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Sightseeing in Venlo - what to see. Complete travel guide

Dutch resort Venlo has become popular not long ago and currently there are just several hotels opened on its territory. However, the resort provides ideal conditions for high quality family rest. As the resort is primarily targeted on rest in the hotels zone, we should be more detailed about the advantages of the local services.
Every year Venlo hosts a beautiful carnival just before the Lent. This carnival is one of the most popular and favorite national celebrations in the region. Despite the fact that such solemn … Open
Bilderberg De Bovenste Molen hotel is located in suburban park zone. The main difference of this hotel from all other resorts is in the large choice of replenishing and cosmetology procedures. To the service of the hotel’s guests are opened massage cabins, a SPA salon, a solarium, a sauna and a Turkish bath. Nearby the hotel are located a tennis court and a golf field. The parks surrounding the hotel are perfect for either walks or bicycle rides. You will also find here several boutiques and restaurants.
No less cozy and charming is Campanile Hotel & Restaurant Venlo hotel. On its territory you will find an amazing restaurant with rich selection of dishes able to fit the taste of most hard-to-please guests. What’s more interesting – the prices in the restaurant are more than reasonable. Take a short ride from the hotel and you will see several sights of Venlo. You can attend an excursion to Kasteeltuinen Arcen Castle and walk in its wonderful gardens or you can choose to visit a magnificent Kasteeltuinen Arcen Park. Copyright
Venlo is an incredibly attractive and cozy city that charms travelers right from the start with its inimitable atmosphere of peace and hospitality. Small colorful buildings, tidy and … Open
Puur hotel is known as the newest and the most elegant hotel in Venlo. The hotel is opened in an old and attractive building. Here you will find spacious opened terraces and a huge park. The calm atmosphere of solitude is ideal for unhurried and relaxing rest.
Finally, Hotel American is located in the center of the town. Opposite to the hotel is located the main cultural point of interest in Venlo – Limburgs Museum. Those tourists, who want to get acquainted with the city and see its main sights and interesting destinations, should stop at this hotel. Despite advantageous location this hotel traditionally attracts visitors by its high quality service and reasonable prices.
In Venlo, travelers will find much needed entertainment, shopping, and many interesting things to do. As a rule, all guests of the city head to the city center or the Inner City as the … Open
Venlo is a very small town. A significant part of its historical sites are concentrated near the main square. A beautiful town hall building is located here. Like many other historic buildings, it is built of red brick. In the features of the building are guessed unique elements of the Gothic style. The area around the old town hall is available for free walks, so the historical monument can be seen in all its glory.
Art lovers should look into the Museum Van Bommel Van Dam, which contains a very interesting collection of paintings and sculptures of famous contemporary artists. This museum will be interesting to visit, even for those who have already visited it. It often holds interesting temporary exhibitions. Here you can see the works of not only contemporary artists and sculptors, but also talented photographers. A pleasant surprise also awaits fans of theatrical art in Venlo. They will be able to visit the De Maaspoort Theater & Events. In this beautiful modern hall, there are often interesting theatrical performances, and also concerts of classical music. To visit the cultural center and enjoy its unique atmosphere will be interesting even for those who have never been interested in such activities.
1. In order to rent a car, travelers need to have an international driver’s permit. Car rental services usually also require a credit card with a specified sum of money as a deposit. … Open
As in many other cities in the Netherlands, in Venlo the most popular mode of transport is a bicycle. There are very few cars on the roads. In addition, literally all parts of the city are covered by a network of special bike paths. Moving on the ecological two-wheeled transport, you can make an incredibly interesting walk tour and admire the most hidden corners of the city. Many ancient churches and cathedrals are scattered around its territory, and the inner courtyards of some historical buildings are real architectural masterpieces.
Among the little-known sights of the city is the Sint-Martinuskerk Church. It was built in the 15th century and is a vivid example of the Gothic style. From an architectural point of view, the building of the ancient Latin school Ald Weishoes is of great interest. Its opening was held in 1611. The school building miraculously remained unscathed during the Second World War. During the Middle Ages, Venlo was a thriving trading city. Its colorful markets and shopping streets attract thousands of shoppers even now.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Venlo and surroundings

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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Venlo
♥   Castle 'Bleijenbeek Castle' , 31 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Heeze Castle' , 40.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Croy Castle' , 40.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Moyland Castle' , 43.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Jansgeleen Castle' , 51.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Venlo
♥   National Park 'De Meinweg' , 24.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Maasduinen' , 24.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Groote Peel' , 25.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Veluwezoom' , 76.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Loonse en Drunense Duinen' , 78.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Venlo and around
♥   Art museum 'Abteiberg Museum' Mönchengladbach, 26.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Venlo from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Bonnefanten Museum

From the series “Famous buildings of Postmodern architecture”
The spectacular museum building has become a popular landmark for the residents of Maastricht and its guests. The museum is located in a very picturesque area, on the banks of the Meuse River. A small park area is located in front of it. The museum building is located on the same site today, where the building of the Bonnefantin Monastery was located in the 18th century. This monastery was known for taking care of orphaned children. The monastery has fallen into disrepair over the years. Its building was destroyed. A beautiful monument of modern architecture is located in its place today. … Read further

Aachen Cathedral

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Europe”
A lot of amazing legends relate to the cathedral. According to one of them, the money for the construction was donated by the Devil himself. In exchange, he wanted to take the soul of the first creature who will come to the finished cathedral. Local residents managed to outwit the devil. When the cathedral was completed, they let a wolf come first. A number of outstanding historical events are associated with the place. Here, 35 kings and 14 queens of the German Empire were enthroned. Today, the Aachen Cathedral is as majestic as hundreds of years ago. Once inside, it’s impossible to look away from artistic colorful stained-glass windows, marble walls and ceilings, incredible painting, and other items of decor. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

The project organizers note that the new Kyoto hotel is perfect for both business and leisure. Just to remind you, the opening of the Roku Kyoto hotel took place in the city in 2021. The luxury hotel also never ceases to amaze guests with its exquisite atmosphere and variety of services. It is close to famous attractions like Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Shozan Resort Kyoto Pavilion is a short walk from the hotel. Read this


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