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Preparing your trip to Kerkrade: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Kasteel Erenstein tijdens het blauw uurtje aan het begin van de nacht. 1. Residents of Kerkrade are good at English, while some of them are also fluent in German. To show your respect for locals, be sure to learn a few simple phrases in their native language.
2. One of the most common types of transport in the city is a bicycle, which is much more convenient for traveling around the city than a car. You can rent a two-wheeler at one of the numerous rental offices.
3. Those who're going to use the bike during their vacations must observe basic safety precautions. In the street parking lots, bikes should be fixed with a special secure lock, since bicycle theft remains one of the main problems for the city.
4. Pocketing in public transport and crowded places is another common problem. Going for a walk around the city, do not take valuables and large amounts of cash with you unless it's absolutely necessary.
5. Photography enthusiasts should keep in mind that photo and video filming on the territory of some sights and museums may be prohibited. During some tours, pictures can only be taken for an additional fee. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Car owners and renters should pay special attention to traffic signs installed within the city and outside it. There is simply no unnecessary signs here - if the next sign informs about the possibility of animals crossing the road, there are indeed a lot of them in this particular area.
7. Locals are great defenders of animals so neglecting homeless animals is not accepted here. It can be regarded as a sign of bad manners.
The traditional cuisine of Kerkrade is very simple and devoid of rare delicacies. The local gastronomy is based on fish and other types of seafood, meat, potatoes, dairy products, and … Open
8. Clothing made of genuine leather and fur is not welcome as well. It's better to choose a simpler look for a regular walk around the city.
9. In case of an emergency, one should call 112 - the Unified Emergency Rescue Service. This service provides assistance in several foreign languages, including English.
10. The number of hotels in Kerkrade is not as big as in other major cities of the region, therefore it is best to book a room in advance. Tourists who are used to budget accommodation options should be especially attentive when choosing a hotel.
11. The city is equipped with many special bicycle paths, which should not be confused with pedestrian sidewalks. All the cycle tracks have special signs.
12. In the warmer months, it rains quite often in Kerkrade. Going for a long walk, be sure to take an umbrella with you.
13. Virtually all local restaurants, bars, and shops accept international credit cards. Only those who are going to visit city markets may need sufficient amounts of cash.
14. People in Kerkrade are very serious about keeping the city streets clean. Garbage must only be thrown in special bins, which are at every step.
15. If you're a fan of tours, the best time to visit the city is in summer. Most of its attractions are located outside the city, in beautiful natural places.
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What to visit being in Kerkrade - unique sights

Aachen Cathedral

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Europe”
A lot of amazing legends relate to the cathedral. According to one of them, the money for the construction was donated by the Devil himself. In exchange, he wanted to take the soul of the first creature who will come to the finished cathedral. Local residents managed to outwit the devil. When the cathedral was completed, they let a wolf come first. A number of outstanding historical events are associated with the place. Here, 35 kings and 14 queens of the German Empire were enthroned. Today, the Aachen Cathedral is as majestic as hundreds of years ago. Once inside, it’s impossible to look away from artistic colorful stained-glass windows, marble walls and ceilings, incredible painting, and other items of decor. … Read further

Montagne de Bueren

From the series “Furious Footways Around the World That Make You Dizzy”
Guests of Liege, who are not lazy to walk to the end of the stairs, will have an opportunity to admire not only unique historical sights. From the historic district, a wonderful panoramic view of the Maas river opens. Walking on the stairs will be comfortable and pleasant even for those who do not like long walks. On the stairs in certain places beautiful shops were established, where you can always relax. There is a cult place of interest in Liege with the official name "Buren Mount", it was named after the nobleman Vincent de Buren, who played an important role in the defense of the city. … Read further

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Traveling in Norway: the Best Places to See During a Short Getaway

If you plan to stay in Norway only for several days, do not limit yourself to the capital. Hotels in Oslo are quite expensive but it is still better to book a hotel located close to the city center. Most tourists start their journey in Norway with Oslo as the biggest airport in the country is located in the capital. The capital’s major attractions include the Oslo Opera House, the Royal Palace, the National Museum, the Munch Museum, Grand Hotel, Parliament building, and Karl Johaus Gate Road. Visit the Munch Museum to see famous “The Scream” painting and then move to Aker Brygge harbor – most tourists come here to take pictures of old ships. Finally, the Grünerløkka neighborhood is a trendy place for everyone who likes partying at night or visiting cute vintage shops in the daytime. Read this

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Travelling to Kerkrade - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Kerkrade. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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