The underground Christmas experience 2020 can be visited from 13 November to 30 December 2021.
For the 23th time the Velvet caves, located on the Daalhemerweg 27 in Valkenburg aan de Geul, will be transformed into the unique, attractive, internationally well-known ‘ Christmas market Fluweelengrot ‘. In these ancient, fairy-tale surroundings you will find many, in Christmas atmosphere decorated stands, with Christmas- and gift items for everybody.
Your Christmas getaway would not be complete without enjoying a snack and a drink. This we make possible by providing various food and drink stands in the catering area inside the cave and on the beautifully decorated square.
Back to the Middle Ages. The rich history of the Middle Ages lives again with a visit to the Castle Ruins in Valkenburg aan de Geul, and its history dating back to the 11th century!
The Velvet Cave has many secrets. Discover a treasure trove of impressive wall murals, inscriptions, strange sculptures in the soft marlstone walls and a romantic chapel dating from the French period (18th century).