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Kind of kitschy-cool

Is kitschy-cool a thing? If so, I think it's an appropriate word to describe the Three Country... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
Worth a visit

It is a nice attraction for family. The tower view is really good, but try not to go in cold... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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Geographic point where Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands meet.
Aachen Vaals | Viergrenzenweg 97, 6291 BM Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is kitschy-cool a thing? If so, I think it's an appropriate word to describe the Three Country Border. In addition to a tower, a labyrinth, a café, and a spot where the three countries supposedly meet (indicated by flags of the three countries, and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a nice attraction for family. The tower view is really good, but try not to go in cold weather. The labyrinth was really fun for kids and grown-ups.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nerdomancer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The boarder itself is a very underwhelming piece of concrete (?). I guess in summer the woods surround it must be nice to walk around, but not in the dead of winter, where everything is dead and visibility is poor. The view into Netherland is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sebastiensh
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Well worth the effort for people into quirky borders like me. It's also the highest point of The Netherlands. A couple of cafes and restaurants and play areas for kids and it would be a great place to spend a day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jarranh2017
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is a neat scenic area, that allows you to say that you stood in 3 countries at one time. There is a great playground for children, labyrinth, gift shop, restaurants, seasonal food stands (with beer, poffjertes, ice cream, etc.) and many hiking trails. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank bvans13
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Where else can you travel 3 countries (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany) by only making 3 steps? Beautiful views of the surroundings

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cruisenele
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Coming from Australia it is hard to get to multiple countries. Here you can be in 3 countries at the one time. We came here as part of a geocaching adventure and were pleased that we did. In addition to being the border of 3...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed 2 October 2018

There are at least two towers in this region. We chose the Dutch tower and enjoyed the views in all directions after having taken the lift to (nearly) the top. There is also a nice restaurant (that we did'nt try). Be careful when buying tokens...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Hesperange
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The journey towards this spot itself is beautiful. The location and view is magnificent. It is a photographer's delight. Some photos taken are really memorable and for keepsake.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank santhosh59
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

What a delight it was to see three countries from just one place! Ok, so the views are great... if you aren’t expecting summer and experiencing a wet winter day. Damp and despondent describes me but I’m sure on a nice day it’s a lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BjAlbertros77
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Neel S
20 October 2018|
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Response from antoryno | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a car park on top. I am not sure about satnav
Gill M
24 July 2018|
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Response from karan06011955 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, This attraction is open all year around. But summer months are better as you could have an aerial view of the countries from atop the tower. There's no cordon or so to enter to the three country meeting point and... More
7 June 2018|
Response from T9499IJlauram | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the time, but I think it depends rather on weather. We went there twice within the two weeks and it was closed on a rainy day.