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Full-Day Historical Tour in Maastricht from Amsterdam

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Full-Day Historical Tour in Maastricht from Amsterdam

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Embark on a journey to explore the hidden gem of Maastricht on this full-day historical tour from Amsterdam. Leave behind the crowded tourist destinations and venture to the far south of the Netherlands, where you will stand in three European countries at once – Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium. Capture incredible photos at the highest point in the country before paying your respects at the American cemetery in Margraten. Then, enter Maastricht through the oldest city gate in Holland and immerse yourself in its cobblestone streets, historic churches, and fascinating multicultural history. As one of the few remaining cities with intact city walls, Maastricht offers a unique experience that is not to be missed. Enjoy a guided tour of this medieval city, with ample time to indulge in its famous cuisine and explore its fashion shopping scene. Seize the opportunity to be one of the pioneers on this extraordinary tour of Maastricht.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Ultimate Europe picture at 3 Borders
  • Visiting the Famous WW2 memorial site
  • Exploring the oldest city in the Netherlands
  • Immersing in Maastricht's historic highlights
  • Learning about typical Dutch things during the tour
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All fees and taxes
  • Restroom on board
  • Professional tourguide
  • Lunch

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Introduction

Embark on a full-day historical tour from Amsterdam and discover the hidden gem of Maastricht. This tour takes you on a journey through time, exploring the rich history and cultural heritage of this charming city. As you enter Maastricht through Holland's oldest city gate, you'll be transported back in time to a world of cobbled streets, ancient churches, and fascinating architecture. With influences from French, German, and even Spanish history, Maastricht offers a unique blend of cultures that will captivate your senses.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can expect to have an immersive experience in Maastricht, accompanied by a professional guide. You'll delve into the medieval history of the city, founded by the Romans around 50BC. Visit historic highlights, including churches and abbey, and take your time to explore the city's culinary delights. Maastricht is renowned for its Burgundian cuisine, so be prepared to indulge in a gastronomic adventure. Additionally, the tour provides an opportunity for fashion enthusiasts to discover Maastricht's reputation as a shopping heaven.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for history buffs, culture enthusiasts, and anyone seeking an off-the-beaten-path experience in the Netherlands. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or someone looking for a unique day trip from Amsterdam, the tour caters to a wide range of interests. Maastricht's diverse heritage and vibrant atmosphere make it suitable for solo travelers, couples, and even families. Don't miss the chance to be one of the pioneers to discover this extraordinary destination.

Why book this?

This tour offers a truly special experience that sets it apart from other offerings. Unlike overcrowded tourist destinations, Maastricht remains a hidden gem. With an expert guide leading the way, you'll gain insights into the city's history and marvel at its historical monuments. The opportunity to stand in three European countries at the same time is truly remarkable. Additionally, the tour's focus on gastronomy and shopping adds an extra element of enjoyment. By booking this tour, you'll embark on a journey of discovery and create lifelong memories.

Good to know

The total duration of this tour is approximately 690 minutes, allowing you ample time to immerse yourself in the beauty of Maastricht. The meeting point is in front of Amsterdam Central Station, where you'll be greeted by staff wearing recognizable orange and blue company colors. It's recommended to arrive at least 30 minutes before departure. Please note that respect and silence are expected at the WW2 memorial site in Margraten. The tour includes a guided tour between Amsterdam and Maastricht, offering fascinating insights into Dutch culture and history.

Reviews

Travelers who have embarked on this historical tour have shared their remarkable experiences. They commend the knowledgeable guides who provided valuable insights into Maastricht's history and architecture. Many reviewers were pleasantly surprised by the city's charm and the absence of overwhelming crowds, allowing for a more intimate exploration. The combination of history, cuisine, and shopping received rave reviews, with travelers highlighting the unique experience of standing in three countries at once as a major highlight. Overall, visitors were highly satisfied with this tour, praising it as an unforgettable and rewarding experience.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Mount Vaalserberg

The first stop at the highest and most southern point in the Netherlands, where 3 Borders, Netherlands,Germany and Belgium meet... Take that Ultimate Europe picture!!! This will be only a short Photo stop.. (3 hour ride)

Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial

Short stop at the Famous WW2 memorial site Margraten.. Where more than 8000 WW2 Heroes rest in peace.. These brave men brought the ultimate sacrifice for our Freedom!!! At this stop We expect TOTAL respect and silence!!!

Maastricht

Your medieval adventure starts here.. Accompanied by a professional guide you will explore the oldest city in the Netherlands, founded by the Romans around 50BC. Besides all its historic highlights you will have plenty of time to undergo the burgundy quisine Maastricht is famous for. "Fashion shopping heaven" is often heard as a Big plus on this Tour.. Let Maastricht overwhelm you!!! This Tour was never offered before, so be one of the pioneers!!!

The Netherlands

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A fully guided Tour between the two most beautyfull Cities in the Netherlands.. Learning about typical Dutch things and all those NEW facts you would never have imagined... driving from the Capital to the Oldest city in the country..

Reviews

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Departure715678

Trip cancelled at 8:30 pm the night before via email. No reason was provided. Not sure if the tour was cancelled due to lack of people or the tour guide had an emergency. Timing didn’t allow enough time to book another tour.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-17 19:34