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3 Countries with 3 steps....unique

Where else can you travel 3 countries (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany) by only making 3 steps... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Cruisenele
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Bucharest, Romania
An easy 3sum

What a delight it was to see three countries from just one place! Ok, so the views are great... if... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
BjAlbertros77
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London, United Kingdom
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Geographic point where Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands meet.
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Aachen Vaals | Viergrenzenweg 97, 6291 BM Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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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
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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
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
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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
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
Thank BjAlbertros77
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The tree country border is definitely worth a visit, especially in the summer or autumn. From Kaufland on Vaalser Straße it's about a 45 min - 1 hour of rather slow walk in the nature. There's also and educational path in the forest leading to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Magda S
Reviewed 19 September 2018

A really interesting highlight of our trip. Once there, it's not too spectacular. There's a fee-based tower you can climb to take in the panorama if you want. We declined. Each of the 3 countries has a café/restaurant, souvenir shop, etc. From the German side...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joe T
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Three country border - Germany, Belgium and Netherlands. Parking is in the forest on the road to the Vista point. We parked free at the first restaurant and walked to the Point. It's €4 per person to climb the tower at the end. Not for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Neel S
19 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
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Gill M
23 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
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GeorginaR231
7 June 2018|
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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.
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