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

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.

Where to stay around Valkenburg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 737 vacation rentals near Valkenburg. From 311 Condos/Apartments to 335 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Valkenburg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Valkenburg?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Valkenburg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Valkenburg Caves: 746 vacation rentals
  • De Valkenier Amusement Park: 761 vacation rentals
  • Valkenburg Castle: 747 vacation rentals
  • Theodoor Dorrenplein: 751 vacation rentals
  • Wilhemina Toren: 746 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Valkenburg! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Valkenburg?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Valkenburg:

  • Aachen: 275 rentals
  • Municipality of Maastricht: 691 rentals
  • Liège: 154 rentals
  • Sittard: 355 rentals
  • Herkenbosch: 170 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Valkenburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Valkenburg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Valkenburg Caves: 746 rentals
  • De Valkenier Amusement Park: 761 rentals
  • Valkenburg Castle: 747 rentals
  • Theodoor Dorrenplein: 751 rentals
  • Wilhemina Toren: 746 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Valkenburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.