Valkenburg Municipal Caves

Interesting
These caves, which often served as a sanctuary for refugees (French Revolution, different wars), are former marl quarries which were used in Roman times. Parts of them have been brought back to life via a sound and light show. The sedimentary rock found here is home to numerous fossils and its walls are covered with drawings in charcoal or bas-reliefs, some depicting animals from which fossils have been found (mosasaurus), others based on artistic (Mona Lisa) or religious subjects.

Useful information

Address:

Cauberg 4 Valkenburg

Phone:

+31 43 601 2271

Price:

9.25 € (-11 years old 7.25 €)

Opening hours

guided tour on foot (1hr) or by train (30min) - Jul-Aug: 11am-4.15pm (10.30am-4.45pm by train); rest of year: telephone for timetable

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