Preparing your trip to Maastricht: advices & hints - things to do and to obey
1. Tips in local restaurants and bars are included into the amount of the bill and estimate approximately 10 - 15%. If you want to, you can leave an additional amount for a waiter. Tips are also usually given to maids, hairdressers and taxi drivers.
2. The majority of malls and shops are closed on weekends, and Monday is often considered a short working day. Weekdays’ mornings are the best time for shopping.
3. When you enter a store, a restaurant or other public facility, you should certainly welcome all people present – this is the rule of the local etiquette.
4. Do not wear fur and leather for your walk. There are many animal rights supporters in the city, so such outfit can cause many negative emotions.
6. Tourists are recommended to visit the city in February as this is the time of a grand carnival. Holidays are usually full of cultural events and fairs.
7. Public transport is the most convenient way of travelling in the city. It can get you to all famous sights and places of interest. Tickets for a ride are available from drivers. They are usually about one and a half of euros.
Even though Maastricht is a relatively small town (its population is approximately 122,000 and its area is almost 60 square kilometers), the city is distinguished by the atmosphere of a … Open
9. Soft drugs are best to be purchased in specialized shops. Do not buy them from street vendors for security reasons.
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Travelling to Maastricht - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Maastricht. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.