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Velvet Cave Valkenburg

In Valkenburg you will find a number of dugout caves which are open to the public and which can be visited in guided tours; amongst them is the ‘Fluweelengrot’.

During World War Two this cave has been used as a shelter for the public but also by American Troops. Many of these soldiers have inscribed their names in this sandstone cave.

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  • Text: Erwin Flohr
  • Photos: Yvonne Tepen (1, 2, 3, 4), Erwin Flohr (5)