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Valkenburg: Thermae 2000 Spa Entry Ticket

1. Valkenburg: Thermae 2000 Spa Entry Ticket

Relax and rewind at Thermae 2000 the luxury wellness resort and 4-star hotel of Thermae 2000. Spend a whole day at the recently renovated wellness facilities of this resort. Enjoy activities from the new experience programme which include floating, singing bowl sessions, tea rituals, start to yoga lessons and many more. Benefit from the unlimited usage of scrub salt, shower gel, and shampoo. Thermae 2000 is situated on top of the Cauberg, hidden between nature with a beautiful view. The most famous mountain of the Netherlands, the Cauberg is known because it has been part of the World cycling championships several times. Besides the World Championships, many important cycling races have taken place on the Cauberg, such as the Amstel Gold Race. The Cauberg is an indispensable part of Thermae 2000. In 1989 three springs were tapped into the Cauberg for thermal water. All baths in the wellness resort are equipped with this thermal water.

Medieval Maastricht: Outdoor Escape Game

2. Medieval Maastricht: Outdoor Escape Game

Play a city game that takes you on a journey through the historical hotspots of Maastricht, the Roman settlement turned Medieval trade centre, and birthplace of the Euro. You will play the role of a knight on a breath-taking adventure, as you discover lesser known stories from the city’s rich history. The app offers precise directions through the city. Play at your own pace. Feel free to pause and explore your surroundings whenever you wish. After you book the game, you’ll get an email with instructions on how to play. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own voucher. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end.

Maastricht: Museum of Illusions Entry Ticket

3. Maastricht: Museum of Illusions Entry Ticket

Enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience during your visit to Maastricht. Bring the whole family and all your friends, having fun is a guarantee for all ages in Museum of Illusions Maastricht! Discover 50 visual and interactive illusions, among which are our infinity room, reversed room, chair illusion, holograms, and many more! Different visual illusions learn visitors how perceiving reality is influenced by science, vision, perspective, and other stimuli. The interactive installations provide the chance to become one with the illusions and to take the most unique pictures of your friends and/or family. Prepare for an experience that will challenge and amaze your imagination!

Maastricht: Escape Tour - Self-Guided Citygame

4. Maastricht: Escape Tour - Self-Guided Citygame

Escape from 15th-century Maastricht during this exhilarating Escape Tour. Get to know Libertus van Bommel and help him find the secret exit of Maastricht. In the 15th century, the church and the monastery ruled over Maastricht. The prior of the Kruisheren monastery, Libertus van Bommel, therefore had many responsibilities. But unfortunately, Van Bommel made quite a mess of his tasks. So he had to get out of the city as soon as possible, without someone noticing him. Will he make it? Choose your starting time with your teammates, beginning at anytime day or night. Make your way across the city, checking off tasks to find all the clues you need to reach the secret passage. As you search for clues, marvel at the beautiful sights of the town. Walk past the Basilica of Saint Servatius, marvel at beautifel sites and keep an eye out for the many historic buildings in the city center. Work quickly, and you and your team could set the record for the fastest tour. Good luck!

Maastricht: Tip-Based Walking Tour

5. Maastricht: Tip-Based Walking Tour

On our Tip-based tour, your Maastricht adventure begins at the Basilica of Our Lady, where our friendly personal guide will be eagerly waiting to greet you. This iconic landmark serves as the perfect starting point for an unforgettable journey through the heart of our charming city Maastricht. Our tour is open to all, making it a truly inclusive experience. Whether you're a solo traveler, a couple, or a group of friends, you're more than welcome to join us. We take pride in offering you nothing less than the finest tour experience imaginable. At the end of our exploration together, we leave it in your capable hands to decide the value of this enriching experience. We firmly believe that your perception of our tour's worth is a testament to the quality of our service. So, why not embark on this exciting journey with us and unveil the hidden gems and local secrets of Maastricht? Join our tour and let's make memories together while discovering the city like a true local."

Maastricht: City Exploration Smartphone Game

6. Maastricht: City Exploration Smartphone Game

Explore the historic city centre of Maastricht while discovering some fun facts about the world famous violin player André Rieu. Walk through the hidden streets and spot lively squares and secret corners. Enjoy a nice local beer halfway through the trail to help power you to solve the rest of the riddles. Solve 11 fun location-based riddles to discover unusual and charming little spots, unlock curious local stories and get recommendations for independent cafes, and shops. This playful walk across Maastricht sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and little(!) – details around you. Whether you know Maastricht already or have just started exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next. Curious facts: Get to know more about the city, discover the secrets of the main attractions, and learn about curious facts that you won't read elsewhere. Find monuments and hidden secrets: Our local creator created an interactive walk through the city. Cryptic indications make you wind through the cities streets, inviting you to pay attention to details which you usually won't notice. Once you've arrived at the next stop, you will have to solve a question: open your eyes and mind and use your location to find the right answer! Enjoy: While doing this discovery trail, you will get to know the city from another point of view. Even locals discover new facts while doing secret city trails!

Hoensbroek: Entry Ticket to Hoensbroek Castle

7. Hoensbroek: Entry Ticket to Hoensbroek Castle

Witness adventures from a distant past come to life on a visit to the Hoensbroek Castle with these entry tickets. Follow the route in the brochure or go on a castle treasure hunt. Discover more than 40 beautifully decorated rooms in this grand museum castle. Walk through the fairytale-like passageways and over 40 splendid chambers of the castle. Take a self-guided route described in the tour booklet, available at the box office. Read fun facts about the building and get more information from the signs in the castle rooms. You can also explore the castle with the Discover the Castle Tour. Discover the 10 most special places using a map – from the secret room to the little privy. Kids can collect 10 different stamps during their investigation. In the ballroom, admire the glorious 18th-century halls with ceiling paintings, chandeliers, and gold-plated images of Countess van Hoensbroek. Climb up the 60-meter-high fortified medieval watchtower. Enter the dungeon where the lights go out slowly while the door locks behind you.

Explore Maastricht with Passionate Tour Guides

8. Explore Maastricht with Passionate Tour Guides

Our Walking Tour of Maastricht stands out as a truly exceptional journey through one of Europe's most enchanting cities. What makes our tour uniquely compelling is our dedication to uncovering the heart and soul of Maastricht, beyond its stunning architecture and vibrant streets. We delve deep into the city's rich history, from its Roman roots to its pivotal role in European treaties, ensuring our guests gain insights not found elsewhere. Our passionate guides share captivating stories, hidden gems, and local legends, bringing the cobblestoned lanes and historic facades to life. Moreover, we prioritize a personalized experience, ensuring small group sizes for a more intimate and interactive exploration. This attention to detail, combined with our commitment to authenticity and enrichment, makes our walking tour a must-do for those wishing to discover the true essence of Maastricht, making every step an unforgettable journey through time. Some of our visitors' comments: "Ricardo gave a nice tour through Maastricht. He told some good history about the city. But overall he gave a good vibe to the group. Even when the rain came down on us he kept spirits up and we felt not to miss anything of the city. We loved his references to his home country and his jokes." (Peter C) "Touring Maastricht was great! Walked a lot to see the Star of the Ocean, a number of churches, Dominicanen bookstore, able to cross St Servatius bridge (said to be oldest bridge in the Netherlands. Our tour guide, Ricky Martin 😉, Ricardo Olivares, was really fun to be with. Cheers!" (KitchieVM)

Self-Guided Secrets of Maastricht Exploration Game

9. Self-Guided Secrets of Maastricht Exploration Game

Secrets of Exploration Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to discover the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. Explore the city and engage with its surroundings while you discover the most hidden secrets of the city! To progress, you will encounter challenging puzzles, riddles, and photo tasks that will require you to explore the city. During the game you will learn more about the history, special characters, culture and you will discover many unique facts about the city of your choice. We uncovered Secrets that are unknown even to real locals! IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: intermediate - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only have to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people). Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. HOW TO PLAY: Book the Exploration Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App and begin your gaming experience! Discover the best kept secrets in the city’s historic center with the Secrets of Exploration Game, an exciting GPS-based exploration game! Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city. Solve the fun puzzles and questions, complete photo tasks and more in order to score as many points as possible and gain extra clues to help you with the final puzzle. You can even earn a spot on the leaderboard! Our Exploration Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want.

Maastricht Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

10. Maastricht Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

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Overall rating

4.5
(19 reviews)

Ricardo (aka Ricky Martin,) was a great tour-guide! He was able to tell us some great details about the city and was able to give us some great tips/spots on where we could sight-see or have some typical Dutch meals. 10/10! Thanks Ricardo :).

I really liked the tour! Our guide Gilbert was very nice and told us about the history of Maastricht and some fun facts about the city!

Great tour, and found parts of Maastricht we would have never found. Highly recommend

Just perfect. Book, you won't be disappointed. Have fun!

very funny descriptions of the city and its history!