Jul 18, 2023
Joëlle van Weelden

Limburg, a beautiful province. The hills, the houses, it seems like a fairy tale. This part of the Netherlands is known not only for its beautiful landscape but also for its Burgundian hospitality. There is a lot to experience here, both historically and contemporary. Vodatent recommends 5 popular outings to do in beautiful Limburg!

1. GaiaZOO!

In GaiaZOO in Kerkrade, you will be face to face with the most beautiful animals. It's a wonderful zoo for all ages. They have been awarded various titles and have been named the 'Most beautiful zoo in the Benelux' several times. Additionally, they have also received the ANWB title of the 'Most enjoyable outing in the Netherlands.' You surely want to see this with your own eyes!

2. The Miljoenenlijn

For an unforgettable journey on a steam or diesel train through the most beautiful spots of Limburg's hilly landscape, you should visit the South Limburg Steam Train Company. You'll travel back in time and be amazed by the scenery. Just visited GaiaZOO and want to head to the caves in Valkenburg? Leave your car behind and take the Steam Locomotive.

3. The Steinerbos 

Steinerbos Adventure Park, located in Stein, is nestled in the heart of nature. In Steinerbos, you can climb, scramble, swim, row, and race on the go-kart track. It's the perfect place for both young and old. Wander along the barefoot path to the natural playground, bounce high on the bouncy castle, cuddle with the animals in the petting zoo, or take a dip in the outdoor pool. Time for a moment of relaxation? In addition to all these activities, you can also unwind with a boat ride on the rowing pond or at the brasserie, the refreshment point, or the indoor playground.

4. Toverland

Whether the sun is shining or the weather is a bit less favorable, Toverland amusement park has indoor and outdoor attractions for the whole family, ensuring that everyone can have a great time both indoors and outdoors. Enchanting worlds filled with adventure, shows, and spectacular rides like Fēnix, Troy, or Booster Bike. Let yourself be carried away into a world full of magic and enjoy a carefree day at Toverland, either with your partner or the whole family.

5. SnowWorld

For snow enthusiasts among us, and of course, everyone who'd like to give it a try, the largest indoor ski hall in the world, Snowworld, is located in Limburg. 365 days a year, you can experience freshly groomed snow, a cozy après-ski atmosphere, and delicious winter sports dishes that everyone can enjoy as if you were truly in the mountains. There are five slopes with eight lifts, including a six-person chairlift. There are also practice slopes for children and beginners. For those seeking action, there's a fantastic fun park as well. Snowy fun for both young and old.