further information,
go off in search of several very special visit www.tegekman.nl
locations in the city. During the trip, you or call: +31 (0)475 57 90 80
will be assigned unusual tasks such as
La Bonbonnière Would you like a taste of Maastricht De Kadans The Kadans is 3D: Dining, Drinking
history? La Bonbonnière offers you and Dancing on three floors in a
the possibility of organizing your national heritage building in the
Achter de Comedie 1 wedding, party, meetings, congres- Dining, Drinking, centre of Maastricht
6211 GZ Maastricht ses and other events in one of the Dancing!
T +31 (0)43 350 09 35 most characteristic buildings of In this trendy but cosy brasserie,
F +31 (0)43 325 90 77 Maastricht. This venue, which used www.dekadans.nl you are welcome 7 days a week
email@example.com to be a city theatre, takes you back for drinks, lunch or dinner.
www.bonbonniere.nl in the 18th century. For over 200
years La Bonbonnière has been We can serve you a trip around
Amrâth Fine food and hotel service at the social and cultural center for Kajak and A fun excursion, with everything taken the world with dishes from the South
Grand Hotel de its very best ! the people of Maastricht. We can Rafting care of, on the beautiful border sec- American, Asian or Mediterranean
facilitate groups from 10 to 1000 tion of the Meuse River where no cuisines.
l’Empereur **** Tour Limburg
A Grand Hotel built in authentic persons. motorboats are allowed.
Jugendstil and dating from 1902; Our Old Fashioned House Club and
Stationsstraat 2 various meeting rooms and halls Broekmolenweg 16 Unspoilt areas of natural beauty. K-burger as well as our daily specials
6221 BP Maastricht available, including a majestic ball- 3690 Zutendaal, België Rough water rapids. are also very popular.
T +31 (0)43 321 38 38 room. Our Chef de Cuisine Paul T +32 (0)89 614 424/ Herds of Scottish Galloway cattle
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you to a range of culinary surprises... www.kajaktourlimburg.nl Beavers, nesting areas for water
Enjoy our unique hospitality and top information VVV Maastricht birds, swans etc.
quality during a short or long stay in
one of our comfortable hotel rooms Authentic USA army rafts for 8 to 12
or during a lunch, brunch, dinner or people. Unsinkable 1, 2 and 3-person
meeting at the “Grande Dame.” kayaks
www.amrathgrandhotelempereur.com Incl. lifejackets and watertight
www.amrathhotels.com containers. Excursion routes of 8,
10, 12 and 14 km.
1. Restaurant Crawl package:
all your taste buds will be
2. Made in Maastricht tour: trip
full of traditions introducing
various Maastricht specialties.
3. Wine Workshop: learn how
to make wine yourself in the
southernmost region of the
4. Historic steam-powered beer
brewery: visit this industrial
monument, where beer was
already being brewed in 1745.
5. Taste it! Discover authentic
regional products and the
passion and skill of those
who make them.
Gastronomy & hospitality every budget, making it even more attractive to through their passion and talent for honest
Culinary traditions are deeply rooted in put Maastricht on your menu a bit more often! food. Make your own wine, bake your own vlaai
Maastricht, as attested by the no less than five The Restaurant Crawl package was put together (sweet flan) and find out why that delicious
restaurants sporting a total of six Michelin stars especially for groups: all your taste buds will be sauce of yours always ends up curdling at home.
in front. But the local residents are also more made to work overtime during a culinary excur Of course, afterwards, you can enjoy the fruits
than happy to indulge their taste buds in a small sion through the historic city centre! of your labours. And as these workshops always
but cosy wine restaurant or with a tasty snack in take place at beautiful locations, you’re guaran
one of the many local brown cafés (pubs). Discover your own culinary talents teed an unforgettable experience!
The variety and quality of the food and drinks Test your own gastronomic abilities, and
available play a central role in the Gastronomic meet a winegrower, traditional baker or top
Capital. The focus is on the quality of the ingre chef. During a workshop arranged by the VVV
dients, freshness and origin. The countless Maastricht Groups Department, you’ll stand
restaurants offer hospitality and quality for next to professionals who earn their daily bread
Anne-Marie van der Vleteren
Treat your ‘Of course, it’s possible to organise a networking gathering over drinks any-
taste buds in where. But I wanted something special for a change. So I telephoned the Groups
Maastricht! Department at VVV Maastricht; they always have great tips! This time, they
suggested I organise a small wine tasting session for the event. Their choice of
location, in particular, was perfect; I discovered another great spot! The initial
contacts and reservations were taken care of, after which I took over the on-site
organisation, as I like to do the last checks myself. But it’s really easy to work
quickly and efficiently with these Maastricht specialists!’
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Experience the ‘Brand
Discover the oldest brewery of the
Netherlands at one of the most beautiful
locations in the South Limburg hill country,
and taste the beer Limburg is so proud of!
You will be personally welcomed over a cup
of coffee and a slice of Limburg vlaai (sweet
flan). After an introductory film, you’ll take
part in a guided tour of the museum and
brewery and learn everything about the
brewing process. The guided tour ends in
the bottling section, where in the famous Culinary Themed Workshops Vlaai Baking Workshop Walking and picnic package Restaurant Crawl guide, you will hear important and fun facts
‘Kelderke’ (beer cellar) you will be able Put on a chef ’s hat and explore your creative Workshops in how to bake vlaai (sweet flan) are You are first welcomed with hot coffee and sweet From a culinary point of view, there’s plenty to about the city and the establishments you are
to discover what the special Brand beers talents in one of the many kitchens spread around offered at various historical locations. After flan (vlaai) to the Buitengoed Slavante country do in Maastricht. You can find any kind of cuisine visiting. Because the choice of restaurants is so
taste like. Maastricht. Groupcentred cooking activities your welcome of delicious coffee and vlaai, the house, where you can enjoy the atmosphere of you like, whether you’re in the mood for French, broad, the list of places to visit is worked out
are lots of fun and are becoming increasingly baker will teach you the tricks of the trade. this lovely villa and the beautiful views it provi Mediterranean or Asian flavours, or the typical mutually, and each package is tailormade for
DURATION 2 hours popular. Under the supervision of expert and des over the Meuse Valley. You then leave with tastes of Limburg. With this in mind, the Maas groups of five or more.
PRICE €13,40 per person including coffee enthusiastic chefs, you can take part in various DURATION 2.5 hours a knapsack filled with delicious snacks for an tricht Tourist Board has put together a fabulous
with vlaai (sweet flan), Brand tasting in ‘t workshops devoted to specific themes, including PRICE € 27.95 p.p. with a minimum of 8 people ample picnic to explore a challenging route (11 km) walking tour for groups, in which you can chal DURATION minimum of 3.5 hours
Kelderke and Brand gift. antipasti (starters), amuse bouches, bonbons, and discover the beauty of the surrounding lenge all your taste buds in the course of one PRICE starting at € 37.50 p.p. excluding drinks
tapas, French cuisine, Italian cuisine etc. area. Upon returning to the house, you can sit afternoon or evening. As you stroll through the and guide
More information: back and relax while enjoying a round of drinks. historic city centre, you will get to know all the DETAILS Can be combined with a bicycle trip in the
VVV Maastricht Groups Department DURATION 1.5 hours for amuse bouches, 2 hours different facets of the region’s Gastronomic surrounding area with tastings at various special
T +31 (0)43 350 62 62 or for bonbon workshop, 2 hours for dessert workshop DURATION 4 hours Capital. This delicious trip is particularly locations, such as mushrooms in the caves, wine
firstname.lastname@example.org PRICE € 29.00 p.p. for amuse bouches; € 35.00 PRICE€ 18.75 p.p. with a minimum of 2 people enjoyable because each restaurant has its own at the vineyards, and fresh cheese on the farm.
p.p. for bonbon workshop, € 27.50 p.p. for dessert DETAILS Max. 50 people. Not available on surprising ambiance. Definitely a trip to remem
workshop. Sundays. ber! You can book the Restaurant Crawl package
with or without a Tourist Board guide. With a
The ‘Thirst’ of Maastricht
During the ‘Thirst’, stories and anecdotes
are told about the thirst of Maastricht’s
inhabitants from the Middle Ages until the
present: about the thirst for water, which
even into the 20th century could be polluted
and cause deadly diseases such as cholera,
but of course primarily about the thirst for
beer and wine. The focus is on the many bre
weries, the first inns and many cafés in the
city. The leading role is played by the visi
tors of these drinking houses in Maastricht,
Workshop Winemaking in Limburg Italy, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, South Cookery workshops Holland Casino Welcome package Made in Maastricht tour and of course the oldest café in Maastricht is
Where else in our country can you better learn Africa and the United States. The culinary city of Maastricht offers any You are first welcomed with a glass of spark Come and enjoy the best that Maastricht has to also not forgotten. A complete tailormade
making wine than in Limburg, the Frenchest Location: Kasteel Meerssenhoven, number of cookery workshops where you ling cava. After the rules of play are explained, offer. This excursion introducing you to some of programme, with a visit to the oldest wine
part of Holland? Meerssenhoven 200, 6222 PD Maastricht can improve your skills in a sociable setting. an exciting minitournament follows. Then, Maastricht’s special delights, traditions and beau bar and the historic steampowered beer
Whether you want to learn about threecourse delicious appetisers are served, and everyone is tiful historic spots is a true voyage of discovery! brewery, completes this experience.
After your arrival, one of our wine makers will Tour plus explanation; wine making plus wine French meals, international cuisine, gourmet given € 10.00 to play with! You will be introduced to a noble lady from the
give you a brief guided tour of the vineyard at tasting. cooking, or adventurous cooking at incredible medieval era of Maastricht. During your walk, DURATION minimum of 2 hours
Castle Meerssenhoven. After that we will let locations, you can find it all. Along with prepa DURATION 1.5 hours the experienced VVV guide relates stories about PRICE from € 12.95 p.p. from 10 participants
you, properly attired for the occasion, have some DURATION 4 hours ring an amazing dish, you will learn the finer PRICE € 29.95 p.p. with a minimum of 8 people the history of Maastricht, flavoured with humour
handson experience with important elements PRICE€ 89.25 p.p. with a minimum of 5 people points of cookery and enjoy matching wines. and the joyful carefree spirit of the province. Your More information:
in the process of wine making. DETAILS Min. 5 people. Holland Casino Deluxe package taste buds will not be forgotten during the excur VVV Maastricht Groups Department
DURATION 4 hours The Welcome package with the addition of a sion: you will be treated to a selection of typical T +31 (0)43 350 62 62 or
A few weeks later you will receive the result of PRICEfrom € 50.00 delicious threecourse dinner and coffee or tea Maastricht specialties. Let us surprise you! email@example.com
all your hard labour: a few bottles of wine with DETAILS There is a minimum fee. Everyone is given € 10.00 to play with!
a label made specifically for the occasion. DURATION 3.5 hours
Independent of weather or season you will get to DURATION 3.5 hours PRICE € 56.50 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people
know the basic principles of making wine from PRICE € 59.95 p.p. with a minimum of 8 people DETAILS incl. extensive selection of local snacks,
grapes coming from countries as France, Spain, coffee, sweet flan (vlaai) and a souvenir.
: tasting / activities and packages 43
TreaT is the most colourful event organising agency in South Limburg!
Our activities can be divided into 5 themes: Some examples of unique TreaT programmes
party, city games, creative, outdoor and for a morning, afternoon or an entire day:
excitement. Each programme has its own - Flikken Maastricht (Maastricht Cops)
characteristic ambience. File: solve a high-profile murder case
in the centre of Maastricht.
We offer something special for everyone. - Maastricht Treaty: superlative enjoy-
Would you prefer the excitement of the city ment and a treat for all you senses. Hoeve Nekum Vineyard Thiessen Wijnkoopers sedert 1740 B.V. Brouwerij de keyzer: Visit to the beer
or the beautiful Limburg hill country? Do - CSI Maastricht: Murder on the Meuse; In the picturesque valley of the Jeker, just outsi Taste the 260year history of wine trading in the brewery de keyzer and tasting
you want to amble around quietly during meet underworld figures and test your de the city of Maastricht, lies the Hoeve Nekum hartof Maastricht. The cellars and the vineyard Visit the steamdriven beer brewery De Keyzer.
a culinary programme or do you want to investigative and analytical abilities. Vineyard. The monumental farmhouse, built can be visited by groups of up to 35 people by A guide of the brewery will inform you. This
run around and be really active during a - Wie is de Mol? (Who is the mole?): around a large inner court, dates back to around appointment. former beer brewery is an important industria
competitive team-building activity? a unique programme full of intrigue 1600. Guided tours for groups with expert larcheological monument. The brewery is still
and surprises – just like on TV. expla nations, including a visit of the vineyards, DURATION 2 hours almost completely intact. Visit to malthouse
If you would like your day to be a bit the wine cellars and wine tasting in the tasting PRICE € 19.95 p.p. with a minimum of 12 people included. Sample 2 beers in the brewery after
different from the regular programme, TreaT room. Three glasses of wine and a snack are wards.
no problem! We would be glad to discuss St. Maartenslaan 26 included.
your specific wishes and ideas with you. 6221 AX Maastricht DURATION 2 hours
T +31 (0)43 356 17 18 DURATION 1.5 hours PRICE € 10.00 p.p. with a minimum of 9 people
Please feel free to contact us for a www.treat.nl PRICE € 9.00 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people
proposal, free of any obligation. firstname.lastname@example.org DETAILS Maximum of 60 people per group,
pub eatery Minckelers pub eatery is located in
Minckelers a historical building over 400 years
old alongside the old Market Square.
Come and enjoy a cup of hot coffee
‘Maastricht as with a piece of Limburg sweet flan
Maastricht was meant (vlaai) on our outdoor terrace, or try
to be.’ one of the many daily specials. And
Whether you choose of course you can also relax over a
wine or beer, fish or meat delicious (vurrukkulluk) Brand beer at
at Minckelers you the bar. For a pub eatery, the range of
Country House Standing proud on the slopes of the taste the real spirit of dishes on the menu is very extensive
‘Buitengoed St. Pietersberg hill, enjoying a mag- Maastricht. and varied! We have over 20 years
nificent view of the Meuse Valley, the of experience with serving groups,
Slavante’ for example with: lunches, snacks,
country house ‘Buitengoed Slavante’ Markt 35 Enjoy the tastes of the region Apostelhoeve vineyard Taste it!
– dating from 1846 – is now a Grand 6211 CK Maastricht 3-course menus, coffee with vlaai, Tasting session with regional Limburg specialties. On the Louwberg, in the beautiful valley of the A generous portion of enjoyment, authentic taste and
Slavante 1 Café where group lunches, dinners T +31 (0)43 321 65 38 or only a single main course. We Discover the pure taste sensations of regional Jeker on the south side of the city of Maastricht, quality is an integral part of the Limburg cuisine, and
6212 NB Maastricht and banquets etc. can be held in an F +31 (0)43 325 98 89 can accommodate groups of up to delicacies, all of which are topquality products lies the monumental 15th century farm this authentic taste can be found at the passionate
T +31 (0)43 321 00 15 authentic atmosphere. It is also the www.minckelers.nl 70 people. made with local ingredients. You’ll come across Apostelhoeve. Guided tours for groups with growers, farmers and craftsmen making these qua
F +31 (0)43 325 99 71 starting point for guided tours of the email@example.com some very special taste sensations, including expert explanations, including a visit to the lity regional products. This is particularly true of the
firstname.lastname@example.org caves carved into the marlstone of the caveripened cheese, brawn (head cheese), vine vineyards, the wine cellars and wine tasting in organic regional products, in which case a healthy
www.slavante.nl St. Pietersberg hill. We also offer com- gars, oils, beers, wines, and conserves. the tasting room. Included are: three glasses of dose of love and especially patience goes into produ
plete packages including a boat trip, a Depending upon your budget and taste, a spe wine and ham on rye sandwiches. cing the highestquality ingredients for the best and
tour of the caves, as well as a hike with cial package can be prepared for you. most delicious local dishes. Meet these individuals
pick nick on the Mount Sint Peter. The DURATION 1.5 hours who are responsible for the authentic regional taste,
location can also be reserved for the DURATION starting at 30 minutes PRICE € 12.50 p.p. with a minimum of 14 people discover their unique enterprises, philosophy and
exclusive use of a group for the eve- PRICE starting at € 14.00 p.p. with a minimum DETAILS Maximum 150 people per group, adults passion, and enjoy the lovely and full taste of their
ning. Ask for our brochure for groups. of 10 people only. Minimum age 18 years. products – during a tour of the beautiful Limburg hill
We look forward to welcoming you country, of course with an environmentallyfriendly
to this romantic venue. form of transport such as a bicycle or EcoSolex.
DURATION min. 2 hours, depending upon route and
mode of transport
PRIjS from € 38.00 p.p.
44 : Children and young people / activities and packages 45
Children and young
and packages Follow the footsteps around the fortress...
An exciting and educational treasure hunt that
takes children past the fortifications of Maas
Expedition Fort St Pieter
Are you looking for a great adventure? Take
all your friends along on this exploratory mis
Faraway lose-your-way hunt
An exciting excursion intended for children
from the ages of 8 through 12. This hunt leads
tricht. This excursion has been specially designed sion! The recipe for a successful adventure is small groups of 5 to 10 children through the
for children aged 10 to 14. In groups of 10 to 15 as easy as pie with the following ingredients: endless dark tunnels of the casemates, a centu
and accompanied by a guide, the children will a centuriesold fortress, a treasure chest, and riesold defensive system of tunnels. Using so
follow in the footsteps of a mediaeval spy. tasks requiring smart thinking, courage, con called ‘multicards’, the children must find their
Making use of information sheets, a map and a centration and quick action. Use your detective’s own way and, while doing so, carry out several
compass, they will search for the secret behind instinct and find the treasure! This programme assignments with which points can be earned.
the western fortifications of the city. was designed by children aged 8 to 12 and is per Bombs provide bonus points...
fect for that age group. It is supervised by
1. Expedition to Fort St. Pieter: DURATION 1.5 hours a VVV guide. DURATION 1.5 hours
use your instincts during an PRICE€ 5.25 p.p. with a minimum of 15 people PRICE € 6.25 p.p. with a minimum of 25 people
DETAILS 15 children per guide. DURATION 2 hours DETAILS Starting point Minister Goeman
exciting adventure in this
PRICE € 10.75 p.p. with a minimum of Borgesiusplantsoen. Finishing point Waldeck
15 people Bastion.
2. Castle Hoensbroek: knights
and maidens capture the
imagination in this beautiful
3. Mosasaurus hunt: exciting
hunt focusing on the question:
“Who knows where Bèr is?”
4. Rocca climbing centre: rugged
climbing adventure brings you
to dizzying heights.
5. Continium Kerkrade: fun and
educational for everyone who Mosasaurus Treasure Hunt Discovery Center Continium Kids cave tour
enjoys science and technology! Would you like a very different kind of birthday Familyday, bachelor party, an outing with friends For the youngest guests (4 up to and including
celebration? How about an exciting treasure hunt or a staff party? Discovery Center Continium in 7 years), there is a crawlthroughsneakthrou
through the Zonneberg caves? VVV Maastricht Kerkrade is fun and educational for young and gh trip in the North Caves, along an exciting
organizes Mosasaurus Treasure Hunts especially old! We offer several nice options for a successful route with stories about dinosaurs, cutting out
Young people in action! Attractions and en places of interest for children aged 6 to 12. The hunt lasts an hour day out that is all about science and technology. marl blocks, making sparks with flint, walking
If you think Maastricht is fun only for adults, Of course, you can also simply visit one of the and a half, and you have to try and find the right Travel trough time in our Time Warp Theater, a bit in the dark and a colouring picture for
then think again? Maastricht and its surroun many attractions and places of interest that route yourselves. Inside the big box, you will find discover the Explore Zone or get technical toge dessert. Children can bring their own torches.
dings have more than enough to offer children South Limburg is so rich in. There’s more than tasks that may give you clues! But, of course, you ther with one of our workshops! The culinary The trip lasts an hour and is available for
and young people. Underground Maastricht enough for every age group! For the little ones, a need to get the tasks right…. You can also com arrangements of the Continium make your groups numbering a maximum of 15 children.
with its caves and Fort St. Pieter are a rich source visit to the Fort Willem playground or a dressing bine this Treasure Hunt with a boat trip on the group outing complete.
of stimulation for the imagination of any child, up party in Castle Hoensbroek fills the bill. The river Meuse, or you could finish off with chips at DURATION 1 hour
and their energy can be used to the full during technical minds of the future should definitely the Slavante country house. PRICE € 8.25 p.p. with a minimum op 15 people PRICE € 4.25 p.p.
the many active alternatives available. Of course, swing into action at the Continium in Kerkrade, Extra activities not included in the price. DETAILS Children should wear warm clothes and
creativity is also very much in the picture in and the more adventurous can enjoy themselves DURATION 1.5 hours sturdy shoes which may become dirty. Free par
Maastricht, ranging from activities for birthday climbing, canoeing, rafting, mountain biking, PRICE € 7.75 p.p. with a minimum of 12 people king and a childfriendly café/restaurant.
parties or creative holiday weeks to a variety of skiing, snowboarding and much more … DETAILS Max. 15 children. At least two supervi
makeityourself and theatre workshops. sing adults must accompany each group.
Stayokay Maastricht Restaurant ‘t Kläöske
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WELCOME 3 Name arrangement Price p.p. from € Time (hrs) Page
Theatre walk 17.50 1.5 29
VARIED CHARMS 4 Venetian Masks workshop 75.00 2.5 29
The shopping route of Maastricht 19.75 2 29
Historical bicycle tour 17.50 1.5 31
LOOKING 6 D’Artagnan Adventure 16.95 2.5 31
Maastricht GPS Cache Quest 22.25 2 31
The 'Tjoen van Toen' 98.00 4 31
Name arrangement Price p.p. from € Time (hrs) Page Paintball package 49.75 7 31
Mestreech, Sjoen stad 39.95 5 9 Valkenburg Agogo 14.50 1.5 35
Maastricht HIP 13.95 3 9 Reflector trip caves of St. Pieter 18.50 2 35
St. Pietersberg grottoes 5.25 1 9 Haunted Hike 18.50 1.25 35
Sint Pietersberg package 25.95 4 9 Mud Splatter Package 55.00 3.5 35
Historic boat trip ’t Bassin 12.75 2 9 The Labyrint drielandenpunt 24.50 3.5 35
Historical City walk 5.00 1.5 11 Segway Tour Maastricht 45.50 2.5 35
Céramique walk 5.00 1.5 11
Follow in the footsteps of… 17.50 1 11
Fortress walk 5.00 1.5 11 TASTING 38
Fort Sint Pieter 5.25 1.25 11
NAiM / Bureau Europa 3.00 14
Funerary culture 4.25 1 14 Name arrangement Price p.p. from € Time (hrs) Page
The vault 6.00 1 14 Experience the ‘Brand Feeling’ 13.40 2 40
South Limburg Steam Train Company 10.00 14 Culinary Themed Workshops 27.50 2 40
Boat trips Meuse river 7.50 1 15 Vlaai Baking workshop 27.95 2.5 40
Boat trips Meuse river + grottoes 12.75 3 15 Workshop Winemaking 89.25 4 40
Historical Printing Museum 2.50 1 15 Cookery workshops 50.00 4 40
Bonnefantenmuseum 6.00 15 Walking and picnic package 18.75 4 41
Treasure chamber St. Servatius 3.80 1.5 15 Restaurant Crawl 37.50 3.5 41
& Taverne De Grenssteen
Coal mine Valkenburg 6.50 1.25 19 Holland Casino Welcome 29.95 1.5 41
Museum of Natural History 4.50 19 Holland Casino Deluxe 59.95 3.5 41
Maastricht’s underground culture 7.95 1.5 19 Made in Maastricht tour 56.50 3.5 41
Kazematten and airraid shelter 8.50 1.5 19 The ‘Thirst’ of Maastricht 12.95 2 41
GaiaPark Kerkrade Zoo 13.50 4 19 Hoeve Nekum Vineyard 9.00 1.5 43
Gouvernement on the meuse 1.5 19 Thiessen Wijnkoopers 19.95 2 43
Beer brewery de Keyzer 10.00 2 43 The Drielandenpunt labyrinth (place Puzzle compass trip comes to food, Tavern De Grenssteen offers a
Enjoy the tastes of the region 14.00 0.5 43 where Holland, Germany and Belgium Individual teams search for the right path wide range of options within the unique ambien-
DOING 20 Apostelhoeve vineyard 12.50 1.5 43 meet) and Taverne De Grenssteen can with the help of a compass, questions and ce of the gin distillery and/or the customs depot.
Taste it! 38.00 2 43 organise a wide range of activities for puzzles. Before starting the game, you enjoy You can choose from various buffets, barbe-
your group, company or club. Groups coffee and a piece of Limburg flan. While cues, or Southern-style feasts.
Name arrangement Price p.p. from € Time (hrs) Page of between 20 and 250 persons can searching for the route, three assignments
Time for some goose bumps… 17.50 1 23 CHILDREN + YOUNG PEOPLE 44 enjoy any of the following activities: are available for you to select from: com- Special offer
Maastricht – pure enjoyment! 58.50 6 23 petitive track with Segway, fun track with Welcome with coffee (2 cups) and “vlaai”
Longbow and crossbow workshop 25.50 2 23 - A find-your-way trip with assignments longbow archery or one of the other shooting (sweet fruit flan); find-your-way trip with
Celtic Torchlight trip 22.50 3 23 Name arrangement Price p.p. from € Time (hrs) Page through the labyrinth, you need to watch disciplines, banging balls into the World Drielanden bitters as a reward; shooting
Thermae Sunrise 89.00 23 Follow the footsteps 5.25 1.5 45 out for the spontaneously gushing water Cup, giant game of darts, building a tower competition with three elements of your choice;
Workshop firebreathing 41.50 2.5 23 Expedition Fort St. Pieter 10.75 2 45 walls! €5,00 pp etc. Routes are partly or completely fitted This programme lasts 3 to 3.5 hours and is
Geneet vaan Mestreech 18.95 3 24 Faraway loseyourway hunt 6.25 1.5 45 - And right in the middle, the reward in the with GPS option € 24,50 pp offered for € 24,50 pp for groups of at least
Road to salvation 49.00 3 24 Mosasaurus Treasure Hunt 7.75 1.5 45 form of Drielanden bitters € 2,- pp 20 persons (above-mentioned prices are
Marl workshop 35.00 2 24 Discovery Center Continium 8.25 45 - Clay pigeon shooting using safe laser Labyrint Drielandenpunt Sterrenslag group prices).
Falcon Experience 65.00 2 24 Kids cave tour 4.25 1 45 guns € 9,50 pp For groups of at least 50 persons. This is
Operation Fort St. Pieter 17.50 2.5 24 - Crossbow and longbow archery € 9,50 pp an active programme lasting all afternoon, For more information and for reservations:
Musketeer Excursion 59.50 3 24 - New options are air-powered shooting whereby various teams compete with each Labyrint Drielandenpunt Vaals
Who Knows Maastricht? 19.75 2.5 25 FACILITIES 48 using professional Anschutz weapons and other in eight different elements, such as: Viergrenzenweg 97 Vaals
Creative Gablestone Tour 30.00 3 25 blowpipe shooting € 9,50 pp giant ball game, fun track, labyrinth with T +31 (0)43 306 52 00
GPS tour Mestreechs Sjoenste 25.00 3 25 - A complete shooting competition in four assignments, smuggling game...After one F +31 (0)43 306 59 45
The Pater Vinck Mystery 27.95 5 25 shooting disciplines of your choice: extra or more of these activities, you will not need firstname.lastname@example.org
La Dolce Solex en France 74.50 4 25 good value at € 17,50 pp to go home on an empty stomach. When it www.drielandenpunt.nl
Raftbicycle excursion 12.00 3 29
Kajak and rafting tour 120.00 per raft 2.5 29
Trace of XTC 29.50 3 29
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