Awaiting Full info for 2016
is the most pleasant time of the year and should last much longer.
from November 18th 2015 to January 8th 2017 it’s Christmas in Valkenburg, the
Christmas Town of the Netherlands, every day. You see, smell, hear and taste
Christmas in everything. There is always something special to do. For an
overview of Christmas activities please visit our
Christmas Parade - awaiting 2016 dates
yourself be enchanted by the magical Christmas Parade!
From 14 Nov to 19 Dec 2015, every Wednesday evening at 7.00 p.m. and Saturday evening at 07.30 p.m, a magical
light parade of beautifully decorated floats and dancers in wonderful costumes
will mobile through the center of Valkenburg on a specially composed Christmas
Song. For an overview of the route of the Christmas Parade please visit our
Route d’amuse - awaiting 2016 dates
marvelous walk through the enchanting Christmas Geul town of Valkenburg, during
which you can enjoy delicious amuses at 5 renowed catering establishments. The
walks are available at the Tourist Information Office of Zuid-Limburg, the
Readshop at the Dr. Erensstraat and at most participating establishments (www.route-damuse.nl).
Experience different routes between 12 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily, starting
November 13th Nov 2015 until January 3th 2016, except December 25th and January 1st
(December 24th, 26th and 31st until 4 p.m.).
Market in the Municipal Cave of Valkenburg aan de Geul, situated at the bottom
of the well known Cauberg, can be considered as the largest and oldest
underground Christmas Market in Europe. This year the doors will open for the 30th time from 18 November to 23 December 2016. Discover the world of magic.
You’ll be surprised by the lovely settings and decors, which are in full
harmony with the numerous stands offering Christmas gifts and other luxuries.
The spacious and long galleries that are typical for this cave, are very
inviting to visitors who want to spend time in a musical setting
and a fancy equipped Christmas cave.
Christmas Market Velvet
Christmas trees and wonderful decorations…
attractive and cosy Christmas Market in the Velvet Cave in the period from 18
November to 23 December. A visit to the Christmas Market in the Velvet Cave is
more than beautiful decorations alone; on your tour of the cave you can enjoy
the impressive mural paintings, sculptures, the unique 18th century chapel,
market stalls with Christmas and gift items, ancient trades and a cosy catering
MAGIC SAND 2016: "A Christmas Story"
Experience the real Christmas sentiment with magical
moments! Celebrating its 5th anniversary, this year’s theme is “A
Christmas Story”: the route will guide you past some exceptional sand
sculptures created with imposing life-size figures, each telling their own
part of the Christmas story. These sand sculptures will provide food
The combination of astonishing sand sculptures, enchanting lighting and
captivating music will help you rediscover the genuine yuletide sentiment
in this one-of-a-kind Christmas cave. After your visit to the
nativity scene, why not enjoy a ride on the chairlift (round trip) to
the ‘Wilhelmina tower’? Here, you will get the opportunity to marvel at the
breathtaking view over the Geul valley while enjoying a beverage or tasty
Christmas in MergelRijk
latest Christmas cave offers a unique experience to excite all the senses over
the festive period.
the spirit of Christmas in this wonderful cave, enjoy the marlstone artwork,
listen and watch to engaging Christmas stories, feel the marlstone and use it
to make your very own Christmas souvenir, and feast your eyes on the life-size
replica of Rembrandt’s Nightwatch carved in marlstone. In short: a multifaceted experience in this new Christmas
cave. An experience not to be missed!