Destination guide

The historic city of Valkenburg aan de Geul awaits you

The area's history and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Valkenburg aan de Geul. This city's parks, casino gaming and spas draw many visitors. Bonnefanten Museum and Basilica of Our Lady are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Valkenburg aan de Geul

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Valkenburg aan de Geul a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Valkenburg Cable Car (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • De Valkenier Amusement Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Stichting Sportpark West (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Maastricht International Golf (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • SnowWorld Landgraaf (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Mondo Verde (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Valkenburg aan de Geul

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Valkenburg aan de Geul is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Theodoor Dorrenplein (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Fluwelengrot (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Valkenburg Caves (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Zonneberg (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Mondo Verde (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Hoge Kempen National Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Valkenburg aan de Geul

The nearest airport is in Maastricht (MST-Maastricht - Aachen), located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Liege (LGG), which is 22.2 mi (35.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Valkenburg Station or Houthem-St. Gerlach Station and explore the city from there.

How many vacation rentals are available around Valkenburg?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 480 house rentals around Valkenburg. From 232 Condos/Apartments to 159 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Valkenburg is on HomeAway.