Wassenberg in Germany

City of Wassenberg

The city of Wassenberg

Wassenberg is the gateway to the Meinweg area. The town is located in the triangle of Aachen, Roermond and Düsseldorf on the Dutch border. In the municipality of Roerdalen, you cross the border into Wassenberg.

Discover and taste the region

Wassenberg is a city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia with an eventful history. While strolling through the historical centre, admire the buildings from the past, such as the castle, the city walls and a large number of historical buildings. Stroll through narrow streets and enjoy a tasty Rurtaler (Wassenberger beer) or another regional speciality. The gastronomy in Wassenberg has a reputation far beyond the town boundaries.

Natural greenery in Wassenberg

Wassenberg is a member of the European Garden Heritage Network. Visit one of the beautiful gardens and special parks. You can discover the green character of Wassenberg in the international Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park.

Hiking and biking around Wassenberg

Do you enjoy cycling? In Wassenberg you can enjoy cycling. Via the junctions you can compose your own nice cycling tour. Do you like walking in nature? Numerous signposted paths and walking routes show you the way through the region.

Family search for happiness

Ten Lucky Dogs are hidden in the city park. You can look for them together with your children. Every bird gives you special assignments. These are listed in the brochure that you can obtain from the information centre. If you have done all the tasks correctly, you will receive the real key to the big castle tower. So you can climb to the highest fortune together.

Lucky walk

Feel like more? You can take a group on a special Lucky Walk. These walks are guided by happiness coaches from the city who have followed a training course. An inspiring activity with small activities that can boost your happiness. For a group of friends, colleagues or family. Contact Sabrina Martin of the municipality of Wassenberg (martin@wassenberg.de or 0049-2432-4900603).

Plenty to do

In summer, there are many events in Wassenberg. Visit the Schlemmermarkt, the Medieval Spectaculum, the Art and Culture Day and the Asparagus Festival in Effeld. The little ones can splash around in the Effelder Waldsee, romp around in playgrounds, discover farms or paddle on the Roer. In winter, you can enjoy atmospheric Advent and Christmas markets. In Wassenberg you will find everything you need for a wonderful trip or holiday!