Take part in great activities
during your stay in South Limburg
Activities in Maastricht
- Several activities; enough to suit all tastes!
- From sports outings to cultural excursions
- Large range of facilities at the hotel
Are you curious as to what you can do during your stay at our hotel in South Limburg? Discover our tips below for the best activities in Maastricht and its surroundings! This will make your stay even more enjoyable. Whether you are looking for cultural, sports or relaxing activities, there is enough to suit all tastes.
Discover the history of Maastricht in one of the many museums
Do you enjoy going to a museum to discover remarkable historical information or special art objects? In that case, Maastricht is the place to be! In the historical city centre, you will find several buildings to admire and museums to visit. You can explore the treasure-chamber in the Basilica of Our Lady or the amazing art collections in the Bonnefantenmuseum.
Play golf on the nearby golf course
Did you know that the 27-hole course of International Golf Maastricht is situated around our hotel? Perfect if you like to play golf! On this 27 hole golf course, you play golf not only on Dutch soil, but also on Belgian soil. Moreover, when playing, you can enjoy the natural surroundings and the beautiful hilly landscape. As a guest of our hotel, you benefit from attractive conditions.
In addition, our hotel is only a 35-minute drive away from the 45 hole golf course of Golf Henri Chapelle. This puts you at the very heart of the Belgian Ardennes with lovely green hills.
Go for a walk and enjoy the scenery of South Limburg
The beautiful hilly landscape of South Limburg is the perfect place for a wonderful hike. Enjoy the natural beauty surrounding our hotel or stroll around the vibrant city centre of Maastricht. You can also try one of the Sint-Pietersberg trails and enjoy the panoramic views.
Tip: rent a bicycle at the hotel
Do you want to explore the beautiful scenery by bicycle or pedal to the vibrant city centre of Maastricht? You can easily rent a bike or e-bike at the bike hire shop immediately in front of our hotel. Moreover, this is also the place where they can give you the best tips and cycling routes in the area.Read more
Go exploring and sample delicious wines from South Limburg
A must-do for wine lovers: a wine trip through South Limburg. You'll find a successful winegrowing area with delicious quality wines for you to discover and sample. Explore the area and meet several local winegrowers. They will tell you everything about the wine-making process. You can do the wine trip on foot, by bicycle, car, bus or even by hot-air balloon!
Explore the underground cave and tunnel system in Maastricht
A visit to the underground cave and tunnel system of Maastricht Underground during your stay in South Limburg is a must-do! Admire the impressive passageways that were dug by human hand in wartime. Accompanied by a guide, you can explore them on foot, by bike or by kick scooter, learning all about their special history. Also highly recommended is a visit to the above-ground Fort Sint Pieter, where enthusiastic guides will lead you along the water well, embrasures and the cannon gallery.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery from the water
Do you want to explore Maastricht while doing something different? Rent a canoe, kayak or raft to navigate the most beautiful stretch of the Maas, exploring the scenic area along the Belgian border. From the water, you can admire numerous animals, such as herds of wild horses, Galloway cattle, beavers, kingfishers, herons, and many others. A unique environment where ships are not allowed, so that you can fully enjoy the smells, colours, and sounds of nature.
Tip: take a boat trip along the Maas.
Would you rather explore Maastricht from the water in a more relaxed way? You can also take a boat trip along the Maas! You will travel along the centre of Maastricht where you can admire several historical buildings. You can also combine your boat trip while enjoying a nice drink or dinner during a Drinks or Dinner Cruise.
Visit the most beautiful castle of the Netherlands: Hoensbroek Castle!
One of the most remarkable and best-preserved castles in Europe is located just outside Heerlen. In 2022, ANWB (the Royal Dutch Touring Club) even named Hoensbroek Castle the most beautiful castle in the Netherlands. Experience unique adventures from the past and explore more than 40 different rooms, including the ballroom, the Medieval tower, a centuries-old dungeon and the secret chamber. A great day trip during your stay in Maastricht!
Enjoy the best events in and around Maastricht
All year round, there are many things to do in and around the vibrant city centre of Maastricht. There are many events definitely worth a visit! In the summer, for instance, you can attend the traditional concerts of André Rieu at the Vrijthof, participate in the 'Maastrichts Mooiste' hiking and running event or admire unique art and antiques at the TEFAF Maastricht Art Fair. Are you keen to get to know more events in and around Maastricht?
Discover the Three-Country Point in Vaals
At only a 35-minute drive from our hotel, you will find the Three-Country Point in Vaals. As the name already indicates, this is where the borders of three countries meet: the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the hilly landscape of these three countries or find your way out of the giant labyrinth.
Admire many animal species in GaiaZoo
At only a 30-minute drive from our hotel, you will find GaiaZOO. This zoo has been named best zoo of the Benelux no less than three times. It has 150 different animal species in four habitats: Taiga, Rainforest, Savanna and Limburg. A wonderful day trip during your stay in South Limburg!
Stay in our hotel in Maastricht with many facilities
There is no time to get bored in and around our hotel! Dormio Hotel De Prins van Oranje is located on the premises of Dormio Resort Maastricht. The resort offers many facilities here that you can use. There are several places to have a drink or eat around our hotel, a bike hire shop, an indoor pool, and a luxury spa wellness centre. Perfect for a relaxing stay in South Limburg!