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

2. 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.

Nijmegen & Kroller-Muller Museum + Attraction Day Tour

3. Nijmegen & Kroller-Muller Museum + Attraction Day Tour

Meet your guide and board a comfortable, air-conditioned luxury minivan at a centrally located meeting point in Amsterdam. In Nijmegen, a local guide will welcome you and take you to the historic center on a guided walk. Visit the ancient Roman walls and other dilapidated relics of the era. Enjoy some free time to discover more of the city by yourself and try one of the local culinary specialties. Continue your tour to the National Park Hoge Veluwe. Take one of the white bicycles to use at your convenience to explore the different areas of the park. Visit the famous Kröller-Müller museum where you will discover the masterpieces of famous painters such as Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, and Piet Mondriaan. Finish your day with the choice of two attractions: The ultimate 5D VR flight experience or a relaxing canal cruise to admire Amsterdam's most famous attractions. The cruise passes all of Amsterdam's most famous attractions and you’ll encounter canal houses from the Golden Age, the Westerkerk, and the Anne Frank House. The unique 5D flight experience doesn’t just show you the Netherlands, it lets you live it. Experience breathtaking films providing you with a spectacular perspective from the air and new insights into how the Netherlands was created.

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4.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

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