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Maastricht and area

Maastricht is synonymous with ‘joie the vivre’, which is why it is a great destination for a weekend break. This historic city on the Maas has a rich history that is still visible in the old centre with its picturesque streets, squares and listed buildings. A weekend break in Maastricht provides a fine mix of culture and nature, with the hills of Limburg within easy reach.

 A weekend break in Maastricht

For your weekend break in Maastricht, you can stay in the unique Teaching Hotel. This hotel is housed in Château Bethlehem, one of the oldest castles in the Netherlands. The Teaching Hotel attaches great importance to hospitality. Surrealistic, luxurious, minimalistic or playful, there’s a surprise behind every door at the Teaching Hotel in Maastricht. For a unique experience, book one of the 26 rooms. They have all been designed by established and up-and-coming designers.

The ultimate in hospitality

At the Teaching Hotel, students experiment with ideas such as creativity and hospitality. They will ensure that you lack nothing during your weekend break in Maastricht. And that the idea of hospitality will acquire a new dimension.

Culture in Maastricht

Maastricht offers a wealth of culture with countless monuments and attractions such as the Sint Servaas basilica and the Bonnefantenmuseum designed by the architect Aldo Rossi. With more than 1,500 monuments, there will be no lack of culture during your weekend break in Maastricht!

Maastricht also has a lot to offer in terms of exhibitions, music, dance and theatre performances. Our sister faculties, the Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design, the Maastricht Conservatory and the Toneelacademie Maastricht organise a great many cultural activities. We would like to invite our guests to enjoy the work of these creative students.


There are countless activities available for your weekend break in Maastricht. From relaxed shopping to walking in the hills. From idling on a terrace to exploring caves. And from sailing on the Maas to delving into pillboxes. The Teaching Hotel will be happy to tell you about the possibilities.

More information

If you would like more information about Maastricht and area, you will find it on the websites of VVV Maastricht and VVV Zuid Limburg. Here you will also find up-to-date information on events and a wealth of other information.

For individual reservations, please send an email to or call +31 43 - 352 82 92.  Check our booking engine for availability and prices. 

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