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Castle Garden Arcen

In the picturesque town of Arcen, nestled between the Meuse river and the German border, lies a fantastic garden complex on a 32 hectare property. Stimulate your senses, experience history, and discover a variety of unique gardens created around a historic country seat with a 17th century castle.

  • Stretch your legs and take a walk through the nearby De Maasduinen National Park.
  • Hit a hole-in-one on the mini golf course.
  • Visit the exhibitions at the monumental castle.
Get inspired by Kasteeltuinen Arcen's castle gardens and discover beautiful flowers and plants in more than 15 unique gardens, such as the Rosarium with over 8,000 rose bushes, the Eastern Water Garden, or the Bamboo Forest. Enjoy the scents and colors in the gardens and their many ponds and waterfalls. Each garden in Kasteeltuinen Arcen offers a new green experience. Complete your day with a visit to one of the exhibitions in the monumental castle and a delicious lunch or a cup of coffee at one of the restaurants with a stunning view of the gardens.

Visit Arcen with the kids

Kids won't have to be bored. There is a great scavenger hunt, which lets them discover the hidden corners of the gardens and teaches them fun facts about the castle and its gardens. In the Bergtuin (mountain garden), kids will enjoy the adventurous mini golf course, or take them to the children's beach with its pulley raft. They can visit the animals in the Aaiweide (petting meadow) and the koi fish will eat from their hands in the Casa Verde. During the summer season, additional activities are organized at the park, such as exhibitions, flower festivals and much more. Check out the complete schedule for current events.

In the area

Just an hour away by bicycle, between the Meuse river and the German border, lies De Maasduinen National Park. It's perfect for a lovely hike or bicycle tour, you can enjoy the quiet surrounded by flora and fauna, and discover the longest river valley in the Netherlands.

Want to combine your castle visit with a shopping spree nearby? Visit the Benelux's biggest Designer Outlet in Roermond or go for an outing to Venlo and discover this city's many historic buildings.

Want to make the most out of your visit to the picturesque town of Arcen? Plan your visit to the Hertog Jan brewery and discover the complex brewing process with an experienced guide.

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