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Visit the old part of Maastricht: Wyck
The district of Wyck combines new and old. Long established businesses enjoy an enduring reputation. Young businesses too, see the prepossessing qualities of Wyck as a great challenge. Its exclusive, cosmopolitan art and antiquarian shops, fashion and design stores, home furnishers, restaurants and pubs are a constant source of surprise. Wyck offers entertainment in all shapes and sizes, from pubs with live music and bistros to restaurants and hotels renowned throughout the country. In combination with the new prestigious Ceramique project, the historic quarter of Wyck wishes to see its rich past blend in with exciting modern architecture. Old and new in Wyck go hand in hand. Ancient and modern art are no strangers to each other. Bespoke tailors and couturiers flourish alongside modern boutiques selling all the latest fashions. Traditional French cuisine is complemented by a diverse range of other culinary delights. Surprise yourself in this unique district full of contrasts. The businesses listed in this internetsite will be more than happy to open their doors to you.
Written Aug 25, 2002
Follow the river up north by bike or with a kayak. You will enjoy viewing nice little towns and nature.
Kayak Tours Limburg.
Daytrips in rented kayaks. Adventurous yet safe “white-water” trip down the uncanalized Meuse in original Canadian survival kayaks and return journey by bus or taxi.
Stretch: Borgharen-Uikhoven (10 kms., 2 hours) and Borgharen-Meeswijk (23 kms, 4,5 hours).
Point of departure: river forelands, Grote Dries, Maastricht/Borgharen.
Departure: in July and August daily from 10.00 a.m.-11.30 a.m., or by appointment. From 15th April - 1st July and from 1st September - 15th October a reservation is desirible. Parking available. Life jackets and containers impervious to water are disposal free of charge; changing-rooms near start and finish also café with terrace.
More information and bookings:
Kayak Tour Limburg, P.O. Box 2014,
6201 CC Maastricht.
Telephone +31 43 3638339 or + 32 89 614424,
During triphours: telephone +31 6 51335102.
It is an unforgettable experience to take a kayak trip along the Maas. There is no shipping on the stretch between Smeermaas-Lanaken and Meeswijk, so tranquillity and space are guaranteed!
Long trip of 21 km (4 or 5 hours)
Departure: Bosscherweg, Maastricht, near the Belgium border in Lanaken-Smeermaas; Trip of 11 km (2 hours); departure: Kotem a.d. Maas (Maasmechelen), Belgium. Arrival: Meeswijk/ferry-boat (Berg a/d Maas). Dressing rooms, cafe-taverne with terrace, bus shuttle back to starting-place. Reservation is necessary!
Open: 1st April - 31th October: daily.
Information and reservations:
Telephone: +32 89 717390; Fax: +32 89 718731.
Costs per daytrip:
one person kayak € 12.39
kyook (1 pers) € 14.87
two persons kayak € 19.83
three persons canoe € 23.55
four persons canoe € 32.23
Shuttle back € 2,48
transport to the beginning €- 2.48
Included: life jacket and watertight, plastic barrel or bucket, ultra light turned Kayak, paddle.
Written Aug 25, 2002
Go and take a walk in the city park, you can walk on the old citywalls.
It's quit, nice and peacefull......with some nice views .......
Visit the new library (its free! and you can use the PC's for free to send your emails home)
in the new city area, Ceramiquesingel, near the railwaystation ......
Go and take a drive out of town and follow the 'mergellandroute' nice views and small villages
and farmland in miniature .....compared to the U.S ..........
Picture is PatervinkTower in Maastricht
Written Aug 24, 2002
We found this orange duck in the park, and i think this is really of the beaten path!!
Orange the colour of the Dutch
Written Sep 1, 2005
I've always been a fan of architecture..that's why I take so many pics of churches. But these HOUSES were very interesting...
Updated Aug 26, 2002
There are about as many ducks in this area (around Maastrict) that there were rabbits in Eindhoven. Personally, I really liked it as it kinda gave the whole place a peacefull country feel..
Written Aug 26, 2002
Novotel Maastricht Maastricht
4 Reviews and 85 Opinions It's great to see and witness that the hotel has a heated outdoor swimming pool, which you can use...
Townhouse Hotel Maastricht Maastricht
1 Review and 163 Opinions I was very impressed with this hotel and doubly so by the very reasonable rate I got through...
3 Reviews and 207 Opinions This is a wonderfull hotel, located in an elegant 1912 house in Wyck. The room is decored in early...