Weert, also referred to as the "Gate of Limburg, is a bustling city surrounded by nature, space and peace. A wide variety of shops and restaurants, an indoor shopping center, special monuments, enlightening museums, fun-filled events and gorgeous nature offer visitors plenty of opportunities. Those arriving by the many cheap flights to Weert will discover that it is the ideal base for trips to the rolling South Limburg and cosy Brabant. Weert is served by the international airport at Eidhoven, just 43 km away.
Weert is home to a remarkable number of forests and nature parks that feature an amazing ecological diversity with marshes, dunes, woods, moors, valleys and agricultural areas. In the Kempen Pants nature park, besides lush forests, there are arid grasslands with flowering carnations and rare pearl butterflies along with 50 species of dragonflies. The Sarsven, The Jobs and Schoorkuilen form a 173-hectare nature reserve having the very rare floating water plantain,while Well Steyn mainly consists of a coniferous forest. These nature parks offer ideal routes for walking, bicycling or horse-riding. Nature-lovers have more than one reason to visit the place via cheap flights to Weert.
The Birgittinessen Abbey Mary Hart is extremely imposing, especially after its restoration in the first decade of the 21st century. The Pants Mill is a beautiful mill powered by wooden undershot with sheet metal vanes. The Mill Nijs has been wonderfully restored and is now in operation, used to train volunteer millers. The Franciscan monastery, destroyed and rebuilt several times, includes rich baroque furniture and an atmospheric cloister. The transept is probably the only remnant of the original monastery church. The urn-field on Touch (near Molenakker) dates back to the Early Iron Age between 800 and 500 BC and contains remains of 262 graves and tombs.
Both children and adults can have great fun in Weert; the Menage Hippotel provides opportunities for trail rides, riding lessons, horse-drawn carriage and pony rides. Adults can have a great evening with a variety of options for a night out, from cinema, theater and disco to many cosy bars and cafes. A number of hotels in Weert are available for a comfortable stay.