Wageningen, The Netherlands
Known as an historical town in the central Netherlands, Wageningen is most famous for being home to Wageningen University. Located in the “Food Valley”, travellers to this holiday locale will see that dining and the study of food is a way of life for many. Although there is such an emphasis on gastronomy, there are also several museums and historical buildings. ... Read more »
- 't Venster of Wageningen
- Casteelse Poort (Museum)
- Molen de Vlijt (Windmill)
- See the Hotel de Wereld, an important WWII landmark
- Attend Liberation Day in the month of May
- See the Wageningen old city ruins and castle
The oceanic climate of Wageningen is moderated by the predominant wind from the southwest, which creates cool summers and mild winters. The temperatures from November through March range between 14°C and 5°C. During the warmer months of June through August, the temperatures average around 21°C. Average rainfall is about 833 mm.
Getting There & Around
Wageningen can be reached by flights to Schiphol, the main airport in the Netherlands, or by Rotterdam and The Hague airports. By car, the town is easily accessed by highways A12, A15 and A50. There are regional trains as well that bring visitors into the railroad station, Ede-Wageningen.
To get about town, there are hired cars, buses and taxis, as well as walking and cycling. There are a variety of transport choices; however, most will find the freedom of a rental car the best mode of transit.« Hide