Maastricht Gulpen Cycle Route

Exploring the river valleys of South Limburg

Distance: 53 km

Photo © Holland-Cycling.com

Photo © Holland-Cycling.com

This route takes you through the river valleys of South Limburg where you will discover that not all of Holland is flat. A bike with gears is recommended! Highlights of the route are the beer brewing village of Gulpen and the historic centre of Maastricht.

You cycle via Maastricht's City Park to the Jeker Valley which follows the limestone plateau Mount St Peter (Pietersberg) into Belgium. Via the Albert Canal and Fort Eben-Emael the route takes you to Eijsden where you cross the River Meuse by ferry. From Eijsden Castle you cycle through the pictureque villages of 's-Gravenvoeren and Sint-Maartensvoeren and Gulpen back into Maastricht.

Maastricht Gulpen Cycle Route

Distance: 53 km (3h40)
Type of route: Day trip, round trip
Starting point:

Maastricht train station
- Bicycle rental
- Car parking

GPS: Download this route as a GPX file.

Find out more:

- For an overview of all of our must-do cycle routes, go to: Day trips.
- Also try our Maastricht Pietersberg Cycle Route.
- Do you need to rent a bike? Find out how on our Bicycle rental page.
- For an overview of cycling holidays that include Maastricht, go to our Holidays section.

 

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