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Valkenburg aan de Geul

Living in Valkenburg aan de Geul

The fortified city of Valkenburg aan de Geul is hidden between the green hills of South Limburg. A limestone city with many faces; charming, vibrant and above all versatile. Not just a tourist destination, the residents of Valkenburg aan de Geul also enjoy the lifestyle here, thanks to the combination of close-knit communities, an active network of social clubs, stunning natural surroundings and the many facilities that the city offers.

Tourism is the most important pillar of the Valkenburg and regional economies and, in a way, the most important carrier of regional identity and independence. More than 50 percent of Valkenburgers work in tourism and recreation. In addition to the beautiful natural beauty and the buildings built of marl, there are various attractions. You will find the Holland Casino, wellness centre Thermae 2000, limestone caves and flint mines, a cable and toboggan run and a thriving café culture in the city centre. Valkenburg aan de Geul is centrally located in South Limburg with direct car, train and bus connections to Maastricht, Heerlen, Kerkrade, Sittard, Aachen (DE) and Liège (BE).

Valkenburg aan de Geul is a city where everyone is welcome. A city where you would like to live.

Working in Valkenburg aan de Geul

Any area rich in tourism provides many an opportunity for new business ideas and career choices for both the working partner and spouse. With solid public transport connections to the whole of the Maastricht region and beyond, work life is achievable and enjoyable in Valkenburg aan de Geul.

Education in Valkenburg aan de Geul

Valkenburg aan de Geul has four primary schools. The nearest secondary school is in Meerssen within cycling distance. By public transport, secondary schools in Maastricht and Heerlen are also within easy reach. The mytylschool Adelante in Valkenburg offers education to students with a physical and/or multiple disability and to students who are ill for a long time.

Council offices

Geneindestraat 4
6301 HC Valkenburg aan de Geul
+31 (0)43 609 9292