New to Maastricht?

Welcome to the beautiful city of Maastricht! Some of us at Damascus Road International Church are new to this area, and some of us have been here for a long time. Here are some tips, ideas, and resources we’ve collected to help you become a part of life in this vibrant city.

Resources & Information
Maastricht region expat guide

Settling down
International service desk (Maastricht municipality)

Going out
Maastricht cultural events

Connecting
Dutch language courses in Maastricht

Have a good meal
Food and restaurants

Sweat it out
Topfit Fitness
Il Fiore Health Center

In your spare time
Kumulus Amateur Arts Center
Centre Céramique

Just in case
Emergency phone number (Police, Firemen, Ambulance): 112

Damascus Road
We would love to meet you and help you get connected and feel at home in Maastricht. You are invited to join us on Sunday mornings at 11:00 at the StayOkay hostel, Maasboulevard 101.  We’ll have a cup of coffee waiting for you.

During the week, visit our office. We have space in the Gereformeerde Kerk at Sint Pieterstraat 6, 10:00 to 16:00 Tuesday through Friday

Call +31 (0)6 26673880 or email info@damascusroadic.com any time.

If you have any suggestions of great places to visit in Maastricht, please leave a comment!

21 Responses to New to Maastricht?

  1. amelie says:

    Looking forward to meeting you at the stay okay on sonday mornings.
    who is the person i will have to adress.

    Regards
    Amelie

  2. Nadine Bowker says:

    Hi there

    I am Nadine, an exhange student from South Africa, my one friend is from Italy, and she really would like to attent an english church, where exactly are you located?

    • admin says:

      Hello Nadine,
      We meet in the StayOkay hostel, which is at Maasboulevard 101. It is next to the water beside the John F Kennedy bridge. The information is on our “Ask for Directions” page of the website.
      Thanks for contacting us!

  3. I would like to thank you for the fantastic afternoon during the event Egghunt for the children.
    My daughter age 3 and son age 4 months enjoyed this event verry much.

    During the easterdays she was still continue playing with the plastic eggs she found on saterday.

    I’d never saw such event that bring so much fun for children, for younger ages.

    Thanks

    Kind regards

    Familie Vertommen

    • admin says:

      We are so glad you came! You can see pictures of the event on our Photos page. Maybe there are some pictures of your children!

  4. Kalyan Kiran B says:

    Hi,

    I am from India and I came here for a short visit of 3 months with my wife and baby on a business trip. I came here 2 weeks back. I am really looking for an english service church in maastricht. I would like to visit you this coming sunday if possible. I got the directions to your church from google maps and also from your site. I think I can reach there by walk. Looking forward to participate in the service and worship the Living God.

    Regards,
    Kalyan Kiran B.

  5. Ditheah says:

    I am full of joy unspeakable and His Glory to search the church in Maastricht and found you the beloved. Looking for university for my son and concerned about him remaining in the Lord and growing. Indeed He supply us with much more. Hope to see u in J when we visit the place. So full of Hope now NOT despair. Tks

  6. Hello, checking on Becky and Matthew Miller who moved to area in May and is supporting your church. Hope they’re well and would like to have an update, we’re praying for them and your church, thank you – Claudia

  7. Liya says:

    Hello,
    My name is Liya and I am going to start studying European Studies in Maastricht in September 2012 and pretty glad to see there is an english speaking church.
    Anyways, I’m looking for a room in Maastricht and having big trouble finding a room for the beginning of the semester, so if you have any recommandations on where to search best or know places to stay until I find a room please contact me.

    I appreciate any information.

    Thanks in advance and God bless you

    Liya Abraham

  8. Salvatore Hubertus Cesarano says:

    Hi all, I’m a 17 years old Italian guy living in Capri near Naples, my mother is Dutch and she’s from Maastricht, I would like to know if you have a church in Italy.
    Hope to see you in Maastricht during the Christmas holidays,
    De groetjes! God bless you!
    Thank you,
    Salvatore Hubertus Cesarano

    • admin says:

      Hi, Salvatore,

      Damascus Road International Church is only in Maastricht, but I Googled international church in Naples and found a few, so there are English-speaking churches in your area of Italy. We would love to have you visit during the Christmas holidays! When will you be in Maastricht?

      • Salvatore Hubertus Cesarano says:

        Hey, I’m so glad to hear from you that there a few churches in Naples, I hope I can visit them.
        I’ll be in Holland from friday the 21th December to the 6th of January, and I really would like to join you in your activities. I’ll be in Stein, a small town not so far from Maastricht, can you please help me to find the easiest way to reach your church by car and by bus?
        Is there any special youth meeting or others in these dates?
        I’m so excited for all this, I hope to see you soon!
        Blessings from Capri,
        Salvatore

  9. Salvatore says:

    Hey there,I’m Salvatore, I’m in Stein right now, I’d really would like to join one or plus of your meetings, th problem is that I don’t know how to get there..

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  13. Zivile says:

    Hello,

    I would like to attend this church. However, I would like to know what kind of church Damascus Road is, is it Catholic?

    Kind regards,

    Zivile

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