Have you been busy or working non-stop lately? Could you do with some time to unwind and are you craving for peace? If the answer is “Yes”, you are surely in need of this vitalizing experience and you’ll love every detail of it! Destination: Maastricht. Located in the Southeast of The Netherlands, close to the German and Belgian border, this city is not just the capital of the province of Limburg, it is a region with over 2000 years of continuous inhabitation. Known in Roman times as Mosa Trajectum, Maastricht is renowned for its peripheral location, historical buildings and many artifacts. Even more important: It is par excellence the place to relax and get some rest in style.
Day 1 - An epic exploration by air and below the ground On day one of this two-day-experience a private chauffeur will pick you up from the pickup point of your choice, to bring you to the nearest heliport or airport, from where a helicopter takes you to your destination. During the flight, you will discover the beauty of the rolling hills of Limburg, marvel at the large number of castles, follow the River Maas and spot all the famous landmarks.
Champagne and Hors-d'oevres at the North Caves Next, your helicopter drops you off so you can head for the North Caves. You will be welcomed with a flute of Champagne and appetizing Hors-d'oeuvres. Journey 30 minutes below ground with your private tour guide through the abandoned marl caves and take a glimpse of the 60 kilometers long labyrinth-like tunnel systems. Here there is no light, no reception and no sound. After this experience of total quietness be ready for a well-deserved lunch in the middle of nature.
Fine dining at an award wining design hotel Time to check in at the Kruisherenhotel in Maastricht. This award wining, 5-star design hotel is situated in a former monastery and perfectly combines the medieval exterior with a modern interior designed by world-famous designers. It oozes a perfect combination of opulence and calmth. Before dinner, you have some spare time to discover the city by foot. The main square “Het Vrijthof” can be found within five minutes walking distance. In the evening a dinner reservation is made at the hotel restaurant. The menu offers regional but sophisticated dishes and wonderful wines from across the globe.
Day 2 - Relaxing in a château atmosphere Day two is all about relaxation. After a full breakfast, discover the region by (e-) bike. The route leads you through great natural variety. From the green woods to the deep purple heather of the Brunssummerheide and the wild honeysuckle in the forests near Schinveld. Be treated to an Italian-inspired high tea at Luigi’s Lunch Restaurant & Bar and enjoy the lovely atmosphere of the beautiful courtyard of Winselerhof.
Once fulfilled you will be picked up by your private chauffeur who brings you to the magnificent hotel Château St. Gerlach. Spend the afternoon indulging in the luxury Wellness and Spa and enjoy pure relaxation in a serene environment. Subsequently, you will end the day with a dinner reservation at the à la carte restaurant of Château St. Gerlach. Renowned for exceptional quality and outstanding service, the restaurant’s visually impressive dishes are inspired by the opulent furnishings and elaborate wall and ceiling frescoes. After two days of relaxing body and mind, you will return home feeling brand new. The helicopter picks you up from the grounds of Château St. Gerlach and your private chauffeur brings you back home.
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