Discover Venlo and the surrounding area

Fun activities in and around Venlo

Surrounding area

Rozenhof Lottum

Are you staying at our hotel and looking for a day out near Venlo? Pay a visit to the Rozenhof in Lottum. Here you can gain your knowledge in the knowledge center, the rose museum, the rose café or take a nice walk through the rose gardens.

Tour and tasting

Hertog Jan Brewery

Visit the Hertog Jan brewery and visit the brewery shop and in Café de Hertog Jan Proeverij you will be offered a delicious glass of Hertog Jan Pilsener. From authentic copper brew kettles, to an atmospheric cellar with bottles of Grand Prestige. During a brewery visit you follow the complete brewing process under the guidance of an experienced guide.

The Castle Gardens are located in the village of Arcen, this former fortified town is located between the river and the border with Germany. In the century-old, 32-acre estate with its monumental castle Arcen centered you can walk for hours through the numerous gardens and enjoy the colors and fragrances. Feel the Casa Verde between palms, olive trees and colorful flowers, the subtropical climate or stroll through the Valley which includes the Oriental water garden and the Rock Valley.

De IJsvogel is a craft distillery that distills its own alcohol from beer and wine. They distill gins, bitters, bitters, liqueurs and likorettes. The showpiece is the corn wine aged in oak barrels. De IJsvogel is located in a restored working watermill located in the Barbara's Weerd nature reserve; The Wijmarsche Watermill.

With a TukTuk or electric retro scooter through the Maasduinen! Tuk Tuk Maasduinen is located in the middle of the Maasduinen nature reserve. After an instruction about the tuk-tuks, you choose one of the beautiful fixed routes. With both routes you can visit one of the many terraces for a snack or a drink.

Water fun

Blaue Lagune

Just across the border in Germany is the beautiful "Blaue Lagune". Water sports enthusiasts can have fun here all day long. There is plenty to do for family and children. But water heroes can also enjoy themselves here. How about wake-boarding, SUP, tubing and much more water fun.

De Peel Ballonvaarten makes passenger flights with passion for an unforgettable experience! The Peel Balloon Rides traditionally sail with small balloons for the maximum experience, view and involvement! Discover North Limburg at a high altitude. Ballooning as ballooning is meant to be!! Departure at Van der Valk Hotel Venlo is possible.

The boiler house with its steam engine, the pearl of Steyl. The steam engine in the Ketelhuis, time seems to have stood still here, a unique location in the heart of Steyl. In the cellars there is a beautiful exhibition about monastic professions from bygone times and above in the machine hall is the beautifully restored steam engine.

Wellness Spa Arcen is famous for its baths with thermal mineral water from 35-36 degrees, which springs up from a 892 meters deep source. The thermal water includes the following minerals: fluoride, iodide and iron. Because of these unique composition of sole-strength, the thermal mineral water has beneficial effects. By the pleasant heat, you directly feel all the tension escaping from your body. 

At Taurus World of Adventure you will experience various adventures for the whole family, such as the unique Adventure Golf, several laser tag arenas, bowling alleys, a game arcade, two unique roller coaster simulators and Prison Island! The largest in the south of the Netherlands! with no fewer than 21 cells, you will always receive different assignments!

The Designer Outlet Roermond offers fashion and lifestyle with many international brands and with discounts up to 70% off the regular retail price. With more than 150 shops there is something for everyone!

In 1935 George Goossens organised an exhibition of old Tegelen ceramic handiwork that was still in the possession of the Tegelen population. This collection remained together and formed the basis of the collection at the Pottery Museum, our present Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur (Tithe Barn Ceramics Centre). In 1936, George Goossens opened a workshop in his factory where Tegelen ceramics was brought back to life.

One of the oldest castles in our country is also the most modern. De Keverberg Castle in Kessel, with its location right on the Maas, is a sight to behold. A visit to this castle is the perfect ingredient for a day full of history, adventure and architecture. The atmospheric Courtyard or the beautiful Maasterras are always free to enjoy a nice cup of coffee with Limburg pie or a good glass of wine.

Freedom shouldn't be taken for granted. That is the message of the Oorlogsmuseum in Overloon. In the museum, situated in this beautiful and wooded park, you will experience the occupation and the persecution, but also the resistance and D-Day. And, of course, the Battle at Overloon during the liberation of the southern Netherlands.