Explore interesting sights in Valkenburg, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 24 sights are available in Valkenburg, Netherlands.Sightseeing Tours in Valkenburg
1. Romeinse Katakomben
The Roman Catacombs are an underground corridor system in Valkenburg in Dutch South Limburg. It is an extremely careful replica of parts of the catacombs in Rome. At the beginning of the 20th century, under the direction of architect Pierre Cuypers, parts of the most important catacombs in Rome were carved with great precision into the limestone of Valkenburg in the Heidegroeve. The entrance to the Roman Catacombs are located on the Plenkertstraat near the De Leeuw beer brewery, the flint mines of Valkenburg and Geological monument Quarry Einde Plenkertweg. Above the quarry is the Polferbos.
The Sint-Gerlachuskerk is a church building in the South Limburg town of Houthem-Sint Gerlach in the Dutch municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The parish church dedicated to Saint Gerlachus van Houthem was originally the monastery church of a Norbertine monastery, a noble abbey of which large parts are still preserved. The baroque church building with fresco paintings unique in the Netherlands is a national monument and belongs to the 'Top 100 of the Rijksdienst voor de Monumentenzorg' from 1990.
3. Museum Land van Valkenburg
Museum Valkenburg, formerly Streekmuseum Land van Valkenburg, is a museum in the center of Valkenburg, in the Dutch province of Limburg. The museum is located in the former town hall and post office of Valkenburg, a national monument. The permanent collection includes diverse collections in the fields of geology, Roman and medieval archaeology and local history. In addition, the museum collects Limburg art and organizes changing exhibitions. The organization is entirely in the hands of volunteers.
The Bronsdael quarry or Bonsdal quarry is a war memorial and a Limburg marl quarry in the Geuldal between Meerssen and Geulhem in the Dutch municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul in South Limburg. The underground quarry is located northwest of Geulhem under a slope forest on the Geulweg. The quarry is located on the northwest side of the Margraten Plateau in the transition to the Meuse valley. In the area, the plateau plunges down a few meters steeply.
5. Van Tienhovenmolen
The Van Tienhovenmolen in the hamlet of Wolfshuis in the Dutch-Limburg municipality of Eijsden-Margraten is a belt mill from 1855. It is the only mill in the Netherlands built entirely of marlstone, which is abundantly available in the area. The hood is covered with roofing felt. The mill was in use until 1938 and has been a national monument since 1967. In the mill there is a grinding couple with 16der, 140 cm diameter, artificial stones.
6. De Reusch van Schimmert
The Schimmert Water Tower, nicknamed the Giant of Schimmert, is a 38-meter-high water tower in Schimmert in the municipality of Beekdaelen in the Dutch province of Limburg. The water tower is located in the core of Schimmert, at the intersection Torenstraat/Hagensweg/Achter Schimmert/De Bockhofweg. The tower dates from 1927 and was designed by architect Jos Wielders who was inspired by the architecture of the Amsterdam School.
7. Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Altijddurende Bijstandkerk
The Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Assistance is a church building in Valkenburg in the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul in the Dutch province of Limburg. The church is located on the north side of the Walramplein on the Sint Pieterstraat, just after the Geul has split into two branches at the Walramstuw. About 200 meters to the west is the St. Nicholas and Barbara Church.
The Mariakapel is a Niskapel on the west side of Sint Gerlach in the Kerkdorp Houthem in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The chapel is on the Sint Gerlach street, pretty much in the front garden of number 34, with the castle domain of Château St. Gerlach on the other side of the street. The Gerlachusputje is about 200 meters to the southeast.
9. Grafkelder Plenkertstraat
The Loisel Quarry is a burial vault and Limburg marl quarry in the Dutch municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul in South Limburg. The underground quarry is located on the west side of Valkenburg on the Plenkertstraat in Plenkert on the northern edge of the Margraten Plateau in the transition to the Geuldal. On the spot, the plateau plunges down a few meters steeply.
10. Oude of Banmolen
The Oude Molen or Banmolen is a watermill that used the water of a branch of the river Geul and is located in the middle of Valkenburg in the Dutch province of Limburg. Nowadays, the Francis turbine still runs, but the drive takes place by an electric motor. The water from the mill is transported by the Walramstuw via the mill branch to the water mill.
The Alphagroeve is a Limburg marl quarry in the Dutch municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul in South Limburg. The underground quarry is located on the west side of Valkenburg on the Plenkertstraat in Plenkert on the northern edge of the Margraten Plateau in the transition to the Geuldal. On the spot, the plateau plunges down a few meters steeply.
The Gerlachusputje or Gerlachusbron is a well in the hamlet of Sint Gerlach van Houthem in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The well belongs to the estate of Château St. Gerlach. The well stands in the middle of a square lawn surrounded by a hedge. It is located on the edge of the Ingendael nature reserve.
13. Romeinse villa Steenland
The Roman villa Steenland is a site with a Roman villa in the municipality of Beekdaelen in the Dutch province of Limburg. The villa from the second half of the 1st century was of the type villa rustica and belongs to the dozens of Roman villa complexes that have been (partly) excavated on the loess soils of South Limburg.
14. H.H. Nicolaas en Barbarakerk
The Church of H. H. Nicolaas and Barbara, or Oude Kerk, is a Roman Catholic parish church in the center of the Dutch-Limburg town of Valkenburg. The partly Romanesque, partly Gothic and partly neo-Gothic building is a national monument. North of the church flows the river Geul on the other side of the street.
The Sint-Jozefkerk is a church building in Valkenburg-Broekhem in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. It is located on the road from the core of Valkenburg to Strabeek, Houthem (-St. Gerlach) and Meerssen. The building is a national monument and dedicated to Saint Joseph.
16. Kasteel Oost
Kasteel Oost is a castle-like country house, located on the Oosterweg in a bend of the river Geul east of the town of Valkenburg in Dutch Limburg. The castle, which is surrounded by a formal garden and a landscape garden, is a national monument and is also part of the Buitengoed Geul & Maas.
The Sint-Rozakerk or Sint-Roza de Limakerk is a church building in Sibbe in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The parish of this church includes both Sibbe and the neighboring village of IJzeren. The church is dedicated to Saint Rosa and is a national monument.
18. Franse Molen
The French Mill or Fransche Molen is a watermill that uses the water of the river Geul and is located in the middle of Valkenburg. The water from the mill is transported by the Walramstuw via the mill branch to the water mill, where it first passes the Old Mill.
The Sint-Gerlachuskapel or simply Gerlachuskapel is a chapel in Houthem in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The chapel is located in the village in the middle of the crossroads of the streets Onderstestraat and Sint Gerlachstraat.
21. Kasteel Valkenburg
Valkenburg Castle is a ruined castle in Valkenburg aan de Geul, Netherlands. It is unique in the Netherlands in that it is the only castle in the country built on a hill. The castle is listed in the top hundred of Dutch cultural monuments.
The Nicolaas-perroen is a perron in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The chapel is located next to the H. H. Nicolaas and Barbara church in the center of Valkenburg, near the Geul and the Geulpoort.
The Franciscan monastery, also called Sint Joseph Instituut, is a former monastery in the Dutch-Limburg town of Valkenburg, located at Oosterweg no. 1. The neo-Gothic monastery chapel is also referred to as the Monastery Church.
24. Provinciaal Verzetsmonument
The Provincial Resistance Monument on the Cauberg near Valkenburg in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul is a memorial chapel in honor of the Limburg resistance in the Second World War.
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