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Maastricht

Maastricht is a city in the Netherlands with 122,378 inhabitants and the capital of the Dutch province of Limburg. The city's name is from the Latin Traiectum ad Mosam (Maas transition), which probably dates back to the bridge built by the Romans. The university town has a large proportion of international students. Tourism is an important branch of Maastricht economy. The city offers many attractions, but is also the venue for many conferences meetings and events. Still important is the traditional ceramic industry in Maastricht, the tableware, wall tiles, sinks and other manufactures. On the Meuse south of Maastricht is the largest cement factory in the Netherlands. Its raw material is the marl, which has been found south of the city in St Pietersberg. Maastricht is a vibrant destination and attracts many tourists. Maastricht takes 1660 under national monument buildings to Amsterdam a second place in the Netherlands.

Get in

By airplane:
Maastricht, aachen is the fourth biggest airport of the country about 10 kilometers outside.
Ryanair to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Pisa and Málaga, Germanwings to Istanbul, Moscow and Split and TUIfly to Hanover, offer services from and to Maastricht, aachen

Train:
The train station can be reached by a 10 minute walk.

National train connections:
  • Maastricht to Rotterdam Centraal: 2:14 h
  • Schiphol (Airport) from Maastricht 2:31 h

  • International train connections:
  • Maastricht to Paris Nord: 3:40 h
  • Maastricht to London St. Pancras International in 4:44 hours, 2x change.
  • Maastricht to Berlin Hbf in 6:12 hours, 4x change.

  • By car:
    Maastricht - Rotterdam: 200 km in 2:00 h
    Maastricht - Amsterdam: 210 km in 2:00 h

    Get around

    General:
    You can easily get to most tourist destinations on foot.

    Excursions

    Popular is a
  • trip to Valkenburg.
  • trip to Genk.
  • trip to Liège.
  • trip to Hasselt.
  • trip to Stavelot.
  • Good options for excursions are Kanne (Map) (with Mount Saint Peter). Recommended is a trip to the castle Alden Biesen Castle (Map) (12 km) near Bilzen. Alden Biesen is a 16th century castle in Belgium, located in the small village of Rijkhoven in the municipality of Bilzen in the province of Limburg. You can go hiking Blotevoetenpad (Map) (11 km) near Genk.

    If you like to rent a car:
  • Europcar, Nijverheidsweg 35, 6227 AL Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Van Hinsberg, Mauritslaan 51, 6161 HR Geleen, The Netherlands
  • Eat and Drink

    Eat:
    Budget:
  • Snackpoint De Merret, Markt 2, 6211 CH Maastricht, The Netherlands, highly recommended,
  • KFC, Markt 62, 6211 CL Maastricht, The Netherlands, Fried Chicken Joint,
  • Wok2Go, Markt 61, 6211 CL Maastricht, The Netherlands, Fastfood,
  • Burger King, Markt 70-71, 6211 Maastricht, The Netherlands,
  • Friture Reitz, Markt 75, 6211 CL Maastricht, The Netherlands, Fastfood,
  • McDonald's, Markt 76, 6211 CL Maastricht, The Netherlands, burger,
  • Mid-budget and High-budget:
  • Markt Friture Reitz, Markt 74, 6211 CL Maastricht, The Netherlands, highly recommended,
  • El Greco, Gubbelstraat 22 28, Maastricht, highly recommended,
  • Café d'Artagnan, Graanmarkt 3, Maastricht, highly recommended,
  • tapas y mas, Rechtstraat 83, 6221 Maastricht, The Netherlands, highly recommended,
  • Beluga, Franciscus Romanusweg 41, 6221 AH Maastricht, The Netherlands, Pub, highly recommended,
  • Wen Chow, Spoorweglaan 5, Maastricht, highly recommended,

  • Cafes:
  • coffeelovers, Wycker Grachtje, 6221 Maastricht, The Netherlands,
  • Cafe 't Haantje, Markt 71, 6211 CL Maastricht, The Netherlands,
  • Dusart, Markt 33, 6211 Maastricht, The Netherlands,
  • Dinnerpub DLB, Markt 33-34, 6211 Maastricht, The Netherlands,
  • Café Jour De Fête, Boschstraat 115, 6211 AW Maastricht, The Netherlands,

  • Bars and Clubs:
  • Easy Going B.V., Hoenderstraat 8, Maastricht, highly recommended,
  • K!Wi, Achter het Vleeshuis 27, Maastricht, highly recommended,
  • Shamrock Irish Pub, Brusselsestraat 49, Maastricht, highly recommended,
  • Café Parasol, Putstraat 41, Eijsden, highly recommended,
  • Eetcafé De Preuverij, Kakeberg 2, 6211 KN Maastricht, The Netherlands,
  • Nightclubs:
  • Barrock, Brusselsestraat 45-47, 6211 Maastricht, The Netherlands,
  • Mondial, Beekerhoek, Middelweg 12, 6191 NC Beek, The Netherlands,
  • Maastricht Music Hall, Franciscus Romanusweg 65C, 6221 AD Maastricht, The Netherlands, Nightclub,
  • Nox, Kasjanjelaan 66, 6217 Maastricht, The Netherlands,
  • Clubmep 2012, Prinsenlaan 13, 6224 LR Maastricht, The Netherlands,
  • Shopping


    You can find several interesting shopping streets in the city of Maastricht. Maybe the best place is De Leim.

    Other

  • Hospital: Hospital, Lanaken ZOL Campus Sint-Barbara, 3620 Lanaken, Belgium
  • Accomodation


    Hostel
  • Stayokay Maastricht (Map), Maasboulevard 101, city, train station Maastricht about 910 meters, bus stop in 880 meters
  • Hostel & Housing Oh Là Là Mosae (Map), Van Hasseltkade 23 6211 CD, Maastricht, city, train station Maastricht about 930 meters, bus stop in 595 meters

  • Guesthouse
  • Guesthouse Maastricht (Map), Minckelersstraat 18, highly recommended, city, bus stop in 505 meters
  • Guesthouse Per Sempre (Map), Kersenmarkt 5-7, double room about 50 EUR, popular, city, train station Maastricht about 920 meters, bus stop in 650 meters
  • Guesthouse & Housing Oh Là Là Mosae (Map), Stuwweg 22 6219 NB, Maastricht, double room about 109 EUR, city, bus stop in 340 meters

  • Mid-range
  • Beluga Mansion (Map), Prins Hessen Casselstraat 2, 6211 JZ Maastricht, highly recommended, city, bus stop in 1025 meters
  • Hoeve de Binnenplaets (Map), Oensel 10, 6333 EN Schimmert, highly recommended, outside, bus stop in 700 meters, lines 868, 893, 899,
  • Hotel Britannique (Map), Vrijthof 6 6211 LC, Maastricht, highly recommended, city, bus stop in 495 meters
  • Appartementen Aleid (Map), Beeltplein 27, 6211 AM Maastricht, popular, city, bus stop in 725 meters
  • Hotel Botticelli (Map), Papenstraat 11 6211 LG, Maastricht, popular, city, bus stop in 700 meters
  • Hotel Restaurant de Pauwenhof (Map), Boschstraat 70 6211 AX, Maastricht, popular, city, bus stop in 310 meters
  • Le Home (Map), Alexander Battalaan 73, 6221 CC Maastricht, double room about 80 EUR, tel.+31 (0)43 3216176, http://www.leguide.nl/, popular, city, train station Maastricht about 210 meters, bus stop in 370 meters
  • Hotel Quartier Bassin (Map), Boschstraat 55 6211 AT, Maastricht, popular, city, bus stop in 335 meters
  • Zenden Design Hotel (Map), Sint Bernardusstraat 5 6211 HK, Maastricht, popular, city, train station Maastricht about 890 meters, bus stop in 715 meters
  • Hotel Pastis (Map), Luikerweg 1 6212 ET, Maastricht, popular, city, bus stop in 990 meters
  • De Stadswal (Map), Brusselsestraat 3a, 6211 PA Maastricht, double room about 85 EUR, popular, city, bus stop in 680 meters
  • B&B De Hofnar (Map), Keizer Karelplein 13 6211 TC, popular, city, bus stop in 590 meters
  • Hotel Au Quartier (Map), Kapoenstraat 32 6211 KW, tel.+31 (0) 43 325 8088, http://www.petitbonheur.nl/, city, bus stop in 730 meters
  • Hotel Les Charmes (Map), Lenculenstraat 18 6211 KR, Maastricht, city, bus stop in 745 meters
  • Hotel Holla (Map), Boschstraat 104-106 6211 AZ, Maastricht, tel.+31 043 321 35 23, http://www.hotelholla.nl/, city, bus stop in 275 meters

  • High price
  • Haas op het Vrijthof (Map), Vrijthof 20, 6211 LD Maastricht, double room about 170 EUR, highly recommended, city, bus stop in 620 meters
  • Bed en Breakfast Hof van Wolder (Map), Pletzersstraat 10a 6213 HH, Maastricht, popular, city, bus stop in 250 meters
  • BLOOM Maastricht (Map), Wijckerbrugstraat 31 B, 6221 EB Maastricht, double room about 125 EUR, popular, city, train station Maastricht about 470 meters, bus stop in 250 meters
  • Bourgogne Suite Maastricht (Map), Bourgognestraat 23, 6221 BV Maastricht, double room about 179 EUR, popular, city, train station Maastricht about 235 meters, bus stop in 295 meters
  • 2beHotel Kind of Blue (Map), Wilhelminasingel 87 6221 BG, double room about 110 EUR, popular, city, train station Maastricht about 270 meters, bus stop in 285 meters
  • City Centre Hotel Mabi Maastricht (Map), Kleine Gracht 24 6211 CB , double room about 99 EUR, tel.+31 (0)43 351 44 44, http://www.hotelmabi.nl/citycentre/index.php, popular, city, train station Maastricht about 995 meters, bus stop in 665 meters
  • Hoogenweerth Suites (Map), Hoge Weerd 4 6229 AM, Maastricht, double room about 1000 EUR, popular, city, bus stop in 655 meters
  • Kasteel Vaeshartelt (Map), Weert 9 6222 PG, Maastricht, double room about 105 EUR, popular, city, bus stop in 1045 meters
  • BEAUMONT Maastricht (Map), Wycker Brugstraat 2 6221 EC, Maastricht, tel.+31 (0)43 325 44 33, https://www.beaumonthotel.nl/, city, train station Maastricht about 365 meters, bus stop in 170 meters
  • Hotel La Cloche (Map), Bredestraat 41, 6211 HB Maastricht, double room about 95 EUR, tel.+32 (0)43 321 57 74, http://www.hotellacolombe.nl/, city, bus stop in 575 meters
  • Hotel Restaurant in den Hoof (Map), Akersteenweg 218 6227 AE, Maastricht, double room about 105 EUR, bus stop in 810 meters
  • Crowne Plaza Maastricht (Map), Ruiterij 1 6221 EW, double room about 223 EUR, city, train station Maastricht about 590 meters, bus stop in 480 meters
  • Residences Maastricht (Map), Kleine Gracht 10, 6211 CB Maastricht, double room about 129 EUR, city, train station Maastricht about 955 meters, bus stop in 620 meters

  • Hostels and budget hotels are very expensive.
    Hotels are , however, expensive.
    Camping
  • Wassersportverein (non public) about 2 km outside, train station Maastricht Randwyck about 1480 meters, bus stop in 415 meters.
  • Thomma J H about 4 km outside, train station Maastricht Randwyck about 1905 meters, bus stop in 970 meters.
  • Oriental about 6 km from from the city, bus stop in 315 meters, lines 868, 893, 899.

  • Caravan
  • Kanaaloever about 8 km from the centre.
  • Camping Hommerter Allee about 18 km from the centre.
  • Caravan: here.
  • Attractions

    General

    Theater Vrijthof The theater is located in the "Generalshuis", a palace dating back to 1805. (Map).
    University One of the youngest universities in the country is known for its internationally oriented programs, the high proportion of foreign students and problem-based learning as an alternative approach to traditional teaching methods. (Map).
    Town Hall in Markt City Centre. (Map).
    City Library. (Map).
    Basilica of St. Servatius . (Map).
    Maastricht Aachen Airport (IATA: MST, ICAO: EHBK) is a regional airport located 5 NM (9. 3 km; 5 (Map).
    Maastricht Aachen Airport (IATA: MST, ICAO: EHBK) is a regional airport located 5 NM (9. 3 km; 5 (Map).

    Museum

    Centre Ceramique On the eve of the First World War, Maastricht was a veritable ceramics town. Centre Céramique now is a library and exhibition centre (Map).
    Derlon Museum Cellar Before construction of the new Derlon Hotel was commenced, Maastricht’s city archaeologist undertook an extensive survey of the site. The Roman finds, from the 2nd, 3rd and 4th centuries, are so important that it was decided to conserve them and exhibit them to interested parties (Map).
    Spaans Gouvernement is a historic building on the Vrijthof in Maastricht. The building on the south side of Vrijthof belonged to St. Servatius and lied within its grounds (Map).
    The Bonnefanten Museum can be found in Maastricht, The Netherlands and is the foremost museum for old masters and contemporary fine art in the province of Limburg. The museum is housed in a building designed by the Italian architect Aldo Rossi (Map).
    Natural History Museum . (Map).

    Nature

    St. Pietersberg Caves. (Map).

    Activities

    Hiking
  • Pelgrimspad 2 by "LAW" , distance: 250
  • GR 5 Belgium, Fanders by "Grote Routepaden"
  • GR 5 Belgium, Wallonia by "Grote Routepaden"

  • Bicycle
  • Fietsroutenetwerk B Limburg by "Toerisme Limburg"
  • L'Ardennaise, de Bouillon à Visé by "Rando-Vélo" , distance: 211Km
  • Groeveroute by "ANWB" , distance: 20 km

  • Mountain biking: MTB route Maastricht.MTB route st. Geertruid , distance: 30,8 km.

  • Gym: Club Pellikaan Maastricht (Dousbergweg 4, Maastricht)

  • Bird hide: Telpost De Maten (vogeltrek)
  • Climbing: Kicks & Fun
  • Skiing: Skibaan Katteven
  • Skiing: Skibaan Dousberg
  • Prices

    The price level is very high.
    Daily needs for a budget traveller: ca. 50 - 60 Euros
    Daily needs for an average traveller: ca. 95 - 105 Euros

    Factsheet

    Country: Netherlands
    Region: Limburg
    Coordinates: X: 5.68889 / Y: 50.8483
    Altitude: 0 Mres
    Timezone: Europe/Amsterdam
    Population: 122.378 Inhabitants

    Type: Stadt
    Popularity as travel destination (0-20): 14
    Tourism in Maastricht: very high
    Popular with backpackers: very popular
    Best travel months: Jul Aug Jun
    Price level for travel (Frankfurt Main=100): 159

    Climate

    Jan
    1.67 °C
    69 mm
    Feb
    2.43 °C
    60 mm
    Mar
    5.17 °C
    74.01 mm
    Apr
    8.26 °C
    64 mm
    Mai
    12.7 °C
    74 mm
    Jun
    15.68 °C
    83.99 mm
    Jul
    17.35 °C
    83.99 mm
    Aug
    17.34 °C
    76.01 mm
    Sep
    14.46 °C
    65 mm
    Okt
    10.79 °C
    69 mm
    Nov
    5.7 °C
    81 mm
    Dec
    2.82 °C
    83 mm

    Best travel months: Jul Aug Jun --> climate diagram
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