Educational School & College Trips to Valkenburg

The pedestrianised streets, cafés, toboggans and catacombs of Valkenburg create an atmosphere that British school tour groups have loved for a generation. From your base here in the Limburg hills close to the borders with Germany and Belgium, you can enjoy a tour of many European flavours.

Destination Guide

There are so many exciting things to do here that schools groups are literally spoiled for choice. There are several local attractions within Valkenburg itself, and many more in the region both in Holland and across the border into Germany or Belgium. With excellent sports and leisure facilities you can enjoy the swimming pool, crazy golf and bowling or simply take in the charming local atmosphere.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Charming traditional town
  • Visit Holland, Belgium and Germany
  • Town caves & catacombs
  • Chairlift & toboggan run
  • Phantasialand theme park
  • Valkenburg Castle
  • Cologne cathedral
  • PSV Eindhoven stadium
  • Drielandenpunt labyrinth

Educational Visit

With so many varied and interesting educational and cultural possibilities in the region, we will build a tailor-made tour programme and itinerary to meet with your requirements and priorities. We can organise opportunities to develop language skills and to improve historical and artistic awareness. There is plenty of educational interest in Valkenburg, just a short walk from your hotel. Here you can visit the town caves and catacombs as well as the medieval castle. Nearby excursions include the historic city of Maastricht or the labyrinth maze at Drielandenpunt in Vaals, where three countries meet. Head over the border into Germany to explore the famous cathedral in Cologne or experience a boat trip on the Rhine.

Excursions

Take the chairlift in Valkenburg and enjoy the thrilling local toboggan run or the swimming pool complex of the town. Favourite excursions include a great choice of theme parks to Phantasialand (Germany), Efteling (Holland) and Bobbejaanland (Belgium) for loads of fun for everyone. A guided tour of the PSV football stadium in Eindhoven can also be added to your package.

Accommodation

  • Hotel Schaepkens

    Surrounded by a lovely large garden, the Hotel Schaepkens is an excellent choice for school groups. Well located in the town, guests also have use of the indoor and outdoor swimming pool complex nearby.
  • Hotel Dupuis

    Located in a quiet avenue, Hotel Dupuis is just 150m from the heart of the town. Having looked after school and youth groups for many years, you can be sure of a friendly welcome and excellent local assistance.

What They Say

The students loved the trip and are still all raving about their time in Italy.

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