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Maastricht: from Romans to Rieu

created by FransGame creator and owner of Secret City Trails
4 reviews

24,00 per group (1-5 people)

Play anytime within the next 3 months

Explore the historic city centre of Maastricht while discovering some fun facts about the world famous violin player André Rieu. While walking through the hidden streets you will definitely spot lively squares and secret corners. Meanwhile you can drink a nice local beer halfway through the trail to help power you to solve the rest of the riddles. In the end you have resolved 11 fun location-based riddles and discovered unusual and charming little streets and unlocked curious local stories. Moreover, you will receive a list of recommendations for independent cafes and shops.
This playful walk across Maastricht sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and little(!) – details around you. Whether you know Maastricht already or have just started exploring here, this experience definitely gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

We know you’ll love our experiences, but if this is your first, rest assured - you can solve up to three riddles and still get a full refund, or in case of the Wonder Walks - all subscription plans come with one week free trial. See our T&Cs here.

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11 riddles.
1,5 – 2.5 hours. 2,5 km.

Start in front of the tourist office at Kleine Staat 1
End your adventure at the Vrijthof (square)

Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:
The Mestreechter Geis
Different lively squares: Onze Lieve Vrouwe Plein, Vrijthof
The vibrant Jekerkwartier
The house were André Rieu used to live.

Discover Maastricht

Discover Maastricht like never before with this interactive city adventure! Experience an interactive city game where each solution reveals new hidden treasures and forgotten stories. Be amazed by the city’s fascinating history and its best-kept secrets. Learn about André Rieu, a world-renowned violinist whose popularity rivals that of the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, or Beyoncé. Born and raised in Maastricht, the oldest city in the Netherlands, his open-air concerts at Vrijthof are often at the top of fans’ bucket lists. Explore where André Rieu spent his youth, which typical Maastricht locations inspire him, and where he celebrates his greatest triumphs.

This route, designed by a local expert who knows every corner of the city, offers an authentic and unforgettable experience. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a curious newcomer, this unique walking tour promises enjoyment for couples, groups of friends, and families alike. Experience enchanting squares, enjoy local dining tips, visit beautiful museums, and make your day complete!

Tips & Tricks

Play 7 days a week.

You’ll receive an email with a link to your walk. The link to the walk is valid up to 3 months after the purchase. By tapping the play button your walk magically opens in your phone’s browser. No downloads. Super easy.

If it rains, take a break and wait for some sunshine, you can continue where you left off, or share the email with your teammates in case you run out of battery.

We recommend playing in a team of 1-5 people.

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4 reviews for Maastricht: from Romans to Rieu

  1. Les cloches

    It was fun

  2. Dutch delights

    Awesome

  3. Yunico

    no comment
  4. Best family

    Un peu d’imprecision Dan’s Les localisations mais correct dans l’ensemble. Merci

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Go to the game’s starting location indicated in the email (play anytime up to 3 months from the purchase). Tap the Play button and the game will magically open in your phone's browser!

3. Find secrets

With each riddle solved, new cryptic directions will take you from one hidden gem to the next. You’ll unlock local stories and recommendations on your way too!

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