Join us for Andre Rieu's spectacular homecoming concert in Maastricht. Each Summer Andre Rieu returns to his home town of Maastricht to play in the stunning surroundings of Vrijthof Square. He will performing a series of spectacular shows under the stars and you can be part of this superb event.
Rieu will be joined in July by the famous Johann Strauss Orchestra to play his popular brand of accessible classical music. You cannot fail to be moved by his programme of irresistible waltzes, classical music, operetta and classic renditions of famous pieces like ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ and ‘Amazing Grace.’
Before the concert you will have an afternoon to enjoy the historical town of Maastricht and soak up the festival atmosphere. This popular city is known for it’s beautiful Old Town, great shopping opportunities and quaint little eateries. If you are a book lover make sure to stop by the Boekhandel Dominicanen a delightful bookstore located in a dominican church, it really is quite unique.
Our fantastic four day break also gives you more time to enjoy yourself in the heart of Europe. On day two, you can spend time at your leisure in Liège. Located in the east of Belgium, Liège has gained a reputation as ‘la cité ardente’ - ‘The passionate city’, for its art, impressive architecture and varied cultural influences. Attracting many different nationalities of Dutch, French and German neighbours to its city and being the birthplace of the Emperor Charlemagne and prolific author Georges Simenon. Along with its history Liège offers an array of local cuisine, make sure you try their famous dishes of meatballs soaked in Liège Syrup and their sweet handmade waffles!
Alternatively, you can join our optional excursion to two of the area's most interesting destinations - Valkenburg and Aachen. You can see the subterranean caves of Valkenburg and explore the stunning castle remains amongst the hilly scenery, then explore Aachen’s spectacular cathedral and learn more about it’s rich history. You won’t be dissapointed in these stunning historical locations!
You will stay for three nights at a three star hotel within easy coaching distance of the concert. Your comfortable hotel will offer en-suite facilities, a bar and a dining room where breakfast will be included throughout your stay.
Join our full day excursion to both Holland and Germany for only £20. Valkenburg is a pretty town famous for its subterranean caves and romantic hilltop castle ruins. Aachen is a historical German town with connections to the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne and a spectacular cathedral.
Prebook this optional excursion for only £20 per person.
Make the most of your experience and upgrade your tickets to Category 3 (Sections C2 and B1) Here you will get better views and be closer to the stage.
£40 per person
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