Days Out: Trips & Tours

Kajak en Rafting Tour Limburg
Kayak and rafting tours starting in Maastricht-Borghagen and Uikhoven through unspoilt nature.
Kasteel Hoensbroek
Castle dating back to 1250 with 40 rooms, dungeons and a 60m high look out tower. Childrens parties can be organised on the premises. Open daily from 10:00-17:00 except some public holidays. At Klinkertstraat 118, 6433 PB Hoensbroek.
Caves of Mount St. Peter
Dating back to Roman times, the caves area a labyrinth of thousands of man-made passages. The caves are the result of centuries of excavation of sandstone. The walls are covered with drawings and signatures. Luikerweg 71, 6212 NH Maastricht.
Gulpener Bierhuys
A brewery offering tours, tastings, corporate hospitality and sales of beer. Rijksweg 20, 6271 AE Gulpen.
Public gardens covering 32 hectares containing millions of bulb flowers: narcissi, hyacinths and tulips. Open mid March until the end of May from 08:00-19:30 at Stationsweg 166a, 2161 AM Lisse.
Rederij Stiphout
Scheduled and charter cruises, dinner cruises, themed cruises and a range of day packages including brewery visits and Maastricht city tours. Maaspromenade 58, 6211 HS Maastricht.
Bowling Maastricht
Bowling alley, also catering for birthday parties and corporate functions. Open daily from 14:00 onwards. At Porseleinstraat 3, Maastricht.
Genneper Parken
Park with ice-skating facilities, walking routes, an organic farm, museum, swimming pool, water park, indoor sports complex and a mini-golf course. At Antoon Coolenlaan 1, 5644 RX Eindhoven.
Oliemeulen Dierenpark De
This animal park is open 363 days of the year from 10:00-18:00. Reitse Hoevenstr 30, 5042 EH Tilburg.
Graphic Design Museum
Permanent displays and regular exhibitions and events in which visitors (children and adults) can participate. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00-17:00. At Boschstraat 22.
Walking Route of Leidens Almshouses
A walking tour of the almshouses in the city of Leiden. A signposted walking route, which is available from the Tourist Office (VVV), takes you past most of the almshouses. The walk also takes you through some of the most scenic parts of Leiden.
Laser Quest
Laser game centre, up to 18 participants can take part in this team activity in the Laser Quest Arena. Open from 13:00-01:00 at Oude Stadsgracht 15, 5611 DD Eindhoven.
Orange Bike
Cycle rentals and historic guided tours, with bike delivery and accessories such as baskets, childrens seats and rain ponchos. Sint Jacobstraat 4, 6211 LB Maastricht.
Hortus Botanicus Leiden
Botanical garden of Leiden with trees and shrubs dating back to the 17th century as well as tropical greenhouses, rose garden and the Von Siebold Japanese memorial garden. Open 10:00-18:00 in summer, 10:00-16:00 in the winter at Rapenburg 73, Leiden.
Rederij Stiphout
Boat and canal trips organised by this company as well as city tours of Maastricht. Based at Maasboulevard 81, 6211 JW Maastricht.
De Hoge Veluwe National Park
5,000 hectares of countryside, woodlands, moorland, fenland and sand drifts. Walk or cycle using one of the free white bikes. Special disabled bikes available. Home to endangered plants and deer. Apeldoornseweg 250,7351 TA, Hoenderloo.
Zaanse Schans
Open all year, free of charge, a working museum with shops, windmills, boat trips and resturants. Schansend 1, 1509 AW, Zaandam.
House of Bols
Opening times from Monday to Sunday 12:00 –18:00pm (closed Tuesdays). The entrance fee is € 10.00 per person. Including a cocktail in the Mirror bar!Paulus Potterstraat, 141071, CZ Amsterdam