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About Gennep

Gennep is a city with an ancient history. Buildings and streets remind of old times. Gennep is a town where you like to go to, walking through the old streets, you can visit the shops, the restaurants en the pubs. The old City Hall, the medieval city wall, the local museum, the historic protestant church are all worth seeing. But you should also visit the Ellen Hoffmannplein, a square, famous for it’s beautiful mosaic tiles.

In and around Gennep there are many beautiful spots. Gennep is part of the nature reserve “De Maasduinen” with many riverdunes, forests, heatherfields and small creeks. Furthermore, Gennep and surroundings still have a lively ceramic culture, with "Keramisto", an international event as highlight.


All information on this website is in the Dutch language. However, we do have some (touristic) information in English.
We would also like to suggest our touristic Partners below.

For more information about interesting sights and activities in Gennep and the surrounding area, we refer you to the (online) tourist office.
Or visit the Tourist Office (VVV) in Gennep. located in the historical City Hall (Markt 1, Gennep).
Contact: tel. 0485-540266 or e-mail

Visitor Centre Martinustoren (Torenstraat 17, Gennep); this free accessible centre (and website) in a beautiful old tower gives information about the history and landscapes of Gennep and surrounding area.
Opening hours: Daily from10.00 - 18.00 (Winter: 10.00 - 17.00)
Website Martinustoren in English

(New) Resident?

When you have questions concerning living in or moving to Gennep, please pay a visit to our information desk at the City Hall:
Ellen Hoffmannplein 1
6591 CP Gennep

You can also make an appointment; please call +31 (0)485 494 141 or use our online Calendar.