Weert city in Limburg
The villages of Weert city
Weert city comprises the town of Weert and the villages of Swartbroek, Stramproy, Tungelroy and Altweerterheide. You can explore the surrounding area easily on foot, by bicycle, by car or by motorbike.
Weert, the greenest region in the world
Weert, also known as the ‘Gateway to Limburg’ is a lively town surrounded by green spaces, peace and tranquillity. The Municipality of Weert was named the ‘Greenest region in the world’ in 2014. As well as the title ‘Winner International Competition Communities in Bloom’, Weert also won second place in the Cultural Heritage category.
The green spaces are mostly to be found on the outskirts of the town. A unique green space is the border park Kempen~Broek that extends by way of the Belgian border through the municipality of Weert right into Nederweert. The recreational area called the IJzeren Man is part of it. But the town itself also has a lot of green spaces.
Shopping and eating out in Weert
Weert has a wide variety of chain stores, specialist shops, hotels and restaurants including a covered shopping mall, lively squares and pavement cafés. Come and taste Weert’s speciality: a sweet flan called Weerter vlaai.
Events in Weert
There’s plenty to do in Weert. Apart from its small, intimate events, Weert also has annual highlights such as the Weert Fair and the rock and pop festival called Bospop.
Explore the region
Weert is the ideal starting point for outings in North- and Central Limburg, hilly Southern Limburg, friendly Brabant and pleasure-loving Belgium. Germany is nearby too.
Weekly markets in Weert
Town of Weert, centre
Saturday from 9am to 4pm
Food and non-food
Wednesday from 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Contact: Hart van Limburg Weert