Congress venue

The 11th European Pediatric Colorectal Congress will be hosted by the department of pediatric surgery of the Radboudumc –  Amalia Children’s hospital, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Congress venue hotel:

Van der Valk hotel, Nijmegen – Lent                                                                                                    Hertog Eduardplein 4                                                                                                                                  6663 AN Nijmegen, The Netherlands

carousel_wide_1024x768_Van der Valk Hotel Nijmegen-Lent 6

How to get to the congress venue?


You can take a direct train from the Nijmegen central station to the Van der Valk hotel (see map). However, when arriving through Schiphol airport (Amsterdam), it is easiest to take the train to Arnhem and transfer there onto the train to Nijmegen-Lent.

train timetable to Lent


There is a busstop in front of the congress venue, which will take you to and from Nijmegen city center. The public transportation website will give you more detailed information.


There is a large private parking next to the congress venue hotel, which can be used free of charge.

how to get there van der Valk

Hands-on and Sexuality workshops location on Saturday:

Radboudumc                                                                                                                                                        Geert Grooteplein Zuid 10                                                                                                                      Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Map of the Radboudumc campus

* There will be arranged transport from the congress venue to the workshop locations on Saturday.


The following links give you an impression of our Pediatric Surgery department (the host of this congress) and our expertise center of congenital bowel diseases.

An impression of the Radboudumc – Amalia Children’s hospital, department of Pediatric Surgery

Center of expertise of congenital bowel diseases

Surrounding area:

Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands!

Nijmegen dates back to Roman times and has a rich cultural heritage and is situated on the river Waal. Today, Nijmegen is a lively university city with a cosmopolitan feel, not least thanks to its sizeable population of international students and expats. So there’s certainly no shortage of opportunities for shopping, eating out, culture or nightlife here in Nijmegen!

Information on the city Nijmegen can be found on the following website:

A video with an impression of Nijmegen:


Nijmegen Timelapse

Things you need to know about The Netherlands