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travel42 Port Guide: Maastricht

Maastricht travel42 Port of Call Guide

Maastricht received attention when it became the birthplace of the European Union—the political agreement linking the continent's major countries was signed there. Linger a few minutes in the main square (Vrijthof) to soak up the city's cosmopolitan atmosphere. Afterward, stroll the cobblestoned streets and visit the oldest market in the country. We were impressed by the silver trove in the 1,000-year-old St. Servaas Basilica.

Located 125 mi/200 km south of Amsterdam, Maastricht hosts the Eur...

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