Nature

Venray in North Limburg

Municipality of Venray

Venray is a small town with 13 church villages, such as the picturesque Geijsteren. Here you will find a beautiful combination of activities and relaxation. Venray is characterized by the beautiful and especially versatile nature, the cosy centre and a rich history. Are you in need of relaxation, tranquillity and conviviality? Then Venray is a great place for a (short) holiday.

Nature for walking and cycling

The location between the De Peel nature reserve and the river Maas offers a versatile landscape where you can enjoy plenty of recreation. Venray is a perfect place for a walking and cycling holiday. Venray has a cycling and walking point network and many of the walks will lead you past highlights in Venray. Every year Venray also organises the Multi-Day Walking Event, a good preparation for the Nijmeegse Vierdaagse.

Shopping and culinary enjoyment

In the centre you can not only shop, but also dine and enjoy a sunny terrace. Creative and enterprising Venray organises various events and activities on a regular basis in the pleasant squares of Venray. The Venray fair in summer is the largest in North Limburg.

Experience the history of Venray

Discover the rich history of Venray and experience the present around monasteries and psychiatry, the sheep companies and the Second World War. Visit the Great Church and discover how its tower was destroyed and rebuilt. Experience the different perspectives of the Second World War with a visit to the German military cemetery in Ysselsteyn and the War Museum in Overloon or book an arrangement via Venray Remembers. Learn what Venray has meant for psychiatric care in the Museum of Psychiatry. In Merselo you will be taken into the history of the sheep companies with the realisation of the Werverlose Schans, the volmill and soon a sheepfold.

Day out in Venray

Besides history, Venray also offers a lot of contemporary experience. You will find the Odapark for modern art and Raceway Venray. With its central location, you can be in cities such as Roermond, Düsseldorf, Nijmegen or Eindhoven in no time at all, or at Toverland in Sevenum, the Castle Gardens in Arcen or the ZooParc in Overloon.

Contact: Hart van Limburg Venray