Discover Roermond

Travelling to the Netherlands?

The picturesque municipality of Roermond is situated on the south-eastern part of the Netherlands, surrounded by beauty and seeped in culture with some of the best shopping and river-side restaurants on its doorstep.

Experience the Burgundian lifestyle that Limburg is known for. See how the old mixes with the new, in true Limburg style.

Roermond's centuries of history have shaped the city into what we know it as today. With its postcard-worthy streets, beautiful traditional houses and iconic Dutch architecture, this city is definitely worth a visit. Besides a rich history, Roermond is also known as Europe's best destination for Outlet shopping. From water sports on the Maasplassen, to fantastic gastronomy, there's plenty to see and do during your next visit. 

Where should you stay in Roermond? 

If design, culture and luxury are your thing, then The Grand Hotel Valies should be at the top of your list. With its stylish art-deco interior and riverside location, this hotel is the perfect base for your city break. 

If you are looking for something different, but still want luxury, the Arrested House is the best choice. The hotel is located in an old prison and has a modern and stylish interior with clear features from the past. Think of luxurious felt chairs, heavy steel doors and a warm and homely atmosphere. Apart from its beautiful design, the hotel is a perfect starting point to discover the local gastronomy. Experience an elegant fine-dining experience at the popular Damianz restaurant, or enjoy a drink in the old prison garden. 


Where should you eat in Roermond?
Whether you are looking for a relaxed lunch or a fine-dining experience, Roermond has an abundance of fantastic dining options. Mr Sammi's welcomes you to its trendy bistro bar for a delicious lunch, dinner or great cocktail. Enjoy a wide range of fresh seafood in style, or one of the many vegetarian and vegan options. 

Is the weather nice? Then go to Strandbar Bruis and IJsalon Clevers, beautifully situated by the water, and enjoy the view.

Housed in an old factory on the edge of the historic town centre of Roermond, Michelin-starred Restaurant One is the place to be for a true fine-dining experience. The historic building has been transformed into one of the best-rated restaurants in the area. Indulge yourself with one of the 6-8 course menus, loved by locals and tourists alike, or choose a delicious dish from the a la carte menu. Whatever you choose, we recommend you start your meal with one of Bethany's signature cocktails. NEW: Also discover Bistro TWO, located in Hotel Dux on the Roerkade. At Bistro TWO, they try to source as much of the food as possible from the region.

Restaurant Het Gerecht is also a tip for those who like it warm, intimate and personal. French cuisine with worldly flavours. But there is also a nice wine list. Owners Cederik and Ellis have recently started their own wine and gin.  

Things to do in Roermond 
Visit the beaches and waters of the Maasplassen, the largest contiguous water area in the Netherlands and a true Mecca for all water sports enthusiasts. From a canal cruise to windsurfing, and everything in between, Area X is the ideal location to enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities. With beautiful beaches and lively beach bars, this is one of the places not to be missed. 

Something more relaxed? Take a boat trip on the Maas and the Maasplassen. Don't have a boat of your own? No problem! Rent a sloop here

Then it's time for a healthy dose of culture. Roermond is in fact the birthplace of Dr. Pierre Cuypers, a renowned architect who worked on the Rijsmuseum, among other things. He died 100 years ago in 2021. 
His life and work will be celebrated with a special Cuypers walk - on sale at the VVV tourist information office or via the webshop - and a permanent exhibition in the Cuypershuis, his old workshop and home.

Prefer to go into nature? Discover the Limburg Big Five!
The five breathtaking nature areas that need no filter on your photos. All the information you need can be found here

Local delicacies
If you are looking for local products we recommend Deli-Verte, cheese stores Nizet Kaas and ’t Keesheukske or the authentic Notenwinkel at the Munsterplein. For high quality chocolate the innercity of Roermond offers Rousseau chocolade and Chocolaterie Albèrt.

Experience shopping the Dutch way at the weekly markets in the Innercity of Roermond. From vegetables and fruit, regional products to antiques, shopping at the markets is an experience that can’t be missed. Markets are held on Wednesday and Saturday at different locations throughout the city, discover the schedule on the We Are Roermond website.  


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