Nijmegen Marches

Nijmegen Marches

Date/Time: 19/07/2021 - 24/07/2021, All Day Location: Nijmegen, Netherlands

A unique opportunity to take part in the largest walking challenge in the world!

22 – 25 July 2021

Due to the uncertainty around this event and the current Covid-19 situation, unfortunately we have made the decision to not to enter a team for the 104th Vierdaagse.

If you would like to be kept updated on the 2022 event please click on the link below.

The International Four Day Marches Nijmegen (or Vierdaagse – meaning Four Days) is the largest marching event in the world, held in Nijmegen (Netherlands) every year since 1916.

Join civilians and military teams from all over the world

Every year in July over 45,000 civilians and military teams march 30km, 40km or 50 km through the beautiful and historic towns and villages surrounding Nijmegen. Over 4 days and 4 different routes you will be supported by over 1 million people lining the streets to encourage and support you.Vierdaagse Kruis - Nijmegen Marches

On completion you receive the Dutch royalty approved medal (Vierdaagsekruis)

Also known as ‘The Walk of the World’!

You can choose to complete either the 30, 40km or 50km route (restrictions may require you to complete a certain distance to receive your medal.)


We have put together an exclusive package just for you to include accommodation, food (breakfast and dinner) and all transfers at the destination. The guide price for this trip is £700 per person.

How do I sign up?

To make sure you get a place on this trip you can register your interest now by contacting us.

To join us for the 104th Four Day Marches you will need to register for your place on the Viergaagse website. You can do this from 5th February 2021.

By registering your interest in this trip there is no obligation to take part. We will be in touch in February to find out if you have registered for Vierdaagse and would still like a place. We will then provide information on how you can pay your deposit to secure your place.

Registering your interest with us does NOT guarantee your place at the event. You will need to apply for your place in February which will be confirmed in April by the organisers.


  • 5 nights accommodation (shared twin room) in 4* hotel with indoor pool and sauna
  • Breakfast and Evening meals
  • Transfers to the start point each morning and back to the hotel each afternoon (these will be arranged to fit with timings for the 50km route)
  • Designated Challenge Co-ordinator before and during the event
  • All the advice and support you need running up to and during your challenge (including: training, kit and fundraising)
  • Training walk
  • Walkers pack

What’s not included

  • Flights to Schipol
  • Transfers to and from Schipol airport to hotel
  • Transport to or from Manchester airport
  • Food or drinks during the day
  • Personal travel or health insurance
  • Nijmegen Marches entry (€84)

We will need a minimum of 5 people with confirmed Nijmegen marches places to run this trip. Maximum 12.

This is an example itinerary.

Monday 21st July

Fly to Schipol

You will need to register in Nijmegen centre before making your way to the hotel (we may be able to arrange transfers at additional cost once flights have been booked)

7pm – Meet at Hotel

Tuesday 22nd – Friday 25th July

4am Transfer to start point each morning

5pm Transfer to hotel each evening

6pm Dinner

Saturday 26th July

Transfer from hotel to Schipol airport for flights (we may be able to arrange a joint transfer once flights are booked at additional cost)

The Nijmegen Marches is for everyone.

However, don’t underestimate it. It will take a lot of determination and commitment to train for and complete this challenge. If you can do this you will have the adventure of a lifetime!

(Over 18’s only)

The Nijmegen Marches is a perfect opportunity to fundraise. If you decide to do this you can fundraise for a charity of your choice and there are NO minimum fundraising requirements. Let us know if you decide to fundraise and we will send you a copy of our Fundraising Pack.

You can find out a personal experience of what it’s like to take part in the Nijmegen Marches here.

If you’d like a similar challenge closer to home our Snowdonia Challenge was inspired by Nijmegen Marches.

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