Day trip

A dive into history or into a steaming bubble bath. A stroll through the oldest shopping street in the Netherlands or along the shores of the Waal river. Being active on a bicycle or on the golf course, or alternatively, hanging out on a terrace. Nijmegen can present you with all kinds of dilemmas.

Whether you enjoy cycling, walking, swimming, ice skating, golfing, bowling, or climbing… For the people among us who hate sitting still, Nijmegen is the ideal place for being active. Also, however, for relaxing!

Go out together

Looking for a group activity? Go for a game of laser tag at LaserQuest. Or visit EnjoyVR, where you can balance at 50 meters high between skyscrapers, go scuba diving, or race on a Formula 1 track.

The two of you can play a round of golf in the dark at Laserquest. Or opt for a different competitive element at Café Pool or House of Billiards. More into culture? Then you must definitely visit a museum or performance!

To the movies

A fun activity in the dark! Comedy or die-hard action. Children's film or war movie. With so many cinemas in Nijmegen there'll always be a film that suits you! You'll see the newest films at Vue Plein 1944, VUE Walstraat, and Pathé Nijmegen. Arthouse-film lovers can go to LUX and Filmhuis O42.

Be quick and get acquainted

In an escape room you'll really get to know yourself. Performing under time pressure, cooperating, communicating: experience an intense and challenging hour from which you will emerge stronger as a group of friends, colleagues, or family! There are many fun and exciting escape rooms in Nijmegen. Are you looking for a classic room? One where you can go to with a group of 50? Or are you more into a virtual reality room?

Nature tour


Take a city walk through the historical inner city, explore the surrounding nature reserves, follow the ancient tracks of the Romans, complete a walk along vast vineyards or follow one of the famous Four Day Marches routes. USE-IT developed a map of Nijmegen for young travellers. Do you want to explore Nijmegen in a different way? Click here for additional information.


Discover the highlights of the Nijmegen area from your bike! Cycle over dikes and along rivers, through forests and over hills, past historical places and art objects. Here you'll find the most beautiful cycling routes.

Beach in Nijmegen

You don't have to go to the ocean to find a nice beach. Whenever the sun is out, the Waal beaches will fill with people! Swimming in the parallel channel, a beach walk past wild horses, or relaxing at a beach bar. You can do it all-in Nijmegen!