Places of Interest
Fort St Pieter
Fort St. Pieter is perched above the Meuse River on the south side of the city and is directly connected with the caves of St. Pietersberg Hill via underground tunnels. Fort St. Pieter offers an interesting look into the history of Maastricht’s fortifications. Please note Fort St. Pieter can only be visited with an official guide. Reservations can be made at the tourist information office in Maastricht and tours run for about an hour.
Northern Caves of Saint Pietersberg Hill
The Northern Caves of Saint Pietersberg Hill, also known as Grotten Noord Sint Pietersberg, is an excellent place to explore while in Maastricht. These historic caves were created over centuries by labourers and mineworkers and were even a place of refuge from battles during WWII. Visitors can observe century old writings on the wall, paintings and relics that belonged to the workers and refugees.