Arnhem Nijmegen Region

Nature & Culture

Because of the differences between them, Arnhem and Nijmegen are complementary to one other, both sharing a history dating from the Romans in Nijmegen till a bridge too far. Both towns are surrounded by Veluwezoom and Rijk van Nijmegen, two magnificent scenic areas. Together with the river landscape of the Land van Maas en Waal, Betuwe, Liemers and De Gelderse Poort they create a diverse landscape in a relatively small area.

Tips

Holland Casino Nijmegen

Experience the unique atmosphere in Holland Casino Nijmegen, a beautiful riverside location with a characteristic appearance where you will have an unpredictably exciting evening! Discover American roulette, Black Jack, Poker, Caribbean Stud, Punto Banco,

Holland Casino Nijmegen
Country estate De Panoven

Home to the Dutch brick and roof tile museum, Country Estate De Panoven is a well-preserved industrial estate still in perfect condition. Surrounded by the beautiful Panoven park and the multifunctional playing fields, today the former monumental drying sheds of De Panoven brickyard boast a restaurant, attractive group accommodation and a bee-keeping.

De Panoven
Netherlands Open Air Museum

To preserve Dutch traditions and regional diversity, the Netherlands Open Air Museum was founded on a beautiful estate almost a century ago. Through the years more than eighty historic buildings and small villages were built here. You are welcome to step into historic houses, farmhouses and mills, and spend a day discovering how ordinary Dutch people have lived over the last few hundred years.

Netherlands Open Air Museum
Exciting History

Arnhem and Nijmegen are located at the heart of a unique part of the Netherlands. When you delve into the past, you will soon discover that all the important periods in history are well represented here. In Roman times this was by far the most important region in the Netherlands. Gelderland also has the
country's biggest concentration of Medieval churches and castles. And it is here where one of the most important battles of the Second World War took place: Operation Market Garden.

Exciting History
Museum Het Valkhof

An extensive collection of Roman art and implements plus ancient and modern art reflecting the rich history of Nijmegen are on exhibition in Museum Het Valkhof. Not only does Museum Het Valkhof display a large and important collection of Roman archaeology and a special collection of modern art, it also exhibits ancient art reflecting the rich history of Nijmegen.

Museum Het Valkhof
Sanadome

Would you like to get away from it all? In Sanadome you can completely unwind and indulge yourself in the thermae, saunas, massage salons and on the sunbeds. Sanadome Nijmegen in the centre of the town - the place to be for peace and quiet. This special hotel offers you a wealth of options.

Sanadome
Liberation Route

The Liberation Route lets you experience what happened in and around Arnhem, Nijmegen and the Veluwe in 1944 and 1945. There are 49 boulders at various locations throughout the region, the so-called listening locations, where you can listen to moving stories about the people who lived and fought there during 1944 and 1945.

Liberation Route
Museum Arnhem

Museum voor Moderne Kunst and Historisch Museum Arnhem have been renamed Museum Arnhem. The museum has two locations: the art museum sits on the high river banks in Utrechtseweg whereas Erfgoedcentrum Rozet is situated in Arnhem town centre. The collection is mainly known for its major Dutch collection of Magic Realists (Carel Willink, Dick Ket and contemporaries).

Museum Arnhem
Kröller-Müller Museum

With the statue garden and works by Vincent van Gogh occupying centre stage the Kröller-Müller Museum boasts a world famous collection of mainly nineteenth and twentieth century expressive art.

Kröller-Müller Museum
Burgers’ Zoo

In Burgers' Zoo you can go on a journey around the world in one day. The zoo is divided into seven parts with ecosystems from around the world. Once a small zoo in Arnhem, Burgers' Zoo has developed into a zoo of international standing. Today Burgers' Zoo comprises a zoo, desert, safari, ocean, jungle, Rimba and land of adventure.

Burgers’ Zoo

Tourist information

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