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Active Zuid Limburg

Go out exploring and try something slightly different!

Whether you are looking for heart thumping adventures or relaxing activities with your friends, Zuid-Limburg offers a gigantic amount of possibilities. Try an air balloon trip, have fun at an indoor climbing-park, go mountain biking in the underground caves of Valkenburg or enjoy ‘Boerengolf’ golfing at a farm. Or what about skiing in the world’s largest indoor ski resort at SnowWorld Landgraaf, the tropical swimming pool Mosaqua, or a quest through the castle of Hoensbroek? There is so much to do in Zuid-Limburg!

Hiking in Zuid-imburg

A network of footpaths, each marked by different coloured posts, will lead you through some of the most exquisite parts of the region. These vary in length from 2 to 10 kilometres. These waymarked trails are accompanied by information signs and also marked on special walking maps available at Tourist Information Offices and Limburg Shops throughout the region. 

Themed walks
Much can be said about the unique flora and fauna of the region, its historic monuments, its rich past and intriguing population. To this end, we have developed a large number of detailed walking trails throughout the region.

Walking in neighbouring Belgium and Germany
Being surrounded on most sides by Belgium and Germany, Zuid-Limburg has - in terms of walking routes -, only few connections with the rest of the Netherlands. Why not discover the delights of this fascinating border region on foot? We have some interesting ‘Border Booklets’ available.

Long-distance footpaths
Zuid-Limburg also has some well-known long-distance footpaths.

Cycling in Zuid-Limburg

Network of cycle routes
For cyclists, we have developed a complete network of cycling routes. This ingenious network of cycle routes enables you to cycle your way around the region using the route numbers provided. Maps showing this network of routes are available at the Tourist Information Offices (VVV).

Thematic cycling tours
In addition to this network of cycle routes, we have also put together a variety of thematic cycling tours in Zuid-Limburg.

Classic cycling tours
Zuid-Limburg is renowned at home and abroad for its many unique cycle-racing competitions, such as the World Cycling Championships, the Tour de France, the Amstel Gold Race, Limburgs Mooiste, etc. We have marked the routes of these races on a map, so that you can cycle these at your leisure.

MTB routes in Zuid-Limburg
Of course, Zuid-Limburg also has an extensive waymarked network of routes for mountain biking. Local mountain bike clubs have compiled the best routes for you.

Cycling in neighbouring Belgium and Germany
The neighbouring regions of Germany and Belgium can also be discovered by bike from Zuid-Limburg. We have several informative maps available should you wish to do so.

Active exercise and sport

Zuid-Limburg offers endless opportunities for active exercise and sport. In addition to walking, cycling and swimming, there is a whole host of possibilities including [crazy] golf, gliding, hot-air ballooning, mountain biking, bowling, riding, go-karting, quad riding, inline-skating, skiing, climbing or abseiling.

Water recreation

Zuid-Limburg has a lot to offer to those seeking recreation and relaxation on the water.  The river Maas and the water-recreation area north of Eijsden (also on the river Maas) enable watersports in the region. The perfect day out whether you’re into some rigorous exercise or pure relaxation!

Spa and wellness

Zuid-Limburg is the right place to escape from every day’s stress. Let your mind wander and be pampered! Zuid-Limburg is becoming ever more popular as a spa getaway. See for yourself and marvel at the diversity of offers in the numerous wellness centres, day spas and hotels. Relax and recover in their beautifully designed saunas and enjoy a range of facial and body treatments and massages.

Shop 'til you drop!

Window-shopping, retail therapy or just a pleasant stroll through the streets? Don’t forget to take a break for coffee and a bite! Zuid-Limburg has all the amenities for a great day out.

Did you know that Zuid-Limburg has the largest retail park for home-furnishings in the Netherlands?
You can buy anything for your home and garden here and enjoy a tasty lunch in between. Other major retail parks lie close to the region, including the Designer Outlet Shopping Centre in Roermond or the Maasmechelen Village Outlet Centre, just across the Belgian border.

Fine dining

Indulge yourself with an exquisite meal in a winery, in one of the chateaus or - most unique - in an underground grotto! La Caverne de Geulhem is just one great example of a uniquely located gourmet restaurant in Zuid-Limburg. Some of the restaurants were even awarded the 'Gault-Millau', such as restaurant Tummers in Valkenburg or Kasteel TerWorm in Heerlen. In addition, there are also restaurants with distinctions from the Michelin Guide, like the Beluga and Château Neercanne in Maastricht. Culinary pampering possibilities in Zuid-Limburg are infinite. For more information, stop by; online, by phone or e-mail. Try us!

Alternative activities

Looking for a slightly different adventure? Whether it’s thrills or spills you want, or something a bit more leisurely, Zuid-Limburg offers a huge amount of possibilities. Take a trip in an air-balloon, try climbing at an indoor wall or go mountain biking in Valkenburg’s underground caverns. And have you ever heard of Boerengolf (literally farmer’s golf)?

If you want, there’s skiing in the world’s largest indoor ski centre at SnowWorld in Landgraaf, or swimming in the tropical swimming pool, Mosaqua. Take a treasure hunt at Kasteel Hoensbroek and sample the Middle Ages. Almost anything is possible in Zuid-Limburg.


Zuid-Limburg also offers a diversity of night-time entertainment. Try your luck at the casino, watch a performance at the theatre or cinema, or dance the night away in one of the many discos. We have a full range of information on exciting nightlife entertainment.

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