Liberation Route Nijmegen & Berg en Dal

Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 345537

based on 3 reviews

Provided by: VVV Arnhem-Nijmegen

45.5 km
02:40 h
802 kcal
95 m


The Second World War did not pass unnoticed in Nijmegen and the surrounding area. The city itself was liberated in September 1944 during Operation Market Garden by the Allies. This did not go without a struggle and all kinds of things happened in the Nijmegen area during the war. Let these stories come to life on this bike tour.

Listening spots with fascinating stories
In Nijmegen, at least 48 soldiers died during the liberation. This happened when crossing the river Waal, in the hope of capturing the bridge from the German troops from the other side. There was also heavy fighting around Groesbeek, located a stone's throw from the German Reichswald. American paratroopers landed in the hills around the village and then moved towards Nijmegen. Learn more about these and other events at the Liberation listening spots you pass along the way.

Overasselt and Nijmegen
For example, in Overasselt you will find listening point'L3: Josephine Baker performs!\\'. This revuester performed several times in Overasselt in October 1944. At the time, no one suspected that the'black pearl\\\' was secretly working for the French Resistance. Along the way you will also pass through the center of Nijmegen, which was rebuilt after the war.

Reading tip! The war history of Gelderland
The Arnhem Nijmegen region played a decisive role in the liberation of the Netherlands during World War II. Read more about the liberation action in Gelderland and the traces of the past that can still be found in this region in the article\\\' Stories from wartime in Gelderland'

Looking for fascinating stories, beautiful routes or nice places for a break in Gelderland? Read more here.
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VVV Arnhem-Nijmegen

The Arnhem Nijmegen region is characterized by special areas such as the Land van Maas and Waal between the two rivers and the Betuwe. Cycle or walk through beautiful nature reserves, vibrant city centers and along the rivers.


# Description Distance
Voerweg, 6511RT, Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands 0.00 km
1 (6511TC, Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.35 km
1 (6511TC, Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.38 km
81 (6522AD, Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.53 km
3 (6523PC, Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 1.80 km
4 (6523NV, Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 2.37 km


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