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Welcome to Kerkrade!

Kerkrade is a city with great appeal; a city with a great variety of events, attractions, and sights, and a city with beautiful and exceptional nature within easy reach.

Experience Kerkrade

Guided tour of Kerkrade city centre

Another way of experiencing Kerkrade city centre is on a guided tour with a local. Along the route, you will learn all about the city’s rich history and the enormous transformation it has undergone in recent years. The tour lasts about two hours and ends at the Market square, where you can relax and enjoy some refreshments on one of the many terraces.

The tour costs €3 per person and can be booked by appointment. If you’d like to join a tour, please send an e-mail to beleef@kerkrade.nl and we will get in touch with you!

‘Kerkrade’s traces of war’ guided tour

If you would like to know more about Kerkrade during the Second World War, then book a guided tour of places in Kerkrade city centre that serve as reminders of this turbulent period of history. An expert guide will tell you all about the memorials, war graves, and ‘Stolpersteine’ (memorial cobbles) that you will encounter along the way. The tour lasts about two hours and ends at the Market square.

The tour costs €3 per person and can be booked by appointment. If you’d like to join a tour, please send an e-mail to beleef@kerkrade.nl and we will get in touch with you!

Geocaching

Kerkrade is also the ideal place for geocaching! Go on the ‘Glückauf’ (German for ‘good luck’) cache route to discover more than 60 unique caches and learn more about the unique history of the city. There is a special children’s tour around the ‘magical forest’ where you will meet all kinds of fairy-tale characters. Once you’ve logged all the caches, you’ll see some fantastic geo-art on your screen!

The ‘Glückauf’ cache route can be found here.

Discover Kerkrade

  1. Kerkrade Bus Tour

    Kerkrade Bus Tour Want to really experience Kerkrade? Step on board the Kerkrade Bus Tour

  2. To do

    To do There is plenty for young and old to experience in Kerkrade. Discover it here!

  3. Discover

    Discover In Kerkrade, nature is always within easy reach, and it always offers a pleasant surprise!

  4. Accommodation

    Accommodation From characterful abbey hotel to cosy B&B. Kerkrade has something for everyone!

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