Limburg Explorer

Limburg Explorer

In the 19th century South Limburg area became very popular area because of its natural beauty and has remained popular ever since. Its main town is Valkenburg, set in the Geul Valley and well known for its catacombs and castle ruins but an ideal base to start exploring. We will ride on a steam train which crosses the beautiful countryside, visit a popular Japanese and Chinese garden, visit the Drielandenpunt and the city of Aachen, plus enjoy a river cruise in the city of Maastricht. You will visit three European countries on this one holiday.

 

DAY 1

We depart early from your joining point and make our way to Dover for our ferry crossing to Calais. On our arrival we continue through Belgium and into Southern Holland to our hotel in Valkenburg, in time for our evening meal.

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DAY 2

After breakfast we board our coach and travel through the Limburg countryside to Vaals and visit the Drielandenpunt, which is the highest point in the Netherlands. From here we can see the borders of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands meet. We continue to Aachen in Germany and enjoy some free time exploring the great old town and its cathedral, now a UNESCO World Heritage site. We rejoin our coach and travel into Belgium to the picturesque village of Monschau which is famous for its half-timbered buildings overlooked by a castle, before returning to Valkenburg.

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DAY 3

Today we travel to Simpelveld where we enjoy a steam train ride through the rolling hills of Southern Limburg and after our journey we include a packed lunch. We then travel the short distance to the Mondo Verde Gardens and visit its Japanese and Chinese gardens. After an enjoyable day we return to our hotel in Valkenburg.

B, D

DAY 4

After breakfast we leave Valkenburg and travel to the city of Maastricht, one of the oldest cities in Holland and known as the "Paris of the Benelux". We enjoy a boat trip through the historical harbour before giving you time to explore the city at your leisure. After an enjoyable day we travel back to our hotel in Valkenburg.

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DAY 5

After breakfast we say farewell to our hotel and travel back through Belgium to Calais for the ferry back to the UK, where we continue back to your joining points.

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NOTE:

We wish to advise passengers travelling on this holiday that a valid passport must be carried on this holiday. If you do not have a UK passport please check with the relevant embassies concerning any Visas which maybe required.

B=Breakfast Included, D =Dinner Included

Hotel Details: Hotel Schaepkens van St Fyt, Valkenburg.

This hotel is centrally located in the town and is surrounded by a picturesque garden. Its facilities include a restaurant, bars, garden and terrace and the hotel provides a twice daily happy hour and live entertainment on some evenings. The hotel’s three lifts serve the bedrooms, which are en suite and have a television, hairdryer and safe.

 

Price includes:

  • Four nights hotel accommodation.

  • Meals are on a half board basis.(Breakfast and eveing meal)

  • Return ferry crossing.

  • A visit to Drielandenpunt, the highest point in the Netherlands.

  • Free time to explore Aachen in Germany.

  • A steam train ride through the rolling hills of Southern Limburg.

  • A visit to Mondo Verde Gardens where you can see its Japanese and Chinese gardens.

  • A day excursion to Maastricht, where you join a boat trip before having some free time to explore.

  • Services of our coach and driver.

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Hereford Bus Station Stand 1 or 2, Commercial Road Bus Station,
Hereford
Hereford Three Elms Bakers Lane, Off Three Elms Road, Hereford
Hereford Three Elms Inn Bus Stop/Layby opp Three Elms Inn, Three Elms Road
Hereford.
Hereford Whitecross Whitecross Roundabout, Co-op Bus Stop, Hereford
Kington Swan Hotel Swan Hotel, Church Street, Kington.
Knighton Bus Station, Knighton
(Gorsaf Fysiau,Tref-y-clawdd)
Ledbury Market House, Ledbury
Ledbury Homend Tesco Bus Stop, Main Road, The Homend, Ledbury
Leominster Stand 2, Bus Station, Leominster
Newent Bus Stop, Opp The Library, Newent, Gloucestershire
Norton Church, Presteigne The Church, B4355 Main road Norton, Presteigne
(Main road between Presteigne and Knighton)
Presteigne Recycling Centre, Presteigne, Powys
(Maes Parcio'r Man Ailgylchu, Llanandras)
Weobley Bus Stop, Broad Street, Weobley.
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