The Heuvelland4daagse is a walking festival with the aim of letting walkers enjoy the nature, sights and culture in South Limburg.
The walks go through the hilly Limburg landscape around Valkenburg aan de Geul, mostly on field roads and forest paths. Every day you can enjoy all the beauty that Limburg has to offer in terms of nature, beautiful views and picturesque villages.
You can choose from five distances: 7-14-21-28 and 42 kilometers.

Zuid-Limburg, Netherlands
From August 10 to
August 13, 2023
4 days
/ 20 routes
mainly Adult (40-60)
Difficult Levels: Hard, Moderate, Easy
Landscape: Countryside, Mountain
Wandel4daagse Vilt-Valkenburg Foundation



The routes are marked with arrows and ribbons. A rest and rest area has been set up after every 7 to 8 kilometers.

Almost everyone can participate in this four-day event, especially the distance of 7-14 and 21 km is doable for any healthy person, without the need for training. The distances of 28 and 42 km obviously require some training. The hilly terrain becomes increasingly difficult with increasing distance. It is therefore wise, especially if you are not very well trained, to choose the right distance.

Walking through a 5-star landscape .

The Heuvelland4daagse 2022 will take place from 11 to 14 August. The Heuvelland4daagse is now known to many hikers at home and abroad.
Due to the Corona virus, the Heuvelland4daagse has been canceled in 2020 and 2021. In 2019, more than 7,700 hikers put on their hiking boots to participate in this hiking event. The Limburg Heuvelland has been declared a 5-star landscape. Embedded between Belgium and Germany, the landscape has a foreign appearance. The great variation in the rolling landscape, with its stream and dry valleys, winding paths through forests and meadows make the Heuvelland4daagse an experience. The walks are not suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Wednesday 10 August 2022:

20:00: Official opening by the mayor of Valkenburg a/d Geul

After the official part, the circus Flic-Flac, with some spectacular shows, will take this evening to an unprecedented height.

Afterwards there will be an opportunity in the pavilion to end the evening together with DJ Wim Frijns.

Hiking 11 to 14 August
Starting point: `t Võske, Grotestraat 8 Berg en Terblijt.

Start times:

7 km > 09:00 to 12:00
14 km > 07:00 to 12:00
21 km > 07:00 to 12:00
28 km > 07:00 to 11:00
42 km > 07:00 to 09:00

Thursday 11 August 2022:

7 Km: Berg-Geuldal-Berg
14 Km: Berg-Sibbe-Berg
21 Km: Berg-Blankenberg-Keer-Berg
28 km: Berg-Welsden-Banholt vv
42 km: Berg-Welsden-Banholt-'s Gravenvoeren vv

On return Dj Pascal Thomassen will provide the musical entertainment in the pavilion from 2 p.m.

Friday 12 August 2022:

7 km: Berg-Gasthuis-Berg
14 km: Berg-Welsden-Berg.
21 km: Berg-Meerssen-Schimmert- Berg
28 km: Berg-Sibbe-Schin op Geul vv
42 km: Berg-Sibbe-Schin op Geul-Klimmen vv

Upon return, DJ Eric will provide the musical entertainment in the pavilion from 2 p.m.
At 4.15 pm entertainer John de Bever will provide the musical bouncer.

Saturday 13 August 2022:

7 km: Berg-Vilt-Berg
14 km: Berg-Keer-Berg.
21 km: Berg-Welsden-Blankenberg-Berg.
28 km: Berg-Meerssen-Schimmert vv.
42 km: Berg-Meerssen-Schimmert-Wijnandsrade

Upon return, DJ Nando will provide the musical entertainment in the pavilion from 2 p.m.
At 4.15 pm entertainer René Schuurmans will provide the musical bouncer.

Sunday 14 August 2022:

7 km: Berg-Bemelen-Berg
14 km: Berg-Meerssen-Berg.
21 km: Berg-Sibbe-Salden-Berg.
28 km: Berg-Keer-Eckelrade vv
42 km: Berg-Keer-Eckelrade-Moerslag vv

On return musical welcome of the walkers by DJ. Wim Frijns.
Each participant also receives the well-known rose.
In the pavilion DJ. Eric will raise the mood musically and will provide Beppie Kraft with a musical ending on this final day from 4.15 pm.
Also honoring jubilees.

Zuid-Limburg, Netherlands



Public transport

From Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 August, Arriva will provide an extra shuttle service between Valkenburg station and the starting location in Berg en Terblijt. This extra shuttle bus is not shown in the trip planners.
In the morning, an extra bus runs every half hour from 06:39 to 10:39 between Valkenburg station and Berg en Terblijt. In the afternoon, an extra bus runs every half hour from 15:38 to 18:08 between Berg en Terblijt and Valkenburg station. In addition, a bus runs every half hour throughout the day between Valkenburg – Berg and Terblijt – Maastricht (line 4).
ticket sales

Buy your e-ticket in advance via our travel app glimble.
In addition, you can also travel with your OV chip card, an e-ticket via the arriva website or buy a ticket from the driver (PIN only).
At and in the vicinity of the start and finish location of the Heuvelland 4 days at café-zaal 't Vöske in Berg & Terblijt there will be a changed traffic situation from Tuesday 9 to Monday 15 August , but also in several other streets in Berg & Terblijt.

Parking of cars:

For the period from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 August 2022:

  • Coming from the direction of Valkenburg aan de Geul and/or Maastricht via the N590, the walkers with cars near Autobedrijf Biermans are guided by traffic controllers and P-signs to the parking spaces behind 'Groenrijk'.
  • When leaving the car park, the route towards Rijksweg is signposted.
  • Signs also indicate the walking route from the parking lot to the starting location (and back).
  • When crossing the Rijksweg, both at the chapel near Rijksweg 10 and at Europarcs, there are 2 traffic controllers to allow walkers to cross safely and to regulate the flow of traffic.
  • Parking in the streets around the starting location is absolutely not allowed.
  • In case of bad weather, a disaster plan will come into effect

Road closures:

For the entire period from Tuesday 9 to Monday 15 August:

  • The Grote Straat, at the intersection Achter de Hoven and at the service road opposite café 't Vöske and at the Valkenburgerstraat/Kleinstraat intersection (near Falcon Radio) will be closed to all motorized traffic on both sides.
  • The service road, which runs parallel to the Grotestraat, opposite the Vöske, serves as a passage for emergency services and residents there.
  • The Geulhemmerweg will be closed to through traffic in the direction of Maastricht at the intersection Blokbrekerstraat/Langen Akker. For local traffic, residents, shops, etc., the Geulhemmerweg will remain open from that point and the Grote Straat until closure at the service road opposite café 't Vöske and all other streets such as: Kleinstraat, Oude Kerkstraat etc.

For the period from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 August:

  • At the time of the presence of walkers, on the Wolfsdriesweg and Vogelzangweg, only one-way traffic is possible from Geulhem due to ascending, descending and crossing walkers.
  • The following streets will be closed to through traffic from 06:00 to 12:00: Burg. van de Loostraat, Burg. Muijtersstraat, Past. Brewers Street, Past. Scheepersstraat and Blokbrekersstraat.
  • A parking ban on Geulhemmerweg on both sides of the road between 06:00 and 12:00.


  • On Sunday 14 August, the Grotestraat will be completely closed at the Geulhemmerweg / 't Wegske intersection, as the walkers will then be brought in via the Grote Straat.

For local traffic, residents, shops, etc., access is controlled by traffic controllers.

Road diversion:

  • Through traffic from Maastricht or Valkenburg to Geulhem/Broekhem/Houthem is passed by the church of Berg & Terblijt, Dr. Goossensstraat and Langen Akker diverted: “follow the diversion signs”.
  • Through traffic from the Geulhemmerweg to Valkenburg and Maastricht is routed via Langen Akker, Dr. Goossensstraat and past the church of Berg & Terblijt, diverted to Maastricht or Valkenburg: “follow the diversion signs”.

No parking

Parking is not possible in the streets around the starting room, because roads are closed for the Heuvelland4daagse. The through roads have been diverted through the village and these roads should remain free for through traffic. You must follow the directions of the traffic controllers.

Bicycle storage

There is a spacious bicycle shed in the immediate vicinity of the starting location.
If you have the option to get to the starting location by bike, this has many advantages.
Good for the environment, easy to store, affordable and sporty. There are signs to the bicycle shed by means of signs.
An urgent request to use this parking facility. It is not allowed to park bicycles on or around the festival site.
We strongly recommend public transport or bicycle if possible. Parking at your own risk.