Entrance fees

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

Entrance Velvet Cave and Castle Ruins

An enthusiastic guide gives you a tour through the Velvet Cave in 50 minutes. Through the secret passageways the tour ends at the Castle Ruins. This unique castle of the Netherlands you will visit on your own with a map.

Entrance fees
Adults€ 14,50
Children < 12 years € 11,50
Children < 4 years€ 0,00
MuseumkaarthoudersFree entrance
Groups (min. 25 persons)
Adults€ 14,00
Children < 12 years € 10,50
Children < 4 years€ 0,00
Guide€ 20,00² / € 25,00³ / € 30,00⁴
Reservation fee€ 15,00

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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

Dear visitor

The Castle Ruins and Velvet Cave remain closed until further notification.

Unfortunately, as a result of recent national reports and issued guidelines with regard to the coronavirus, the Castle Ruins and Velvet Cave will remain closed until further notice.