Wed. May 29th, 2024

Discover the TOP 5 Squares in Maastricht! After reading this blog you will know which squares to visit. Walk by the beautiful squares just to take a look, or sit down to have a coffee. Want to get the best out of your trip to Maastricht? Play a City Game in Maastricht.

Onze Lieve Vrouwenplein

The Onze Lieve Vrouweplein is a square in the historic center of Maastricht. It is famous for its numerous bars and terraces, which makes it popular amongst tourists and locals. If you are at the square, make sure you pay a visit to Derlon Hotel. You can find remains of an old Roman bath house in the basement of this hotel.



The Vrijthof is a large urban square located in the center of Maastricht. It is famous for its Collegiate Church of St. Servatius. In the 19th century it became the main square of the city. Fan of André Rieu? Then you must know that he plays at the Vrijthof every summer. In addition, trees, restaurants and cafes with terraces surround this charming square. Therefore it invites you to enjoy some Dutch delicacies.


The Market

The Market is a square in the center of the city. Obviously, the square takes its name from the commodity markets that took place here for centuries. You can find the Maastricht City Hall and a large number of bars and restaurants are on the Market. The city also hosts a weekly market on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Sint Amorsplein

This triangular square is very popular amongst students, thanks to its cozy atmosphere. You can mainly find cafes and stores and in summer this place is filled with people. The Sint Amorsplein is named afterthe Chapel of St. Amor, which stood here until the middle of the 17th century.

Plein 1992

Plein 1992 is located next to the Maas in the relatively new district of Céramique. The square is named after the year 1992, when the Treaty of the European Union was signed in the Government Building. This also welcomed the arrival of the Euro as the single currency in several European countries.



By Lala