Step back in time at the 1930s Karmelietessenklooster, a hidden gem that holds the secrets of Heerlens' Roman past. Discover the life and work of Lucius Ferenius, the city's earliest known resident, and an indigenous Roman potter:
In 1971, a remarkable find brought his story back into the light. A pot inscribed with 'Lucius Ferenius made this pot for Amake' was uncovered, piece by piece.
Today, you can hold a replica of this remarkable artifact in the tranquil gardens of Luciushof. Explore the Roman herbs that flourish here and immerse yourself in the history that lies beneath this serene enclave.