Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Valkenburg, Netherlands


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2.9 km
Ascend 57 m
Descend 59 m

Explore Valkenburg in Netherlands with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Valkenburg

Sight 1: Gerlachusputje

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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 is located in the middle of a square lawn surrounded by a hedge. It is located on the edge of the Ingendael nature reserve.

Wikipedia: Gerlachusputje (NL), Heritage Website

285 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Mariakapel

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The Lady Chapel is a niche chapel on the west side of Sint Gerlach in the village of Houthem in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The chapel is located on the street Sint Gerlach, more or less in the front garden of number 34, with the castle grounds of Château St. Gerlach on the other side of the street. About 200 meters to the southeast is the Gerlachusputje.

Wikipedia: Mariakapel (Houthem) (NL), Url

237 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Sint-Gerlachuskerk

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The Sint-Gerlachuskerk is a church building in the Dutch province of Limburg in the town of Houthem-Sint Gerlach in the Dutch municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The parish church, dedicated to Saint Gerlachus of Houthem, was originally the monastery church of a Premonstratensian monastery, a noble monastery of which large parts have been preserved. The baroque church building with fresco paintings, which is unique in the Netherlands, is a national monument and belongs to the 'Top 100 of the National Monument Conservation Agency' from 1990.

Wikipedia: Sint-Gerlachuskerk (Houthem) (NL), Website, Url

377 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Gerlachuskapel

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The Sint-Gerlachus Chapel or Gerlachuskapel for short is a chapel in Houthem in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The chapel is in the village in the middle of the triple jump of the Streets Onderstestraat and Sint Gerlachstraat.

Wikipedia: Sint-Gerlachuskapel (Houthem) (NL), Url

958 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 5: Sint-Martinuskapel

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The Sint-Martinuskapel is a chapel in Vroenhof in the Dutch South Limburg municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul. The chapel is located on the south side of the town between the trees on the Putweg.

Wikipedia: Sint-Martinuskapel (Houthem) (NL), Url

419 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Geulhemermolen

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GeulhemermolenPivos op de Nederlandstalige Wikipedia (Originele tekst: Pivos) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Geulhemmermolen or Geulhemermolen is a medium-stroke watermill in the village of Geulhem, municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul, and is located on the left bank of the Geul.

Wikipedia: Geulhemmermolen (NL)

574 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: Bronsdaelgroeve

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The Bronsdael quarry or Bonsdal quarry is a war memorial and a marl quarry in Limburg in the Geul valley 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 hillside 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 surrounding area, the plateau plunges steeply down for a few meters.

Wikipedia: Bronsdaelgroeve (NL)


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