In the immediate surroundings of Resort De Biesbosch, there’s plenty to see and do! On this page, we’ve tried to give you a complete overview of everything you can see and do in the area. Still, don’t hesitate to stop by our reception desk. Our team will gladly tell you all about our beautiful province!
At you enjoy spectacular views of the woods and hills of South Limburg. But Resort Brunssummerheide also has all the you need on site. The resort is located near Brunssummerheide, a natural reserve with a very varied landscape of heaths, marshes, De Rode Beek, sandy areas, woods and hills. It is home to amphibians and reptiles that cannot be found anywhere else in the Netherlands.
A diverse landscape From the terrace of Resort Brunssummerheide and from several holiday chalets you enjoy spectacular views of this nature reserve, which has more to offer than nature only. The last slag heap in the Netherlands is located just outside the reserve, and in Brunssum, the Hendrik state mine the area’s thriving mining past.reminds us of It is also home to the deepest mine shaft in the Netherlands, at 1,058 m deep.
Zuid-Limburgse Stoomtrein Maatschappij, which manages the trains between Kerkrade and Schin op Geul on the one hand, and Simpelveld and the German Vetschau on the other, offers you the opportunity to explore the province of Limburg in a unique way, on a steam train.
Countless ways to have fun The entire province is all about versatility, particularly in the south, near Resort Brunssummerheide, where there’s plenty to see and do. The Mondo Verdeworld gardens, for example, are not only a paradise for flower lovers, there is also a theme and amusement park. The Hoensbroek castle is a real gem and at GaiaZoo in Kerkrade you will see animals no other zoo houses. A few examples? The bush dog from the Amazon rainforest, the wolverine and the muskox from the cold tundra, as well as the bat-eared fox from the dry savanna. The indoor ski slopes at Snowworld Landgraaf are always a success, regardless of the weather. Unless it’s raining, Recreatiepark Steinerbos in Stein is a real must-see, with its climbing equipment and outdoor pool. The locals love it too. It’s the perfect outing for families with young kids.
Other popular attractions are the climbing walls at Ivy Climbing in Sittard, adventure park Valdeludo in Echt and Blotevoetenpark, a barefoot park, in Brunssum. The Mosaqa subtropical swimming paradise in Gulpen is another favourite, with its family slides, jungle pool, wave pool, pirate ship, white water course, underwater jets and five outdoor pools. Last but not least, there’s Valkenburg, with its caves and thermae which are so popular in the Netherlands they don’t need further explanation. In a nutshell, there’s so much to see and do in South Limburg. And from EuroParcs Resort Brunssummerheide you can get to your preferred destination within 20 minutes!
In the Max Verstappen Store you will find the official merchandise and unique sights that symbolise Max's career, such as his first kart, racing helmets but also the original Formula 1 car, with which Max Verstappen started the season in 2016.
The town of Valkenvurg has many caves. Underground there are many networks of corridors, where as a visitor you'll be able to experience many activities. Excursions, team-building activities , workshops and l(playing) laser games. There is something to do for every body.
The Hoensbroek castle in southern Limburg is one of the largest and most beautiful castles of the country. This enormous castle is in fact a castle museum. You're wandering through more than 40 castle rooms and -halls. For both young and old there is a lot to experience in this castle.
GaiaZoo has already been elected by the public as the "Most Beautiful Zoo of the Benelux" for the fourth time now, while in 2013 and 2018 it has been crowned by the ANWB (the most influential Dutch tourist organization ) as "the nicest outing (pleasure trip) of (in) the Netherlands". Buy your tickets cheaply at the reception!
At the Holland Casino in the town of Valkenburg you can gamble for money in a safe and trustworthy way. You can make a choice out of a diversity of gambling machines as well as of gambling tables.
The Continium is an interactive museum, especially nice for children. They discover how their world has been put together, they experience with science and they get to know how the future is going to look.
IVY climbing stands for a hospitable and multifunctional climbing centre. From young to old and from beginner to (professional) competition athlete. Everyone will find their own challenge!
World-gardens "Mondo Verde ", situated in the town of Landgraaf, is a theme park with four different subjects: beautiful world gardens, exciting Dino-fauna, a versatile animal world and delightful attractions. An adventure for young and old.
In the thermal museum in Heerlen you'll find the impressive remains of a Roman bathing house, called the therms. It's the best kept Roman bathing house in the Netherlands.
In Arcen the castle gardens are situated. This is a country estate with a surface of 32 hectares with an age old castle. Let yourself be surprised by the beauty of flowers and plants in these splendid gardens , like the Rosarium , the oriental water garden as well as the Lommerrijk.
The South Limburg Steam Train Company! Get on board for an unforgettable ride on the steam or diesel train along the most beautiful spots of the South Limburg Hill Country!
Old-fashioned outdoor play in the heart of Limburg! Discover Valdeludo in Echt, the adventure park where children can romp, climb and clamber, splash in the river, build huts and much more!
Recreation wood Steinerbos is a forest with numerous attractions and playgrounds with endless possibilities and joy. You can also jump into the cool water of one of the outdoor pools.
For the real water rats, subtropical swimming paradise Mosaqua is the solution. Including family slides, jungle pool, slides, wave pool, pirate play ship, wild water rapids, rapids, jungle bar and 5 outdoor pools!
Laco is a sports and recreation centre. This multifunctional sports center has a swimming pool, fitness, physiotherapy, solarium, outdoor pool, sports halls, indoor ice hall, skating and cycling track, 400 meters skating track.
The beautiful private sandy beach of Sporta is an ideal location for relaxing on and around the water: windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, beach volleyball and much more.
Golfclub Brunssummerheide, the place where nature, relaxation and sportsmanship meet. The unique 45-hole golf course is located between the scenic beauties Brunsummerheide and the Schinveld woods.
SnowWorld is the largest indoor ski resort in the world. Entirely built in Austrian style. Experience the winter sports feeling in the Netherlands. Young or old, beginning or advanced, you are welcome!