Between 1575 and 1825, a network of underground passageways or mine galleries was created on the western side of Maastricht.
Like moles underground, people who dug this 14-kilometre long system of defensive tunnels under the western side of the city in the 18th century.
Informatie over deze service
Departure: Waldeckbastion, nabij het Tongerseplein
Time: 16.00 uur
Duration: 1 uur
What to expect:
During times of siege, these tunnels were used to approach and surprise the enemy from under the ground. During the Second World War, the people of Maastricht spent many fearful hours crowded together here, sheltering from bombardments. This tour, which lasts about an hour and is led by a guide, gives you a good impression of how and why this unique monument to the art of war came into being
Good to know:
- Please make sure to be at the point of departure 10 minutes before the tour starts
- Bring a vest/jacket and sturdy shoes
- Tickets are non-refundable
- Participation in the Maastricht Underground activities is entirely at your own risk.
Always follow the instructions of our guides.
Prefer a private guided tour? Contact Maastricht: for Groups & Events:
firstname.lastname@example.org or +31(0)433506262.