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Wonderful Christmas Market

My husband and I are here for our honeymoon and we absolutely loved the Christmas Market in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
madisonvc
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Cosy square in the heart of Maastricht

Maastricht of course is known for the “Vrijthof”. We went there for the Christmas Market but also... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gerry_W_Reisenberger
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are here for our honeymoon and we absolutely loved the Christmas Market in the square! You can see the gorgeous church and be in the thick of Dutch tradition. Love!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maastricht of course is known for the “Vrijthof”. We went there for the Christmas Market but also without this, the atmosphere with all its bars and restaurants just has a good vibe to it. Must visit and an essential part of anyone’s Maastricht experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without a doubt one of the best places we have been for a short break. Great food and you must hire a bike for that little extra. Just keep you eyes open for bikes when crossing roads.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good mix of places to eat, rest and to shop. Boutique and well known brands are located in a concentrated area, so most shops are within short walking distance. Sales have started and saw some great bargains!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

This is a very nice square but we should have seen it without the tacky over-commercial christmas market.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Please could you advise which Resturant’s are there to watch and hear the concert while eating and a near by hotels!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

What a truly amazing place, with lots of reasonably priced cafe bars along the front Well worth a vist

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is a beautiful square. Unfortunately, it can rarely be seen in its full splendor because of a continuous stream of events like fairs, horse events, pseudo-gastronomic events etc. In the summer weeks some local “orchestra” hyjacks the square for a couple of weeks (unbearable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jaap-tav
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Every time I visit Maastricht, I stop here to sit on a terrace (or inside in winter) to have a coffee and do some people watching. It is also nice to have a meal here.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

A messy square with buses passing and plenty of renovation work going on. The cafes are fine albeit pricey. We preferred the market square with its splendid town hall. Added bonus: a Febo with outdoor seating.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Pat L
14 November 2018|
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Response from Richard724666 | Reviewed this property |
As previous replies have said let them know you are a wheelchair user and you will be catered for.
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TinkaW7
18 October 2018|
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Response from Raijmond63 |
1st off all explore Maastricht itself with nice shopping dining and enjoy the “terrassen”. OLV Baseliek, St. Servaes Church and Dominicaner church (famous book-store these days) Maybe a boattrip to “Luik” Belgium. Check... More
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Hi. We flew to Amsterdam and spent the night there then got a high speed train for €48 return to Maastricht. It took 2.5 hours each way with stunning views of the countryside. We stayed one night in Maastricht for the... More
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