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South Limburg – Enjoy Life!

South Limburg is the the southernmost part of the Netherlands and a guarantee for an unforgettable stay! In the east, it borders on Germany in the south and west on Belgium. As the center of this “Netherlands – Germany – Belgium“  border triangle, also known as the ‘Heart of Europe’,  South Limburg offers  “limitless“  variety in a small space.


More than just a short break


You have to be an early riser for a short break in South Limburg – because there is so much to do and experience. Decision making may be difficult at times. The region is known beyond its borders with travelers and cyclists, owing to South Limburg’s topography that is unique to the Netherlands. But South Limburg also offers exciting marl caves in Valkenburg, the  labyrinth on the Vaalserberg, magical theme parks, zoos like the GaiaZOO in Kerkrade – where the animals can even partly run free, flowering gardens and spacious parks, stunning culture and monuments, water sports on the River Meuse and skiing in Europe’s largest indoor ski arena and, and, and ... Whether sunshine, rain or snow – there are countless ways to spend an unforgettable day full of variety. In South Limburg, you will get bored ... never! Really, not a single minute!

Christmas in South Limburg!


South Limburg is home to the Christmas town in the Netherlands, the marlstone city of Valkenburg aan de Geul. From the 14th of November till 4th of January, the spirit of Christmas will be palpable everywhere: in the cosy bars and restaurants, in the attractively decorated stores, in the hotels, and at the various attractions. The semi-weekly Christmas Parade, Magic Sand (the largest underground nativity scene in Europe), the marlstone artwork at Christmas in Mergelrijk, the unique underground Christmas markets and much more, all contribute to a memorable Christmas experience. In 2013 the small city of Valkenburg was on the CNN top 10 list of best world destinations to celebrate Christmas. Various Christmas package tours may be booked via VVV Zuid-Limburg, consisting of Christmas walks, Christmas dinners and access all-areas tickets with a discount on the admission fee to both underground Christmas markets.



Contact Tourist Information

Would you like to visit South Limburg? Or celebrate Christmas in Valkenburg?  Find the right person (English speaking) to answer your questions  and to provide  information about tours and accommodation:

Tourist Board South Limburg (Stichting VVV Zuid-Limburg)
Tel: 0031-436098500
E-Mail: info@vvvzuidlimburg.nl