Christmas Market Velvet Cave 2018

Lights, Christmas trees and wonderful decorations…

Visit the attractive and cosy Christmas Market in the Velvet Cave between 16 November and 30 December. This twentieth edition of the Christmas Market is renewed and extended. The market is larger than ever with over more than 50 shops. A visit to the Christmas Market in the Velvet Cave is more than beautiful decorations alone; on your tour of the cave you can enjoy the impressive mural paintings, sculptures, the unique 18th century chapel, market stalls with Christmas and gift items, ancient trades and a cosy catering establishment. Experience the festive Christmas atmosphere at the Christmas Market in the Velvet Cave!

Support Valkenburg history
The proceeds of the Christmas Market go to the organizers, Valkenburg Castle Foundation.
This allows the foundation to maintain the Castle Ruins and Velvet Cave with no government subsidies. So when you visit the underground revelries, you are also supporting a piece of Valkenburg (and Dutch) history.

Castle Ruins
During the Christmas market, the Castle Ruins are also open to the public whitin their opening times. Our foundation presereves the right to close the Castle Ruins when dangerous due to wether conditions.

During the Christmas Market dogs are not allowed in the cave.

The entire route is accessible for wheelchair users.

Opening hours
November 16th until December 30rd 2018
Sunday – Thursday 10.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 10.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m.
Sunday 23th of december 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
The entrance closes 45 minutes before closure of the Christmas Market.

Entrance fees
Adults € 7,00
Children 5 – 11 years old € 5,00
Children 0 – 4 years old € 0,00

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Visiting address
Christmas Market Velvet Cave
Daalhemerweg 27
6301 BJ Valkenburg
The Netherlands