Sleep, eat, stroll, cycle, party, explore, relax, and above all have fun in beautiful Meerssen. Mills, churches, castles, and parks will transport you back to the Meerssen of yore, while the charming shops offer the latest fashion and retail trends. Those looking for peace and quiet can head into nature on foot, by bicycle, or on horseback and admire the rich and rare flora and fauna fed by the Meuse, the Geul, and the Watervalderbeek. Feeling rested and up for some fun? A wide range of events are organized throughout the year.
Nature is sure to surprise and delight!
Nature in all its beauty can be found both in and around Meerssen. The Proosdij park is the green heart of the city; an elegant park with ancient trees, the babbling Watervalbeek brook, and a historic tea house. At its core is a forested area that includes the steepest hillside forest in the Netherlands and unique flora and fauna. The idyllic hamlet of Waterval can be found in the heart of this nature area and the Wijngaardseberg boasts ancient Roman vineyards. In Meerssen, nature is sure to surprise and delight!
Wake up feeling relaxed and rested
Whether you book a holiday home, a loft apartment, a B&B, or a campsite, you can always expect a warm welcome in Meerssen. Wake up feeling refreshed and ready to explore the beautiful surroundings. Step out of your hotel and into the historic city centre of Meerssen and pull up a seat at one of the delightful café terraces; or enjoy the panoramic views at your favourite campsite. One day isn't enough to enjoy all that Meerssen has to offer; stay the night so you don't miss a thing. Meerssen is also a stone's throw from tourist hotspots like Maastricht and Valkenburg, making it the perfect base for your holiday in South Limburg.
Culinary delights for epicureans
Meerssen locals love the good life, and food and drinks are an essential part of their epicurean lifestyle. Guests are warmly invited to share in this culinary pleasure. Delightful café terraces can be found in Meerssen and the surrounding villages of Bunde, Geulle, Rothem, and Ulestraten. From fine dining to casual restaurants for walkers, Meerssen offers something for everyone. The weekly market is held every Thursday, where vendors sell fresh fruits, vegetables, and fish. Find a spot at one of the many café terraces on the market square and admire the view of the Basilica while enjoying a drink and a bite to eat.