The 26th stage of the Pieterpad

Valkenburg, Limburg, The Netherlands

Hiking route: 538559

based on 43 reviews

Provided by: Groots Genieten

15.7 km
03:54 h
889 kcal
125 m


It's time to cover the last part of the Pieterpad through the beautiful hilly landscape around Maastricht. This route runs from the edge of Valkenburg through the hills to Maastricht. On this route you can enjoy both the natural beauty and the charm of the city center of Maastricht.

Cozy Bemelen
The first part of this route takes you from Valkenburg to Bemelen and on to the outskirts of Maastricht. The landscape here consists of rolling green meadows, small forest areas and hilltops that give you a beautiful view of the surrounding area. Bemelen is a gem in the hills around Maastricht. You will find several cozy restaurants here where you can enjoy a snack and a drink and fun activities are regularly organized here. For example, go fossil hunting in a limestone quarry from Bemelen.

Taste the atmosphere in Maastricht
Then you continue walking through the center of Maastricht. Enjoy the beautiful historic buildings that you see here and the cosiness that hangs in the air. Fancy a snack and a drink? In Maastricht there is plenty of choice when it comes to nice restaurants and terraces. From Maastricht you continue walking to Sint Pietersberg, just outside the city.

The end point of the Pieterpad
The end point of the Pieterpad is at the ENCI quarry. You will find a viewing platform here where you really have to take a look. Your wonderful trip on the Pieterpad will come to an end on this platform. Have you explored only a few stages of the Pieterpad? Then take the time to discover the other stages. All 26 stages of the Pieterpad are absolutely worth it.

Do you also want to walk the other stages of the Pieterpad?View all stages here.

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# Description Distance
6301HN, Valkenburg, Limburg, The Netherlands 0.00 km
ENCI Groeve (Natuurmonumenten, 6212 NE, Maastricht, Limburg, The Netherlands) 15.65 km


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