On April 27, the royal family will visit Maastricht. We like to make cooperation with the media as smooth as possible and take care of everything down to the last detail. Do you want to learn more? You have come to the right place.
Reception and press accreditation will take place in the municipal office at Mosae Forum 10 (located between Markt and the Meuse, the main entrance is on the side of the Meuse). Sufficient workspace will be available for journalists/media in the municipal office. Reception starts at 7.00 am. We will close the press centre at 5.00 pm. From Mosae Forum it is a 200 metre walk to press section 1. Enough supervisors will be available to guide the press to the various press sections. Where necessary, a special passage will be created. The press sections will be guarded starting from 7.00 am.
* Press section 1: corner Maastrichter Brugstraat/Kesselskade/Vissersmaas
Arrival of the royal family
About 100 places
* Press section 2: Graanmarkt
Gateway to Europe, flash mob students, coinage
About 100 places (can be expanded if necessary)
* Press section 3: Onze Lieve Vrouweplein
Bon vivant cuisine and performance by André Rieu
About 50 places
* Press section 4: corner Bredestraat/Hondstraat
Association life and cultural life
About 25 places
* Press section 5: Vrijthof
Grand finale with Rowwen Hèze
About 150 places
- Package A, press sections 1, 2, 5
Route from 1 to 2: walk via Kesselskade, take the stairs to Maaspromenade, continue to Graanmarkt. Distance: 350 metres (5 minutes' walk).
Route from 2 to 5: return via Maaspromenade and walk to the press section via Jodenstraat, Grote Staat, Vrijthof in front of the theatre and Hoofdwacht.
Distance: 700 metres (12 minutes' walk).
- Package B, press sections 1, 3, 5
Route from 1 to 3: walk via Stokstraat and via the back entrance of the church to OLV-plein.
Distance: 200 metres (5 minutes' walk).
Route from 3 to 5. Return via the church to Stokstraat and walk to the press section via Maastricht Brugstraat, Kleine Staat, Grote Staat, Vrijthof (in front of the theatre) and Hoofdwacht.
Distance: 800 metres (15 minutes' walk).
- Package C, press sections 1, 4, 5
Route from 1 to 4: walk via Maastrichter Brugstraat, Kersenmarkt, Achter het Vleeshuis and Minckelersstraat. Distance: 300 metres (5 minutes' walk).
Route from 4 to 5: walk via Hondstraat, Witmakerstraat, Kapoenstraat, Sint Jacobsstraat and Vrijthof past the museum. Distance: 500 metres (7 minutes' walk).