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5x the best events in South Limburg

01 September 2022

For Burgundian pleasure you go to South Limburg. That's nothing new. And besides all the art exhibitions and hiking tours between the mountains, there is much more to experience. For young and old, for families and couples or groups of friends and colleagues. Someone will not soon forget a trip to the southernmost point of the Netherlands. Especially if you attend one of these events! So have a lot of fun this late summer in Limburg. You can find all the fun here in this blog!

Going to Limburg soon? Bastion Hotels has hotels in Geleen, Maastricht and Heerlen. View the hotels here!

Festival Maas

'Looking for Mestrechter Geis..'. Any idea what that means? Experience it during the bustling Festival Maas in the center of Maastricht! The 'Mestrechter Geis' is the local character trait of the Maastricht resident: with a sense of humor and relativity. The theme of the four-day festival is immediately clear: just conviviality! If you had another weekend in Maastricht planned, this is your sign. A combination of art, sports, theatre, knowledge and music will flood the city. Also the city where all of Limburg and the surrounding area come together for a weekend of fun! And if you find Mestrechter Geis, please let us know ;)!

Date: September 8 to September 11, 2022
Location: Vrijthof Maastricht
View more information here.

Photo: Festival Maas

Dutch Mountain Film Festival

The Dutch Mountain Film Festival gives meaning to the landscape of South Limburg with films and documentaries about mountain landscapes, mountaineering and mountain culture. The days are diverse and something for everyone. While one can challenge himself with sporting activities, the other can choose to attend exhibitions, lectures and workshops related to the theme 'ECHO'. The DMFF is an excellent outing for the healthy outdoors person, the avid mountaineer and interested film buff.

Date: November 1 to 6, 2022
Location: Royal Theater Heerlen
View more information here.

Photo: Dutch Mountain Film Festival

South Dutch Stock Exchange

The household fair of the South will take place this autumn in the MECC Maastricht! At the Zuid Nederlandse Beurs you will find everything to do with Cooking & Tasting, Fun & Activities, Food & Drinks and Lifestyle & Travel. If you visit the fair for one or more days, you can expect to return inspired from a day full of fashion shows by leading brands, performances by artists and activities for the children. You go out, the children have fun and Bastion Hotel Maastricht provides a wonderful night's sleep!

Date: 28 to 30 October 2022
Location: MECC Maastricht
View more information here.

Photo: South Dutch Stock Exchange

Ice Museum

Life-size ice sculptures sculpted by Dutch Icecarving Champion, Sander Hurkens, can now be seen in the Ice Museum in Schimmert! During a trip to the Ice Museum you can not only cool off from a wonderful, warm summer, but you also learn everything about ice cream, from production to history. And you can make your own ice sculpture completely in line with the theme. Please note: the Ice Museum can only be visited with an online reservation.

Date: August 1 to December 4, 2022
Location: Icecarving Schimmert

View more information here.

Photo: Ice Museum

Exhibition Euregio with the Romans

Go 2000 years back in time and discover Roman South Limburg during Expoditie Euregio. As a visitor, you can get acquainted with Roman life under the virtual guidance of TV presenter, Jeroen Kramer. Also walk through the different islands with historical facts about Roman inhabitants, cities and gods. Discover the story of Romans through the latest media and exhibition techniques!

Date October 3 to December 31, 2022
Location: Thermenmuseum Heerlen
View more information here.

Photo: Exhibition Euregio with the Romans

Going to Limburg soon? Bastion Hotels has hotels in Geleen, Maastricht and Heerlen. View the hotels here!


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