Maastricht is one of the the oldest cities in the Netherlands, close to the German-Belgian border. The city has a long and eventful history. Its magnificent museums and art galleries, interesting architecture, good restaurants, elegant shops and lively atmosphere make Maastricht and its surroundings a delight to visit.
Düsseldorf is only an hour's drive from Maastricht, and famous for its shopping. Interesting historic cities like Aachen, Cologne, Antwerp, Brussels and the charming, intimate Belgian cities of Bruges and Ghent are also within easy reach of Maastricht. More information:
The best classical and experimental art, theatre, music, dance, architecture, design, film and photography can be found throughout the country. Holland, or the Netherlands, might be small, but when it comes down to art and culture it is an absolute world leader!
The Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC) is your guide to the Netherlands. Their website offers all sorts of information about accommodation, museums, shops, night-life and events: