Visit Christmas Town Valkenburg with confidence

Everything looks different because of COVID-19. Fortunately, Christmas Town Valkenburg is going ahead! Thanks to the extensive safety measures that have been taken for your safety. We kindly request to comply with a few rules so that we can all enjoy the festive atmosphere to the fullest!

The most important thing is to keep a distance of 1.5 metres from others and to plan your day in advance. The anticipation will add to your excitement and enjoyment!

Here you will find all that you need to know to ensure a safe visit to Christmas Town Valkenburg.


Christmas in Valkenburg

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Experience that feeling of warmth and cosiness

To keep each other safe, we all slow down a bit this year. Nevertheless, it is still Christmas in Valkenburg. The castle ruins tower majestically above the medieval streets and the whole place exudes a festive atmosphere. In two different caves you can enjoy the underground enchantment while admiring beautiful nativity scenes, both large and small. Experience that feeling of warmth and cosiness at ‘Christmas in Valkenburg’ and find out below what you shouldn’t miss.

Must do’s Christmas in Valkenburg


Christmas in MergelRijk

The must see of Christmas in Valkenburg! Be swept of your feet by the life-sized marl sculptures, experience unique Christmas villages and the 25 metres long Christmas story in miniature. Order your tickets online!

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Winter Wonderland

Enter the underground marl passages in the Wilhelmina Cave and experience the story of Christmas at the most beautiful nativity scene in Europe!

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Culinary walking routes

As soon as the measures allow for it again and the hospitality industry is permitted to reopen, you can taste the warmth and conviviality of Valkenburg. Discover culinary walks around Valkenburg with delicious ‘amuse bouche’ and a drink on the way. Keep an eye on this site for the latest updates!

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Christmas shopping

Beautiful decoration and thousands of lights make shopping fun in Valkenburg. Do not only shop here for your gifts, but also for the perfect outfit. Stroll through the cosy shopping streets along special boutiques. The entrepreneurs will give you a warm welcome!

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Winter walks through Valkenburg

In and around Valkenburg you make the most beautiful winter walks: well-marked paths, unparalleled natural beauty and enviable views. Stop along the way for a tasty snack or drink to-go. Don't miss these 5 walking routes!

Top 5 walks!

Visit the Visit Zuid-Limburg shop

Discovering Valkenburg starts at the Visit Zuid-Limburg Experience on the Th. Dorrenplein. Our staff will be happy to help you with all your questions and tell you about the most beautiful places and the best activities! Also, let yourself be surprised and seduced by the extensive range of regional products and gifts from Limburg.

Questions? See this FAQ

Do you have any questions about your visit to Kerststad Valkenburg, tickets or the activities?

You can find the frequently asked questions here!

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