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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Kerkrade

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Kerkrade with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Kerkrade area

This Kerkrade map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Kerkrade and surroundings

Netherlands - moving around the country

To travel around the city and the suburbs, tourists are recommended to choose buses, trams, and trolleybuses. Almost all cities have night transport. Absolutely all cities are divided into certain transport zones, and this should be taken into account when buying a ticket. It is much more profitable to buy reusable tickets that offer unlimited number of rides within the prepaid travel zone. Travelers can buy a ticket at any kiosk or directly from the driver. In Amsterdam, 4 lines of the subway and several ferry lines are available in addition to the above mentioned public transport. Water transport is no longer focused on transportation, but on tours, so the cost of tickets is much higher. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Netherlands

In summer, there are gay parades in the Netherlands that are specific to this free country. These are pretty colorful events in the traditional rainbow palette. The Netherlands is one of the most tolerant countries in relation to minorities, as manifested in its culture. In winter, you can visit the festival of light in Amsterdam. That’s a colorful and incredibly bright event, during which various masters put their light installations to public display. There is an incredible number of museums in the Netherlands. Several days a year, they open their doors for free or for a nominal fee of 1 euro. This allows you to get acquainted with the cultural heritage. … Open

Photogallery of Kerkrade sights

Our guide to Kerkrade

Advices for travellers

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 … Open

Kerkrade for children - what to visit

With older children, you can head to the most popular and colorful bowling center in the city - Bowlo Bowling & Lounge. It has excellent conditions not only for the game, but also for a comfortable recreation. The center has a chic lounge and a café with a sizeable selection of dishes. Many come here specially to enjoy branded desserts or to arrange a celebration for a big company. Another very intriguing … Open

Travel guide to Kerkrade

If the attractions in the city are not enough, you can go on an exciting journey by train to “Valkenburg Railway Station”. The tourist train departs from the railway station every day. In the city, there is a very beautiful concert hall “Rodahal”, which was built in 1993 specifically for the opening of the next music festival. Nowadays, interesting cultural events are regularly held in this concert … Open

Traditions and mentality of Kerkrade

Friendliness and openness are considered to be the main features of local residents, therefore foreign tourists always feel like welcome guests here. You should not be surprised if completely unfamiliar passers-by greet you while walking around the city - these are the peculiarities of the local culture. Citizens also always happy to communicate with foreigners in restaurants and bars, and on the days of lush … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

An important component of the regional menu is soups; recipes for some first courses have remained unchanged for over a hundred years. An excellent example is "Snert" pea soup - besides peas and vegetables, a little-smoked ham or sausage is necessarily added to it. Fans of lighter dishes will love mashed vegetable soups, while celery soup is considered to be a classic of the regional menu. Meat lovers must try … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Fans of active recreation will surely enjoy Gamestate Center delightful with a variety of interesting rides and game simulators. Here you can try out rides allowing to test dexterity and coordination, as well as original strength tester machines. Several rooms are reserved for board games; the center also offers visitors a number of innovative gaming simulators. After enjoying active entertainment, visitors can … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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