Nijmegen is known for the Four Days Marches. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month of July, 49,000 walkers start for a four-day tour of 30, 40 or 50 kilometers. The summer festivities take place together with the Four Days Marches. Saturday before the start of the four days marches, there is a party in the city for seven days with numerous music venues, cultural activities, and much more. About 1.6 million people visit Nijmegen in this week. In the videos you can see an impression.
NEC Nijmegen is the local football team and plays in the Eredivisie. The club played European football three times. The last time was in the 2008-2009 season, the finished after the first round. In 1983 FC Barcelona was too strong in the second round of the European Cup II. In the home game, the then first divisionist surprised by taking the lead 2-0. Barcelona, without the injured Diego Maradona, still managed to win 2-3. At home, the Catalans booked a 2-0 victory