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THE OFFICIAL MAASTRICHT CITY-GUIDE 2017 ENDORSED BY

Maastricht and its surrounding areas during The European Fine Art Fair 2015


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5 MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 COLOPHON AND INDEX

INDEX COLOPHON

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Foreword by the chairman

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Foreword by the mayor

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Foreword by the King’s

Publisher Chapeau Magazine

Commissioner 12

General fair information

Editor in chief

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Fair highlights

Jo Cortenraedt

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Le Grande Horizontale

Ingrid Beckers,

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TEFAF TV

Martje Gulikers,

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During TEFAF Festival

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Chapeau stand

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Walking through the streets

www.chapeaumagazine.com

Editors

Demy Janssen Madelon Strijbos Advertising & Sales

of Wyck-Maastricht

Bianca Lotz, Chelly Poolmans, Stèphanie van Heuven van Staereling, Laurence Thomsin

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and surrounding areas

Coördinator Daina van Wankum

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Design Miranda Reijnders

Hotels in Maastricht Restaurants in Maastricht and surrounding areas

Design Advertorials

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Shopping in the region

Saus

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Twenty-fifth anniversary

Translating Duo vertaalburo bv

of the Maastricht Treaty

Printing

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Practical Information

Moderna – Paal Beringen

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City plan of Maastricht


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7 MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 PREFACE

This year we celebrate the 30th edition of TEFAF Maastricht.

TEFAF Maastricht is known for providing an unrivalled forum where historical connections are made and discovered. Though every year the extremely high quality of the offer and the galleries is constant, every edition of TEFAF Maastricht is different. In 2017 we are welcoming 19 new exhibitors to the fair and the 10th TEFAF Showcase section at the fair gives an additional five emerging newly established galleries the one-

off opportunity to present themselves. Designed to complement the fair’s modern and contemporary section, the third edition of TEFAF Curated: “La Grande Horizontale”, will be curated by Penelope Curtis, director of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon. Under the unifying theme of the reclining figure, Curtis aims to reflect on periods from the Antique to the present. We owe much appreciation to the many loyal people and organisations in Maastricht and its surroundings who have supported TEFAF in the past 30 years. Without them TEFAF would certainly not have been able to be where we are now. We would like to especially thank Jo Cortenraedt and his team for all the efforts in the production of this Maastricht Guide. I wish everybody a delightful stay in Maastricht and a wonderful TEFAF Maastricht 2017. Willem van Royen Chairman TEFAF Maastricht


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Every year in March, Maastricht is the world’s most important city of art. This is because of The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF). In 30 years, it has become the world’s most illustrious art fair. The TEFAF was born in Maastricht and it has attained its present stature in Maastricht. That means that the two are now inseparable. The TEFAF and Maastricht are an ideal couple. The art fair is leading when it comes to fine arts and antiques; our city offers ‘fine art’ in the form of historic buildings, gastronomy,

culture and exclusive shops. They both have character, charm and good taste, with the added advantage of an international setting. Last year, a new aspect was added to those unique selling points. The TEFAF has spread its wings and now has a branch in New York City. In October, TEFAF Fall was held for the first time in the prestigious Harvard Club in the centre of Manhattan. Needless to say, New York City and Maastricht cannot be compared as regards scale and influence. But what we do share is a love of the fine arts. Consequently, the TEFAF forms an imaginary bridge between the capital of Limburg and the capital of the world. Maastricht is exceptionally proud of the TEFAF. The art fair opens borders and brings the world to our city. We are therefore delighted to welcome you. We hope the 270 exhibitors have a successful TEFAF. And we hope that the tens of thousands of visitors enjoy the art and the city to the full. Annemarie Penn-te Strake Mayor of Maastricht


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Welcome to TEFAF Maastricht, welcome to Limburg

Maastricht, the capital of Limburg, has been proudly hosting the TEFAF for three decades now. The TEFAF has been bringing together art lovers from all over the world for 30 years and as such it is the undisputed centre of the art trade. Last year, there were more than 75,000 visitors from more than 60 countries. And continuing to inspire all these visitors with their various backgrounds is certainly an achievement on the part of the TEFAF. But it’s also an achievement on the part of Maastricht and the Euroregion to offer these visitors a warm welcome. Although in this case, ‘achievement’ may be the wrong word. After all, we in Limburg are used to sharing our his-

tory and culture with our international neighbours. It’s hardly surprising that Maastricht is the most European city in the Netherlands. TEFAF stands for The European Fine Art Fair. The word ‘European’ has extra significance this year. On 7 February, it was exactly 25 years ago that the Maastricht Treaty was signed here, marking the birth of the European Union and the euro. By launching the ‘Europe Calling! Maastricht Treaty 25th Anniversary’ programme, we in Maastricht and Limburg are contributing to the dialogue about Europe. A series of conferences, festivals and meetings will help us reflect on the Europe of today and think about the Europe of tomorrow. In this way, Maastricht will again be a real workshop for Europe that can be used by everyone, young or old, for or against, so that Europe, just like the TEFAF, can continue to innovate and develop. Welcome to TEFAF Maastricht, welcome to Limburg. Theo Bovens King’s Commissioner / Governor Province of Limburg


12 MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 PRACTICAL INFORMATION

THE 30TH EDITION OF TEFAF MAASTRICHT Friday March 10 to Sunday March 19, 2017 (30th edition)


VENUE

MECC (Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre), Forum 100, Maastricht, The Netherlands +31 43 3838383 www.tefaf.com THE FAIR IS ORGANIZED BY

The European Fine Art Foundation, Helvoirt, The Netherlands +31 41 1645090 www.tefaf.com OPEN HOURS

Daily from 11.00 a.m. to 07.00 p.m. (on 19 March the Fair closes at 06.00 p.m.)

DURING TEFAF

There will be a range of cultural events and special activities in Maastricht during TEFAF. TEFAF visitors get discount on a limited number of tickets. For more information see www.duringtefaf.com The Maastricht Tourist Office +31 43 325 2121 or www.vvvmaastricht.nl

ADMISSION

€ 40 per adult € 100 season ticket € 20 children age 12 to 18 Children 0 – 12: free Catalogue: € 20 Tickets available at the webshop of TEFAF

MAASTRICHT BOOKING SERVICE

+31 (0)43 383 8361 www.maastrichtbookingservice.nl PROTOURS

AXA Art

Protours offers exclusive high-quality programs for museum groups. For more information: www.protours.nl/tefaf

DEALERS

HOTEL SHUTTLE

Some 270 leading art and antiques dealers from 21 countries: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, Italy, Japan, Korea, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay.

During the fair a free shuttle service is available between the MECC and various hotels in Maastricht.

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14 MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 TEFAF HIGHLIGHTS

TEFAF HIGHLIGHTS 2017 As a kind of sneak preview, the TEFAF Maastricht Guide presents a selection of 22 highlights of the 2017 Fair.

APPLICAT-PRAZAN /STAND 444

L’Atelier Jean Hélion (Couterne 1904-1987 Paris) Caption: Oil on canvas 81 x 100 cm Signed, titled and dated on the reverse 1953. Provenance: The collection of Henriette & André Gomès; the collection of Gérald Piltzer


E. H. ARIËNS KAPPERS /STAND 710 The Temptation of St. Christopher

Hieronymus Bosch (Circa 1450 s’Hertogenbosch-1516) Johannes van Doetecum (actove Deventer 1551-1605 Haarlem) and Lucas van Doetecum (active 15591573 Deventer and Antwerp) after a follower of Bosch. Caption: Engraving 33.4 x 42.5 cm. Inscribed in the plate ‘Hieronimus Bos inv.’ and ‘H. Cock exc. 1561’ 1561.

VÉRONIQUE BAMPS /STAND 274 Necklace

R.H. Blanchard Caption: Gold and antique Egyptian scarabs Cairo, circa 1900.

BURZIO. /STAND 167 A Royal Neoclassical table en commode for the personal use of King Vittorio Amedeo III

Giovanni Galletti (Venaria Reale 1735-1819 Turin) Caption: Marquetry in precious woods and Ivory 73 x 57.5 x 44 cm. Documented in Savoy Royal Archives Turin, 1788 Provenance: Vittorio Amedeo III Collection in Turin Royal Palace from 1788 to 1797; private collection, France. MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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GALERIE CANESSO /STAND 382 Self-Portrait with a Turban

Wallerant Vaillant (Rijsel 1623-1677 Amsterdam) Caption: Oil on canvas 74 x 59.5 cm.

STÉPHANE CLAVREUIL RARE BOOKS / LONDON /STAND 721 La Chasse de Ka

Rudyard Kipling (Bombay 1865-1936 London) Caption: Paris, Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930.

GALERIE DELALANDE /STAND 151 Pocket globe

Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724 Nuremberg) Card and paper with a leather case Diameter 7.3 cm Signed ‘Joh. Bapt. Homanni’ Early 18th century Detailed description: Johann Baptist Homann is considered as the greatest cartographic publisher of his time in Nuremberg.


JOHN ENDLICH ANTIQUAIRS / STAND 235 A Dolls’ house

Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724 Nuremberg) Caption: Walnut, silver, mother-ofpearl, glass, paper, porcelain and damast 196 x 150 x 57 cm. (Cabinet) The Netherlands and China, circa 1600 and circa 1750. Provenance: Private collection, the Netherlands. Detailed description: This cabinet is richly decorated with almost 200 seventeenth-century silver miniatures. Miniatures from that century are extremely rare and many miniatures in this house are even unique. The floors in the house are made of luxurious types of wood, that were also used in the seventeenth century. The ceilings are painted in seventeenth-century fashion. The Kangxi porcelain is made around 1700, as are the fabrics that are used in the drying attic. A carved mother-of-pearl plaque adorns the mantelpiece and the walls are embellished with pencil drawings that are attributed to Cornelis Claesz. van Wieringen (ca. 1575-1633).

GALERIE KARSTEN GREVE AG /STAND 412 Pregnant Woman II

Louise Bourgeois (Paris 1911-2010New York) Caption: Bronze with polished patina 132 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm. Stamped. ‘LB 4/6 MAF 04’ Ed. 4/6 1947-1949. MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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HEMMERLE /STAND 141 Hemmerle Earrings

Caption: Micro mosaics, sapphires, copper, pink gold 2011.

BEN JANSSENS ORIENTAL ART LTD /STAND 202 Ritual wine vessel hu

Caption: Bronze Height 36.8 cm. China, early Warring States period, 5th century BC.

KOOPMAN RARE ART /STAND 156 A Magnificent Pair of George III Silver Four-Light Candelabra

Paul Storr (Westminster 1771 - Tooting 1844) Caption: Silver, London, 1810. Maker’s mark of Paul Storr. Height: 69.8 cm., 27.5 in Weight:11,480 g, 369oz 2dwt.

LANDAU FINE ART, INC. /STAND 416 Les Femmes à la Toilette

Fernand Leger (Argentan 1881-1955 Gif-sur-Yvette) Caption: Oil on canvas, 65.3 x 46.5 cm 1920.


MAISON D’ART /STAND 365 Judith with the Head of Holofernes

Guido Reni (1575-Bologna-1642) Caption: Oil on canvas 120 x 99 cm. Circa 1637-38.

MERRIN GALLERY /STAND 430 Mask of Silenus

Caption: Bronze Height 19.3 cm. Hellenistic-Early Roman, first century BC-first century AD. Provenance: Dr. Jacob Hirsch, prior to 1957; Melba Whatley, Texas. Detailed description: Dr. Jacob Hirsch, prior to 1957; Melba Whatley, Texas.

GALERIA SUR /STAND 530 Mobile rouge

Julio Le Parc (Argentina, 1928) Caption: Plexiglace and nylon 167 x 250 x 40 cm 1967-2015.

RUPERT WACE ANCIENT ART /STAND 428 Egyptian relief with the head of a King

Caption: Painted limestone 23.6 x 17 cm Ptolemaic Period, circa 332-30 BC. Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York; private collection USA acquired prior to 1984.

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More private jet facilities at Maastricht Aachen Airport!


The Jet Center offers optimum service and E. H. ARIËNS KAPPERS /STAND 710 handling facilities, The Temptation of St. Christopher as well as high-quality Hieronymus Bosch (Circa 1450 s’Hertogenbosch-1516) catering for both Johannes van Doetecum (actove passengers and crew Deventer 1551-1605 Haarlem) and Lucas van Doetecum (active 1559members 1573 Deventer and Antwerp)

Maastricht Aachen Airport can now receive and process considerably more jets at its special Jet Center after expanding the platforms. The airport also significantly increased the number of jet parking spaces to the east of the main runway. The Jet Center offers optimum service and handling facilities, as well as high-quality catering for both passengers and crew members. It also provides state-of-the-art jet

after a follower of Bosch. Caption: Engraving 33.4 x 42.5 cm. maintenance Inscribed in the and plate technical ‘Hieronimussupport. Bos inv.’ and ‘H. Cock exc. 1561’ 1561 Limousines can drive directly up to the platform and transport passengers to BAMPS TEFAF/STAND at MECC VÉRONIQUE 274Maastricht within ten minutes, thanks Necklace in part to the new A2 tunnel that R.H. Blanchard runs through the antique city. Caption: Gold and Supported by theCairo, Province LimEgyptian scarabs circa of 1900 burg and a new operator, Maastricht Aachen Airport is working towards/STAND the future. Within the BURZIO. 167 the airport expects to Anext Royalyear, Neoclassical table en commode become an international hub that for the personal use of King Vittorio offers III regularly scheduled flights, Amedeo thereby making Giovanni Galletti the city of Maastricht more accessible toTurin) the rest (Venaria Reale 1735-1819 of the world. To achieve this, the Caption: Marquetry in precious passenger terminal will xbe woods and Ivory 73 x 57.5 44 modcm ernized and in the number Documented Savoy Royalof holiday chartersTurin, will be expanded. Archives 1788 Provenance: Vittorio Amedeo III Collection in Turin Royal Palace Aachen fromMaastricht 1788 to 1797; privateAirport www.maa.nl collection, France MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Cai Guo-Qiang: My Stories of Painting 30.09.2016 – 01.05.2017 Bonnefanten Award for Contemporary Art 2016 Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht www.bonnefanten.nl

gesubsidieerd door de Provincie Limburg

The Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century (Nevada Test Site), 1996. Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy of Cai Studio.

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24 MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 TEFAF CURATED

TEFAF Curated: La grande horizontale between heaven and earth This year’s curated section of the fair will bring together works of different periods, exploiting the unusual depth and range of TEFAF. Under the unifying theme of the reclining or recumbent figure, the section aims to represent periods from the Antique to the present.

SADIE MURDOCH Study for modelling Charlotte Perriand 3 Giclée print 33.7 x 48 cm.


By combining invited artists and galleries, with a range of works sourced through existing contributors, the curator Penelope Curtis aims to present a compelling slice through time, looking at the horizontal form as it moves through the figure to the land. The reclining figure as a motif has been in continuous use since ancient times. In 20th century art, the Reclining Figure, as a phrase, and as a form, became indelibly associated with the sculpture of Henry Moore, whose first ‘Reclining Figure’ dates back to 1929. The success of Moore’s reclining figures can be understood in terms of their deep roots in many cultures, Western and non-Western. In his own discussion of the stimuli for his work, Moore delineated some very simple and common visual and tactile experiences. A number of artists whose work features the reclining or horizontal motif will present works alongside examples from the historic past. TEFAF Curated aims to highlight some of the most compelling and eloquent works of art, from the western and non- western traditions, all of which speak a language premised on the fundamental conditions of life and death.

stitute in Leeds, where she launched many innovative thematic exhibtions looking at the materials and forms of sculpture. As Director of Tate Britain between 2010 and 2015 Curtis was responsible for overseeing the Millbank Project (Caruso St John, 2013) in tandem with the complete rehang of the collection. Now at the Gulbenkian Museum, Curtis has the task of combining the 2 collections, the Founder’s and the Modern, under one direction, and within one programme. The 7 invited galleries in contemporary art have been asked to present one single artist. Andriese van Eyck Amsterdam Charlotte Dumas Galerie Jean Brolly Paris David Tremlett / Michel Verjus Konrad Fischer Galerie Düsseldorf Thomas Schuette Roberto Polo Gallery Brussels Sadie Murdoch Nadja Vilenne Liège Suchan Kinoshita Vistamare di Benedetta Spaletti SRL Pescara Ettore Spalletti Aurel Scheibler Berlin Ernst Wilhelm Nay

ABOUT PENELOPE CURTIS Penelope Curtis is best known as a With special contributions curator and historian of sculpture, by Sam Fogg, Daniel Katz, having created the Henry Moore In- Marcel Nies and Rupert Wace. MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Visit South Limburg Maastricht region A rainbow of languages, cultures, food, wine, and charming hills offering something unique and very special to visitors. Recently recognized as one of the world’s top 100 sustainable destinations, South Limburg is very, very green; not only its scenery but also in its practices. The southernmost part of the Netherlands is spectacularly different. Its tale is told by its hilly landscape and its proximity to many other cultures and languages. You could say that South Limburg is the rainbow of the Netherlands.

Euregion Situated in the beautiful heart of Europe, South Limburg shares borders with both Germany and Belgium – one of its most famous sights is the ‘Three Countries Point’ – and for those who thought the Netherlands was flat, it has an elevation of more than 300 metres! A history of cultural engagements makes South Limburg very special and unique. Locals simply love their beautiful homeland and the fact that they can easily visit great cities such as Maastricht, Liège (Belgium),

and Aachen (Germany). As you may imagine, this complex culture is also reflected in the area’s wonderful food and its superb lifestyle.

Best travel destination in the world: Parkstad Limburg! South Limburg has transformed a part of the region, Parkstad Limburg, from a former grey industrial mining district into one of the greenest urban areas in the Netherlands. This helped the region win the most prestigious tourism award in the world: the 2016 Tourism for Tomorrow Award. More about the award and the Maastricht region: en.vvvzuidlimburg.nl/wttc-award-en and www.visitzuidlimburg.nl


E. H. ARIËNS KAPPERS /STAND 710 The Temptation of St. Christopher

Museums During TEFAF, museums in and around Maastricht will open their doors to the public. www.vvvzuidlimburg.nl/museums Cube Design Museum in Kerkrade is the first museum in the Netherlands devoted entirely to design. Cube focuses on design for human needs and ambitions, design that has an impact on our lives. As part of its temporary exhibitions, which change regularly, Cube presents leading national, international, and Euregional designs as well as innovative design methods such as 3D printing. The exhibition 3D Print: NOW! A design (r)evolution reveals the multitude of possibilities this technology offers: from 3D printed art objects to architectural applications. www.cubedesignmuseum.nl Museum De Domijnen in Sittard-Geleen consists of two

Hieronymus Bosch (Circa 1450 s’Hertogenbosch-1516) Johannes van Doetecum (actove Deventer 1551-1605 Haarlem) and Lucas van Doetecum (active 15591573 Deventer and Antwerp) departments atBosch. two locations: after a follower of History Engraving and Archaeology at KapitCaption: 33.4 x 42.5 cm. telstraat in 6 the andplate Contemporary Inscribed ‘Hieronimus Art at the Ligne Bos inv.’ new and ‘H. Cockcomplex exc. 1561’(Ligne 1561 5), which also houses the library and Zuyd University of Applied Sciences. The History and274 ArchaeVÉRONIQUE BAMPS /STAND ology departments currently have Necklace two Blanchard exhibitions: paintings by Hub R.H. (Buck) Fonteijn and museum treaCaption: Gold and antique sures: archaeological discoveries Egyptian scarabs Cairo, circa 1900 from the depot. The Contemporary Art department presents Over de grens (‘Across BURZIO. /STAND 167the border’), in Brele Scholz, de Ruig, Awhich Royal Neoclassical tableJaap en commode Roy &ofJan Dietvorst for theVillevoye personal use King Vittorio each offer their Amedeo III own take on travel, interaction,Galletti and other cultures. Giovanni www.dedomijnen.nl (Venaria Reale 1735-1819 Turin) Caption: Marquetry in precious Another must-see woods and Ivory 73 x 57.5 xattraction 44 cm is Kunst inin Valkenburg Documented Savoy Royal (Art in Valkenburg, Archives Turin, KiV), 1788 an annual art exhibition held the Sanctuary Provenance: VittorioinAmedeo III of Saint Gerlach and on the estate Collection in Turin Royal Palace of Château Gerlach. from 1788 to St 1797; private www.kunstinvalkenburg.nl. collection, France MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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GALERIE POST + GARCÍA

RIPOLLÉS

JOIE DE VIVRE PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURES

Galerie Post + García Avenue Céramique 17 Maastricht T 0031 (0)43 356 1900 info@postgarcia.nl

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TEFAF TV NEWS

Representing Chapeau Magazine / the Maastricht Region (in the foyer on the top floor at TEFAF Paper, at stand no. 707) there will be a separate, professional television studio for our own programme TEFAF TV News. The TEFAF TV News programme will be edited and broadcast from a special editing area. Every day, a new 15-minute broadcast will be made with current impressions, interviews and news from the fair. That way, exhibitors and visitors will be able to follow the latest developments. On regular daily base there will be shown also a block of ‘booth-clips’ of TEFAF-dealers. The programme can be seen online

at www.tefaftv.com. You can also view the programme at www.tefaf. com and www.chapeaumagazine. com. The programme will also be made available daily in most hotels in Maastricht and the Maastricht area, at various locations in MECC, and on public TV channel L1. The editors can be contacted at stand no. 707 and at info@tefaftv.com

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31 MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 MECC MAASTRICHT

MECC Maastricht is investing in the future

MECC Maastricht has proudly hosted the world’s leading art fair, TEFAF, for the past thirty years. All of our employees are committed to giving organizers, art dealers, and visitors the best possible experience. MECC Maastricht is keeping pace with market developments and meeting the evolving needs of TEFAF. The exhibition entrance underwent an extensive renovation last year, which helped to make the TEFAF Paper department much more accessible to the public. Additional investments and improvements will be made in the years to come. The outside of the main

entrance will be fully renovated and ready for use by TEFAF visitors in 2018. New parking facilities, new roads, better logistics, and additional green areas will be created so the fair can start outside the building. Ambitious building plans are being developed for subsequent years as well, which aim to further improve the quality of the available services. MECC Maastricht is committed to achieving the best possible result by investing in the future.


The Bonnefantenmuseum Fund

Stijn Huijts, director Bonnefantenmuseum, and Dik Mol, director Elisabeth Strouven Foundation. Background: detail out of The Walthamstow Tapestry, 2009, courtesy Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht.

It is with justifiable pride that the Bonnefantenmuseum and the Elisabeth Strouven Foundation are presenting The Bonnefantenmuseum Fund at tefaf 2017. It is a unique and exemplary collaboration, which is relatively new and unprecedented within Dutch relations. For the Elisabeth Strouven Foundation it is the first designated fund, and for the Bonnefantenmuseum it is the first step in realising its own fund as an independent and permanent source of income. This initiative will

enable the museum to follow a distinctive line in continuing to develop as an art and artists’ museum, focusing on the ‘secret canon’ and talent development and education, and providing a haven for a wide and diverse public. You can play an important role in this venture and join us in promoting the growth and success of our museum. The Bonnefantenmuseum Fund is inspired by the endowment fund, the prevalent model in the American museum world. One difference with the American model is that


The Bonnefantenmuseum Fund will be subsumed as a designated fund under the Elisabeth Strouven Foundation, which has the status of a public benefit organisation (ANBI) and will manage and invest the fund. The museum board will determine how the fund is appropriated for projects and activities that correspond to the museum’s goals. The fund would like to appeal to you – private individuals and businesses who feel strongly about cultural life – to help us achieve the goals of this new permanent initiative by making a donation. Supporting the Bonnefantenmuseum will contribute towards realising our programmes and activities for a wide and diverse public, which include prominent temporary exhibitions, special acquisitions, conservation and management of the collections and our cultural heritage, and educational programmes and activities. It will allow the museum to continue to innovate and to invest in quality improve-

ment, both for today and for future generations. Art is for everyone and is timeless, and that is something we would like to take into the future, along with you. Your donation will build on this dream and help the Bonnefantenmuseum in the areas where extra impulses are most needed.

We welcome all contributions. Donations can be made in a variety of ways, whether a one-off donation, a recurring donation, a legacy or a lifelong gift. If you would like more information about the options for contributing to The Bonnefantenmuseum Fund, please take a look at our website. www.bonnefanten.nl www.elisabethstrouvenfonds.nl


LEMM & BARKEY & NEEDCOMPANY Forever Theater aan het Vrijthof © Phile Deprez

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TASCHEN MOONFIRE Buzz Aldrin’s laars op de maan. Museum aan het Vrijthof


MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 DURING TEFAF FESTIVAL

DURING TEFAF FESTIVAL During the 30th edition of the world’s leading art and antiques fair, The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) at MECC Maastricht, the whole city will be bustling with impressive exhibitions, unique theatre and music productions, breathtaking dance performances and special events. It is the perfect opportunity to taste the unique range of Dutch and international flavours offered by Maastricht. What is there to see and do? Where should you go? And what is simply unmissable? Discover it all During TEFAF!

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EXPO’S Cai Guo-Qiang: My Stories of Painting BACA 2016 / Hao Liang: Aura Location: Bonnefantenmuseum www.bonnefanten.nl Until 01.05.2017

‘My Stories of Painting’ is the first exhibition to focus explicitly on the painting of Cai Guo-Qiang, recipient of the Bonnefanten Award for Contemporary Art 2016 (BACA). The majority of the work on display here comprises an exploration of various painting techniques and dimensions, featuring more than 100 works stemming from various periods of his life. BACA Projects will also be in the spotlight on the occasion of the BACA. ‘Aura’ is a project developed by artist Hao Liang and writer Hu Fang, in dialogue with the Bonnefanten Museum and Van Eyck. As part of this project, Hao Liang (1983, Chengdu, China) will give a cohesive presentation of his dedicated research into Chinese art history and the Bonnefanten Museum’s collection.

The Painted Bird Location: Marres www.marres.org 10.03.2017 – 13.08.2017

Until 27.11.2017

Marres will be presenting a spectacular mural about Europe this March. The mural will be created by sixteen Dutch and international artists, who will be painting all the galleries and corridors, as well as the stairwell, floors, and ceilings of the Marres house. The exhibition title is derived from Jerzy Kosinski’s famous book The Painted Bird, in which a homeless child wanders through the landscape of Eastern Europe during World War II. Having a surface area of over 750 m2, the painting depicts a series of beautiful as well as frightening environments: visitors will walk through a high-tech ethnic supermarket to the last surviving plot of primeval forest, and from a virtual detention room to a live music festival in the year 2050.

Originally trained as a glass painter, Ernst Caramelle has been garnering acclaim since the early 1980s with a wide-ranging oeuvre of artist’s books, posters, works on

Woningzorg celebrates 100th anniversary Location: Centre Céramique www.centreceramique.nl

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Bouwvereniging Woningzorg in Maastricht will celebrate its 100th anniversary in March 2017. The historic buildings with their characteristic reddish-orange rooftops are located directly behind the central railway station, near Villa Wyckerveld. A lot has changed in a hundred years. The neighbourhood used to be situated at the very edge of the city when it was first built. During the Second World War, German soldiers took up residence in the neighbourhood, followed by American soldiers after the liberation of Maastricht. Many years later, homeowners on Scharnerweg were forced to sacrifice their front gardens for the construction of the new tunnel.  The preservation of these historic homes is an important priority today. In celebration of its 100th anniversary. Passion for TASCHEN Location: Museum aan het Vrijthof www.museumaanhetvrijthof.nl 02.03.2017 - 11.06.2017

Expressing an admiration for his work, daring approach, and vision, this exhibition shines a spotlight on Benedikt Taschen. Featuring numerous special art and collector’s editions, original photographs, photo installations, and objects from the Taschen archives, this exhibition will give visitors a lively experience and impression of the diversity and quality of the work of Taschen. The exhibition covers a wide range of

subjects: from art, photography, and eroticism to sports and society.

THEATER Needcompany | Maarten Seghers & The Horrible Facts What do you mean what do you mean and other Pleasantries Location: AINSI www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 13.03.2017 – 8.30 PM DUTCH PREMIERE

What do you mean what do you mean and other pleasantries is a concert, an everlasting pop song, a sculptural dance, a sound installation, a stand-upcomedy show, a performance. Through seeming absurdity, Seghers smartly and inimitably exposes art practice and with beauty and hilarity ploughs through the inevitability of our woes. This feast of feelings contains a human life full of love and tragedy. DahlBonnema Needcompany & M-A-P The Moon Location: AINSI www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 14.03.2017 – 8.30 PM

The Moon will be an opera for 4 singers conceived as One Big Song shared and sung together. It is set in a future where solitude, loneliness and the impossibility to communicate, are vaporized and replaced by an eternal adolescence: a life in the middle of countless possibilities. Fluid identities in a state of refusal MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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DAHLBONNEMA NEEDCOMPANY & M-A-P The Moon AINSI

METTE INGVARTSEN 69 Positions AINSI

for the impossible choices between the various disguises of contemporary nothingness. The Moon is a live-group-installation, a perforated opera-synthesis shaped in a ritual. It is set in a non-existing time and a non-existing situation. It is inspired by bacteria. Neither fiction nor reality but an artificiality. A reflection of a highly weird virtuality. Jan Lauwers & Needcompany The Blind Poet Location: Theater aan het Vrijthof www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 16.03.2017 – 8.00 PM DUTCH PREMIERE

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their various nationalities, cultures and languages. He goes back a thousand years to ponder the notion of identity in today’s multicultural Europe. Lauwers quotes the work of Abu al ‘ala al Ma’arri, a blind Arab poet who spanned the 10th and 11th centuries, and Wallada bint al Mustakfi, an Andalusian poet from the 11th century. Their work describes a time in which women held positions of power and atheism was commonplace, when Paris was just a small provincial town and Charlemagne was a famous illiterate. NTGent & CREW Absence Location: AINSI www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl


CAI GUO-QIANG My Stories of Painting Bonnefantenmuseum

Lemm & Barkey & Needcompany Forever Location: Theater aan het Vrijthof www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 16.03.2017 - 8.30 PM

17.03.2017 – 8.00 PM DUTCH PREMIERE

Capture my body. As a trauma patient, Fumiyo Ikeda is given inventive treatment by her therapist Frank Focketyn. Full body motion capture  registers all her movements, as she repeatedly experiences and pushes away her memories and emotions. She feverishly steers her digital representation, hoping to come to an accommodation with it and thus emerge from her trauma. As always, Eric Joris and CREW play with your perceptions. Using ground-breaking technologies, they assemble what you see, live, to create a total installation. In the meantime, Peter Verhelst’s text unravels trauma and the impossibility of intimacy.

After doctors diagnosed Gustav Mahler as suffering from a fatal heart disease, he wrote Das Lied von der Erde (1909). For the final part – Der Abschied – he created one of his most personal compositions. To a friend he wrote: “I have lost everything that made me the person I was. I must learn to walk again like a child.” Grace Ellen Barkey is now posing the same questions about our struggle with mortality. They particularly focus on the contrast with nature, which is eternal and continually renews itself. Barkey explains: “Singing about life all the time is unsustainable for anyone. Death – or rather, human beings’ finite nature – also deserves MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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a song, a dance.” Maarten Seghers gives us an intimate rendition of the song and the orchestration as a kind of commemoration, supported by the dancers Mélissa Guérin, Sarah Lutz and Mohamed Toukabri, and a new installation by Lemm&Barkey. In the meantime, Der Abschied’s score becomes visible in a choreography.

DANCE Blackwhite Game Location: AINSI www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 09.03.2017 - 10.03.2017: 8.30 PM WORLD PREMIERE

JESSE PASSENIER AND MARIE VAN VOLLENHOVEN Blackwhite Game AINSI

Jesse Passenier and Marie van Vollenhoven will present their first collaboration in a multimedia, mime, and music performance. Blackwhite Game shows a quest for harmony. We experience this in abstract visual and musical compositions with many nuances between black and white. The longing for harmony is a universal power; we find it in humans, in the love between two persons, in our society, in nature, in the universe and beyond. A coproduction of Theater aan het Vrijthof, VIA ZUID, Jazz Maastricht and Intro. Monumentaal Location: Theater aan het Vrijthof www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 11.03.2017 – 8.00 PM


OPERA Don Giovanni Theater aan het Vrijthof

Monumentaal is a choreographic masterpiece including works of Jiří Kylián, Lucinda Childs and Regina van Berkel. Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen is one of Jiří Kylián’s most romantic works. Also Lucinda Child’s Canto Ostinato and Regina van Berkel’s Memory of a Shape will be performed. 69 Positions Location: AINSI www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 18.03.2017 – 8.30 PM DUTCH PREMIERE

This guided tour through an archive of sexual performances, serves as a filter for Mette Ingvartsen to explore unresolved issues about sexuality in contemporary practices today. 69 positions leads visitors through a space with performances, books, films, texts and images brought alive through movement and speech in order to experience the connection between the intimate sphere and public space. With this solo the Danish choreographer Mette Ingvartsen

starts a new cycle of work, where she places sexuality, the relation between the politics of the body and structures of society, in focus.

MUSIC & OPERA philharmonie zuidnederland ‘Een spectaculaire Schilderijententoonstelling’ (Strauss / Lalo / Moessorgski) Location: Theater aan het Vrijthof www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 10.03.2017 – 8.00 PM

Chief-conductor Dmitri Liss shows off his many talents this season. With this spectacular concert, he will no doubt play an astonishing role with an equally impressive as grandly orchestrated repertoire, fitting him like a glove. Drama and orchestral virtuosity mark Richard Strauss’ Don Juan and Édouard Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole. Liss’ deeply Russian soul comes to life in the beautiful, French refinement of Ravel’s orchestration of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. And Liss brings with him the Ukrainian violinist Valeriu Sokolov, equally charming as talented. Sokolov had his international breakthrough at the 2005 George Enescu Festival, where he gloriously won the MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Grand Prix. A match made in heaven, with an orchestra that shines in every setting. Severin von Eckardstein & Isabelle van Keulen Pianokwartet Location: Theater aan het Vrijthof www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl

a cemetery himself, he invites the statue of the murdered Commendatore to join him for dinner. Sung in Italian with Dutch subtitles. World Top Concerts JAZZ Maastricht Festival Location: Theater aan het Vrijthof www.jazzmaastricht.com

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Last year, Severin von Eckardstein shared the stage with Liza Ferschtman & Friends. They played César Franck’s piano quintet, which was reviewed with 5 stars by local newspaper Dagblad de Limburger. Thisevening Isabelle van Keulen (viola), Franziska Hölscher (violin), and Danjulo Ishizaka (cello) will join von Eckardstein on stage. A promising and must-see performance!

Theater aan het Vrijthof & Jazz Maastricht will be joining forces to bring contemporary jazz legends to Maastricht next cultural season at the World Top Concerts. These concerts will present several adventurous world-class artists, acclaimed for their unique sound, expressive playing, and intense live performance. The World Top Concerts series promises several evenings marked by a unique mix of improvisation, profundity, and experimentation featuring some of today’s best artists in the world.

Don Giovanni Location: Theater aan het Vrijthof www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 14.03.2017 – 7.30 PM

EDon Giovanni is one of the ‘main’ Italian operas of Mozart. Womanizer Don Giovanni wants to conquer Donna Anna, the Commendatore’s daughter. His attempt to seduce her fails. In order to defend his daughter the Commendatore fights Don Giovanni, but Don Giovanni defeats the Commendatore. Donna Anna and her fiancé Don Ottavio promise to bring the murderer of her father to justice. Donna Elvira is looking for Don Giovanni. She married him years ago, but he left her for dead. When Don Giovanni ends up at

Breathtaking ‘De stem en de cornetto’ Location: Cellebroederskapel www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 18.03.2017 – 8.30 PM

In the 17th century, the cornetto was loved because of its similar warmth and manoeuvrability of the human voice. Magic happens when Hana Blažíková’s (soprano) voice mixes with the sounds of Bruce Dickey’s cornetto. Music of Scarlatti, Palestrina, Bononcini, and Merula will be used for a playful game of musical questions and answers. MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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WONINGZORG CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY Centre Céramique

MAASTRICHT ANTIQUARIAN BOOK & PRINT FAIR (MABP) Sint Janskerk

Grand Prix. A match made in heaven, with an orchestra that shines in every setting. Severin von Eckardstein & Isabelle van Keulen Pianokwartet Location: Theater aan het Vrijthof www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 13.03.2017 – 8.00 PM

Last year, Severin von Eckardstein shared the stage with Liza Ferschtman & Friends. They played César Franck’s piano quintet, which was reviewed with 5 stars by local newspaper Dagblad de Limburger. Thisevening Isabelle van Keulen (viola), Franziska Hölscher (violin), and Danjulo Ishizaka (cello) will join von Eckardstein on stage. A pro-

mising and must-see performance! Don Giovanni Location: Theater aan het Vrijthof www.theateraanhetvrijthof.nl 14.03.2017 – 7.30 PM

EDon Giovanni is one of the ‘main’ Italian operas of Mozart. Womanizer Don Giovanni wants to conquer Donna Anna, the Commendatore’s daughter. His attempt to seduce her fails. In order to defend his daughter the Commendatore fights Don Giovanni, but Don Giovanni defeats the Commendatore. Donna Anna and her fiancé Don Ottavio promise to bring the murderer of her father to justice. Donna Elvira is looking for Don Giovanni. She married him years ago, but he left her for dead. MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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MAASTRICHT’S HIDDEN MAASTRICHT’S HIDDEN TREASURE DURING TEFAF… TREASURE DURING TEFAF… - historic premises available for private gatherings & diners - first class culinary accompaniment by Michelin-chef Alex Clevers - large collection of exclusive wines and champagnes premises available for private gatherings & diners - exclusive champagne bar during TEFAF (on request)

storic st class culinary accompaniment by Michelin-chef Alex Clevers rge collection of exclusive wines and champagnes for abar beautiful setting for a lunch, dinner or xclusiveLooking champagne during TEFAF (on request)

reception? Thiessen Wijnkoopers is the perfect location with an inviting ambiance, located in the historical centre of ooking for a beautiful setting for to a 02.00, lunch, dinner or Maastricht. Open daily from 11.00 Thiessen can ception? Thiessenup Wijnkoopers is the perfect location with a accommodate to 200 guests and smaller groups in private Our (Michelin-)chefs ingredients from vitingrooms. ambiance, located inincorporate the historical centre of traditional, regional seasonal The dishes can aastricht. Open dailyand from 11.00products. to 02.00, Thiessen emphasise Maastricht’s exuberant personality. Thiessen is ccommodate smaller groups available to up hire to for 200 your guests function,and reception or dinner both in privat oms.during Our (Michelin-)chefs incorporate ingredients from and after TEFAF opening hours. reservations/inquiry: events@thiessen.nl aditional, regional and seasonal products. The dishes

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Bonnefantenmuseum exhibition at Chapeau stand The Chapeau/Maastricht Region stand at TEFAF PAPER (stand 707) is organizing an exhibition on several unique works of art on loan from the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht.

GRAYSON PERRY The Walthamstow Tapestry Chelmsford, 1960 – London 2009 Tapestry: wool, cotton, acrylic, polyester, and silk.

Master of Elsloo (gallery) H. ANTONIUS ABT Circa 1490 - circa 1550. Oak, polychromy, 2013.

Eastern France MARIA MAGDALENA Circa 1490 - 1500 sandstone, polychromy.


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WYCK: THE ARTISTIC DISTRICT OF MAASTRICHT Every city has them: areas that are slightly more eccentric than your average district. They are often located on the outskirts of the city centre where, instead of major retailers, you’re more likely to find an abundance of small, local shops.

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In Maastricht, that district is Wyck, which offers plenty of interesting streets for visitors to stroll down. This district on the ‘other side’ of the Meuse is flourishing like never before, thanks in part to some of the unique hotels, restaurants, and shops listed in this guide. But there are also plenty of galleries and art shops to be found. While they may not be world-class establishments, they are artisanal, whimsical, and eccentric. Together, these galleries, shops, restaurants, and hotels form the colourful tapestry that is the Wyck district, to which the residents, students, and generations of Maastricht locals add their own unique touch. Many of the entrepreneurs in this part of town live above their businesses and have close ties with each other and the neighbourhood. 50

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Antiquarians & bookshops A quick stroll through the area will give you an idea of what you can expect. Starting with Rechtstraat: a street with a lively and unique character. The traditional frame-maker and antiquarian bookshop Maaslands delivers true craftsmanship, including hand-made frames by Gehring & Heijdenrijk, the main supplier of TEFAF. The antiquarian bookshop owned by Ton Stille is located next door, where you can step into a lovely garden and step back in time to centuries gone by. Not everything is neatly organized, but the owner knows his way around the books, prints, and old magazines. You can also find special devotional literature and erotica. Despite being polar opposites, Antiquarian Stille Ton Stille


they occupy the same space in Ton Stille’s narrow shop. Galleries, wine & antiques This street also contains the glass gallery of Leon Salet. This memorable Maastricht figure used to outfit the local bourgeoisie with chic custom suits, but has devoted himself entirely to his art in recent years. Other galleries include 043 and De Serre. Also worth a visit is the wine and antique shop Ruyters & De Koning. Here you can shop for antique vases and other bits and bobs, as well as an impressive selection of specialty wines, all of which are organic. They may not be cheap, but they are all of exceptionally high quality. A new gallery – Galerie Prima Vista – recently opened on Hoogbrugstraat and features a wide selection of fascinating works by Dutch artists like Stefan Bleekrode, who creates extremely detailed cityscapes using pen and ink. This gallery is certainly worth a visit.

(Dutch for ‘wonderment’), the selection makes sense. Coen Gorter’s interior design shop is located close to the railway station and is just as artistic due to the marvellous fabrics he imports from Paris and other cities. Art and interior design converge seamlessly in this shop. Clock lovers should definitely pay a visit to Patoe Atelier on the corner of Alexander Battalaan. Here, clockmaker Frans Mulders has been repairing and selling beautiful clocks in all shapes and sizes since 1984. Incidentally, this is the only place in the Maastricht region where this traditional craft is still practiced. For craftsmanship and artistry, Wyck really is the place to be. Discover the rest at www.wyck.nl

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Other highlights in Maastricht Museumnacht Maastricht 7 April 2017

Enjoy an extraordinary evening of exciting art, unexpected encounters, mind-blowing performances, unique locations, workshops, mini tours, sneak previews, drinks, bites, and beats! From 8:00 PM to 1:00 AM, Museumnacht (Museum Night). www.museumnachtmaastricht.nl IRONMAN Maastricht-Limburg 6 August 2017

One of the largest-scale sporting events in the world. The athletes will compete over a tough triathlon course: the 3.8-km swimming course follows the river Meuse and is followed by a 180-km cycling race and finally the 42.2-km marathon. Â www.ironman.com/maastricht Musica Sacra Maastricht 14 to 17 September 2017

An extensive arts festival comprising concerts, theatre and dance performances, film, and visual arts at many historic sites within the city. www.musicasacramaastricht.nl

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Nederlandse Dansdagen 5 to 8 October 2017

The Dutch Dance Days festival (Nederlandse Dansdagen) showcases the very best of Dutch dance in a single weekend at unique locations within Maastricht. www.nederlandsedansdagen.nl InterClassics & TopMobiel 11 to 14 January 2018

Maastricht will once again host a collection of the most stunning and exclusive vintage and classic cars and everything associated with them. InterClassics Maastricht is now in its 25th year, having grown to become the largest classic car event in the Benelux region. www.ic-tm.nl

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MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 HOTELS

THE FINEST HOTELS Chapeau Magazine has selected some of the most comfortable hotels in Maastricht and surrounding areas.

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Hotel Derlon Located on Onze Lieve Vrouweplein, where Maastricht feels like Paris. This luxurious hotel, almost 150 years old, is built on top of Roman ruins. Onze Lieve Vrouweplein 6 +31 (0)43-3216770 www.derlon.com KruisherenHotel Design hotel with historic details from the fifteenth-century monastery it is built within. Kruisherengang 19-23 +31 (0)43-3292020 www.kruisherenhotel.nl Botticelli Small and romantic hotel inspired by Italian Renaissance style. Papenstraat 11 +31 (0)43-3526300 www.hotelbotticelli.nl

Zenden Boutique hotel with a pristine white interior. Swimming pool and gym available. Two Michelin-starred restaurants are located in the same street. Sint Bernardusstraat 5 +31 (0)43-3212211 www.zenden.nl Les Charmes Maastricht’s smallest hotel where you can enjoy your breakfast in bed or in the beautiful breakfast hall. Lenculenstraat 18 +31 (0)43-3212521 www.hotellescharmes.nl

De Pauwenhof Intimate boutique hotel in the heart of Maastricht. Boschstraat 70 +31 (0)43-3503333 www.pauwenhof.nl

Au Quartier Renovated town house in the heart of Maastricht’s Quartier Latin. Kapoenstraat 32 +31-(0)43-3258088 www.auquartier.nl

Mabi Luxurious hotel located inside an old, renovated cinema near the market square. Kleine Gracht 24 +31 (0)43-3514444 www.hotelmabi.nl

DIS Stylish small hotel attached to an old brewery where breakfast is served every morning. Tafelstraat 28 +31 (0)43- 3215479 www.hoteldis.nl MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Hotels in Wyck Crowne Plaza International and modern hotel right beside the Meuse River. Ruiterij 1 +31 (0)43-3509191 www.crowneplazamaastricht.com Grand Hotel de l’Empereur Hotel in a national monument, located opposite the central railway station. Stationsstraat 2 +31 (0)43-3213838 www.amrathgrandhotel empereur.com Beaumont Located in the centre of Wyck, where modern and timeless design meets history stretching back over a hundred years. Wycker Brugstraat 2 +31 (0)43-3254433 www.beaumont.nl Hampshire Designhotel Maastricht Trendy design hotel with more than a hundred unique and luxurious rooms. Stationsstraat 40 +31 (0)43-3282525 www.hampshire-hotels.com/ hampshire-designhotel-maastricht 56

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Townhouse Hotel Unique and modern boutique hotel where you will experience authentic Limburg hospitality and ‘gezelligheid’ (convivial cosiness). Sint Maartenslaan 5 +31 (0)43-3211111 www.townhousehotels.nl The Dutch LImagine that you’re back in the 1980s with this new hotel concept. Wilhelminasingel 60 +31 (0)43-3281369 www.hotelthedutch.com Kaboom Trendy design hotel right opposite the central railway station with a delightful patio on the first floor. Stationsplein 1 +31 (0)43-3211111 www.kaboomhotel.nl Just outside the city centre NH Maastricht’s biggest hotel, located right next to MECC, where the TEFAF takes places. Perfect for business and leisure stays. Forum 110 +31 (0)43-3838281 www.nh-hotels.com


Kasteel Vaeshartelt Comfortable luxury in a seventeenth-century castle, surrounded by nature on the edge of Maastricht. Weert 9 +31 (0)43-3690200 www.vaeshartelt.nl Apple Park Modern hotel near the northern entrance of the recently opened A2 motorway tunnel. Inspired by the ‘Big Apple’ and ideal for business and leisure stays. Pierre de Coubertinweg 3 +31 (0)43-3529000 www.applepark.nl Hotels near Maastricht Château St. Gerlach Magnificent and luxurious country seat surrounded by nature, about ten minutes’ drive from Maastricht. The complex includes a hotel, a restaurant, and spa facilities, all with a backdrop of history. Joseph Corneli Allée 1 Valkenburg +31 (0)43-6088888 www.chateauhotels.nl Grand Hotel Voncken A stylish hotel that has been run by the same family for nearly 120 years, right in the centre of the quaint little city of Valkenburg. Walramplein 1, Valkenburg +31 (0)43-6012841 www.hotelvoncken.nl

Hotel Tummers Family hotel right opposite Valkenburg’s railway station. This very comfortable hotel offers spa facilities and the option of playing golf during your stay. Stationsstraat 21 Valkenburg +31 (0)43-6013741 www.hoteltummers.nl Hotels elsewhere in Limburg and the border region Klein Zwitserland Luxurious hotel hidden amongst the hills of south Limburg. Terraces, balconies, and the special spa wing all offer great views while relaxing. Grensweg 11, Slenaken +31 (0)43-4573291 www.kleinzwitserland.com Het Gulpdal A villa with an English twist. Enjoy luxury and a great atmosphere surrounded by nature and tranquillity. Dorpsstraat 40, Slenaken +31 (0)43-4573315 www.gulpdal.nl Kasteel TerWorm A stay at this small, romantic castle takes you back in time and lets you experience tranquillity, luxury, and relaxation. Terworm 5, Heerlen +31 (0)45-4001111 www.terworm.nl MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Winselerhof A unique location in which to relax in the south of the Netherlands. This renovated farmhouse offers comfortable rooms, beautiful patios, and an Italian trattoria. Tunnelweg 99, Landgraaf +31 (0)45-5464343 www.oostwegelcollection.nl/ winselerhof Kasteel Wittem This castle has twelve comfortable and unique rooms. The most impressive rooms are the ones in the towers, that were built in the eleventh century. Wittemer Allee 3, Wittem +31 (0)45-4501208 www.kasteelwittem.nl Merici Stylish hotel in a former monastery in Sittard’s city centre. Compact, modern rooms with a nod to a rich history. Oude Markt 25, Sittard +31 (0)46-4009002 www.hotelmerici.nl Het Arresthuis Bold design hotel at a unique and historic location: a former prison. The stylish rooms used to be prison cells. Pollartstraat 7, Roermond +31 (0)475-870870 www.hetarresthuis.nl 58

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La Butte aux Bois This hostellerie is situated amid nature and greenery, on the edge of Lanaken in Belgium. Experience luxury and an informal atmosphere. Paalsteenlaan 90 Lanaken (Belgium) +32 (0)89-739770 www.labutteauxbois.be Eurotel Modern hotel in Lanaken, perfect for those wanting to cycle through the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. Other facilities include meeting rooms, a pool, and a gym. Koning Albertlaan 264 Lanaken (Belgium) +32 (0)89-722822 www.eurotel-lanaken.be Terhills Hotel Exquisite design hotel – a country estate in a historic setting, located near Maasmechelen Village shopping outlet. Zetellaan 68 Maasmechelen (Belgium) +32 (0)89-730909 www.terhillshotel.com


Carbon A feel-good design hotel in Genk. The spacious, minimalistic rooms offer views of the unique roof terrace. The complex includes great spa facilities and a wine bar. Europalaan 38 Genk (Belgium) +32 (0)89-322920 www.carbonhotel.be Stiemerheide Cottage-style hotel next to a golf course, with many facilities and a large swimming pool. Wiemesmeerstraat 105 Genk (Belgium) +32 (0)89-355828 www.stiemerheide.be Radisson Blu High-rise hotel in the centre of Hasselt. Its sky bar offers a great view of the entire city. Torenplein 8 Hasselt (Belgium) +32 (0)11-770000 www.radissonblu.com/ hotel-hasselt Hassotel Trendy design hotel in Hasselt’s city centre. It offers unique penthouses with views of the entire city skyline. St-Jozefstraat 2-10 Hasselt (Belgium) +32 (0)11-230655 www.hassotel.be

Altembrouck A hotel situated in a beautiful valley, far away from the busy world and yet close to Maastricht. Luxurious rooms arranged around a courtyard and a good restaurant that uses its own farm products. Altenbroek 4 ’s Gravenvoeren (Belgium) +32 (0)43-330186 www.altembrouck.net Crowne Plaza Liège A gorgeous five-star hotel in a historic setting, opened only two years ago. Beautiful views of the city. Modern rooms and large suites. Top-notch service with an elegant, historic ballroom, a bistro with panoramic view, and spa facilities. Mont Saint-Martin 9-11 Liège (Belgium) +32 (0)42-229494 www.crowneplazaliege.be Pullman Quellenhof An exclusive five-star hotel in Aachen with an international vibe, stylish rooms and suites, large-scale spa facilities, a pleasant and spacious lounge, and a great restaurant. Monheimsallee 52 Aachen (Germany) +49 (0)241-91320 www.pullmanhotels.com MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Exhibition «Golden age of Utopia Art» Bruxelles • until March 25th

Galerie specialized in fine Aboriginal art from Australia

View of the Aboriginal art exhibition «Empreintes Eternelles», with awarded artists of the last NATSIAA in the Darwin Museum • Dreaming Time ancestral stories © Photo : Aboriginal Signature, courtesy of Tjungu Palya Arts

The Aboriginal Signature gallery located in Brussels has been founded by Bertrand Estrangin, a recognized collector of Aboriginal art for the last 15 years. He made numerous solo trips in Australia to curate rare artworks and reach the significant remote Aboriginal oustations in the desert. As member of international fairs, the gallery participates to BRUNEAF in Brussels, the Parcours des Mondes in Paris, and also curates 8 thematic exhibitions each year in our space in Brussels. We are offering you there the excellence of this contemporary art movement. Unique in Europe ! During your visit, you will discover fine & oustanding artworks all selected in situ. For each painting and sculpture by sought after and also awarded emerging artists, you will receive a certificate of authenticity drawn up by the official art centre: the best provenance recognized by the major auction houses, and museums.

Dave Ross Pwerle. Utopia. Format : 149 x 91 cm. 1990. Men’s ceremonies. © Photo : Aboriginal Signature gallery

www.aboriginalsignature.com • 101 rue Jules Besme, 1081 Bruxelles • info@aboriginalsignature.com From Wednesday to Saturday • 14h30 to 19h during exhibitions • Or with RDV •tel : 32(0)475 55 08 54


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Galleries

Post + Garcia As usual, during TEFAF, Galerie Post + García will present spectacular expositions at two locations in Wyck and Céramique. In the gallery on Avenue Céramique 17, they display bequeathed works on paper by Eugène Brands, straight from the artist’s family’s collection. At Post + García Espacio on Rechtstraat 86, selected works are on display by CoBrA (related) artists Corneille, Karel Appel, Lucebert, Tajiri, Anton Rooskens, Eugène Brands and Ripollés. Avenue Ceramique 17, Rechtstraat 86 www.postgarcia.nl

Rob van Rijn Rob van Rijn’s art gallery is a familiar and trusted name in Maastricht. This gallery primarily features contemporary art, with permanent exhibitors such as Alexandra Penris, Ingrid Capozzi, Olivia Firth, Wim Steins, Aad de Haas, and Caius Spronken. The gallery’s primary focus is twentieth-century art, but it also carries out restorations and valuations. Bredestraat 4, www.robvanrijn.nl


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MAASTRICHT’S HOTELS INVESTING IN QUALITY Maastricht has gained a number of small-scale hotels including The Dutch Twin Peaks hotel, opened by the owners of Hotel Beaumont. A few more new hotels are due to open soon, too, such as the Student Hotel in the former Sphinx factory building. Many existing hotels have made extra efforts in the past year to further improve their quality. Numerous rooms have been fully renovated at hotels including Crowne Plaza, the NH Hotel, L’Empereur, and the Van der Valk Hotel. Antoine Scherens, chairman of Sahot (a cooperative organization of hotels in Maastricht), explains that the emphasis is on further quality improvements. ‘The range of hotels in Maastricht generally satisfies the demand throughout the year, although there is always extra demand for rooms during major events such as TEFAF. At such times, the surrounding area also

offers additional options for guests. We are seeing that many hotels are not resting on their laurels; they are investing in quality in order to give guests exactly what they want. In future, new hotels will only emerge in niche markets, with concepts that the city does not yet have. Through cooperation, we as a city and region can also ensure that the entire sector is fully prepared to host the wonderful event of TEFAF perfectly.’ MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Timeless Beauty


Deputy Igor Philtjens

Barely half an hour’s drive from Maastricht is Tongeren, Belgium’s oldest city. It is home to the Gallo-Romeins Museum, the 2011 winner of the prestigious European Museum Award. Immerse yourself in the distant past and discover the story of humans, from prehistoric times to the end of the Roman era. Admire the more than two thousand objects in the permanent collection, beautifully spotlit and presented in an intriguing setting. Educational films, models, and lifesized figures bring the past to life. The museum is currently hosting the exhibition ‘Timeless Beauty’. In this wonderful exhibition, the Gallo-Roman Museum makes a connection between authentic objects, intriguing writings by Roman authors, and the sensual photos of the internationally renowned art photographer Marc Lagrange who died too young († 2015), whose work is regularly exhibited at major art fairs such as TEFAF in Maastricht. Igor Philtjens, member of the Pro-

vincial Executive of Belgian Limburg: “Marc was an aesthetician to the core and a perfectionist as well. He had a gift for producing dreamlike beautiful images. Always elegant. Stimulating, oneiric photography to make the most of. His work E. H. ARIËNS KAPPERS /STAND 710 wasTemptation ideal forof St. providing a further The Christopher dimension to the exhibition.” Hieronymus Bosch Timeless focuses on the (Circa 1450Beauty s’Hertogenbosch-1516) conception ofDoetecum ideal feminine beauty Johannes van (actove during the Roman era. An excellent Deventer 1551-1605 Haarlem) and selection of authentic objects Lucas van Doetecum (active 1559- on loan Deventer from topand museums 1573 Antwerp)at home and aabroad display to help after followerisofon Bosch. visitors discover from Caption: Engravinghow 33.4women x 42.5 cm. the elite class Inscribed in themade plate themselves ‘Hieronimus up. Theinv.’ exhibition’s guest honour Bos and ‘H. Cock exc.of1561’ 1561is the goddess Venus, the epitome of beauty. Incredibly beautiful statues and statuettes of her are on274 display. VÉRONIQUE BAMPS /STAND The exhibition’s visual excitement Necklace is enhanced by a selection of phoR.H. Blanchard tographsGold fromand Marc Lagrange. His Caption: antique sensual scarabs pictures of circa stunningly Egyptian Cairo, 1900 beautiful women - often shown naked - transform the event into an aesthetic/STAND experience. BURZIO. 167 work table is en entertainingALagrange’s Royal Neoclassical commode ly the combined and confronted for personal use of King Vittorio with quotations from classical authors. Amedeo III Even as long as 2,000 years ago, Giovanni Galletti writers’ works fasci(Venaria Reale reflected 1735-1819this Turin) nation with feminine beauty. ClasCaption: Marquetry in precious sics scholar Patrick De Rynck woods and Ivory 73 x 57.5 x 44 cmhas brought hisinexpert knowledge to Documented Savoy Royal bear in selecting intriguing extracts. Archives Turin, 1788 Provenance: Vittorio Amedeo III Gallo-Romeins Collection in Turin RoyalMuseum Palace 15, 3700 Tongeren fromKielenstraat 1788 to 1797; private www.galloromeinsmuseum.be collection, France MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Hotel Derlon is located in Maastricht It boasts beautiful rooms, a contemporary restaurant and lounge bar, and a lovely terrace with a wide selection of delicious dishes and fine wines. Derlon also has its own shop that sells exclusive souvenirs and Maastricht delicacies. You are sure to feel right at home at Hotel Derlon in the heart of Maastricht.

The Onze Lieve Vrouwenplein square is considered by many locals to be the most beautiful square in Maastricht. It is intimate, atmospheric, It is intimate, atmospheric, and somewhat reminiscent and somewhat reminiscent of France. It is also located of France around the corner from the StokHotel Derlon straat quarter, with its many excluTelephone number: sive boutiques. Hotel Derlon, situ+31 (0)43-321 67 70 ated on the same square, shares www.derlon.com the allure of its surroundings.


MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 RESTAURANTS

THE FINEST RESTAURANTS Chapeau Magazine has selected some of the most pleasant and gastronomic restaurants in Maastricht and surrounding areas.

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Restaurants in Maastricht’s City Centre Toine Hermsen Atmospheric restaurant of famous restaurateur Toine Hermsen, an icon in Dutch gastronomy. St- Bernardusstraat 2 +31 (0)43-3258400 www.toinehermsen.com Tout à Fait A modern star restaurant with a surprising, contemporary kitchen. Restaurateur Bart Ausems opened a bistro in the neighbouring building with a very price-friendly menu. St- Bernardusstraat 16 +31 (0)43-3500405 www.toutafait.nl Rozemarijn Not far from Onze Lieve Vrouweplein, cosy restaurant with a nice light cuisine and lovely wine. Havenstraat 19 +31 (0)43-4506505 www.restaurant-rozemarijn.nl

Vino&Friends Change of name and concept. Restaurant ’t Plenkske will from now on be Vino&Friends. A trendy Italian gastrobar and winestore in the center of the city. Italian dishes and 350 different wines. Plankstraat 6 +31 (0)43-3218456 Il Giardino Familial ambiance, always crowded. Italian food for reasonable prices. O.L.Vrouweplein 15 +31 (0)43-3256229 www.ristoranteilgiardino.nl Au Coin des Bons Enfants Well-known place in a cosy student neighbourhood. Solid French cuisine, small and intimate restaurant. Ezelmarkt 4 +31 (0)43-3212359 www.aucoindesbonsenfants.nl Mes Amis Located in a street full of other restaurants and cafes, this business sets itself apart with a great wine selection. Tongerestraat 5 +31 (0)43-3257866 www.mesamis.nl M A A S T R I C H T GUIDE

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Restaurants in Maastricht’s Wyck Quarter Café Sjiek Maastricht’s first and still the most original bistro which is always busy. People don’t only go there to enjoy the simple but qualitatively good food and nice wine for attractive prices, but also to meet up. Sint Pieterstraat 13 +31 (0)43-3210158 www.cafesjiek.nl Rantrée A great place where a young couple shows how to receive guests. The chef works on star-level; the woman is a real connoisseur of wines and presents a great selection. Great value for money. Kesselskade 59 +31 (0)43-3215140 www.rantree.nl Kruisherenrestaurant Spectacular décor in a former Gothic church. Good cuisine, professional service, international price level. Kruisherengang 19 +31 (0)43-3292020 www.chateauhotels.nl 70

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Beluga The most gastronomical restaurant in the city. Restaurateur Hans van Wolde is a true magician with flavours and he has had two Michelin stars for years now. Small dishes with pure flavours. Great quality in a modern, again update décor. Plein 1992 +31 (0)43-3213364 www.rest-beluga.com Mediterraneo ‘The best Italian food in town’. Restaurateur Pino is over 75, but he can still be found in the kitchen every day. His truffle dishes are famous. Very popular and with a very welcoming staff in the city. Rechtstraat 73 +31 (0)43-3255037 www.ristorante-mediterraneo.nl ‘O’ Good restaurant for fish. Informal, with an open kitchen. Rechtstraat 76 +31 (0)43-3259747 www.restaurant-o.nl


Harry’s A proper, stylish city bistro at Hotel Beaumont, which is becoming increasingly popular for lunch and dinner, with a mixed bunch of people. Contemporary dishes and good wine for reasonable prices and a dedicated staff. Wycker Brugstraat 2 +31 (0)43-3254433 www.harrysrestaurant.nl Bouchon d’en Face Bistro following the style of the French Lyon, with classic dishes such as Canard à l‘Orange. Agreeable prices, and an intimate, casual atmosphere. Wyckerbrugstraat 54 +31 (0)43-3116438 www.bouchondenface.nl Restaurant Flo Part of the Parisian group of original bistros with classic French dishes. Large establishment, suited for large parties as well. Stationstraat 28 +31 (0)43-3282525 www.flomaastricht.nl ’t Pakhoes Cosy restaurant next to the Crown Plaza hotel. Family business with a chef who loves classic cuisine. They also have a classic French wine list. Very kind service. Waterpoort 4-6 +31 (0)43-3257000 www.pakhoes.nl

De Mangerie Cosmopolitan cuisine in the Hotel Crowne Plaza, in an elegant, modern setting. Wonderful view overlooking the river. Ruiterij 1 +31 (0)43-3509191 www.crowneplazamaastricht.com Unami by Han Fine and light Asian food in a good atmosphere, at a nice price-level. Stationsstraat 12 +31 (0)43-3510006 www.unami-restaurant.com Wen-Chow A real, original Chinese restaurant with an authentic cuisine in front of the railway station. Spoorweglaan 5 +31 (0)43-3214540 www.wen-chow.nl Sofa Situated on the edge of a marina. A modern restaurant with contemporary dishes in a quiet ambiance. Hoge Weerd 6 +31 (0)43-3671337 www.sofamaastricht.nl MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Manjefiek On the border between city and country. A chic restaurant with a contemporary cooking style and friendly prices. Rijksweg 80 +31 (0)43-3610145 www.manjefiek.nl Château Neercanne Gorgeous romantic castle that has had a Michelin Star restaurant for more than 30 years. Chef Hans Snijders never strays from perfect taste. Beautiful classic environment with lots of grandeur and a spectacular wine cellar. Good service. Cannerweg 800 +31 (0)43-3251359 www.chateauhotels.nl

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L’appetito Gran Gusto Since the opening last year it is great success. A modern Italian restaurant in an old, completely restored farmers house. Great atmosphere, good prices. Dorpstraat 26, Sint Geertruid +31 (0)43-8516545 www.lappetitograngusto.nl Op de Hey Eating in the middle of nowhere. A small restaurant ‘at home’ with only the chief and his wife in action. Honest food, nice atmosphere. Heiweg 6, Sint Geertruid +31 (0)43-4098474 www.opdehey.nl

Restaurants near Maastricht

St. Gerlach Have a stylish and tasteful dinner in a real castle ambiance. The kitchen staff uses many products from their own garden. Joseph Corneli Allée 1, Houthem-St. Gerlach / Valkenburg +31 (0)43-6088888 www.chateauhotels.nl

De Pastory This establishment, full of atmosphere, is located in an old farm and is only a five-minute drive to the city. Good food for fair prices, with a nice wine list. Dorpsstraat 45, Cadier en Keer +31 (0)43-4071823 www.depastory.nl

Tummers / Perron 21 Family-run restaurant, updated now as ‘Perron 21, gastro & lounge’. For light dishes, nice wines and cocktails in a trendy setting. Stationsstraat 21, Valkenburg +31 (0)43-6013741 www.perron-21.nl

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Restaurants in Limburg and the border region

Jerôme Intimate restaurant where the young chef happily experiments with delicious flavours. Broekhem 58, Valkenburg +31 (0)43-6013242 www.restaurantjerome.nl Chez Paul A warm dining room with a fine French cuisine. Mix of traditional and contemporary styles. Broekhem 58, Valkenburg +31 (0)43-6013242 Voncken A classic restaurant in hotel Voncken. Warm and traditional dining room. The chef has been there for more than 30 years. Walramplein 1, Valkenburg +31 (0)43-6012841 www.hotelvoncken.nl Vanille Homely restaurant with beautiful food and wine combinations for kind prices. Light cooking with a wine list filled with pleasant surprises. New interior. Diepstraat 1, Eijsden +31 (0)43-4093554 www.restaurantvanille.nl

De Leuf Great restaurant with a Michelin star in a modernly rebuilt farmhouse. Creative and slightly exotic cuisine with a nice wine list. Dalstraat 2, Ubachsberg +31 (0)45-5750226 www.deleuf.nl Pirandello Italian restaurant in a completely refurbished space with a gorgeous view of the garden and the restaurant’s own vineyard. Excellent cuisine and lovely Italian wines, with highly skilled staff. Tunnelweg 99, Landgraaf +31 (0)45-5464343 www.chateauhotels.nl Kasteel Ter Worm Nice restaurant in a small charming castle. Contemporary kitchen with an interesting wine list. Terworm 5, Heerlen +31 (0)45-4001111 www.terworm.nl Cucina del mondo Restaurant with a brand new Michelin-star in a stately old building, near the theatre. A talented chef with experience at top establishments and contemporary dishes for good prices. Landerstraat 27, Heerlen +31 (0)45-5714241 www.cucinadelmondo.nl MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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De Lindeboom - New Style Ever busy restaurant with congenial staff, good food and an amazing choice in wine, with many open wines as well. Burg. Janssenstraat 13, Beek +31 (0)46-4371237 www.delindeboom.info Pasta e Vino Great Italian cuisine with ditto wines. Always flooded with dinner guests from all around. Brugstraat 2, Beek +31 (0)46-4379994 www.pastaevino.nl Silvester’s Popular restaurant with Mediterranean cuisine and Bib Gourmand, which means value for money. Paardestraat 25, Sittard +31 (0)46-4511224 www.silvesters.nl Da Vinci Beautiful modern restaurant at the marina with two-star cuisine and the best female chef in the Netherlands, Margo Reuten. Her partner Petro Kools serves excellent wines with her dishes. Havenstraat 27, Maasbracht +31 (0)475-465979 www.restaurantdavinci.nl

One A great starred restaurant in an old industrial building. Creative cuisine by Edwin Soumang. His charming Canadian partner Betany Long serves great wines from all over the world. ECI 17, Roermond. +31 (0)475-600262 www.restaurantone.nl Danny’s Chef Danny Vanderhoven is moved to marvellous place inside the new Terhills Hotel in Maasmechelen. Michelinstar, modern kitchen, with ‘signature’, nice ambiance. Zetellaan 68, Eisden-Maasmechelen (B). +32 (0)89-730909 www.restaurantdanny.be La Source The ambitious restaurant with a Michelin star in hostellerie La Butte aux Bois has a contemporary kitchen, great wine and a dynamic team of personnel and service staff. New interior. Paalsteenlaan 90, Lanaken (B) +32 (0)89-739770 www.restaurantlasource.be MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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De Kristalijn Futuristic restaurant with a lovely view of the Genk golf course with a Michelin star. A chic interior design as well as great food and professional waiters. And, the female sommelier has been proclaimed the best of Belgium. Wiemesmeerstraat 105, Genk (B) +32 (0)89-355828 www.dekristalijn.be

Slagmolen Bart Meewis’ two-star cuisine is uniformly delicious and classically refined. Located in an old watermill, surrounded by nature. Molenweg 177, Opglabbeek (B) +32 (0)89-854888 www.slagmolen.be

La Botte Very popular Italian restaurant of the Giacomazza brothers, who reel off their repertoire with passion for a full house on a daily basis. Europalaan 99, Genk (B) +32 (0)89-362545 www.labotte.be

Inesto Prestigious place with pleasant, very contemporary cuisine; they certainly earned their Michelin star. Extra creative with vegetables. Grote Baan 9, Houthalen (B) +32 (0)11-525525 www.innesto.be

Aan Tafel bij Luc Bellings Those who love modern dishes full of detail and tastes, starting with a whole procession of amuses, will enjoy this two-star restaurant in a sleek modern interior. Luikersteenweg 358, Hasselt (B) +32 (0)11-228488 www.lucbellings.be

De Mijlpaal A Michelin-star restaurant in Tongeren’s old city centre, with a modern interior and kitchen. Sint-Truiderstraat 25, Tongeren (B) +32 (0)12-264277 www.demijlpaal.org

JER Just Eat Right, that’s what this Michelin star restaurant stands for. Great food-wine combinations. Persoonstraat 16, Hasselt (B) +32 (0)11-262647 www.jer.be

Magis Here again we see a modern interior in a historic building, close to the Tongeren basilica. Creative cuisine with southern elements, and one Michelin star. Hemelingenstraat 23, Tongeren (B) +32 (0)12-43464 www.restaurantmagis.be MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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you don’t visit terhills hotel. you experience it. An inspiring stay awaits you in this beautiful hotel, located in the former main building of the Eisden mine. A cocktail of fashion, nature, comfort and culinary delights is our promise to you for an unforgettable lifestyle experience. Discover Terhills Hotel with the French garden as a passageway to the nearby Maasmechelen Village and enter the Nationaal Park Hoge Kempen (Connecterra). The Pascaud Delight Room welcomes the opportunity to make your stay complete with a massage, a facial or choose for hair, make-up and nails treatments.Terhills Hotel is a location with many options for business meetings. Terhills Hotel offers two meetingrooms up to 25 people. Dinners are possible up to 100 people.

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Zetellaan 68, 3630 Maasmechelen info@terhillshotel.com www.terhillshotel.com Located 18 km from Maastricht.

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www.restaurantdanny.be, T.: 0032 (0)89 24 05 26 Lunch Tuesday – Friday 12.00h – 14h Diner Tuesday – Saturday 18.30h – 21h Star restaurant Danny (holder of a Michelin star) guarantees you an unforgettable culinary experience. facebook DifferentHotels twitter @DifferentHotels instagram DifferentHotels


Au Comte de Mercy Elegant restaurant along the Meuse between Maastricht and Liège. Created by the late, well-known chef Robert Lesenne. His wife and son have continued the business. Rue Tilleul 6, Hermalle-Sous-Argenteau (B) +32 (0)4-3793079 www.aucomtedemercy.be

La Bécasse Amicable chef Christof Lang cooks in a nice French style combined with nice French wines. Has received and maintained its Michelin star for years. Hanbrucher Strasse 1, Aachen (DE) +49-2417444 www.labecasse.de

La Villa des Bégards The chef and owner of the Liège-based restaurant Le Jardin des Bégards relocated to a modern villa in the nearby town of Embourg. Here, he continues to cook Michelin-star dishes with a refined Italian touch. Voie de l’Ardenne 112, Embourg +32 (0)42-229234 www.lavilladesbegards.com

Vendôme The closest restaurant to Maastricht with three stars (a little over an hour away) can be found in BergischGladbach near Cologne. Vendôme is Schloss Bensberg’s beautiful gastronomical restaurant. Best chef of Germany Joachim Wissler ensures fantastic, creative, and very contemporary meals every time. The waiters continue the flawless service with excellent wines and perfect waiting. Kadettenstrasse 1, Bergisch Gladbach (DE). +49-2204420 www.schlossbensberg.com

Sélys This gastronomical restaurant in the chic Crowne Plaza Hotel has achieved the allure and quality to which it aspires. Dining in style in a romantic setting. See Crowne Plaza Liège

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MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 SHOPPING

LEGENDARY & NEW HOT SHOPS IN MAASTRICHT Maastricht may not be a metropolis as far as size goes, but when it comes to shopping, it is in no way inferior to other big cities. Tefaf Guide has selected some new hot shops and legendary shops offering fashion and lifestyle in the most charming neighbourhoods of the city. M A A S T R I C H T GUIDE

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Kiki Niesten Many stylish women who visit Tefaf know all about Kiki Niesten. They just have to go to this uncrowned Dutch fashion queen’s shop. With magnificent collections of high fashion brands such as Prada, Lanvin, Céline and Azzedina Alaïa, Kiki is always able to surprise fashion lovers and art enthusiasts. Stokstraat 28-32 +31 (0)43-3216432 www.kikiniesten.nl Shoebaloo Spectacular mirror shop with equally spectacular shoes. At Shoebaloo you will find killer heels in fun colours and with a lot of bling, but also beautiful sneakers and beautiful bags to match your shoes! Brands sold here include Alaia, Jimmy Choo, Casadei, Versace and Dolce & Gabbana. Stokstraat 25, +31 (0)43-8700040 www.shoebaloo.nl Aim Small, charming shop with bohemian meets rock ‘n’ roll collections by Marc by Marc Jacobs, See by Chloé and T by Alexander Wang. The adjacent building houses an elaborate collection by Patrizia Pepe. Stokstraat 59+31 (0)43-3260052 www.aim-maastricht.nl Shoes & Shirts Shoes & Shirts is a must for gentlemen with style and a soft spot for traditionally made shoes and 82

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shirts. They sell Tod’s, Crockett & Jones and Church’s, to name a few brands. The shop on the other side of the road has a wide range of very exclusive accessories. Havenstraat 23/50 +31 (0)43-3255518 www.shoesandshirts.nl Natan Shop with stylish and contemporary fashion for women by Belgian designer Natan. Queen Máxima slowly became the most important style icon of the Netherlands because of this brand. Plankstraat 10, +31 (0)43-3100622 www.natan.be MarcCain The famous German brand MarcCain presents exclusive designer fashion for woman in a luxury store with a great choice. A popular shop in the heart of the old city. Plankstraat 23, +31 (0)43-3254465 www.marc-cain.com PL-Line Luxury design fashion with a Parisian vibe for him and her. The store is divided in ‘city outfits’ and ‘luxury sportswear’ and sells menswear by Lanvin, Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, Prada, and more. Women can go here to find gorgeous outfits by Victoria Beckham, Saint Laurent, Tom Ford and Nina Ricci. Bredestraat 7a-9, +31 (0)43-3250853 www.pl-line.com


MaxMara Max Mara is a luxury Italian fashion house that includes 22 collections. The Max Mara womenswear main line still is the core of the company. Bredestraat 2, +31 (0)43-3500840 nl.maxmara.com NOW This boutique in the centre of Maastricht is brand new. In the modern and minimalistic store you may find clothes and accessories for him and her. Visit NOW for timeless and effortless fashion: Maastrichter Smedenstraat 6 +31 (0)43 711 2268 www.nowstore.nl 7 For All Mankind Find the perfect jeans or pants, for him and her, at 7 For All Mankind. Stokstraat 17, +31 (0)43 325 5831 Skapa This Belgian brands identifies itself with its superior quality and elegant and trendy fashion. Scapa Maastricht sells fashion, accessories and shoes for him and her. Havenstraat 2, +31 (0)43-358 1499 Pauw Pauw’s collection has its own signature: an elegant and luxurious appearance with edgy elements. The Pauw Women store in Maastricht sells Pauw as well as other brands such as Dries van Noten, Aspesi and many more. Havenstraat 3, +31 (0)43-325 5701

Christian Lagerwaard Luxury fashion clothing and accessoires by the famous German designer Christian Lagerwaard. Havenstraat 14 +31 (0)43-852 8941 Old city centre Kymyka Bag and shoe heaven specialised in the most exclusive brands worldwide such as Jimmy Choo and Dolce & Gabbana. The famous red-bottomed heels by Louboutin are the key item of the collection. Minckelersstraat 7 +31 (0)43--3261770 www.kymyka.nl Festen Charming shop where you find everything underneath one roof: gift items, cookbooks, toys, home accessoires but also a delicious cappuccino and freshly baked pie. Minckelersstraat 1a +31 (0)43-8795311 www.festen-leshop.nl Conflict So-called ‘designmarket’ with contemporary furniture, home accessories and designer gifts. Slight focus on Dutch Design: Koninklijke Tichelaar Makkum, Droog Design, Thomas Eyck etc. Minckelersstraat 14 +31 (0)43-3211186 www.conflict.nl

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Kinsjasa Gorgeous shoe shop with a Parisian chic attitude. Stylish shoes, some with an edgy twist. The owner also runs Muchachas and Traders Pop, with clothes for men and women by brands such as Sonia Rykiel, Vanessa Bruno, APC, Roberto Collina and James Perse. Kinsjasa Shoes Amorsplein 15 Muchachas/Traders Pop, Heggenstraat 16, +31 (0)43-3210830. Courage Over the years, courage has grown out to be one of the most exclusive lingerie and swimwear stores in Maastricht. Courage has a diverse and exotic collection and saleswomen that are experts in what they do. Sporenstraat 10 +31 (0)43-3264485 www.couragemaastricht.nl 84

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Mignonne At Mignonne you will find only exclusive perfumes from niche brands such as Xerjoff, BOIS1920 and Profumum Roma. The exclusive, hand-made bottles are just as exquisite as the scents themselves. Wolfstraat 5, +31 (0)43-3216087 www.mignonne.com Per Sempre Per Sempre sells fashion and accessoires but also interior and lifestyle prodcuts. Brands such as Twin-Set and SET, Citizens of Humanity and Mission Blue can be found in this charming shop. Maastrichter Smedenstraat 21 +31 (0)43-3219969 www.persempre.nl De Bijenkorf The leading department store in fashion, leather goods, cosmetics, home accessories, gift items and much more. Its collection exists of over 100 exclusive national and international brands. Achter het Vleeshuis 26 www.bijenkorf.nl


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Falke Quality and design are the main principles of the famous brand Falke. The shop in the centre of Maastricht offers a great choice of knitted legwear, body wear and fine hosiery. Maastrichter Brugstraat 28 +31 (0)43-2200181 www.falke.com Boekhandel Dominicanen According to the Guardian: “The fairest bookshop of the world, a bookshop made in heaven”. This bookstore holds the biggest stock of books in English in Maastricht stored in a very unusual place – in an old Dominican church. Dominicanerkerkstraat 1 +31 (0)43-4100010 www.libris.nl/dominicanen Jekerkwartier Milan Palma Handmade leather bags and accesoires that are made on the spot once they are bought. Only for that, this shop is definitely worth a visit. Maastrichter Heidenstraat 3A www.milan-palma.com

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Lena Berens Minimalistic, easy-to-wear creations by Lena Berens. Shop and atelier in one. Witmakersstraat 1 www.lenaberens.com Bisschopsmolen Go back in time in the oldest working watermill of the Netherlands. There is also an artisan bakery that has mastered baking bread and ‘vlaai’, sweet pies from Limburg. Stenenbrug 3, +31 (0)43-3270613 www.bisschopsmolen.nl Adriaan de Smaakmaker Jam and chutney is always simmering on the stove here, so you can smell Adriaan de Smaakmaker delicatessen shop from afar. They sell mustard, dressings, nice vinegars and mayonnaise to cook with at home. St. Pieterstraat 36 +31 (0)43-3258865 www.adriaandesmaakmaker.nl MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Toro Interior Design Classic English interior design for your entire house, but they also sell antiques and small accessories by exclusive brands such as Ralph Lauren, Mulberry, Nobilis, Zoffany, Rubelli, Duresta and Monkwell. Sint Pieterstraat 26 +31 (0)43-3251557 www.torodesign.nl Wyck Leon Martens Located in the charming Wyck district, Leon Martens Fine Jewellery and Watches is known as a leading jeweller in the Benelux, and has been since 1907. Popular among regular Tefaf visitors because of his brilliant collection, craftsmanship, sense of style and hospitality. Brands include: Rolex, Patek Philippe, A. Lange & Söhne, Cartier, Chopard, Pomellato, Breguet and Jaeger-LeCoultre. Stationsstraat 39-41 +31 (0)43-3256363. www.leonmartens.com 86

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Hermès Every city needs a branch of the French fashion house Hermès, with its greed-inducing silk shawls and Birkin, Constance and Kelly it bags. The beautiful building with lots of natural light is worth a visit in itself. The lamps and furniture refer to the flagship store on Rue de Fauberg-Saint-Honoré in Paris. Stationsstraat 43 +31 (0)43-3258888 www.hermes.com La Casa del Habano Enter Casa del Hubano through its most attractive walk-in humidor that holds a great collection of Cuban cigar brands, each different in size, shape and presentation. Stationsstraat 33 www.casadelhabano-maastricht.nl Mayfair British oriented men’s fashion shop with classic but also innovative brands such as Paul Smith, Barbour and Hancock. Mayfair also has an in-house tailor and sells footware and accessories as well. Stationsstraat 20 +31 (0)43-3216610 www.mayfair-maastricht.nl


STIJL Fashion freaks from Maastricht love STIJL. Here, you will find a fashionable mix of Dutch and Scandinavian high end brands such as Dante 6, Malene Birger and Hope. A little bit down the street you will find Stijl Men/Flinder Maastricht with labels such as Hope, Kronstadt en Libertine-Libertine. Wycker Brugstraat 48 +31 (0)85-7441117 www.welovestijl.com Mestrini Walk in and you will not wonder whether you need new glasses, but which ones you need. In the beautiful Baroque building of Mestrini, you will find very exclusive as well as hand-made eyewear by Chanel, Cartier, Tod’s, Tom Ford, Hoffman, Oakley etc. Stationsstraat 58, +31 (0)43-7112216 www.mestrini.nl La Neuvième Paris In one of the nicest streets of Wyck you will find La Neuvième Paris, an original shop that is ahead of the masses with brands that you do not see often, such as Acne Studios, A.F. Vandevorst, Avelon, Côte et Ciel and Virginie Castaway. Rechtstraat 75 www.laneuviemeparis.nl Noir Noir you will affordable French, Dutch and Scandinavian fashion with a vintage twist. Right across the street lies Noir Shoes & Bags

for shoes and accessoires. Wyckerbrugstraat 38 + 45 www.shopnoir.nl Nina’s Boutique In the stylish Rechtstraat lies Nina’s Boutique. This boutique has an unique collection of mainly Scandinavian and Dutch brands with a high quality and beautiful shapes and designs. Rechtstraat 58, +31 (0)43-325 1005 Roermond Designer Outlet Centre McArthurGlen Shoppers from all over the world find their way to Designer Outlet Centre McArthurGlen in Roermond, because nearly all international luxury fashion brands have one or more outlet stores here.

Across the border

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Liège Sarah Pacini The Sarah Pacini brand identifies itself with natural and elegant designs and colours. Visitors of the stores in both Liège and Maastricht will receive professional and personal advice. Passage Lemonnier 36, Liège +32 (0)4 221 05 22 Maastricht: Stokstraat 34, Maastricht www.sarahpacini.com Marina Rinaldi A great selection of ready-to-wear clothing for every day and for special occasions. Stylish fashion made from great materials. The owner personally assists her customers in making the right choices. 11 Rue des Dominicains, Liège. +32 (0)4 2211759 be.marinarinaldi.com Vincent Verlaine Vincent Verlaine is the place for fashion-aware gentleman in Wallonia for both shoes and fashion. The expert staff will ensure a perfect fit. Place de la Cathédrale 14, Liège +32 (0)4 232 41 33. www.vincentverlaine.be Joaillerie Marchal Jeweller David Marchal is famous throughout Liège and the surrounding area. His gorgeous collection of pearls is unique and the most exquisite jewellery and watch

brands can be found here, including Chopard, Omega, Longine, and Balmain. Place de la Cathédrale 4, Liège. +32 (0)4 223 31 91 www.pironjoailliers.be Lola Coquelicot In the heart of famous Spa you will find Lola Coquelicot, were romantic and chic fashion is sold. Besides fashion, the collection here includes matching hats and an extensive collection of unique accessories too. Place Royale 15, 4900 Spa +32 (0)87 23 23 08 Ouvert le dimanche Maasmechelen Fashion Point At Fashion Point, you will find fashion by famous brands, modern interior designs and professional style advice. Koninginnelaan 60, Maasmechelen +32 (0) 89762462 www.fashionpoint.be Maasmechelen Village As a part of the Collection of Chic Outlet Shopping Villages, Maasmechelen counts over 1000 boutiques, all carrying worldfamous fashion or lifestyle brands. Zetellaan 100, Maasmechelen 0800 1011771 (FREE) www.maasmechelenvillage.com MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Hasselt The city of taste, as the Belgians call it. And not just because of Hasselt’s famous jenever. The advantage of this small city is that all shops are close to one another and everyone is very friendly. On Kapelstraat you will find lots of nice shops like Bethsabee with designer shoes, men’s clothing store Bond which sells Philip Pleinn, Paul Smith and a Delvaux store, the world’s oldest luxury leather goods company, founded in 1829. Walk over to Dietrstraat for the Belgian designer Stijn Helsen. In the same street you will find Jade with beautiful collections by designers including Isabel Marant Etoile, Vanessa Bruno, Acne and Golden Goose. For fun design objects, home accessories and gift items, go to Oui on Aldenstraat. Mercken Luxury Menswear sells tailor-made suits and jackets made from the most delicate fabrics in the world, in a breathtaking art deco building on Havermarkt. Antwerp The fashion capital of Belgium, thanks to the famous Antwerp Six. Because of these fashion designers, including Dries van Noten, all eyes were on the runways of this city in the eighties. Nowadays, Antwerp still invests in fashion. Nationalestraat is a must-see, with Modepaleis from Dries Noten and Yohji Yamamoto’s shop. In Leopoldstraat and Schuttershofstraat, you will find the big luxury brands:

Jimmy Choo, Hermès, Burberry, Paul Smith, Louis Vuitton and Delvaux. Leopoldstraat is also known for its antiques and home decorations. Modern galleries and beautiful exclusive design and furniture shops can be found around Vlaamse- and Waalsekaai in the upcoming Zuid neighbourhood. It is also a very nice neighbourhood to have a drink and a bite to eat. Düsseldorf If you want to go shopping in Düsseldorf, there is actually only one must-see: the stunning Köningsallee, also known as Kö. It measures up to the biggest boulevards of the world. Luxury designer brands such as Louis Vuitton, Jil Sander, Giorgio Armani, Prada and Tod’s are side by side. In addition to fashion, there are also antique shops, jewellers and book shops. Watching the stylish, original fashion lovers that walk around here is a treat in itself. Around Ackerstrasse, Lorettostrasse or in Unterbilk, you will find the smaller trendy boutiques. The modern Stilwerk building on Grünstrasse is heaven for furniture and design shop lovers. The Altstad is a nice place to have a famous Alt beer: go to Füchsen or Uerige. On and around Immermannstrasse there are lots of Japanese supermarkets, book shops and restaurants. MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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92 MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 MAASTRICHT TREATY

Twenty-fifth anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty Birthplace of the euro


On 9 and 10 December 1991, MECC Maastricht hosted two thousand journalists from around the world. The journalists were monitoring the political negotiations surrounding the introduction of the euro, which was being held a few hundred metres away at Gouvernement aan de Maas (the provincial government building). In those few days, Maastricht and the surrounding area were in a kind of state of emergency. Nearly a thousand police officers and other security personnel were on hand to maintain order and to protect the eleven European leaders and the French president, who had gathered in the southernmost city of the Netherlands for their biannual summit. The world was in motion. The Gulf War had ended earlier that year. The clashes in Yugoslavia, which would mark the beginning of a long and brutal civil war, had just begun. The Cold War was officially over. The Berlin Wall had recently fallen,

uniting East and West Germany. A great sense of optimism swept across Europe. But not every country was celebrating. While Germany and France, represented by legendary leaders Helmut Kohl and François Mitterrand, became lifelong friends in Maastricht, the UK used the summit to push its own agenda and insist on exceptions. The former empire was uncooperative on several fronts. Under no circumstances did it want to be part of the economic and monetary union that was being forged with great MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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difficulty. Prime Minister John Major immortalized the city of Maastricht by turning its name into a verb: ‘We cannot Maastricht the whole of Europe,’ he said, not realizing his reasoning would later help to lay the foundations for Brexit. On those cold December days, many thousands of journalists witnessed the procession of European powers and reported on the events that would forever change the face of Europe. Among them was Jo Cortenraedt, editor-in-chief of Chapeau Magazine (and publisher of this TEFAF Guide), who was reporting on behalf of the Netherlands Broadcasting Authority (NOS) and De Telegraaf (the biggest newspaper in the Netherlands). The European Summit of 1991 left a lasting impression on Cortenraedt. Influenced in part by the huge impact the Maastricht Treaty had on the lives of countless European citizens in the twenty-five years since

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its ratification, Cortenraedt and his colleague Maarten van Laarhoven launched a major project in 2015 with the famous and much-discussed treaty as its subject. Among other things, this led to the surprising photography exhibition Ontgrensd (‘blurring borders’), which compares photos of Limburg’s present-day border areas with photos of the same locations taken in the past. These photos evoke strong feelings of nostalgia for many people. At the same time, however, there is the realization that the ‘old days’ were not always the ‘good days,’ a discussion topic this exhibition helped bring to light. A book titled Het Verdrag van Maastricht 25 jaar later; de impact van een historische Eurotop (‘The Maastricht Treaty 25 years later: the impact of a historic European summit’,


ISBN 978-90-79226-35-1) was published, which inspired a documentary of the same name in which the involved parties at the time, present-day European politicians, and experts explain what Maastricht meant to them. The filmmakers spoke to European figureheads such as Jean-Claude Juncker (president of the European Commission), Martin Schulz (former president of the European Parliament), and Herman van Rompuy (former prime minister of Belgium and the first permanent president of the European Council). All three were in favour of exercising extreme caution in terms of dealing with the achievements made in Maastricht in 1991. Former German Minister of Finance Theo Waigel and former Dutch prime ministers Wim Kok and Ruud Lubbers also featured in the film. In the series of interviews that served as the

foundation for both the book and the documentary, they explain their experiences of what they consider to be the most important treaty in the modern history of Europe after the Treaty of Rome. The far-reaching agreement between the European heads of state and the French president, which was signed on 7 February 1992, has not only dominated the news for twenty-five years, it also made famous the small city of Maastricht, which hosts the world’s leading art fair - TEFAF - each year, which is the hometown of the famous musician André Rieu, and which is the home base of the internationally acclaimed Maastricht University. In the words of Jean-Claude Juncker, the most powerful man in Europe and one of the treaty’s signatories: ‘Maastricht is there forever!’

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E M xcellent entrepreneurship in Maastricht Determining the value of something is the first step in its recognition and conservation, according to Flemish conservationist and social entrepreneur Ignace Schops. ‘Artists like Michelangelo and Van Gogh had no idea how valuable their work would one day become. That value is determined by people. And value, after all, is in the eye of the beholder.’ As an entrepreneur with a passion for nature, Schops (52) – one of the speakers at an assembly on excel-


lent entrepreneurship organized The 33-year-old entrepreneur from by the Municipality of Maastricht Maastricht has stood at the helm as part of TEFAF – developed what of student service agency Jules he calls the (Re)connection Model. for nearly ten years now, having This model, which is used around founded the company in 2008. the world, connects economics and Jules offersKAPPERS an extensive range nature. According to Schops, who is E. H. ARIËNS /STAND 710 of services to help students find The Temptation of St. Christopher their Bosch way in their new city. Hieronymus Maastricht is a city with The comprehensive concept, (Circa 1450 s’Hertogenbosch-1516) international allure and which is available 24/7, is Johannes van Doetecum (actove now ready toHaarlem) be rolledand out in Deventer 1551-1605 an excellent businessLucas van other student(active cities1559nationDoetecum climate wide. According to Van der 1573 Deventer and Antwerp) Ven, theofsecret after a follower Bosch.to success is innovation, connection, willaffiliated with the Club of Rome and Caption: Engraving 33.4 x and 42.5 acm. ingness to putplate common interests the Climate Leadership Corps set up Inscribed in the ‘Hieronimus above ones. in it by former US Vice President Al Gore, Bos inv.’corporate and ‘H. Cock exc. ‘We’re 1561’ 1561 those capable of translating nature for the long haul,’ says Van der Ven. into returns, financial or otherwise, will automatiVÉRONIQUE BAMPS /STAND 274 cally be granted access to Necklace entrepreneurs and poliR.H. Blanchard ticians. In 2008, Schops Caption: Gold and antique received the Goldman Egyptian scarabs Cairo, circa 1900 Environmental Prize (also known as the ‘Green Nobel Prize’) for his role BURZIO. /STAND 167 in creating Belgium’s A Royal Neoclassical table en commode first national park: Hoge for the personal use of King Vittorio Kempen National Park. Amedeo III Giovanni Galletti According to chairman of EcoDuring TEFAF, the Municipality of (Venaria Reale 1735-1819 Turin) nomic Affairs John Aarts, excelMaastricht will bring together out- Caption: Marquetry in precious lent entrepreneurs likex 44 Schops standing entrepreneurs from Maas- woods and Ivory 73 x 57.5 cm and Van derin Ven help Maastricht tricht and the Euregio Meuse-Rhine Documented Savoy Royal and the Euregio who received an award or were Archives Turin, 1788 Meuse-Rhine flourish. ‘ItVittorio alsoAmedeo demonstrates otherwise honoured for their work. Provenance: III that Maastricht is a city with inKarin van der Ven, who was named Collection in Turin Royal Palace ternational and an excellent Businesswoman of the Year in 2016, from 1788 to allure 1797; private business France climate.’ was also invited to share her story. collection, MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Geometric figure According to urban planner and former chief Government Architect Jo Coenen, an Internationale Bauausstellung (International Architecture Exhibition, IBA) serves as a catalyst for transforming the physical and cultural landscape of an area. This phenomenon emerged in Germany more than a century ago as an exhibition on modernist architecture and has since developed into an intensive urban design approach adopted and propagated by such architects as Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius, and Le Corbusier. In Parkstad – an urban area in South Limburg surrounded by an

undulating landscape of green hills – IBA was commissioned to improve regional orientation, address property vacancy in the city centre, and increase the visibility of green areas. IBA is looking for innovative, future-proof projects that will be of lasting importance to the development of a town, city or region. IBA does not do any construction work itself it manages processes. It is laying the foundations for a new orientation towards the future which will drive social change. Put simply, IBA helps to improve a town, city or region. IBA gives them a boost.


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Hieronymus Bosch (Circa 1450 s’Hertogenbosch-1516) Johannes van Doetecum (actove Deventer 1551-1605 Haarlem) and Lucas van Doetecum (active 15591573 Deventer and Antwerp) after a follower of Bosch. Caption: Engraving 33.4 x 42.5 cm. Inscribed in the plate ‘Hieronimus Bos inv.’ and ‘H. Cock exc. 1561’ 1561 Not only in the history of Parkstad does culture play a large role: the region is a bustling centre of art and music now as well. Every summer, world-class theatre companies travel to Heerlen for Cultura Nova and every four years, the WMC world festival for wind music is held in the former mining town of Kerkrade. Modern expressions of art and culture are high on this region’s agenda. Parkstad is a breeding ground for young, creative industry, for street art and for urban art. In 2020, the IBA period will conclude with an exhibition of the realised projects. Cultural projects have a prominent position during this period: these form the fertile soil in which the area blossoms. Recreation and tourism are the primary economic drivers of this for-

mer mining region. In early 2016, Parkstad won a prestigious internaVÉRONIQUE BAMPS /STAND 274 tional award as the best tourist desNecklace tination in the world. In early 2017, R.H. Blanchard IBA presented a design Caption: Gold and antiquefor the top of the Wilhelminaberg hill in1900 LandEgyptian scarabs Cairo, circa graaf that aims to enhance the visibility of the region as a whole. The 38-metre-high geometric figure, BURZIO. /STAND 167 by Belgian LauAdesigned Royal Neoclassical tablearchitect en commode rent willuse serve as Vittorio a prominent for theNey, personal of King landscape Amedeo III marker that symbolizes the region’s transition from a place Giovanni Galletti of industry to a 1735-1819 place of leisure. (Venaria Reale Turin) Caption: Marquetry in precious woods and Ivory 73 x 57.5 x 44 cm Documented in Savoy Royal Archives Turin, 1788 Provenance: Vittorio Amedeo III Collection in Turin Royal Palace from 1788 to 1797; private collection, France MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Rummaging through items with a story Welcome to the antiques Market in Tongeren!


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Hieronymus Bosch (Circa 1450 s’Hertogenbosch-1516) Johannes van Doetecum (actove Deventer 1551-1605 Haarlem) and Lucas van Doetecum (active 15591573 Deventer and Antwerp) after a follower of Bosch. Sleep late on Sunday? Forget it. Caption: Engraving 33.4 x 42.5 cm. The oldest city in Belgium is up Inscribed in the plate ‘Hieronimus enter world unique items1561 and bright and early. Between 7am and Bos inv.’a and ‘H.of Cock exc. 1561’ 1pm the city centre transforms each of them has a story. Ruminto one big – almost medieval – mage through old postcards, vinyl records,BAMPS mannequins, unique marketplace. You are welcomed by VÉRONIQUE /STAND 274 crystal glasses, silver sounds of convivial Necklace activity and inR.H. Blanchard and pottery, handAt the Antiques viting aromas Caption: Gold and made antique furniture, Market you enter a Cairo, vintage toys of fresh coffee Egyptian scarabs circa 1900 and rare coland sandwichworld of unique items lector’s items. es. and each BURZIO. of them All roads lead /STAND 167They will give to Tongeren on A Royal Neoclassical you table en flashbacks commode has a story yourVittorio childhood Sunday. Dutchfor the personal use to of King and long before that. men, Germans, Amedeo III Strolling Galletti past authentic stories: French, British, Americans, Rus- Giovanni visiting Tongeren’s Antique Marsians, Chinese and Japanese tour- (Venaria Reale 1735-1819 Turin) ket is anMarquetry unforgettable experience! ists effortlessly find their way to Caption: in precious the pre-eminent, international woods and Ivory 73 x 57.5 x 44 cm Economy ofRoyal Tongeren antiques hotspot. Documented in City Savoy M +321788 470 82 47 26 No less than 40 renowned antique Archives Turin, T +32 12 80Amedeo 01 79 III shops and about 350 exhibitors Provenance: Vittorio natascha.verjans@stadtongeren.be unveil extremely original items. Collection in Turin Royal Palace Like on private facebook: Antiques, bric-a-brac, design or from 1788 to us 1797; Antiekmarkt retro: at the Antiques Market you collection, France Tongeren MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Brightlands, innovation in Maastricht Region


Brightlands consists of four campuses E. H. ARIËNS KAPPERS /STAND 710 • Brightlands The Temptation of St.Maastricht Christopher Health

Campus with the focus on regenHieronymus Bosch erative precision med(Circa 1450medicine, s’Hertogenbosch-1516) icine & diagnostics Johannes vaninnovative Doetecum (actove (location: Maastricht), Deventer 1551-1605 Haarlem) and • Brightlands Chemelot Campus Lucas van Doetecum (active 1559with the focus smart materials 1573 Deventer andonAntwerp) and sustainable manufacturing after a follower of Bosch. (location: Sittard-Geleen), Caption: Engraving 33.4 x 42.5 cm. • Brightlands Services CamInscribed in the Smart plate ‘Hieronimus theCock focus data1561 sciBospus inv.’ with and ‘H. exc.on 1561’ ence and smart services (location: Heerlen), • Brightlands Campus VÉRONIQUE BAMPS /STANDGreenport 274 Venlo with the focus on healthy International. Innovative. Necklace food and nutrition (location: Intimate. R.H. Blanchard Venlo). Caption: Gold and antique Brightlands is the brand name of Egyptian scarabs Cairo, circa 1900 a joint triple helix initiative of the Great things happen when Dutch province of Limburg, Maasknowledge borders tricht University, Maastricht Uni- BURZIO. /STAND crosses 167 versity Medical Center+, Zuyd Uni- A Royal Neoclassical table en commode Wethelive in use amazing times and versity of Applied Sciences, Fontys for personal of King Vittorio Brightlands is an amazing place. International Campus Venlo, in close Amedeo III Collaboration and happy coincipartnership with leading companies Giovanni Galletti dence. Optimism and positivity. in specific market areas. This pub- (Venaria Reale 1735-1819 Turin) Bizarre ideas and unexpected insights. lic-private partnership works out in Caption: Marquetry in precious Co-creation, collaboration, state an ecosystem that rapidly grows. woods and Ivory 73 x 57.5 x 44 cm of the art facilities and individual brilAt the four Brightlands campuses, Documented in Savoy Royal liance. Connecting scientists, entrepreneurs, students Archives Turin, 1788 and combining to create new chances andIII soluand investors collaborate to seek Provenance: Vittorio Amedeo tions in sustainability and health answers through fundamental and Collection in Turin Royal Palace that 1788 are to environmentally sound, applied research, for the global chal- from 1797; private business wise, lenges in sustainability and health. collection, Francesocially positive and MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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that makes this great region proud. That’s Brightlands—knowledge crossing borders. There are just a few places in the world that truly focus on achieving major, radical change, and helping to turn ideas and research into profitable businesses, but that’s exactly what the Brightlands community is out to do. Seek to answer the question, “What if?” and turn ideas, knowledge into companies and institutes The Result? Brightlands has great stories to tell.

Brightlands ecosystem Brightlands is located at the heart of the Eindhoven-Aachen-Leuven cross-border technology triangle. At the four Brightlands campuses, scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and students collaborate to analyse leading questions of our times and work on breakthroughs in materials, health, food & nutrition, data science & smart services and its cross overs. Brightlands is home to a conglomeration of companies—from multinationals to start-ups—together with top academic institutes in fundamental research as well as centres for applied sciences, education and talent development. Working within the Brightlands ecosystem also means being part of an inspiring open innovation community. A community close-

ly connected with the network of the eight national Top Science and Innovation Parks, as well as part of the Health Axis Europe, an alliance of the leading medical clusters, Leuven, Heidelberg, Kopenhagen and Brightlands.

Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus is a Center of Excellence where researchers and entrepreneurs form together one of the world’s leading locations for regenerative medicine, precision medicine & innovative diagnostics. Access to a business community, knowledge institutes and educational programmes Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus and surrounding area are home to entrepreneurs, researchers, students, a specialized referral, clinical and general hospital, a network of specialized clinics, a renowned university faculty specializing in health, medicine, and life sciences, and a leading faculty for psychology and neurosciences. Building new businesses through value creation Together with Maastricht University (UM) and Maastricht University Medical Center +(MUMC+), Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus focuses on excellent research and


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education but also on the societal impact and utilization of their academic research. The go-to location for medical and biomedical R&D As well as providing facilities and an ecosystem geared to the specialist needs of medical researchers and medical start-ups, the campus offers easy access to imaging and analysis technologies.

Brightlands Chemelot Campus

Hieronymus Bosch (Circa 1450 s’Hertogenbosch-1516) Johannes van Doetecum (actove Deventer 1551-1605 Haarlem) and Lucas van Doetecum (active 15591573 Deventer and Antwerp) after a follower of Bosch. Collaboration and sharing Caption: Engraving 33.4 x 42.5 cm. knowledge Inscribed in the plate ‘Hieronimus With state-of-the-art research labBos inv.’ and ‘H. Cock exc. 1561’ 1561 oratories, 3D printers, pilot plants and educational facilities Brightlands Chemelot offers an VÉRONIQUE BAMPSCampus /STAND 274 innovation community where enNecklace trepreneurs, researchers, students R.H. Blanchard and experts Caption: Goldcan andinteract. antiqueWith Center Courtscarabs the campus also1900 offers Egyptian Cairo, circa an ultra-modern meeting center with the newest accommodations for restaurants, meetings and conBURZIO. /STAND 167 and houses various compaAgresses Royal Neoclassical table en commode nies institutes. for theand personal use of King Vittorio Amedeo III

Brightlands Chemelot Campus is an innovation community in the field of sustainable materials and chemical processes through which innovative start-ups, knowledge institutes, entrepreneurs, brilliant researchers, talented students, and investors collaborate to develop sustainable solutions to global challenges in materials.

Creative breeding Giovanni Galletti ground Brightlands Chemelot Campus (Venaria Reale 1735-1819 Turin) is a creative breedinginground Caption: Marquetry preciousfor talented and people woods Ivory–73from x 57.5students x 44 cm to researchers -in, Savoy innovative Documented Royalstart-ups, and for companies Archives Turin, 1788 as a result of the collaboration amongst theIII busiProvenance: Vittorio Amedeo ness community, education Collection in Turin Royal Palace and knowledge and the govfrom 1788 toinstitutes, 1797; private ernment. France collection, MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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Access to a business community, educational programs and knowledge institutes The campus community is represented by 75 organizations, including large companies such as DSM, SABIC and Arlanxeo, innovative SMEs and start-ups, public/private research institutes in the fields of biomedical and bio-based materials and educational programs at vocational and academic levels.

Brightlands Smart Services Campus Brightlands Smart Services Campus provides an ecosystem for open innovation in the field of data-driven smart services through which companies can gather information (more) intelligently and use it to create economic added value in their products and services. Interaction at different levels Start-ups and small, medium-sized and large companies play a major role in the interaction that takes place on the campus. They not only contribute ideas, but they also share expertise, people and business cases. These parties are working together in expertise teams on open innovation in the field of smart services. Collaboration and sharing knowledge With its data visualisation laborato-

ries, scientific support and services in the area of data valorisation, Brightlands Smart Services Campus is a unique location where researchers, students and experts can interact.

Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo With the extensive know-how available in the region, the agrarian and innovative mind-set, and the presence of companies and institutes that can take new ideas further, Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo is contributing to the solution of global problems in the field of food safety, food security and healthy, tasty food. Situated in the Greenport Venlo area Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo is well on the way to put the themes of food, nutrition on the world stage. Situated in the middle of the second biggest single horticultural production area in Europe, Venlo is a breeding ground for new, high-tech market gardening. Entrepreneurs and researchers in food want to be where it’s all happening. The campus focuses on three programme lines: • propagating and growing • food processing and health • bio-based use of raw materials


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Visitors travelling by car to the TEFAF art fair at MECC Maastricht will immediately notice the change when they arrive: instead of driving past the tunnel, they will get to travel through it this year. The biggest intersection in the Maastricht region has been structurally improved and is the first double-decker tunnel in Europe to allow both cars and lorries to pass through all four tubes. The two bottom tubes are intended for traffic that does not have to enter the city of Maastricht, travelling in the direction of Eindhoven towards Liège and vice versa. The upper four tubes are intended for local traffic. Work is currently underway to prepare the remaining connections for use, with the intention of getting the entire traffic system up and running by the summer. The tunnel will then be officially opened by King Willem-Alexander, after which work will begin

to create a green zone above the tunnel tubes to significantly improve the residential and business climate in the region. E. H. ARIËNS KAPPERS /STAND 710 TheTemptation ‘Noorderbrug’ bridge and the The of St. Christopher large bicycleBosch parking facility under Hieronymus the central railway station are also (Circa 1450 s’Hertogenbosch-1516) expected van to be completed by the Johannes Doetecum (actove end of this year, Haarlem) thereby adding Deventer 1551-1605 and the finishing touch (active to Maastricht’s Lucas van Doetecum 1559future-proof 1573 Deventerinfrastructure. and Antwerp) ‘A red carpet has been laid out for after a follower of Bosch. TEFAF visitors, starting thecm. moCaption: Engraving 33.4 x at 42.5 torway near Geusselt junction Inscribed in thethe plate ‘Hieronimus in the of Cock the city,’ Bos inv.’north and ‘H. exc. says 1561’Maas1561 tricht municipal executive committee member John Aarts. VÉRONIQUE BAMPS /STAND 274 Necklace

R.H. Blanchard Caption: Gold and antique Egyptian scarabs Cairo, circa 1900

BURZIO. /STAND 167 A Royal Neoclassical table en commode for the personal use of King Vittorio Amedeo III

Giovanni Galletti (Venaria Reale 1735-1819 Turin) Caption: Marquetry in precious red carpet woodsAand Ivory 73 x 57.5 has x 44 cm Documented in Savoy Royal been laid out for Archives Turin, 1788 TEFAF Provenance: Vittoriovisitors Amedeo III Collection in Turin Royal Palace from 1788 to 1797; private collection, France MAASTRICHT GUIDE

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112 MAASTRICHT CITY GUIDE 2017 PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Practical Information for Maastricht Shop opening hours Monday 13.00 - 18.00 Tuesday - Friday 10.00 - 18.00, Thursday until 21.00 Saturday 10.00 - 18.00 Sunday 12.00 – 17.00 Travel Airports Maastricht is close to

numerous international airports: Maastricht-Aachen (10 km, just 20 minutes from the city centre), Düsseldorf International (100 km), Cologne-Bonn (100 km), Brussels-Zaventem (100 km), Weeze-Niederrhein Airport (110 km), Brussels-Charleroi (120 km). Airport Operations / Havendienst Maastricht Aachen Airport B.V. Vliegveldweg 90 6199 AD Maastricht Airport +31 (0)43 3589750 operations@mhs.nl Emergencies In an emergency, dial 112

Train stations Maastricht-Centraal (for the city) and Maastricht-Randwyck (for MECC-TEFAF) Information on Dutch train schedules: www.9292ov.nl Information on international trains: www.ns.nl Shuttle service During TEFAF, a shuttle service is available between the MECC and the following hotels in Maastricht: Golden Tulip Apple Park Maastricht, Bastion Deluxe Hotel, Hotel Beaumont Maastricht, Designhotel La Bergère, Hotel du Casque, Hotel Derlon, Crowne Plaza Maastricht, Grand Hotel de l’Empereur, Kruisherenhotel, Mabi Hotel, Hip Hotel St. Martenslane, Hotel Novotel Maastricht, Hotel Kasteel Vaeshartelt, Hotel van der Valk. This shuttle service is free of charge for visitors to TEFAF Maastricht. Taxi Services Taxi Frenske

+31 (0)43 3636362 www.taxi-frenske.nl Taxi Airport Services Maestax

+31 (0)43 3650600 www.maestax.nl Bus Services Jacobsbus

+31 (0)43 6015242 www.jacobsbus.com


The Art of French Cuisine in Maastricht A place where lovers of French classics can truly indulge themselves. Fruits de Mer, steak tartare, côte de boeuf, bouillabaisse or crème brûlée? All the classics here are magnifique! • extended opening hours during TEFAF • 120 seats • modern, atmospheric Private Dining facilities up to 40 guests • quick service as well as full service meals Public Award The finest

French restaurant of The Netherlands

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Stationsstraat 28, 6221 BR Maastricht, +31 (0)43 328 25 25

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Les Tables, a partnership of 23 authentic restaurants at unique locations throughout Maastricht, celebrated its twentieth anni­ versary on 16 November 2016. To mark the occasion, the culinary society hosted a spectacular anniversary party at Rebelle, where guests enjoyed delicious dishes and sensational performances. www.lestables.nl


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