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City walk through Venlo with beer tasting
There are many hidden treasures in Venlo: works of art with an interesting history, buildings with a fascinating past and cosy cafés. During a city walk, a guide will take you along the historical and cultural sites of the centre of Venlo. To round off the tour, you can take part in a so-called HighBeer tasting at Brouwersplaats Speciality Beer Café. This cosy café is located in the centre of Venlo, on the Parade – this lively alleyway separates the two districts Kloosterkwartier and Rosariumbuurt. Until the end of the 18th century, a stream (een beekje) ran through part of this street, after which it was named: Beick or Groote Beeck. In 1794, soldiers marched in a parade along the Groote Beeck to the town hall and after that, the street’s present name Parade was created. The building at Parade no.5 is now Café Brouwersplaats. It actually consists of two houses built in 1888 and 1915. The façade of the building is decorated with ornaments in so-called neo-Renaissance style. It also has features of Baroque architecture with Art Nouveau elements. Until the end of the last century, it served as a tax office.
At this cosy café you can enjoy delicious beers, small dishes and above all the Limburg hospitality. When the sun is shining, you can even enjoy it on the terrace in front of the building, from where you have a beautiful view over the Parade. But the interior also offers a nice atmosphere, just like the hidden backyard of the café.
The High Beer consists of four speciality beers in a tasting glass and you can try four delicious matching snacks. The snacks are seasonal (just like the beers) and vary from savoury to sweet.
Included in the price:
- Guided city tour
tasting at Brouwersplaats, including
- 4 glasses of beer
- matching snacks
Prices and opening times:
|Opening times||Participation in the city tour is possible from Tuesday to Sunday.|
|Price pp (from)||€ 21.50 for the High Beer and once € 60 per group for the city walk |
You can also book the High Beer without a city walk for groups of two or more persons.
Tapas tour through Venlo
Equipped with a picnic basket and together with a VVV tourist guide, you set off on your journey through Venlo. During the city walk, which starts at the VVV office, you will learn many things to know about Venlo’s city centre in a fun and interesting way and you will pass beautiful places. On the way, you will also stop at three genuine Venlo speciality shops such as Lamers Banket, Kaas & Kaasjes and Trattoria Antonia. There you can fill your picnic basket with delicacies for the whole group. At the end of the walk, you can try these delicacies at Eetcafé Hemingway and you can enjoy a glass of the house wine, a beer, soft drink, coffee or tea.
The program takes about 1.5 hours to the Hemingway Café. Here you can enjoy the delicacies and the casual atmosphere of this cosy café, which is situated in the heart of Venlo, for as long as you wish. At the end, you can leave the empty picnic basket at Hemingway and pay for any additional orders. The tapas tour starts from Wednesday to Saturday between 12:00 noon and 4:00 p.m. A group may consist of a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 20 persons. The costs are € 24.95 pp (including VAT). Discover Venlo in this unique and delicious way and book quickly!
Culinary city walk
A combination of a city walk and a three-course meal. You will be welcomed with an aperitif and then set off on a city tour with a guide. The tour is interrupted for a starter, a main course and a dessert. A drink is included with each course. The programme lasts about four hours and starts between 5 and 6 p.m. The minimum number of participants is eight persons and the costs are € 62.50 pp. In consultation with the VVV, you can make a selection from the participating restaurants.
iPad Challenge Venlo
The iPad Challenge is a city game in which your group competes against each other in teams of maximum six persons in an interactive way. The almost unlimited possibilities of the iPad play a major role in this game. The iPad-Challenge is entirely dedicated to the highlights of the city of Venlo. Each team is given different tasks on the iPad, which they have to solve using the apps installed on it. Posting on Facebook and Twitter brings extra points. Of course, the creativity, skill and intelligence of the participants is also important. Would you like to enjoy your adventure even afterwards? In this case, we can send you the photos and videos after the challenge!
Duration: about 3 hours
Price: 12-15 persons € 29.50 pp
16-24 persons € 26.50 pp
24-50 persons € 24.50 pp
(groups of less than 12 persons pay for min.12 persons)
Thriller in Venlo
Follow the trail of the Dutch crime series Baantjer and solve the latest case together. Sjraar de Maas has been murdered. You’re going to investigate. Detective de Cook has lost his file and you get your hands on it. Can you solve the murder? Information about the perpetrator, the crime scene and other details of this case can be found in the city centre of Venlo. The Baantjer thriller in Venlo is inspired by a traditional city walk. You will discover the most beautiful corners of the city while at the same time solving the murder of Sjraar de Maas. Will you manage to unmask the murderer?
2-10 persons: € 80
You can also play the Baantjer thriller in Arcen!
If you think that you can sit comfortably in a jeep and look around, you’re wrong! With nothing more than an address and a name we will send you on your way and the rest you can discover for yourself. The whole story is a big surprise: You have no idea what you are going to do, where you are going and who you will meet there. That’s Venlo Safari. You get to places you would otherwise never have seen, do things you would not have done otherwise, and meet people you would never have met otherwise.
10 or more persons: € 25 pp
Maximum of 60 persons
The cops of Venlo
A murder has been committed in Venlo and the police are in the dark. Your help is desperately needed. Can you help the police and bring the truth to light? A suitcase full of clues for you to unravel. Walk all over Venlo to solve the mystery. And who do you suppose those strange creatures walking around the city are? Experience a true competition in this exciting city game.
From 15 persons: € 40 pp
Venlo’s Living Monopoly
The most social of all board games now lifelike in Venlo. Collect as many Venlo streets as possible with your group; you can do this by finding a street on the city map and completing the task in that street as well as possible. Tasks in which all the group’s abilities are put to the test. Work together, investigate, discuss, think up a tactic and of course carry it out! Halfway through the game you can choose whether you want to see the distribution of the streets or not… The choice is yours…
From 12 persons
Escape Room: Art or Kitsch?
The Escape Room is located in a warehouse on Maaskade 35, an atmospheric studio where artists live. A cosy mess of different things. Mr. Janssen has recently moved into one of the living rooms of the warehouse. Normally, this is nothing special, but this man cannot be compared to the other artists. He behaves strangely and nobody can really figure him out. Come and visit the studio and get to know the art and the artists. Maybe you will even meet Mr. Janssen or manage to solve the mystery around him?
4-6 persons: € 110 per group
7-8 persons: € 120 per group
All these offers can always be extended with coffee and cake, lunch or a cosy dinner. Inform yourself about your possibilities with us.
For questions and reservations please contact our VVV:
Phone: +31 77 – 3510900