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Valkenburg – Three Countries Corner

  • Hotel Walram, Valkenburg

    Hotel Walram Valkenburg, Netherlands
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    Valkenburg, Holland © NBTC
  • Valkenburg, Holland © NBTC

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  • Hotel Walram bar

    Hotel Walram bar
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5 day tour
From £239 per person - minimum 25 passengers

Valkenburg; perfect base to discover Belgium, Holland & Germany

Valkenburg is located in the South Limburg part of Holland, famous for its beautiful undulating scenery and pretty villages. As the oldest tourist centre in the Netherlands, Valkenburg itself boasts many attractions. These include the famous castle, museums and marlstone caves. There is also a great collection of shops, street cafés and restaurants. As well as this, enjoy the rolling hills of South Limburg on the magnificent South Limburg Steam Train. Due to its location, Valkenburg provides a great base for this three country tour which includes the wonderful cities of Aachen and Maastricht and the picturesque town of Monschau. As the oldest tourist centre in the Netherlands, Valkenburg itself boasts many attractions including the famous castle, museums, marlstone caves, chair lift,  and a great collection of shops, street cafés and restaurants.


The Hotel Walram nestles in the midst of this beautiful scenery. This former 18th century farmhouse is now a modern hotel with attractive rooms. This hotel also offers a number of packages throughout all the seasons.  You’ll have an incredible time! Spend some quality time with your group enjoying dinners, music and dancing together. So enjoy the free bar as well as the live music and enquire for more details for particular dates.


Dates throughout 2022 & 2023

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Valkenburg

Take a short sea crossing to Calais and travel to the Netherlands.  After settling into your room, head down to the restaurant for dinner.

Day 2


Valkenburg, sometimes called ‘Marlstone Town’ because of the lime found in the soil and the soft yellow marlstone which has, since Roman times, been quarried as building material. As a result, there is now a network of over 150 miles of underground caves beneath the town. A visit to these caves, which are home to the Christmas markets each November and December, is highly recommended. Above ground investigate the castle ruins and many shops, bars, cafés and restaurants.

Day 3

Maastricht sightseeing

The southernmost city in the Netherlands, Maastricht is also known as the ‘Paris of the Benelux’. Enjoy an optional guided walking tour which will show you around the prettiest parts of the old city centre. You will see the Stokstraat Quarter, the Basilica of Our Lady, the Ramparts and the parks plus much more. Perhaps take some time out to explore the network of underground passageways and vaults beneath the city. This is where a large number of the Netherlands’ treasured artworks were safeguarded during World War II.  In the afternoon, we enjoy a sightseeing river cruise for an alternative view of the city.

Day 4

Three Countries, Aachen and the Eiffel Mountains

Enjoy an excursion to the three countries ‘meeting point’, where Belgium, Holland and Germany come together. Continue to Aachen and enjoy some free time exploring the great old town and its cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Moving on, we drive through the stunning scenery of the Eiffel Mountains on our way to the picturesque village of Monschau. We spend some free time exploring this town, famous for its half-timbered buildings overlooked by a medieval castle, before returning to Valkenburg.

Day 5


Today, you’ll leave the Hotel Walram. Head back to Calais for your return ferry crossing and continue through the UK to your local area.

Extra day?

South Limburg Steam Train

Why not enjoy a Steam train ride through the rolling hills of South Limburg. Normally we include a return journey to Simpelveld where there is a museum that you visit. Optional lunches can be booked in Simpelveld before your return journey back to Valkenburg.

Suggested hotel

Hotel Walram, Valkenburg ***

Inspected by Greatdays Staff in December 2019

Located only two minutes walk to the town centre, on the banks of the River Geul this highly recommended hotel has coach parking close by. The hotel has a lift, restaurant, bar, swimming pool, sauna and solarium. Rooms have en-suite facilities, TV, hairdryer and telephone.


Looking for other tours to the Netherlands, then why not consider some of these enticing holidays:

Summer Vibes in Valkenburg – New Great Value Package!

Dutch Bulbfields and Royal Gardens

The Magical Caves of Valkenburg Christmas Markets

5 days Half Twin Single Supplement
Dates throughout 2022 From £239.00 per person From £79.00 per person
Dates throughout 2023 On Request On request


Price based on exchange rate of £1.00 = €1.17. Other listed dates may vary. All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place in a single room, based on a minimum 25 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include UK coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Greatdays Holidays Limited is a member of ABTA (Y0380) which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at

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