Things to do in Nijmegen

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Nijmegen: River Cruise with All-You-Can-Eat Dutch Pancakes

1. Nijmegen: River Cruise with All-You-Can-Eat Dutch Pancakes

Take a 1 hour cruise along the Waal River to enjoy the beautiful views over the city and the nature reserve of the Ooijpolder. Relax as you glide over the water and admire the many bridges of Nijmegen.  Then tuck into the all-you-can-eat pancake buffet and savor freshly baked plain, apple, and bacon pancakes. Top your pancakes with all sorts of delights, like cheese, ham, fruits, jams, and eggs.  Join in for a family-friendly cruise suitable for young guests, who will be delighted to play in the large playroom filled with balls in the hold of the boat.

Nijmegen: Escape Tour - Self Guided Citygame

2. Nijmegen: Escape Tour - Self Guided Citygame

While the Gebroeders van Lymborch ruled over the medieval art world of Nijmegen like emperors, the youngest brother got into trouble. His brothers had never shared the greatest mystery of Nijmegen with him, the secret exit. Since everybody was looking for him - dead or alive - he had to look for that exit very quickly! Will you help him finding the secret exit? Choose your starting time with your teammates, beginning at anytime day or night. Make your way across the city, checking off tasks to find all the clues you need to reach the secret passage. As you search for clues, marvel at the beautiful sights of the town. Walk past the old Mariënburgchapel, wander through the lovely streets and keep an eye out for the many historic buildings in the city center. Work quickly, and you and your team could set the record for the fastest tour. Good luck!

Nijmegen: 2-Hour Tour of the Oldest City in the Netherlands

3. Nijmegen: 2-Hour Tour of the Oldest City in the Netherlands

Your morning or afternoon in Nijmegen will start at your hotel or if you travel to Nijmegen from elsewhere at the train station. Set off in a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town. Discover the rich history of the Netherland's first settlement. Nijmegen is now the country's 10th largest city, but dates back to the Bronze Age when the Romans built a military camp, known then as Ulpia Noviamagus Batavorum. During this walking tour you will visit the ancient Roman walls and other dilapidated relics of the era. Other monuments to see are the powder tower, the public weighing house, the old town hall and Radboud University, named after the Dutch patron saint of Catholic science, Bishop Radboud. At the end of the tour you will go to the Stevens Church. Construction of the church started halfway the 13th century. In 1273 the church was consecrated by Albert Magnus, the Bishop of Cologne. On the third week of July, visitors will witness the city's most important event: people from all over the world partake in the planet's largest march with 40,000 participants covering 30-50 kilometers daily. To be sure, this is a sight not to be missed.

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4.2 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Nice excursion, very good pancakes, lots of choice of toppings. Good atmosphere.