Things to do in Nijmegen

Our most recommended things to do in Nijmegen

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!

From Nijmegen: E-Step Electric Scooter Guided Tour of Region

3. From Nijmegen: E-Step Electric Scooter Guided Tour of Region

Hop on an E-Step electronic scooter and experience the Netherlands's oldest city in a unique and fun way. See all the sights of Nijmegen and some of its surrounding areas as you explore the charming Dutch landscape with your guide. Immerse yourself in a landscape of polders and windmills in a relaxing and green way. Drive along small towns, along the De Waal river, and discover the old city center. Admire the green polder landscape of cheese farms, windmills, historical villages, and towns. Select a route that passes over the bridges of Nijmegen and its old town, including a visit to the towns of Lent and Bemmel. Alternatively, pick a route with more nature that passes through the Ooijpolder and has the chance to see typical small villages like Kekerdom and Leuth. Take part in a guided ride that is completely electrically powered and where all you have to do is push the button to start. Enjoy a smooth ride courtesy of the E-Step's famous huge tyes, ensuring you glide across the landscape in a relaxing way.

Nijmegen: Self-Guided E-Chopper Tour

4. Nijmegen: Self-Guided E-Chopper Tour

Take a unique tour of the Netherlands’ oldest city and discover Nijmegen on a silent, fully electric e-chopper. Start this self-guided tour in the city center and ride past St Stephen’s church to the banks of the Waal. Glide across the bridge, along the dikes in the Ooijpolder, and through nearby towns.  Collect your e-chopper in the city center and, after a brief training session, follow a GPS route on your smartphone to start the tour. Begin by passing the highlights of the old town, including the main square, the Grote Markt, and historic St Stephen’s church. To continue, choose from two routes. The first will take you over the various bridges in Nijmegen and through modern towns such as Lent and Bemmel. The second will head into nature, through the Ooijpolder park, and into small villages like Kekerdom and Leuth.

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Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 5 reviews

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