From 17 November 2017 until 7 January 2018, the Dutch town of Valkenburg will be transformed into the Christmas town of Valkenburg. Many times Valkenburg was in the CNN Top 10 World Christmas Destinations. Valkenburg is enveloped in enchantingly beautiful atmospheres with warm Christmas lights and beautifully decorated Christmas trees. You see, smell, hear and taste Christmas in everything and there is plenty to experience.
Sand sculptures Wilhelminagroeve
From 17 November 2017 until 30 March 2018 you can visit the sand sculpture festival “Hollywood” in the Wilhelminagroeve (entrance at the cable car). Strolling through the corridors of the Wilhelminagroeve you are in the middle of a Hollywood landscape of sand. Be enchanted by the extraordinary works of art built by artists from all over the world. You will pass by thousands of lights and scenes from film classics with the most beautiful details: from Charlie Chaplin to Harry Potter and from Sissi to Star Wars… all these film classics come to life here !
Christmas market Fluweelengrot
From 17 November until 23 December 2017, the 20th edition of the cozy and warm Christmas market takes place in the “Velvet Cave” (Fluweelengrot). More than 50 shops with products and crafts can be visited in the Velvet Cave. In addition to the beautiful decoration, a tour takes you past the impressive wall paintings, sculptures, a unique 18th century chapel, stands with Christmas and gift items, old crafts and a cozy catering facility.
Christmas town Valkenburg
- Christmas Town Valkenburg:
- From 17/11/2017 until 07/01/2018
- For more details, go to http://www.kerststadvalkenburg.nl
- Sand sculpture festival “Hollywood” in the Wilhelminagroeve:
- From 17/11/2017 until 30/03/2018:
- Entrance at the cable car (Neerhem 44)
- For more details, go to http://www.zandsculpturenvalkenburg.nl
- Christmas Market in the Velvet Cave:
- From 17/11/2017 until 23/12/2017
- Entrance at Daalhemerweg 27
- For more details, go to http://www.kerstmarkt-fluweelengrot.nl
Pictures shot with
Canon EOS 750D