Municipality of Venlo

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Arcen is one of the core cities of the municipality of Venlo and is located some 12 kilometres north of the city of Venlo. Arcen lies on the easternmost bank of the Meuse.

Kasteeltuinen Arcen
The castle gardens of Arcen are one of the largest flower and plant parks in Europe and have been named the most beautiful place to visit in the Netherlands and the region several times!

Hertog Jan Brouwerij
At the Hertog Jan Brewery in Arcen, you can admire the authentic copper brew kettles and the atmospheric cellar with Grand Prestige beer bottles from various vintages.
Thirsty?…..You are welcome on a guided tour.
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De Ijsvogel
De Ijsvogel is a grain distillery that produces its own alcohol from beer and wine. The distillery is located in a restored, working watermill.
You can also book guided tours here!

Tegelen is a district of the municipality of Venlo. Until 2001, it was an independent municipality. Since then, it belongs to Venlo.
The monastery village of Steyl is part of the town of Telegen. Steyl consists of several monasteries, chapels and churches, some of which are closed and others open to visitors.

Botanical Garden Jochumhof
Hidden behind old walls, in the middle of the most beautiful monastery village in the Netherlands, you will find the Jochumhof; an enclave of nature, history and tranquillity with a great view over the river Meuse.

Discover the botanical garden: stroll through our unique collection of special, old and exotic plants, shrubs and trees.

A visit to the Mission Museum in Steyl is a very special experience.
Contrary to its name, you will find an overwhelming number of ethnographic objects, 1500 stuffed animals and an impressive, colourful collection of butterflies, beetles and other insects.

Until further notice, the Missiemuseum is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 1 and 5 p.m. Reservations in advance are not required. A maximum of 40 visitors may be present in the museum.

Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur Tegelen
Museum and studio of ceramic art.

Blerick is a district of the municipality of Venlo. It lies on the west bank of the Meuse, opposite the city of Venlo. This district consists of the parts Blerick, Hout Blerick and Boekend.

Museum van Wasrol tot DVD
In the “Museum from the wax cylinder to the DVD”, you experience the history of image and sound in a unique and atmospheric place.