The lost history of Arneym - Karel van Gelre

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Arnhem is mostly known for it's WOII history. But during the Middle Ages there was also a lot going on in Arnhem. One of the most important main characters of these time was: Karel van Egmond, also known as Karel van Gelre

Learn more about his life, what he did for Arnhem (spoiler: some impressive stuff!) and visit the most important locations in his story. 

It's an exciting part of history you don't want to miss.


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

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  • During the game you will visit historical buildings in the city centre of Arnhem.

  • You will follow the story of Karel van Gelre and try to help him find peace again.

  • Along the way you may also find some sights you can optional visit to expand your playtime.


Karel van Egmond (better known as Karel van Gelre) is one of the most famous persons for the city of Arnhem. He fought for the independence of Gelre during the Middle Ages. 

More than 400 years later he is back in Arnhem and asks you for help. Follow him on his journey in search of eternal peace and rest.

Experience's route


Places you will visit


It will take you

70-100 mins

You will walk

2760 steps

Total distance

2.1 km

  • Family friendly
  • You can stop for a break any time
  • Fun to do as a couple
  • Pay attention to traffic
  • Comfortable shoes are highly recommended!
  • Route open 24/7 but better during daylight hours
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Maartje van Zadelhoff

10 May 2024


22 Apr 2024


04 Jul 2024

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