Countryside with many faces
Limburg is more than only the province of famous touristic
Valkenburg or the by the Romans founded historic town of Maastricht.
the province of hilly prospects and picturesque villages dominated
river Maas. The river that flows from the eastern part of France
Belgium through Limburg to - at last - the famous port of Rotterdam
Dutch coast in the North Sea.
The province of Limburg offers the visitor from north to south
variety of landscapes.
And in the middle of this province You will find the
community of Roggel and
Neer. Twin villages with together at about 8300 inhabitants. A
pretty area that’s
called The Garden of Limburg.
In the village Neer You will find our Bed & Breakfast “Den
Limburg is the birthplace of the so called vlaai,
a sweet pie that will be offered with coffee or tea in a
wide variety of tastes. And of course the country of many
local beer brands. Together the symbols of hospitality and
Yes, the village Neer still has with brewery “De Lindeboom”
(the Lime tree) its own producer where they make in the
craft way a local draught in several tastes. These golden
surprises You can drink of course in the local pubs.
In old books You can find that the history of Neer goes back to
beginning of the 11th. Century. The remains of old churches and
found by building the younger parts of the village.
Neer still has a quiet village square surrounded by church, restaurants,
Like many cities in Holland Neer suffered in the past centuries
by the wars
between the army’s of north and south. These wars and later
the main reason that only a few old buildings were left.
Within the authentic character of the village Neer fits our guesthouse
Engel” without any doubt.
The history of the old house where we have our B & B is going
back –as far
as we know – to at least the beginning of the 19th. Century.
tells that the house in due course was used for several purposes.
One was a
protected house for nuns. At this very moment You understand where
“Den Engel” (The Angel) of our guesthouse comes from.
lot of variety
Bed & Breakfast “Den Engel” offers You a beautiful
starting point for a
more day trip along picturesque brooks like Zelster and Leu. Close
together through valleys and woods. An area with a great variety
and fauna. Both brooks end at last in the river Maas.This middle part of the province Limburg invites You to discover
it by foot