"Mestreech" Maastricht by pieter_jan_v

Maastricht Travel Guide: 1,279 reviews and 3,287 photos

The most Southern Dutch provincial Capital

Maastricht is a city founded in the Roman time as a fortress at the West side of the Maas river. It's the capital of the province of Limburg, which for a big part is bordered by Belgium and Germany.

Maastricht is a city founded in the Roman time as a fortress at the West side of the Maas river. It's the capital of the province of Limburg, which for a big part is bordered by Belgium and Germany.

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Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great old town
  • Cons:Crowded in the weekends
  • In a nutshell:Southerly beauty
  • Last visit to Maastricht: Aug 2009
  • Intro Updated Nov 7, 2009
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  • Aug 3, 2010 at 7:49 AM

    Moonbeams is closed!!!

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    Jun 18, 2010 at 11:42 AM

    Hi PJ - Good to meet you both last night. Have decided on a couple of days in Maastrciht next - will be out to look for the mountain! Prost! John.

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    Feb 8, 2009 at 10:28 PM

    I bought some beautiful old spoons here. My husband visited the cigar shops.

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Sep 28, 2008 at 12:59 PM

    Great tips!

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 5:41 AM

    Zoom Records has closed down.

  • Sibbella's Profile Photo
    Sep 28, 2007 at 1:32 PM

    NEE! (hee hee first Dutch word used) I have tired those drops and I am just not a fan of them. Now give me a stroopwafel and I'm your best friend!

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    Jul 18, 2007 at 3:55 AM

    Are you going to the meet? whats the best way for me to get to Maastricht from London?

  • mary2u99's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2006 at 11:12 AM

    The Australian are invading Netherlands.. hahaha So how is it compared to italian gelato?

  • Redlats's Profile Photo
    Apr 3, 2006 at 3:54 PM

    There is nothing about Limburger cheese! -- a favourite of my fathers (not mine). The meetings look like they were fun. By the way, I had forgotten you were on my homepage -- I had to go check where.

  • cheapskate's Profile Photo
    Mar 5, 2006 at 1:35 AM

    i missed the super huge VT meet by 10days.. nice travelogue.. lots of familiar sights.. and my fav pizza from napoli too! mama mia!

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