Venray was chosen Best City Centre 2011-2013 in the category Small Cities; an award indicating that the city is worthwhile a visit. Venray is bubbling. In the centre, you find a diverse range of shops. A lot of events take place. Theatre, movies, having dinner or going a night out? Venray has everything to offer for your complete night out. You immediately taste the hospitality of Venray! The parking garage and other facilities offer you enough parking options around the centre.
Art and culture
In Venray you will find mainly religious art and cultural-historical exhibitions. The Odapark is a stage for (inter)national innovative modern art. Throughout the park with its old trees and drifting dunes, fifty sculptures by modern artists are exposed. Also, visit the Grote Kerk with its unique art treasures. The Venrays Museum shows life in the Peel village in the old days. Psychiatry and Venray belong together for more than hundred years. That makes the Museum Psychiatry special. You discover how psychiatric patients were treated throughout the past century. Venray cherishes its past; the Grote Markt with its old village pump, the monumental buildings and historic street signs give you an insight into Venray’s history.
City and villages
With its rural, cosy character and complete, urban facilities, Venray is attractive for living and relaxing. You can have a great walk or cycling tour around nature’s pearls and historic sites. Venray has got a rich and lively associational life, so there is always something happening in sports, games, art and culture.
Doing business in Venray
Entrepreneurs are given space in Venray at the various business areas and at the harbour. But Venray also recognizes the importance of knowledge and innovation within companies. Education and industry work together well. Thanks to its good accessibility, the availability of building ground, motivated employees and good cooperation by regional and local authorities, Venray proudly calls itself a logistic hotspot. Venray is easily accessible thanks to the nearby airport (Weeze, Duesseldorf), the harbour (Wanssum) and motorway links (A73). The food and agricultural business are well represented in Venray as well.