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Castle Ruins & Velvet Cave

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Address: Daalhemerweg 27, Valkenburg, The Netherlands
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Well worth a visit

Did these caves with rail discoveries well worth a visit, we were there on a week day so it wasn't to bad with people. I would suggest going in the caves asap don't leave it to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

we liked everything we saw it was a good all round tour .The shops are good and the resterants serve good food

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Well worth the 9 Euros. It was in Dutch but there was an English explanation on paper, which was enough. I really enjoyed the caves and the ruins.

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Shrewsbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The cave was awesome - light displays, stalls selling Christmas decorations etc., places to eat/drink, displays of nativity scenes, Santa and his reindeers 🎅🎄. You have to give plenty of time as it took us at least 2 hours and didn't see it all! Absolutely magical experience... Have booked to go again this year 😊

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Southampton
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The caves were full of market stalls with Christmas scenes in small spaces. They were much larger than we thought and went on for a long way, well worth paying the 5 euro to get in. Unfortunately the castle was not open on the day we went, but having been before I'd say that it is one of the things... More 

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preston
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

visited here on a trip with national holidays december 2014. very nice, unique caves, very nice to walk around without the crowds, nice and warm and lovely cafe at the end of the walk. plenty of nice stalls and lovely atmosphere

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County Durham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Did these caves with rail discoveries well worth a visit, we were there on a week day so it wasn't to bad with people. I would suggest going in the caves asap don't leave it to long as crowds soon build up. Lots to see in there and lots to buy for all budget types. Some beautiful cafe's and restaurants... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

we visited both sets of caves for the christmas markets with a tour we were on i'd heard they were good , BUT i can honestly say there the best we've ever been to My only complaint was the company took us on a Saturday so it was VERY busy and the ques Really long ! we did have pre-... More 

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Columbia, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Visited the Christmas Markets in both the Municipal Cave and the Velvet Cave. It was a wonderful day. I only wish we had more time to spend in this beautiful town. The caves themselves were extremely interesting and have a unique history that goes back hundreds of years. The decorations were very well done and the markets offered a lot... More 

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Laakdal, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The X-mas markets are held in the two caves. They attract a lot of people and are a real fine experience.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My family and I stopped by for the Christmas Markets in the velvet caves. You have to pay to go into the caves/market, which I thought was a little bit of a rip off. The caves were interesting but the vendors were all selling standard items and nothing unique. It is an interesting place and I enjoyed the caves more... More 

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