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Experience Maastricht

Our city has a lot to offer in terms of activities and experiences. Visit one of the beautiful museums, authentic landmarks or wander outside of the city limits into beautiful nature.

Bonnefanten Museum


Alongside modern and contemporary art, old masters find their place in the iconic building. The Bonnefanten Museum tells stories with its permanent collections, temporary exhibitions, guided tours, special lectures, events and family activities. In the Museum Shop you will find a special selection of art gifts and in the museum café Ipanema you can enjoy a delicious lunch.

Bookstore Dominicanen

Church-based bookstore

From bicycle shed to book temple. In December 2006, a bookshop was established for the first time in the Dominican Church. Here you will find a wonderful assortment of books and an extensive range of CDs and Vinyl.  The former choir of the Dominican Church is the cultural stage of the space. Weekly activities take place here, such as signing sessions, debates, lectures, interviews and musical performances. You can also simply enjoy a coffee there.


Museum for Contemporary Art

Marres develops exhibitions, organizes workshops, creates walks in the city and region and offers a wide range of education and participation activities. With approximately 1000m2, their garden is the largest public garden in Maastricht. They welcome visitors from Tuesday-Sunday from 12:00-17:00.


Dining in Old Firestation

Today the former brandweerkazerne has a dynamic, lively and creative character under the name 'De Brandweer'. You can enjoy a delicious meal or simply come by for a coffee and their banana bread. De Brandweer is a collective, creative and inspiring meeting place for Maastricht and the surrounding area. It also has a large multifunctional space that can be rented for meetings, events or cosy gatherings.

Thiessen Wijnkoopers

Winetasting & Winery

In 1717, merchant Guillaume Thyssen started his wine business in a stately town house in the heart of Maastricht. This is where Thiessen's special history began. Now, more than 300 years later, in addition to a wine trade, this is a beautiful event location. In their port cellar, from the 14th century, you are literally in the middle of Maastricht’s history. Here, they offer weekly tastings and organize special tailor-made wine tastings.

Meesters in Wijn


Freely translated as "Teachers in wine". 450+ wines by the glass, an extensive menu renewed each week and service with a personal touch. They were elected as "Best Wine Bar of the Netherlands 2018".

Maastricht Underground


Explore the caves, fort and the Kazematten tunnels of Maastricht. Experience past & present, above ground and underground. An official Maastricht’s guide takes you along with facts and exciting stories. Check out their website to book tours and activities.

Rederij Stiphout

River Cruises and Excursions

Discover Maastricht from the water. Rederij Stiphout offers boat- and city tours as well as eat-and-drink-cruises. From a brunch-cruise to a tour all the way to Liege, you will surely find something suitable for every occasion.


Nature and Hiking

ENCI has been quarrying limestone here since 1926. After more than 91 years of extracting limestone, an impressive nature reserve is being created, offering ample room for recreation. Now it is home for various plants and animals. From the viewing point at the Luikerweg in Maastricht you can descend a more than 200 step staircase into the quarry.


Old Breadmill and Bakery

Bisschopsmolen processes grains from Limburg, with their very own water mill, into the tastiest products. Enjoy their homemade bread and authentic Limburgse Vlaai. Want to know how to make the tasty vlaaiat home? They also offer baking workshops!

Le Salonard


Traditional products from the region and abroad. Here you can find all kinds of wine, cheese, meats and delicious bread.


Cinema and Restaurant

Lumière Cinema offers a diverse selection of art house films, captivating documentaries, and timeless classics on the big screen. Attendees can engage with filmmakers and indulge in a three-course meal at our charming Restaurant Café, grab a quick bite or drink, and even relax on our waterside terrace on sunny days.