Highlights Magisch Maastricht

Now that the streets of Maastricht are so romantically lit, it's time to enjoy the city to its fullest. Experience an enchanting day in the city. This page features the highlights!

Magical Light Route

Maastricht is a sea of lights in December! Countless little lights will shine in the trees, beautiful garlands will stretch from street to street, there will be winter fun on the city's squares, and Christmas music will be heard on almost every corner. The historic centre will shine and sparkle like never before.

Follow the route!

Vrijthof ice rink

It doesn't matter if you can perform a pirouette or have to try your hardest just to stay standing, Maastricht is magical this time of year, so just go ahead and enjoy this winter wonderland!

Explore Vrijthof

Christmas market

Stroll through the Christmas market in search of original gifts and tastes, take in and experience the wonderful Christmas atmosphere, and visit Santa's grotto for entertainment for all ages from 8 December. 

Explore the Christmas market

Santa is coming to town

Santa once again arrived in Maastricht on Friday 7 December. At around 4:45 PM, the Polar Express pulled into Maastricht's central railway station, where Santa will hop onto his horse-drawn sleigh and make his way to his grotto as part of a festive parade. You can now pay him a visit on Vrijthof square!

Join us!