Fort Saint Pieter

Fort Saint Pieter bij Maastricht

Fort Saint Pieter bij Maastricht


To defend the city of Maastricht

Maastricht - Fort Saint Pieter was constructed in the 18th century to defend the strategically important city of Maastricht in the southern of the Netherlands. The fort is an impressive looking hexagonal construction full of tunnels.

Fort St. Pieter

Fort St. Pieter was built in 1701 on the North Helling of St. Pietersberg to protect Maastricht against external attacks. There are 2 large bomb -free spaces in the fort for the storage of gunpowder. Fort St. Pieter was extensively restored in 2006.


The French laid miles of tangles to attack the enemy in the back. These casemates and galleries can be visited. The tour lasts approx. 1 hour and takes place under the leadership of a VVV guide and gives the visitor an impression "how and why" of this unique warpeculator monument, in which skillfully bricked dome vaults and impressive bomb-free spaces alternate with powder rooms, stairs and different galleries .

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    Adress and visitor information

    Fort Saint Pieter

    Address: Luikerweg 80
    Postal code and City: 6212 NH  Maastricht
    Province/Region: Limburg
    Phone: +31(0)43 325 2121

    Visit: An average visits takes approx. 1,5 hours.
    Fort Saint Pieter is located on the Sint-Pietersberg hill in Maastricht. Please check opening times & admission charges before visiting.

    Let op: The locations on the map are indicational. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route. The map shows up to 8 locations in the area. Want to see all locations? Check our Hotspot map or use the Search option on this website.



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