Monasteries and convents with a colourful past

Religious orders in Sittard-Geleen

The town’s turbulent religious past is reflected in its many monasteries and convents. Experience living reminders of its ecclesiastical past and present, which are deeply entwined with the region’s identity.

Historical cycle route

This cross-border route starts in Sittard and takes you into Germany and back. It’s a region which is more than worth visiting. Discover Sittard’s delightful market square and the woodland of Limbrichterbos. Explore small villages and hamlets and find out why Sittard’s inhabitants feel so at home in this region. You’ll be in for a pleasant surprise!

Yet more surprises in the surroundings: