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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
From EUR15.00
 
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""
From EUR7.00
 
Private Tour: Düsseldorf Highlights Tour
"Start with a hotel pickup and delve into the streets of central Düsseldorf to learn about the city from your private driver-guide. As you travel along the scenic Rhine River promenade aka Rheinuferpromenade hear how the city developed from a riverside farming settlement to the lively Rhine-area metropolis that it is today. If you have any particular areas of interest let your guide know. Your commentary and itinerary can be tailored to your preference.After passing the pretty Rheinuferpromenade stop for a look at Rheinturm the city’s tallest and best-known landmark. Pause for photos of the TV tower set against the lively hustle of the Media Harbor. A modern-looking place
From EUR71.00

Vrijthof Tips (25)

Vrijthof: Christmas Market, fair and more

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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pieter_jan_v
Dec 20, 2015

Vrijthof Square

This square in the center of Maastricht reminded me of at least two places in Augsburg, Germany, because there are two churches side by side, a large fancy one for the Catholics and a smaller, more...
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Nemorino
May 29, 2015

Sint Servaas Fair at the Vrijthof

Once a year (around May) the Vrijthof is the location for the annual "Sint Servaaskermis" (approximate 40 attractions of which a dozen larger ones). SInce this year (2014) it includes the new designed...
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rolphbronkhorst
May 09, 2014

Vrijthof Christmas - not worth to go

As catholic resident of Maastricht, I do not mind Christmas, however this event is totally not worth visiting as it is to commercial. Most shops have nothing to sell or to do with Christmas at all...
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rolphbronkhorst
Nov 20, 2013

Christmas Market – Christmas spirit.

During the entire month of December Maastricht is wrapped in Christmas spheres and of course visiting the Christmas market is a must. From the central station alight route will guide you through the...
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Jerelis
Dec 28, 2012

Christmas Market – At the Vrijthof.

I guess that it is quite simple: discover the magical atmosphere throughout the city centre of Maastricht during the winter time. All the squares, little streets and courtyards are filled with winter...
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Jerelis
Dec 28, 2012

Christmas Market – Magical atmosphere.

Whenever we decided to go to Maastricht for a weekend we wanted to combine this with the Christmas market of the city. Therefore we visited the city during December 2012 when all the winter fun was in...
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Jerelis
Dec 28, 2012

Militaire hoofdwacht

The Militaire Hoofdwacht or militairy guardhouse at the west side of the Vrijthof was built in 1738, replacing the old building from 1642. In former days this was the place where the keys of the gates...
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sachara
Apr 04, 2011

Spaans Gouvernement

On the south side of Vrijthof you can see the nice palace of the Spanish government (Spaans Gouvernement, in Dutch). It belonged to the dukes of Brabant from the thirteenth century and restored in the...
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Cristian_Uluru
Jul 20, 2009

Vrijthof

Vrijthof is the best-known and most important square in the city. The many trees in the square give you the place where to relax during the summer season and it is very popular among the inhabitants....
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Cristian_Uluru
Jul 20, 2009

Visit the Vrijthof

The Vrijthof is the main plein (square) in Maastricht's city center. The Vrijthof's main attractions are the Basiliek Sint Servaas (St. Servaas Basilica) and the Sint Jan Kerk (St. Jan Church). Along...
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BillNJ
Jun 14, 2008

Vrijthof

The Vrijthof is the city's main sqaure. In the old days, there used to be a churchyard at this place, so that is why it is called "Vrijthof." This townsqaure is doninated by two monumental churches,...
ger4444
Jun 06, 2007
 
 
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Helpoort

The Helpoort city gate is one of the oldest Maastricht city gates, being situated at the most inner city wall as the entrance to the South. It dates from the 13th century and is the oldest still...
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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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Liege

Liege is a town on the Meuse River. It is not far from Belgium's borders with Germany and The Netherlands. It is the birthplace of the Emperor Charlemagne. In more recent times it was also the...
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Aachener Dom - Cathedral

The Nikolauskapelle in the North-West corner of the Dom church was constructed from 1473 till 1485. It was made in a Gothic style. The chapel had to be reinforced in later centuries as some of the...
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Theater Aachen

Aachen’s theatre is an imposing building with its white walls really gleaming on a bright day, although as it faces north-west it is only late in the day that you can catch its frontage in sunlight....
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Postwagen

This pictures were taken in the early Saturday afternoon, the city center was full of people and at the surrounding terraces there were hardly any free tables. At the same time Zum Postwagen was...
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