If your trip to Nijmegen is all booked but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.Plan a stop at Goffert Stadium. It’s one attraction you’ll find on most visitors’ must-do lists. Holland Casino Nijmegen and Valkhof Park are also a stone’s throw away and worth a pit stop.
Make sure you have plenty of gas in the tank, because Amsterdam is worth a detour. Situated 55 miles from Nijmegen, it’s home to some terrific attractions, such as Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Rotterdam, 60 miles away, is another destination that’s worth the journey. Visit Erasmus Bridge and Euromast, two great attractions in the area.
If you’re eager to get out and socialize with new people, signing up for an event at Belvedere is an excellent idea. You’ll find it 0.3 miles from Nijmegen, so browse the calendar of events and see what appeals.
Some travelers find driving in heavy traffic in big cities a little tricky. But in a compact or economy car, cruising those Nijmegen streets will be a cinch. Rather spend your time exploring the surrounding lakes? Browse our wide range of mid-size and full-size SUVs. With plenty of cargo space and more oomph under the hood, these bigger vehicles will make those scenic drives even more unforgettable. Crossing off all the activities and attractions that Nijmegen is famous for has never been easier with your own wheels.
First of all, there’s an impressive variety of both economy and luxury vehicles to rent in Nijmegen. What you go for is largely dependent on your budget and what you plan to do. Specialty vehicles are hard to beat if you’re all about mod cons and comfort. If you feel like splashing out, why not pick up a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a stylish mid-sized vehicle? Otherwise, if you’re just after a set of wheels to whiz around town in as efficiently as possible, you’re better off choosing a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won’t burn a hole in your pocket).
Motorists drive on the right side of the road in Nijmegen. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, we recommend driving a bit more cautiously in destinations you’ve never been.
Getting a car space in Nijmegen can take time. That’s why many people look for a hotel that has its own parking. When leaving the car around town, make sure you pay attention to the signage. Overstaying the allotted time limit could earn you a large fine.
As with most places, the roads are generally busy in the early and late rush hours. However, thanks to its smaller population of about 158,700, traffic congestion isn’t a major problem in Nijmegen.
Yes. In Nijmegen, speed limits range from 50km/h to 100km/h. Residential zones have a default speed limit of 30km/h unless signed otherwise.
Most of the time, your chosen car rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to the relevant local agency so they can issue a fine to you directly.
As is the case in many places, regular cell phone usage is not allowed while driving a car in Nijmegen. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you keep your eyes on the road.
While driving in Nijmegen, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. Planning to have one or two drinks over lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
Turning on a red light is prohibited in Nijmegen. Always keep an eye on traffic lights and signs to ensure you don’t break any road rules.
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts must be worn in Municipality of Nijmegen.