Travel and Accomodation in Nijmegen

Travel and Accomodation in Nijmegen

 

 

Local tourist information about the Nijmegen area can be found at the Tourist Information Office; VVV Rijk van Nijmegen.

 

Places to Stay in Nijmegen

Recommended hotels:
Mercure Hotel, close to the central railway station


Hotel Credible, hotel close to the city centre: http://www.in-credible.nl/


Hotel Prikkels, small nice place in the city centre: http://prikkelsnijmegen.nl/


Hotel Hertogplein, (only a few rooms, no reception desk, close to the city centre)
http://www.hotelhertogplein.nl/


Hotel Oranjestaete: studio’s and apartments: http://www.hoteloranjestaete.nl/studios/

B & B close to the university:
Burgerlust (close to the central railway station and relatively close to the university): http://www.bedandbreakfastnijmegen.nl/burgerlust.html


De Olm: http://www.bedandbreakfastnijmegen.nl/olm.html


Op maat: http://www.bedandbreakfastnijmegen.nl/opmaat.html


De Vlinder (close to the city centre, cheap, shared bathrooms): http://www.bedandbreakfastnijmegen.nl/vlinder.html


Heyendaal 43: http://www.bedandbreakfastnijmegen.nl/heyendaal43.html


Heijendaal: http://www.bedandbreakfastnijmegen.nl/heyendaal.html


Delicious Stay: 2-bedroom apartment close to the university


Frowijn, apartment close to the railway station and not too far from the Donders
http://www.gastenverblijffrowijn.nl/


Barbarossa hostel: in the city centre https://www.facebook.com/BarbarossaHostel

More Bed & breakfast accommodations in Nijmegen:
http://www.bedandbreakfastnijmegen.nl/
 

 

Activities in and around Nijmegen


History:
Nijmegen is the oldest town in the Netherlands. The local tourist information office
offers a guided tour that takes you along the beautiful historic spots in town. You
can also download a free city guide: http://www.arnhemnijmegenregion.com/rijkvan-
nijmegen/useful/nijmegen-downloads/


Another free historical town walk can be downloaded here:
http://excitinghistory.com/routes/stadswandeling-nijmegen/wandelroute


The most famous buildings in Nijmegen are the late gothic church (Stevenskerk), a
medieval chapel (Valkhofkapel) and the Stevenstoren, a tower in renaissance style.
In the Mariënburg chapel, you can attend free exhibitions on the history of
Nijmegen.


Nature:
Nijmegen is famous as the ideal area for walking, hosting the world’s largest walking
event the Nijmeegse Vierdaagse. So take a walking tour or alternatively rent a bike
to enjoy the natural beauty and green landscape.
You can go to the local tourist information office VVV Rijk van Nijmegen, which
offers various walking tours.
See the website http://www.arnhemnijmegenregion.com/rijk-van-nijmegen


National Park De Hoge Veluwe: this is the largest conservation area in the
Netherlands. It covers 5400 hectares of unique woodland, heathland, peat bogs
and drift sand and is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. You can discover
the park by foot or by bike. The park offers White Bikes that are free to use,
distributed at several entrances. See the website https://www.hogeveluwe.nl/en


Other popular areas around Nijmegen are Millingerwaard and Ooijpolder, where
you can spot wildlife if you are lucky.

 

Museums:
You can find more information about the nature and landscape at Nature Museum
Nijmegen & Visitor Centre Gelderse Poort. This is a museum with interactive
exhibitions in which you can discover more about the hills and river between
Nijmegen and Kleve. See the website http://natuurmuseum.nl
Museums


MuZIEum: experience life as if you were blind
http://muzieum.nl


Bicycle museum Velorama: the only bicycle museum in the Netherlands
http://www.velorama.nl


Brewery De Hemel: history and beer brewing process with possibilities for a tasting
http://www.brouwerijdehemel.nl/welcome.html


Museum Het Valkhof: collections on the Roman empire in the Netherlands,
contemporary art and ancient art.
http://www.museumhetvalkhof.nl


Theatres:
Theatre LUX (cinema and theatre):
http://www.lux-nijmegen.nl


Stadsschouwburg Nijmegen (theatre):
https://www.stadsschouwburgendevereeniging.nl/home/


Cinemec (cinema):
https://www.cinemec.nl


Doornroosje (concerts and dance performances:
https://www.doornroosje.nl/?lang=en


Shopping:
Shops in Nijmegen are opened from Monday to Saturday and every first Sunday of
the month. Weekly markets take place each Monday and Saturday.
Some interesting shopping streets are the Marikenstraat, a two-level street with
unique architecture, the Lange Hezelstraat, the oldest shopping street in the
Netherlands, and the Koningsplein, in the heart of Nijmegen with a range of shops
and outdoor cafés.


Relaxing:
De Thermen Nijmegen: http://thermennijmegen.nl


Sanadome Hotel & Spa: http://www.sanadome.nl


Restaurants:
Popular restaurants include:
Grand Café De Waagh, located in a beautiful historical building at De Grote Markt
in the centre of Nijmegen.
Het Savarijn, serves seasonal dishes and also has a surprise menu.
Café De Plak, which offers creative international dishes and their unique ‘cheese
mince meat’.
Plaats 1, serves dishes made with fresh and local ingredients.

 

 

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