Hidden Places Secret Spaces Jekerkwartier
From romantic city walls and imposing villas to underground tunnels and narrow streets: discover the hidden gems of the Jekerkwartier. A local guide will lead you down the streets of old Maastricht and show you how the city's strategic position influenced daily life over the years.
Maastricht is known as the Bastion of the Netherlands; its strategic location made the city one of the most important fortified cities in Northwestern Europe. Maastricht faced attacks time and time again and for centuries soldiers accounted for a quarter of the population. They were a great source of income but also proved to be a hindrance if you wanted to leave the city or needed more space.
Are you interested in discovering secret places and do you want to learn more about the history of Maastricht? Then this is the tour for you! Walk across the old city walls, stroll through the underground tunnels, and discover the TapijnKazerne barracks. Find out what it was like to live in a fortified city. The tour includes a brief stop for a refreshing drink or warm beverage.
Wear comfortable walking shoes, as this is a brisk walking tour at a comfortable but steady pace. Unfortunately, this activity is not suitable for people with difficulty walking or confined to a wheelchair.
Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours
Price: €14.75 per person, including 1 beverage.
Extra details: This price is based on a group of 15 people. It can, however, be booked for any number of participants (starting price €221.25). Maximum of 20 people per guide.