Maastricht

Maastricht

A city to fall in love with.

Getting to Maastricht

Maastricht is situated in the heart of Europe, surrounded by Belgium and Germany and close to France. Maastricht, the most southern city in The Netherlands, is very easy to reach by car, train or airplane. The connection with major European cities is very good.

By plane

You can reach Maastricht using different airports.

The Netherlands

Eindhoven Airport (1 hour by car; 1.5 hours by public transport)
Maastricht-Aachen Airport – (20 minutes by car; 45 minutes by public transport)
Schiphol Amsterdam (2.5 hours by car; 2.5 hours by public transport)

Belgium

Brussels Airport – Zaventem (1 hour by car; 1.5 hours by public transport)
Charleroi Airport (1.5 hours by car; 3 hours by public transport)
Liège Bierset Airport (0.5 hours by car; 1 hour by public transport)

Germany

Düsseldorf International Airport (1.5 hour by car; 3 hours by public transport)
Cologne-Bonn Airport (1 hour by car; 3 hours by public transport)
Düsseldorf/Weeze Airport (1.5 hour by car; 3 hours by public transport)

Shuttle Service

The preferred congress airports are Brussels Airport (BRU) and Dusseldorf Airport (DUS). Airport transfers can be booked at delegates’ own cost.
More information will be available at a later date.

By car

Maastricht is located just off the A2 motorway, the E25 interchange (Amsterdam-Brussels) and the A79 motorway (Liège-Aachen/Cologne) and has convenient connections to European motorways. The conference centre is just off the E25/A2 motorway. Take the Randwyck/MECC/AZM exit and follow the signs for MECC or MECC Parking.

Visa requierements

Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to entering The Netherlands. Some nationalities will need to organise visas prior to travelling.

If you require a visa to visit the Netherlands, please apply for it within a reasonable period of time (minimum three months ahead of the planned travel).

The Local Organising Committee recommends that ALL participants check the websites of the Dutch embassy in their country prior to travel to ensure that they have all the necessary paperwork for travel.

Neither the Local Organising Committee nor Klinkhamer Group can be held responsible for and cannot refund any registration fees for participants who fail to obtain their visas prior to travel.

Maastricht

Grote markt Maastricht

Discover the City

Maastricht is one of the oldest towns in the Netherlands and has several places of interest to explore. A stroll through the town will give visitors a glimpse of the historic churches, city walls and quaint town squares. Explore the many interesting things Maastricht has to offer.

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Places of Interest

In Maastricht culture in all its facets is equal to an experience. A mix of shapes and styles comes in scents and colors are ready for you to experience.

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Accommodation

More information will follow in due course.

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Maastricht restaurants

Restaurants

Culinary traditions are deeply rooted in Maastricht, as attested by the no less than four restaurants sporting a total of five Michelin stars in front. But the local residents are also more than happy to indulge their taste buds in a small but cozy wine restaurant.

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