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Events in Valkenburg

Valkenburgse Bokkenweken

Van 1 tot en met 31 oktober staat Valkenburg aan de Geul in het teken van de Bok! De bok staat bekend voor de historie en cultuur van de gemeente. Een historie waar je trots op mag zijn!

Om dit te vieren zijn er gedurende de hele maand oktober diverse activiteiten te beleven. Van een muzikale invulling tot familieactiviteiten en van de jaarlijkse Bokkemèrt tot een nieuw ludiek spel element, de Kernenbattle… Kom het beleven met een goed glas bokbier in de ene hand en een lekker hapje in de andere!

Maar pas op! De Bokkenrijders houden je in de gaten…

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Christmas in MergelRijk


Experience the special world of MergelRijk in the Christmas Cave, lavished in a festive sauce, filled with local produce, cheering Christmas tales as a dessert, and delightful marlstone decorations as the icing on the cake. Against this special culinary backdrop you can discover everything about Limburg caverns and marlstone. A tasty portion of culture, history and art against a spectacular subterranean Christmas decor. 

In the Christmas Cave, you will be given € 2 discount on the normal MergelRijk admission price.

MergelRijk Christmas Cave is only 750 metres from the Christmas markets and the famous nativity scene.

Opening hours

Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed on 25 December and 1 January


Adults € 8,75
Children < 12 years € 6,75
Children < 3 years € 0,00

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Large carnival parade in Valkenburg


Come and see the large carnival parade in the city centre of Valkenburg!

Start at 13.11 hours 

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News from Valkenburg

  • KiV 2015: A unique Art Exhibition

    Saturday March 14th marks the opening of KiV that stands for Art in Valkenburg. The Art exhibition will be held for the 8th year running and this time there will also be an exhibit in the open air at the St Gerlach Castle!

    KiV indoors: Between Saturday March 14th and Sunday March 29th
    KiV outdoors: Between Saturday March 14th and Sunday September 27th

  • Red Bull Soapbox Race in Valkenburg: for the first time on the famous Cauberg!

    Put the 16th May 2015 in your diary when the steep Cauberg hill sets the scene for the Dutch edition of the Red Bull Soapbox race! The youngest F1 driver in the world, Max Verstappen, will also be there!

    Join in! You can register until Friday, March 30th on the website www.redbullzeepkistenrace.nl.

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Hiking Package with lunch!

Like us on Facebook and you could end up winning a great outing complete with lunch in Valkenburg. We regularly raffle gifts from Valkenburg among our fans!

Valkenburg host of World Class Events

There are a number of events scheduled in Valkenburg of international interest! Check the website regularly to stay up to date, or like the Valkenburg Facebook Page to for more information.

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Getting to Valkenburg

Municipal Transportation
Valkenburg aan de Geul has its own station. Trains arrive four times per hour from Maastricht and Heerlen. Valkenburg is also accessible from Kerkrade and Aachen (Germany) by rail. Apart from the train there are also bus lines from Maastricht, Heerlen, Vaals and Sittard. For actual times check the special transportation website www.9292.nl (in Dutch but easy to understand).

By Car
Coming from Eindhoven: Follow the A2 motorway towards Maastricht and take the exit Valkenburg. Then it is just a question of following the road signs to Valkenburg.
Coming from Brussels: Follow the A3 motorway from Brussels to Liège. Once in Liège take the E25 towards Maastricht. Just past the town of Maastricht take the A79 in the direction of Valkenburg/Heerlen.
Coming from Germany (Cologne/Aachen): Take the motorway E314 and follow the signs to Heerlen, Valkenburg and Maastricht. Please use exit 3 Valkenburg-Houthem (not Valkenburg Centre). After the exit bear left towards Valkenburg following the signage.

Parking in Valkenburg

Where to park in Valkenburg? In the centre, you can park on the streets for limited period of time. In the parking lots, there is no limit in time.

Please click here for an overview of the different parking possibilities and prices.


Free Parking at P+R Maastricht Noord

You can easily park your car at the Maastricht North station. Twice per hour the train takes you to the famous old railway station in Valkenburg in just ten minutes. The perfect starting point for your city trip!