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Entrance fees

Relive the stirring history of the many sieges
Kasteelruine en Fluweelengrot in Valkenburg

Entrance Velvet Cave and Castle Ruins

From 17 November to 30 December 2023, the Christmas Market Velvet Grotto will take place. There are no regular guided tours of the cave then.

For the rest of the year, the Velvet Cave is only accessible with a guide. The Velvet Cave will start regular guided tours again on 2 January 2024.

Tickets tot the Castle Ruins can be easily bought at the entrance of the Castle Ruins with your Bankcard.
Would you like to buy a ticket for the Christmas market Fluweelengrot? Follow this link: Tickets Christmas Market Valkenburg.


Entrance fees
Adults€ 15,00
Children < 12 years € 12,00
Children < 6 years€ 0,00
MuseumkaarthoudersFree entrance
Groups (min. 25 persons)
Adults € 14,50
Children < 12 years  € 11,00
Children < 6 years € 0,00
Guide  € 25,00 / € 30,00
Reservation fee € 15,00


Relive the stirring history of the many sieges, destructions and dominions of knights such as Walram de Rosse, Gosewijn, and the Dukes of Brabant, until the final destruction of the castle on 10 December 1672 at the hands of Stadtholder Willem III.The remains of the castle ruins have stood as a quiet reminder of the proud fortress here at this prominent place in the Geul Valley ever since.

Daalhemerweg 27 | 6301 BJ Valkenburg aan de Geul

Gratis toegang met de museumkaart!

Daalhemerweg 27 | 6301 BJ Valkenburg aan de Geul

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