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!

19 – 22 July 2022

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

Join civilians and military teams from all over the world

Since 1916, 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.)


For 2022 we are putting together a Civilian Team which gives you guaranteed entry to the marches.

Our exclusive package includes your race entry along with accommodation, breakfast, support and all transfers at the destination. Price for this package is £865 per person.

How do I sign up?

To secure your place on this trip please click the Book Now button.


  • 5 nights accommodation (shared twin room) in 4* hotel with indoor pool and sauna
  • Race entry
  • Breakfast each day
  • Transfers to the start point each morning and back to the hotel each afternoon
  • 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 or any meals other than breakfast
  • Personal travel or health insurance

We will need a minimum of 11 people to enter as a Civilian Team. Maximum 16 places available.

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

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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