Breda exudes the relaxed atmosphere that characterizes all southern cities of the Netherlands. People here seem to fully understand the Burgundian way of life. Whether you are on a day out or enjoying a nice long weekend, Breda offers plenty of outdoor cafés, culture, nightlife and other entertainment.
Highlights of Breda
Breda is very versatile. Besides enjoying the great shopping and nightlife opportunities, you should also visit some of its beautiful sights:
- The gothic cathedral ‘Grote Kerk’ or ‘Onze Lieve Vrouwe Kerk’ (Our Lady Church),
- The castle of Breda,
- The oldest beguinage in the Netherlands,
- The William Merkx Garden,
- The Graphic Design Museum,
- The park Valkenberg.
Breda is surrounded by rich nature. So if you want to escape the compact center, it’s a relatively short distance to the nature reserve Mastbos. This green area with lakes, heathlands and many birds is perfect to for a walk.