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Birds of prey show

Roofvogelshow op de kasteelruine in Valkenburg


Falcons and falconry are traditionally connected to Valkenburg and its castle. Since the middle ages Falcons where used because of their ingenious hunting skills. From this area falconry has been spread around the whole of Europe.


Nowadays the fascinations about falcons and other birds of prey is still alive: the birds preying high up in the air leave a big impression one everyone below. Contact with birds of prey is not very logical. Birds of prey fled from humans, because they think humans are their biggest enemy of them. On the television everyone sees the awesome mystical hovering from eagles, the high speed wild chases and diving falcons.

Birds of prey show

The falconer provides information about the birds of prey and their habits in an enthusiastic and humorous way. The birds can be admired up close and after the show, visitors can have their picture taken with the birds of prey for a small fee.

Dates 2023

This years demonstrations are at the next dates:

  • 10 april
  • 21 may
  • 29 may
  • 16 July
  • 23 July
  • 30 July
  • 6 August
  • 13 August
  • 20 August

On these days we have a bird of prey show at the Castle Ruins at 1:00 PM and 2:30 PM.
The birds of prey shows are included in the entrance fee.

Daalhemerweg 27 | 6301 BJ Valkenburg aan de Geul

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Daalhemerweg 27 | 6301 BJ Valkenburg aan de Geul

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