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Independent Shopping Trip to Maasmechelen Village Luxury Outlet from Brussels
"Leave Brussels in the early morning to avoid traffic and journey across the Flemish countryside by comfortable air-conditioned coach to the elegant and modern Maasmechelen Village luxury outlet. In addition to its top Belgian brands such as Essentiel Sarah Pacini and Olivier Strelli this outlet also offers several famous international brands such as Dolce & Gabbana Juicy Couture
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Maasmechelen Village Shopping Day Trip from Brussels
"Meet your host in central Brussels and then hop aboard your luxury coach for your journey to Maasmechelen Village the luxury shopping destination roughly an hour away. Choose from the Express Option or Experience Option and then — after your day of shopping — simply meet back up with your host at the prearranged time to return to central Brussels.Express Option:On arrival at Maasmechelen Village simply leave your coach and head inside to enjoy roughly four hours of shopping at leisure. Explore the spacious outdoor mall independently and browse the collections at more than 100 luxury boutiques discovering mens’ and womens’ clothing sportswear
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Guided Boat Trip in Ghent
"This is a boat trip in the historical heart of Ghent. It is an informative boat trip along the River Leie which takes you through the city of Ghent to let you discover the period of the Middle Ages. See the silent witnesses of the prestigious and gloriou the big old meat-market as well as the rugged and steep walls of the Castle of Counts. Admire the only traditional remaining wooden house front.There are open and covered boats available and there will be guided commentary so you can enjoy the views whil"""Enjoy a 40 minute guided boat trip in the historical heart of Ghent with live explanations. Departure is from one of the most beautiful spots in the city the Graslei which is the medieval port in the centre of Ghent. There are open and covered boats at your disposal."title=Highlights&1=40-minute+boat+cruise+along+the+River+Leie+in+Ghent&2=Travel+by+open+or+covered+boat+and+see+the+sights+from+the+water&3=Admire+the+Graslei%2C+the+Castle+of+Counts+and+the+Groot+Vleeshuis&4=Choice+of+several+departures+throughout+the+da""
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Green streets

The old city center of Maastricht is wonderful to wander around. Special the smaller cobblestone paved streets offer their own atmosphere of this ancient city.The local love to keep their area green...
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Andé Rieu and Beppie Craft

Who are they? André Rieu is nowadays world wide famous with his Strausorchestra, that just knows how to transform classic masterpieces into cheesy popular music. Allthough nowadays famous he used to...
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Contamporary Maastricht scene

Of whom are the Maastricht proud in these days? Maastricht has some persons who got national or international fame. In case you are interested in the contemporary Maastricht society with its role...
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Student associations

After I had been riding around Maastricht for a few hours, it gradually dawned on me that I had come during the Students’ Introduction Week or INKOM, in which new students are introduced to the city...
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Grass

Until recently Maastricht was a popular destination for foreigners wanting to buy marihuana and other soft drugs. From 1976 to 2012 the ‘coffee shops’ were allowed to sell up to five grams of cannabis...
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Wieckse Witte

Wieckse Witte is a beer that originated in Maastricht and is now controlled by Heineken. It has a cloudy pale yellow color, a thick white head that fades, a wheaty taste with a touch of citrus, and a...
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Wieckse Rosé

Wieckse Rosé is another beer under the Wieckse label that is now controlled by Heineken. It has a red color, thick white head that fades, raspberry flavor, and a finish that is both fruity and dry. It...
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Limburg Anthem - Dutch version

Gerardus Leonardus Hubertus Krekelberg. Weaver, later schoolteacher at Vlodrop, Limburg, The Netherlands. He was a poet and wrote the words to the Limburg Anthem.The English 'translation' cannot do...
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Limburg Anthem - English version

Maastricht is the capital of the province Limburg.Official anthem (in Dutch, by G. Krekelberg and H. Thyssen) of both the Netherlands Province of Limburg and the Belgian Province of Limburg.The 4th...
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Football Fever

I was quite fortunate to be visiting the Netherlands during the 2010 Football World Cup finals and there seemed to be a permanent party atmosphere everywhere I went, even on days when the Dutch...
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Sunday Afternoon Concerts

The street leading from the railway station (Stationsstraat) to the St Servaas bridge is a twin-carriageway boulevard but not a particularly busy one regarding road traffic as most vehicles cross the...
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Play bowls

During my visit in Maastricht, on August, I was very surprised to see a tournament of bowls in Vrijthof, the main square of the town. I was surprise to see many young people to play it (in my country...
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löbtrèkke

löbtrèkke is an old traditional local sport, just like poodleclubbing, origining in the early middle-ages. Allthough popular in the region for a few centuries, it got out of attention – only a few...
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Toon Hermans

everyone knows Toon hermans in the Nerherlands. ‘ Mien waar is mijn feestneus” , ‘ er ruist iets door het struikgewas’ Toon was born in Sittard, where he spend a good youth, in opposite of what he...
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Top Hotels in Maastricht

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Stationsstraat 40, Maastricht, Limburg, NL-6221, The Netherlands
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Sibemaweg 10, Maastricht, Limburg, 6227 AH, The Netherlands
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Wycker Brugstraat 2, Maastricht, Limburg, 6221 EC, The Netherlands
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St. Maartenslaan 5, Maastricht, 6221 AV, The Netherlands
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Weert 9, Maastricht, Limburg, 6222 PG, The Netherlands
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Forum 110, Maastricht, Limburg, 6229 GV, The Netherlands
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Top Things to Do in Maastricht

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St. Pietersberg

...it closed about 70 years ago :-( For an absolutely fascinating day out from Maastricht a visit to the "caves" at St Pietersberg is a must. These so-called "caves" are in fact the tunnels created...
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Fortifications

Helpoort means ‘Hells Gate’ and may just have been that to a few invaders over the centuries. Despite the remaining signs of the interior ‘Murder Hole’, it was named because this small tower complex...
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City walls

The Poort Waerachtig city gate is not a part of the original city walls. The gate was constructed in 1988 as a connection to a new city quarter; the villa park at the South side. The gate is a...
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St. Servaas church

Must visit! Have a look at my travelogue; inside you'll find the church treasure, relics, and the crypt with burial site of St. Servatius. In Wikipedia I read that as early as the 10th century the...
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Vrijthof

The Vrijthof is Maastricht event square. This spot is the place where well-known events as the Preuvenemint, start of the Carnaval, Andre Rieu concerts, Christmas Market and fair. The Vrijthof is...
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Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk / Church of Our Lady

This church is one of the oldest at Maastricht. It is well possible, hat at this location the oldest church of the Netherlands was located before the present church was constructed, but documents...
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"Maastricht: Where life is Good!"
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sachara

"Maastricht"
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Imaniac

"Limbourgeois at its best"
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gkitzmil

"Maastricht -- beautiful city on the Maas"
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"Not At All What I'd Expected!"
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