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Arnhem (map) is the capital of the Dutch provice Gelderland. In the 19th century, Arnhem was a genteel resort town famous for its picturesque beauty. It was known as “The Little Hague of the East”, mainly because a number of rich former sugar barons or planters from the Indies settled there, as they did in The Hague.

The north corner of the municipality is part of the Hoge Veluwe National Park. It is approximately 55 square kilometres (21 sq mi) in area, consisting of heathlands, sand dunes, and woodlands.

The Nederlands Openluchtmueum (Holland Open Air Museum, map) cherishes traditions and keeps them alive. Visiting this museum provides you an introduction to the early and distant past of Holland.

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Nederlands Openluchtmuseum (map). A large outdoor museum featuring windmills and many other heritage buildings. It reflects old and modern Dutch traditions. In the museum you can buy a lot of traditionally made goods, ranging from food, to drinks to paper to other goods. A tram line circles the park running vintage trams on a fairly frequent basis connecting various clusters of heritage buildings.

Hoge Veluwe National Park (map) is one of the largest national parks in the country and a popular short-stay tourist destination for the Dutch. (By public transport)

De Gruyterpassage (entrance via “Musiskwartier” building, map) is a covered, 75-metre-long pedestrian passage built in 1916 in the Art-Nouveau style. It was originally used as a grocery store until about 1980. In 2006, after restoration, the passage reopened as part of a shopping complex.

Molen De Kroon (map). Windmill De Kroon was built in 1870 and still is in working order. Molenplaats Sonsbeek (map). The water mill produces organic flour and the mill barn sells its products plus baked goods.

Historische Kelders (historic cellars, map). 39 interconnected cellars from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries are preserved and restored under the shopping streets of Arnhem.


Public transport.

Information about all types of public transport.

Breng is the regional public transport operator in Arnhem and its surrounding areas.

The Arnhem-Nijmegen Transport Authority is responsible for coordinating and improving public transport in the Arnhem-Nijmegen region.

OV Reisplanner – All public transport companies.

All public transport in the Netherlands (buses, trams, metros and trains) use contactless smart cards called ⇒ OV-chipkaart

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BUS: FlixbusConnexxionArrivaQbuzz

TRAIN: Information about trains can be found at the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS, Dutch Railways) + NS — International App, which includes a trip planner which uses the latest information about train delays and detours.

AIRPORT: Schiphol Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. It is 15 km (9.3 mi) southwest of Amsterdam. It’s a point of interest in itself, being 4 metres below mean sea level.

FERRY: Amsterdam Central Station (map). Waterbus Rotterdam & Dordrecht >> +

CYCLING: – Route planner. The best online routeplanner for cyclists can be found at a wikiplanner made by volunteers of the Dutch cyclist union “Fietsersbond”.

Arnhem in 5 minutes | Travel Guide | Must-sees for your city tour.

Arnhem is the ideal destination for a weekend trip. Visit the city, Burgers‘ Zoo or Nederlands Openluchtmuseum (Netherlands Open Air Museum). You will experience culture and great Dutch food. Enjoy our documentary and travel guide Arnhem in 5 minutes.

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Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.


If you are coming to the Netherlands you should always check if you need a visa and, if so, what type of visa. Applying for a visa.

A popular journey planner for public transport in the Netherlands. It provides real-time information on train, tram, bus, and metro schedules.

While primarily targeting expats living in the Netherlands, also provides articles and resources about Dutch culture, customs, traditions.

IamExpat: While primarily targeting expats living in the Netherlands, IamExpat also provides articles and resources about Dutch culture, customs, and traditions. It covers topics such as festivals, holidays, etiquette, and social norms.

DutchReview is an online magazine that covers a wide range of topics related to the Netherlands. It offers articles on Dutch culture, society, history, food, and lifestyle, providing an entertaining and informative perspective.

The Meertens Institute is a research center for Dutch culture and language. Their website features resources on Dutch folklore, dialects, names, and customs.