Municipalities and surroundings in North- and Centraal Limburg
The tourist region of North- and Central Limburg comprises the municipalities of Beesel, Leudal, Maasgouw, Nederweert, Roerdalen, Roermond and Weert. The Tourist Information Office (VVV) for North- and Central Limburg also works with the German municipalities Brüggen and Wassenberg just across the border.
North- and Central Limburg is unique due to the combination of countryside, culture, water, shopping and having foreign countries nearby. The countryside with its national and cross-border parks is mainly represented in the municipalities of Roerdalen and Weert.
You’ll find culture in every municipality. Visit the historic city centre of the Municipality of Roermond, the island in the River Meuse in the Municipality of Maasgouw and the ‘little white town’ of Thorn. But the many wind and watermills (especially in Leudal and Weert), castles and monuments also contribute to Central Limburg’s versatility.
Water plays a major role in the heart of Limburg too. The River Meuse and the Maasplassen are the largest continuous water sports area in the Netherlands. You can take part in all sorts of water sports and other recreational activities here. The rivers Roer, Meuse and Swalm meander through the region.
North- and Central Limburg is a mecca for shoppers. Roermond has the Designer Outlet Roermond, its Retail Park, its home and garden mall and its city centre with a variety of shops. Weert too has many specialist shops, a covered shopping centre and lots of squares, making it a magnet for those who love shopping.
Apart from the combination of countryside, culture, shopping and water sports, North- and Central Limburg also has the charm of foreign countries ‘next door’. You can eat ‘Kuchen’ in Germany, drink a refreshing beer outside a café in Belgium and return to North- and Central Limburg to spend the night – all on the same day.