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Château Neercanne
Von Dopfflaan 10
6213 NG Maastricht
The Netherlands


tel. +31 (0)43 325 1359

Transcend the ordinary

25 years Château St. Gerlach

During this festive month, book your stay at Château St. Gerlach and enjoy an unforgettable time. Be tempted by the produce from our vegetable garden, find inspiration and reflection in our sculpture garden, and connect to the château’s magical and serene landscape.

25th Anniversary Stay Package

15 September through 23 December

This limited-time package allows you to experience the grandeur of Château St. Gerlach. Enjoy an overnight stay and five-course anniversary menu, specially crafted by Chef de Cuisine, Guido Le Bron de Vexela.

Plan your stay

Harvesting and tasting in the WIJland

17 and 24 September

The Château St. Gerlach restaurant, Les Salons, serves local and artisanal produce from our estate vegetable garden. On Saturday 17 and 24 September we plan to harvest and taste the best produce of the season.

A number of volunteers will be present during the hours of 11:00 until 15:00 to share information regarding our vegetable garden. If you’d like to help with the harvest or do some hoeing then you are very welcome to participate. There’s no need to pre-register.

Cross the line - Lex Uiting

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September

In The Netherlands, the SDG Action Days is an annual sustainable development goals event. It takes place on 24 and 25 September this year and is a countrywide initiative when global goals and activities are organised. The objective is to inspire, connect and incite action. At Oostwegel Collection we have spent the last 25 years devotedly committing to sustainability and biodiversity. On Saturday 24 September we are inviting visitors to discover the best of nature through our vegetable garden, vineyard and orchard. We will host a Cross the Line panel with Lex Uiting on Sunday 25 September, where a variety of Valkenburg initiatives and sustainable development goals will be showcased.

Art in the making

Saturday 17 and 24 and Sunday 25 September

Art in the making
Art in the making
Art in the making
Art in the making

We have commissioned well-known artists to create new works of art for the estate. Guests are invited to meet the artists and watch the creative process on Saturday 17, 24 and Sunday 25 September 2022.

Ingrid Paulussen
Saturday 17 September 2022
12:00 – 16:00

Ingrid Paulussen is an internationally known and acclaimed artist whose art is permanently displayed at the KiV Inside exhibition. Her painted portraits are characterised by vertical paper lines that run through each face. Guests are invited to meet her during her tenure when she will work on a new painting, using different materials, showcasing her working methods.

Maarten Vaessen
Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September 2022
11:00 – 18:00

Artist, Maarten Vaessen, makes expressive iron rust sculptures that are renowned for their unfinished welds, weld spatter and dents. The estate currently exhibits his work throughout the grounds, and it’s his new piece of work that will be the focus of his residency as he takes guests on a journey of his creative process.

Historic tour of the estate

Saturday 24 September

On Saturday 24 September, former employees who worked at Château St. Gerlach when it opened in 1997 will be on hand to share their unique stories and anecdotes. They will take guests on a tour full of interesting historical details and exciting tales from 11:00 until 13:00. Guests will meet at the hotel’s reception and the tour will conclude with a cup of coffee and piece of vlaai from Burgemeester Quicx Coffee & More.

Costs: €25 per 2 persons
Sign-up by emailing info@stgerlach.nl

Discover Château St. Gerlach (kids tour)

Saturday 17 and 24 September

On 17 and 24 September, Executive Chef Otto Nijenhuis, and Gardener, Elena Alves de Oliveira Neto, will provide an estate tour for children between 10:00 and 11:00

Elena will take them into the vegetable garden and tell them all about the WIJland (healthy, sustainable and natural food production). They will discover how the fruit and vegetable grown on the estate influence the daily menu decisions. Chef Otto will introduce the children to the bees and explain how the honey is produced and how the bees are nurtured to ensure healthy honey production, as exemplified in the 150 litres of honey that is annually produced by the estate. The children will also be introduced to the estate’s chickens.

Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Sign-up by emailing info@stgerlach.nl

Four-Hands Chef’s Dinner

Monday 19 September

On 19 September, Chef Jef Schuur from Relais & Châteaux Hotel and Restaurant Bij Jef and Chef de Cuisine, Guido Le Bron de Vexela, from the estate’s restaurant, Les Salons, will collaborate to create a delicious five-course dinner.

Enjoy this unique Relais & Châteaux gastronomic collaboration in restaurant, Les Salons, against the backdrop of a musical recital by concert pianist and composer, Michiel Borstlap.

All-in price: €199 per person at Les Salons, including wine and drink package.
This unique evening starts at 19:00.

Maas Cleanup Day

Saturday 17 september

Château St. Gerlach borders the Geul, a tributary of the Meuse that enriches the estate. On Saturday 17 September, we will again participate in Maas Clean-up Day. Together we roll up our sleeves to rid the surrounding river landscape of plastic and litter. As always, we would welcome your help.

We plan to assemble at 10:00 at the St. Gerlach Pavilion where there will be a meet and greet, along with a cup of coffee or tea. Next, litter pickers will be distributed, along with gloves and plastic waste bags, ready for a couple of hours of refuse collection along the Geul valley. We plan to finish at noon when we will regather for a drink.