Surroundings from Venlo - Horst aan de Maas

Around Venlo there are nice villages and other places that are worth a visit. Take a look in Horst aan de Maas.

Visit the center of Horst, go for a walk around the Kasteelse Bossen or stroll around the Carbootsale. You can also enjoy delicious food & drinks in Horst. Or go pick strawberries in Aardbeienland or cool off at Aqua Mundo or the natural bath in the Kasteelse Bossen.


In Horst you will find the fairytale theme park Aardbeienland, which is a nice place to visit. You can pick your own strawberries here to take at home or find a seat on the terrace and enjoy the freshest strawberries in combination with various dishes. You pay an entrance fee to enter the theme park, but the shop and the terrace are free to visit. So take your bike and settle down here for a (intermediate) stop.


Gember (Ginger) is a nice catering business that is definitely worth a visit. They are located in a beautiful national monument in the center of Horst. The location used to be the town hall back in the days. Ginger is all about taste and they want to stimulate all of your senses from the moment you walk in. Go for the salad burrata or naan spicy avocado, everything is just a bit different & very tasty!

Kasteelse Bossen

The Kasteelse Bossen are located behind Parkhotel Horst. Here you can take a walk around the water or on nice days take a seat on the beach and cool off in the natural pool. Bring your picnic basket and you can spend the whole day here. Do you want to take a seat somewhere? Then go to Graaf ter Horst or Parkhotel Horst for lunch, drinks or dinner!


Enjoy unlimited food? That's possible at Gossimijne! This restaurant is located right in the center and has an incredibly large and varied menu. Besides that you can enjoy unlimited tapas, there is also a large menu (for the big appetite or if you don't like sharing). There is something delicious for everyone, make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Carbootsale Horst

The Carbootsale in Horst is a large outdoor flea market. The flea market takes place on the event site of Kasteelpark Ter Horst. In total there are 450 stands with all kinds of different products. So are you looking for decoration for your student room or do you simply like vintage or 'old junk'? Then you've definitely come to the right place. Or do you just want to have a stand yourself? That is possible too!

The Carbootsale takes place from March to October, check the website for more information & dates.

Swimming at Aqua Mundo

Are you a real water rat and do you love to swim? Then come to Aqua Mundo in Center Parcs Het Meerdal. Everyone from young to old can enjoy swimming here. There are several indoor and outdoor pools, a wave pool, whirlpool and a white water course.

Make sure to check the website in advance for the current opening hours & any other information.

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