Around Maastricht

Maastricht is the heart of the euregio.

Aachen

Aachen has an abundance of mineral and hot springs which have been in use since Roman times. The Roman bath tradition lives on at the Carolus Thermen Spa, an absolute must if you enjoy pure relaxation. In a lavish thermal bath with countless pools, a large sauna complex, and a massage zone, you will be pampered from head to toe! Gorgeous fountains spread all over the city, symbolizing the importance of water for Aachen as a spa city. It’s definitely worth a closer look! www.aachen-tourist.de

Hasselt

Whether you’re looking for fashion, history, or literature, you can find it in Hasselt! If you’re interested in Hasselt’s cultural legacy, a visit to one of its museums is a must. For instance, visit the National Jenever Museum and immerse yourself in the world of Hasselt gin. Check yourself out in old and new fashion trends at the Modemuseum Hasselt, or go on an exciting expedition at Het Stadsmus museum and learn about the residents of Hasselt! www.hasselt.be

Literair Museum Hasselt http://www.literairmuseum.be/

 

Liège

In Liège, culture is always within reach. The city boasts nineteen museums, all of which have their own speciality.For instance, you could visit le Musée d’Art religieux et d’Art mosan (Museum of Religious and Mosan Art), le Musée de l’Art Wallon (Museum of Walloon art), or le Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain (Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art). Or visit the beautiful churches of Saint James, Saint Martin and Saint Bartholomew with their marvellous baptismal fonts. Along with the Royal Opera of Wallonia, the renowned Liège Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the cornerstones of Liege’s cultural life. www.liege.be/tourisme

 

With an hour travel you have

  • Brussels
  • Antwerp
  • Cologne
  • Düsseldorf

 

With two hour travel you have

Who  has not heard of Miffy? A creation by Utrecht illustrator, graphic designer and writer Dick Bruna (1927), widely loved from Amsterdam all the way to Tokyo. The Miffy picture books are read in countless languages all over the world and Miffy herself has grown into an absolute design icon.

 

 

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