Endless green with fields and forests, an unique walking-, cycling- and mountainbike area, half-timbered houses, picturesque villages, fascinating cities, brooks, water mills, marlpits, river valleys, hollow roads, a Burgundian atmosphere, a rich flora and fauna, castles….In short: A treasure of nature, culture and history for the active peace seeker. Get surprised by folkloristic festivals such as the harmony- and shooting festivals, processions and beer festivals. The inhabitants of this province are extremely hospitable.
Many interesting and fascinating cities are situated near Gulpen. The historic Maastricht, the oldest city of the Netherlands with various terraces, the modern Heerlen with its many shopping boulevards, the former imperial city Aachen, the dynamic Liège, Tongeren with its large antique market and of course the well-known tourist city Valkenburg aan de Geul with its many attractions, various places of interest, the well-known Spa Thermae 2000 and its cosy, Burgundian atmosphere. The impressive nature areas of the Ardennes and the Eiffel are situated nearby as well, daily accessible by comfortable coach or by car. What about a wonderful boat trip on the Maas?
Bon Vivants, attention!
Are you looking for peace and relaxation, in refreshing surroundings? Come and enjoy the endless possibilities of this hospitable peace of Limburg, characterized by river valleys, forests, hollow roads and rolling pastures. You can discover the castles, churches, farmhouses, mills and half-timbered houses on foot, by bike or by car. The fascinating combination of nature, culture and Limburg hospitality will bring you peace and space.
The history of the municipalities Wittem, Gulpen and Simpelveld is way too extensive to describe on this website. All hundreds of monuments tell an unique story. The employees of the Tourist Offices and particularly the inhabitants of the various villages will be more than willing to tell you about it.
Get surprised by the folkloristic festivals such as harmony- and shooting festivals, processions and beer festivals. The inhabitants of this province are extremely hospitable.