GaiaZOO offers (opens) a breath taking world of animals in their natural environment. The South Limburg zoo has already been elected by the public as the "Most Beautiful Zoo of the Benelux" for the fourth time now, while in 2013 it has been crowned by the ANWB (the most influential Dutch tourist organization ) as "the nicest outing (pleasure trip) of (in) the Netherlands". In GaiaZOO you'll be traveling around the world in one day and you're going to meet many extraordinary and unique species of animals.
I-VY climbing stands for a hospitable and multifunctional climbing centre, in which all disciplines in the art of sport climbing are represented. Whether young or old and whether a beginner or a professional game sportsman or sportswoman , each one of them finds his very own challenge inside our climbing centre.
In Arcen the castle gardens are situated. A country estate with a surface measuring 32 hectares and with a centuries old castle as well as several kinds of gardens. Let yourself be surprised by the beauty of flowers and plants in wonderful gardens, like the rrosarium, the eastern water garden and the Lommerrijk.
Nicely playing outside in the open air like in tne early days ,that's what Valdetudo is standing for. Climbing, clambering, horsing around, building huts in the forest and constructing (building) little dams in the playing pond. Creativity and moving boundaries are aspects which are to be confronted with at Valdedudo. Just playing outside in mother's nature is becoming an extraordinary kind of creativity for the kids.
In the Thermal baths museum in Heerlen you'll find the impressive remains of a Roman public bath, called the therms. It's the best kept Roman public bath in the Netherlands. Besides (apart from this) the museum has a varied collection of utensils from the Roman Age.
What could be nicer than making a beach walk on your bare feet, strolling through sun warmed grass or to nicely spoil (pamper) your bare feet with mud. In the bare feet park in Brunssum you can experience all these stimulations (arousals) in one single day.
Around park: 16km
€ 6,50 voor volwassenen € 3,50 kinderen t/m 12j.
Snow World, situated in the town of Landgraaf , is the world's largest indoor skiing resort . It' has completely been built in Austrian style. Snow World offers you the possibility to experience the winter sports feeling in your own country. Young or elder people, beginners or the more experienced ones, everybody is welcome!
Mosaqua in the village of Gulpen is the exceptionally suited solution for the benefit of the real water rats. Among other things Mosaqua has family water slides, jungle pools, individual water slides, a wave pool, a pirate ship to play on, rapids, stream accelerations, a jungle bar and 5 outdoor pools.
Sea monsters in Southern Limburg? You can visit (view) them in the Natural History Museum in the city of Maastricht. Visitors are making a voyage through time , during which, among other things, they are confronted with tropical swamps, fossils and the hole of the fox.
Valkenburg has a lot of caves. Underneath the surface of Valkenburg there are many underground network corridors, where as a visitor you can experience a lot of activities, such as guided (conducted) tours, team building activities, workshops as well as laser games . There is something for every one.
The railway station of the village of Simpelveld is a 100 years old building, owned by the steam engined railway company . In this building you'll find a little museum, a workshop with shelter sheds and a souvenir shop. You can make a nostalgic trip on board of the steam engined train along the "million-line" which is leading through the beautiful scenery of Southern Limburg.
The castle of Hoensbroek in Southern Limburg is one of the largest and most beautiful castles in the Netherlands. This enormous castle in fact is a castle museum. You're going to wander through more than 40 castle rooms. In this castle there's a lot to experience for both young and old.
Recreation forest "Steinerbos" is a playing wood with unlimited possibilities. It has a lot of attractions and playgrounds to enjoy yourself for hours on end. Making friends will be quite easy and if you get a bit overheated from all the playing around, you can nicely jump into the cool water of one of the outdoor swimming pools.
Laco sport- and recreation centre Glanerbrook in the town of Geleen has a varied offer of swimming,-, fitness- and relaxation activities for the benefit of all ages. This multifunctional sporting centre disposes of a swimming pool, a fitness centre, physiotherapy, solarium, outdoor swimming pool, sports halls, indoor ice hockey hall, skeeler- and cycling track and a metric skating track.
Going for an enjoyable ride on an old fashioned solex or driving around feeling relaxed in a heated covered waggon. The green waist of Limburg is lending itself per-eminently for making wonderful relaxed little trips on a solex or in a covered wagon. Nicely getting a breath of fresh air along the banks of the river Meuse in the border Meuse valley, or just having a cozy ride together with some friends or girlfriends and letting yourself being indulged in a culinary way.
Around park: 2km
Solexen kan al vanaf €22,50 incl. BTW!
World gardens Mondo Verde in Landgraaf is a park with four different themes (subject matters): splendid gardens from all over the world, exciting dinosaur fauna, a versatile animal world and (other) delightful attractions. An adventurous experience for young and old. Children are letting themselves go in the active (action) part of the park and the elder people are experiencing the quietness and the beauty in the world gardens.
In nearby Born the castle park, which is carrying the very same name, is situated. The park consists of an ancient castle ruin with a surrounding zoo . Among other things you're walking past deer, animals of prey, hedgehogs and monkeys. At a number of animal accommodations the feeding times are being announced. While feeding the animals, the caretaker is also rendering information about the animals he's taking care of. During (the) wintertime, the park has limited opening hours.