Welcome to Gelderland

To the north lies the serene Hoge Veluwe National Park, home to one the country's best art museums and sculpture parks, and a myriad of nature-rich cycling and walking trails. In the south of the province, practically within spitting distance of the border with Germany, big city Nijmegen on the banks of the Waal River honours its distant Roman origins and buzzes with creative energy thanks to its notable student population.

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$172.71 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Battlefield Tours around Arnhem, focusing on the Battle of Arnhem 1944

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: The John Frost Bridge - John Frostbrug, Arnhem, Gelderland ProvinceGet a briefing on what happend on and around the bridgeDuration: 1 hourStop At: Airborne Cemetery, Oosterbeek, Gelderland ProvinceBrief visit to the CWGC Airborne Cemetery and listen to stories of some of the soldiers and civilians buried there.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Glider Collection Wolfheze, Wolfheze, Gelderland ProvinceVisit this private collection which is all about the allied gliders. Limited opening hours!Duration: 1 hour

$33.92 Private & Custom Tours

Arnhem Private Guided Tour and Historic Cellars Visit

Your morning or afternoon in Arnhem will start at your hotel, rivercruise ship or if you travel to Arnhem 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.  The city has a rich and fascinating history that is perfect for exploring on this walking tour of Arnhem. As the famed site of World War II battles, Market Garden operation in particular, the city or Arnhem has commemorated the lives lost during the war with the John Frost Bridge, the city's most important bridge stretching over the Rhine river. Pay your respects at the famous bridge, and then head over to the city's highest landmark, the Eusebius Church. Take the  panorama lift of the church's tower, reaching as high as 76 meters, and take in the spectacular views of the city and the surrounding region from the top (not included). Wrap up the walking tour at the Duivelshuis (or The House of the Devil) and visit the unique cellars under the city's shopping streets which offer a fascinating glimpse into the medieval life that once was Arnhem.

$31.62 Private & Custom Tours

Nijmegen Private Guided Tour

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.

$13.72 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Diamond Museum Amsterdam

Visit: Netherlands Open-Air Museum and National Heritage Museum, Arnhem, Gelderland ProvinceBe dazzled by sparkling gems and unique treasures at the Diamond Museum in Amsterdam! Founded in 2007, the museum is the only museum in Europe that completely revolves around diamonds. It is located in the heart of the city, between the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, and features a rich permanent collection of world famous pieces. Book a ticket from Klook and go on a journey that starts 200km below the earth and ends on your finger! See the smallest brilliant diamond in the world, diamond-encrusted and wearable displays, famous diamonds cut by the polishers of Royal Coster Diamonds like the Cullinan and the Koh-I-Nor, and more. Learn how the diamonds were geologically created and listen to the history of human passion to diamonds. Understand how the gem became not only associated with beauty and power, but also a symbol of wealth!

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