Roermond

Roermond, tourist information

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Coat of arms of Roermond
Coat of arms of Roermond

Number of inhabitants: 41.610
Number of national monuments: 298

Summary of Roermond

The Market in Roermond
The Market in Roermond

Roermond is a beautiful city located where the river Roer meets the Maas. Roermond has approximately 57.000 inhabitants and is located in the southern province of Limburg. Roermond is a cozy old Hanseatic city. The city has a lot to offer. You can enjoy the beautiful old buildings, rivers, parks and shopping in the city center or in the outlet center.

Interesting history of Roermond

The Stone Bridge in Roermond
The Stone Bridge in Roermond

Roermond is located at the confluence of the Maas and Roer rivers. Due to the good development of the city, Roermond was granted city rights in 1232. Due to this location, good shipping started and therefore Roermond became a member of the Hanseatic League.

The famous Pierre Cuypers was a Roermond citizen and you can still see that in the city. Designs by Pierre are the Munsterkerk, the Cuypershuis and the “Music Dome” on Munsterplein

Roermond Landmarks

Munster Church Roermond
Munster Church Roermond

If you like cultural heritage, you can enjoy Roermond, it is a beautiful old city. During the Second World War, Roermond suffered a bit, including the Sint-Christoffel Cathedral and the beautiful old Steenen Brug that broke down, but luckily has been restored. In addition to these two monuments, there is another beautiful church on a square in the city center, the Münsterkerk. In 1781, Roermond lost its function as a fortified city, so that the fortifications were unfortunately demolished, in a park towards the cinema/outlet center is the Rat Tower and a little further you will find pieces of the city wall near the elevator.

Shopping in Roermond

Designer Outlet Roermond
Designer Outlet Roermond

If you want to shop, Roermond invites you warmly! The city center can offer you almost all the shops you could want and there is also a large Outlet Center just a stone's throw from the city center. You can enjoy shopping in the city center if you walk from the market to the pig market through the stone road to the Musterkerk, and of course in the surrounding streets. For example, you can enjoy shopping in Roermond in the beautiful historic city center.

Roermond:
Shopping evening: Thursday

Designer Outlet Roermond is shopping Sunday every Sunday

Roermond Activities

Castle Hattem Roermond
Castle Hattem Roermond

Here in Roermond there is plenty to do for adults & kids, there are a number of museums plus a nice attraction. But Roermond has much more, for example a cinema and a theater.


MUSEUMS RORMONDATTRACTIONS ROMAND
  • Cuypers House Roermond, museum about the famous architect Cuyper who designed many beautiful buildings in the Netherlands, including more than a hundred churches, Rijksmuseum CS Amsterdam and castle de Haar. Click here for the site.
  • Roermond History House, as the name says about the history of Roermond. Click here for the site.
  • Designer Outlet Roermond.Click here for the website
CINEMAS ROMANDTHEATERS RORMOND
  • Mega cinema Foroxityregular program. Click here for the site.
  • Royal theater, cinema with beautifully nostalgic furnishings. Special programming. Click here for the site.
  • The Orangery, click here for the site.
  • ECI Culture Factory, click here for the site.
  • CK Theater, click here for the site.
  • Street theater (dome at Musterkerk).

Nature & Parks in Roermond

View of Roermond from the other side of the Maas
View of Roermond from the other side of the Maas

Have fun in the parks and nature! Yes, Roermond is also suitable for enjoying greenery and water. Roermond is located on the rivers Roer and Maas, beautiful to walk along, there is also a city park in the city center (within closed walls) and right next to the city at Hattem castle there is also a park.

Furthermore, Roermond is surrounded by forest, on the other side of the river park Beegderheide and east of the city national park De Meinweg. Enjoy even more? The Meinweg is located on the German border and continues uninterrupted into Germany as Meinweg and Lüsekamp und Boschbeek.

Steps in Roermond

Munsterplein Roermond
Munsterplein Roermond


You can also go out in Roermond with the cozy Limburg atmosphere. With over 40 cafes and a number of clubs you can have a great time. There are also many squares with restaurants and terraces.

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