The 95 best places to visit during a city trip in Nijmegen
For 2000 years Nijmegen has been able to attract visitors. Were they first legions of Romans, they are now students from all over the world. Not to mention hikers. Who visit the city during the busy Nijmegen Four Days Marches. Are you next to visit the city? Dive into the city centre and discover a special mix of history and progressiveness. Enjoy the beautiful location between the river landscape on the one hand and the hilly landscape on the other.
Are you planning a weekend getaway or do you want to be on a city trip to Nijmegen?
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Hidden behind large industrial gates you will find De Fabriek. Formerly a storage place for wood, now a very nice lunchroom and concept store.
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With your team of 3 to 6 people, solve the puzzles and riddles, complete all the assignments and feel the victory once you escape together!
Located in a youth hostel, this cosy hostel is 350 metres from the Grote Markt. There is also a shared kitchen, roof terrace and living room.
Do you choose a delicious tip cake, a salad or a sandwich? At Fresca the choice is huge and you are good for a breakfast and good lunch.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and take a nice walk through the Hunnerpark. You will see historical objects, parts of the old city wall and statues.
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During a day in Nijmegen, stroll along the Stadhuis and see all the beautiful details of the building, such as the sculptures on the façade.
Are you looking for a unique piece of furniture or home accessory? Ochre and Red is a shop full of surprises with colourful, honestly produced items.
Step into Make My Day and taste the total experience of shopping and relaxing. For both men and women, you will score unique finds here.
For the most beautiful hats, bags and scarves, step over the threshold at Capello. The items are from well-known and eminent designers.
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Here you can go for a nice stay at a reasonable price. Each room has its own style, from Mediterranean to vintage and industrial.
Let yourself be pampered by the hosts and chefs of this bistro. Enjoy delicious robust steaks and other balanced dishes.
The Lange Hezelstraat in the centre of Nijmegen is the oldest shopping street in the Netherlands and always cozy and beautiful thanks to its historic buildings.
Filmhouse and cultural stage in the 'Poortgebouw' where there is always something to do in the field of film, theatre, music, dance and debate.
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They have a large collection of wines that are almost all served by the glass. You are also good for lunch, high tea and high wine.
Find relaxation in the Kronenburgerpark and see the Kronenburg Tower, St. Jacobsmolen and special historical parts of the city wall.
Where bags with E-numbers used to come from, nowadays De Meesterproef is where delicious, fresh dishes are prepared with passion.
In concert hall De Vereeniging with a large hall for 1450 visitors, various features of Art Nouveau and Art Deco can be found.
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Prachtig brown Café in a monumental building (the old Laeckenhal) on the Grote Markt of Nijmegen with extensive specialty beers menu.
Where animal feeders used to be, you can now drink coffee of superior quality in a nice atmosphere. Experience First Things First coffee shop.
STEAM is located in an old factory where you can enjoy delicious domestic and foreign beers, good food and the special atmosphere.
Have a nice drink, eat some food and enjoy a beautiful view over the Waal. An area with historic buildings and numerous restaurants and cafés.
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Rural home accessories, cool furniture and special antiques. Heydenrijck Wonen has a nice assortment with attention to personal advice.
Stroll around the Valkhof, see the Saint Nicholas Chapel and the Barbarossa ruin and enjoy the peace and nature.
Enjoy an evening with your company at Wally. Here you will eat the most delicious burgers made with a lot of love and respect.
Visit the Grote Markt and admire the beautiful Boterwaag that stands in the middle of the square shrouded in Renaissance shapes.
Pat down at CALI, sack down and enjoy delicious homemade snacks and tasty drinks. The nice thing is that all the food is shared together.
Right in the center of Nijmegen you will find Arsenaal 1824, a beautiful catering company consisting of a modern hip Grand Café and atmospheric restaurant.
By purchasing one of the playful tea blends you give employment to people who are away from the labour market.
At The Fuzz Coffee & Tunes you will feel right at home thanks to the cozy atmosphere, the good food and drinks and not to mention thanks to cat Bert.
From hammam towels and soaps to dishes and pillows. At ANKA Kado you will find all kinds of nice, honestly produced Turkish home accessories and tasty snacks.
512 Nijmegen is a unique combination of fashion, design, plants and tea. Relax in 'Our Tea Bar' and wander around among the beautiful items.
Learn all about the history of the Netherlands's oldest city, Nijmegen through the exhibitions in the Marienburg Chapel.
Fancy an evening enjoying delicious culinary dishes, fine wines and your company? At Restaurant Ivory this is guaranteed!
They have already won many awards with their coffee, many topbarista learned the trade here and the coffee is prepared with love and passion. You can taste that!
Feel at Ristorante Merano in Italian atmosphere and choose one of the delicious authentic dishes prepared with organic products.
Iike yourself in Scandinavia at the always cozy Fika and go for a nice breakfast, lunch or evening snack inspired by the Northern cuisine.
The Bastei connects city, river and nature. Learn more about the history of the river Waal and the flora and fauna of the Gelderland river region
Visitors of all ages admire a mix of archaeological finds, Old and Modern art at Museum het Valkhof.
For responsibly produced bags, wallets and belts, Bear Lifestyle is good. Here you walk out of the store with a cool copy.
At Bairro Alto you feel the peace when you step over the threshold. In the creative decor you can eat delicious lunch dishes or choose for a picnic.
This characteristic hotel is a warm, atmospheric place where personal attention is important and you spend the night in a nice studio or apartment.
Step into Vinylarchief and look around at your leisure between the records, LPs, CDs and DVDs. Every product is a wonderful addition to your collection.
During a fun day in Nijmegen, make a stop at Stadsbakkerij De Bie and buy a delicious traditional sandwich or pastry for the go.
The trendy Nibbles has a menu full of delicious snacks and tapas from the Mediterranean cuisine. Taste and share the many different dishes.
Podium for young and new talent with exhibitions by ambitious artists, photographers and designers, as well as cultural events and workshops.
What's it like to be blind or visually impaired? The muZIEum lets you experience it on the basis of various experiences. Trust your smell, taste and taste.
Step into Silverado Westernstore and imagine yourself in the world of cowboy boots, western hats, clothing items and many different accessories.
Give your decor a new boost by entering Le Petit Rêve and snooping around the wide range of styles.
Experience a special overnight stay at B&B Opoe Sientje. This unique ship has 9 rooms, each with its own special decor.
During the weekend, visit this city brewery and learn all about the process of distilling and brewing. Tasting is of course part of this.
With no less than 1500 types of whiskies, 400 types of wines and 375 (special) beers, Versailles Drinks is the place for lovers of drinks.
Bookworms can indulge themselves in the world of exciting stories, games and audiobooks at Kinderboekwinkel Nijmegen.
After a number of devastation, including the bombing of 1944, this church now consists of a combination of neo-Gothic old buildings and new buildings.
Admire a large number of unique bikes in the Netherlands in this only bicycle museum. From original balance bikes to royal two-wheelers.
Behold this largest church in the city during a day trip to Nijmegen. The 13th century building is shrouded in Romanesque Gothic style.
Sit down on one of the many terraces on the Grote Markt and see the beautiful buildings and national monuments while enjoying lunch or drinks.
Did you get hungry during your day in town? At Patathuisje Piccolino you can enjoy delicious fries made from the best raw potatoes.
With beautiful dishes on the menu, fine wines and a fine ambience, Bistro Flores is guaranteed to enjoy an evening of culinary.
The cats (naked) at Balthazar live permanently in the café. Enjoy their company over a nice cup of coffee or tea with delicious pastries.
For artisanal chocolate products, Chocola Belga is good. And don't forget the delicious nougat, biscuits and other sweets.
What started with a truck and fold-out bar has become De Kaaij. Relax during the summer on this cultural city beach at the Waalbrug.
This train station is located on the south-west side of the city centre. Take the exit towards the Spoorstraat and walk to the city centre in more than 5 minutes.
Artisan, pure and rich in taste, so you can describe lunchroom Smaakrijk. Sit down and taste a delicious, pure lunch and fresh coffee.
At Art Fashion you don't walk out of the store without having scored a unique, beautiful clothing item and the staff are always ready to help.
A beautiful boutique hotel with 4 spacious rooms and restaurant. Each room has a unique feel. Informal, cozy and small-scale.
Hotel MANNA is a trendsetting hotel, restaurant and bar in one. Luxury suites, service, hospitality and design are of paramount importance here.
Fashion and creativity come together at Coef Concept Store where you not only score trendy shoes and accessories, but also create a new hairstyle.
Are you looking for a nice gift, a handy tool or a cookbook? The assortment of Zus & Zo Keukengerei consists of thousands of items!
Located just a few steps from the city centre, Hotel Linnen is housed in an old building, offering luxurious modern rooms and good personal service.
A nice B&B situated in an old mansion near station Nijmegen. All large and spacious, a nice mix of antiques and modern and with a patio.
With a beautiful collection full of brands from different countries, Ming & Mikis is guaranteed to score beautiful clothing items and accessories.
Plunge down at Stadscafé Jan and drink a delicious specialty beer or enjoy delicious lunch dishes and a good cup of coffee on the beautiful terrace.
Enjoy delicious, healthy meal salads, soups, snacks and juices made with pure and organic products in the cozy lunchroom MUNT.
An intimate hotel with 5 rooms equipped with every comfort. The rooms exude a refined and luxurious ambience. Located on the outskirts of the center.
A stay includes access to the Thermal Baths. Relax in the large indoor and outdoor thermal pool, saltwater pool and enjoy a massage.
At Blue you have everything you need at hand. Comfort, hospitality and dynamism. And 30 innovative rooms a restaurant, lounge and bar.
Inpetto-Inn offers three spacious, luxurious apartments. Available for short or long stays. The accommodation features a lovely garden and terrace.
Located in the heart of Nijmegen, this hotel is located in a monumental building that features a 15th-century cellar and a spa with sauna and whirlpool.
Hospitality, comfort and dynamism are combined at Hotel Blue. The sleek decor, good service and delicious breakfast make it a top hotel.
Looking for a nice base in Nijmegen? Philipse Koffie & Brocante is the perfect place to recover, eat and score brocante.
Step through the gate of this city farm and leave the crowds behind. In the well-hidden green oasis you can relax.
The real cheese head can indulge at Cheese Trade de Wit where the assortment consists of a range of delicious domestic and foreign cheeses.
Are you man and looking for high-end products? Coef Men has a wonderful range of clothing, shoes and lifestyle products from beautiful brands.
For surprising, durable and original gifts, go to TRUE. There you will find everything in the field of fashion, accessories, living, food and books.
Hotel and restaurant Nimma, the place where people gather to eat, have a drink or stay overnight. Also discover the lush rooftop bar.
This B&B is located in a monument from 1895 on the edge of the center. Two attractive, bright rooms are located in the stately building.
Bistro de Bok is world famous in Nijmegen for their meat. What is high and is prepared with love. Taste it in a nice, cosy atmosphere.
At Strik Patisserie you enter the world of delicious pastries, creamy chocolates and fresh bread. Everything is top quality!
Cheap parking can be found behind the NS station. There is almost always a place to find on the site. The city centre is a 10-minute walk away.
Large car park with cheap evening rate near the Valkhofpark on the east side of the city centre. Ideal to quickly visit the center.
Nice centrally located car park with cheap evening rate close to the Mariënburgkapel. Perfect location to start your day out of town right away.
With enthusiasm, the staff of VVV Nijmegen informs you about everything there is to experience in the area of catering, sightseeing and shopping.
The event area where you can park is conveniently located near the Lower Town. Terrain is located on the north side of Nijmegen on the Waal.
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