The historically significant Dutch town of Roermond is situated in the country’s south-eastern part on the eastern bank of river Meuse in the lower Roer area. A designated conservation area, the town is a popular holiday destination not only for its heritage and culture but also for its unique setting amidst the lovely Maasplassen district, a lively cultural life and great shopping. If you choose to book yourself a ticket on one of the plentiful cheap flights to Roermond for a weekend getaway, you will not be disappointed. Roermond is served by the Maastricht airport that is just 40 km away.
The 15th century St. Christopher Cathedral dominates the skyline of the town. The 13th century Munster Church is also one of the most well-known heritage churches. The City Hall that was built in 1700 and the Franciscan Friars' Church are splendid examples of the town’s heritage architecture. The city center offers a wide selection of shops and delightful squares. The attraction of this part of the town is considerably enhanced by the presence of many cosy terraces, and welcoming cafés and restaurants. Innumerable outlets offer year-round enticing discounts and even stay open till 9 pm on Thursdays, while the Designer Outlet Center remains open 363 days a year. The Saturday market in front of the historic City Hall and the Wednesday market in the Munster Square will not fail to delight.
In the fringes of Roermond is the charmingly romantic St Dionysius Church; facing it diagonally is the Museum of History and Culture that can keep you captivated for hours. Venturing a little inland, it is possible to view the Hillenraad, a grand castle and also the South District Spick manor. The "Maasplassen" area with its beautiful lakes and idyllic lush landscapes attract nature-lovers, water sport enthusiasts, sunbathers and anglers by droves. For many, this area is a good enough reason for booking a ticket on one of the several cheap flights to Roermond. Tourist accommodation is amazingly diverse and plentiful; there are lots of hotels in Roermond as well as romantic camping sites.