Tourist magnet Arcen
Arcen is the jewel in the crown of tourism in the municipality of Venlo. This picturesque village is park of de Maasduinen National Park and is a fortified village. Traces of the past can still be found in many areas of Arcen.
Route intersections: cycling and walking by numbers
Arcen is situated on the banks of the river Maas and is a popular intersection of many cycling and walking routes. Cyclists and walkers can enjoy the outdoors to the hearts’ content in the stunning green and verdant landscape along the Maas and in natural beauty of the dunes close to the river.
Restaurants and bars in abundance
Arcen is richly blessed with many terraces where good food and drink come naturally. The village is small in size but has a big impact in terms of charm. The many events hosted by the village such as the Asparagus Market held in spring, and the various markets draw the crowds time and again. The biennial Scrooge Festival has developed in a very short space of time into an absolute must see event attracting visitors from the wider region and Germany.