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Address: Daalhemerweg 27, Valkenburg, The Netherlands
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Christmas Fun

We went to the caves during their Christmas Market and had a fantastic time. It was warmer in the caves than it was outside so that was nice for all of us. If you see all the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2014
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Bettendorf, Iowa
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Bilsthorpe, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Enjoyed the guided tour of the caves even though it was in Dutch. A fact sheet helped. The Castle was a good excersise provider. Cafe clean. Loved sitting outside the view of Valkenburg is worth the climb.

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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29 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went to the caves during their Christmas Market and had a fantastic time. It was warmer in the caves than it was outside so that was nice for all of us. If you see all the caves it will take you a long time so plan for a whole day.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We visited the caves first and subsequently the castle ruins - 3 hours is more than enough time. Both aspects were interesting, but the cave visit is guided and only in Dutch. We were provided with information sheets (pretty hard to read in a cave!) but still couldn't glean all the information on offer. Nevertheless, there are varied aspects to... More 

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Castle Ruins are fantastic. Its incredible to think of what this must have looked like prior to being blown up in 1672 as there is still so much to see. We were able to purchase a little book in English to walk through the ruins, they also had signs along the way in both English and Dutch. However, getting... More 

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deventer
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We did not think before we entered on this warm and sunny day, dressed in short and shirt. Well, once you are in the caves the temperature goes down to around 12Celcius and yes, that is cold. But it is also worth going, even when not dressed to the occasion. The caves are decorated with amazing paintings, the church is... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We were lucky enough to visit on a warm sunny day so it made the trip all the better. Once you make it to the top you are rewarded with great views over the town. The ruins itself are interesting and are certainly worth a visit. At regular intervals information boards are posted with a short explanation on what you... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Great views from the top and definitely worth the hike up. Interesting ruins to visit, windy up top so take a jacket to keep the cold out!

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Warboys Cambridgeshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The walk up is very steep but well worth it. There is a little train that goes there to save the walk.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Most tours are in Dutch but if they know you are English they will tell you about the things you are looking at. There is literature anyway and you can work it out quite easily. The caves are fascinating especially the church and the views from the castle are also worth the climb up there.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This was one of the best castle ruins that we experienced on our trip to Europe. Very well maintained grounds and very informative. I am so glad we had the chance to experience it.

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