The best attractions & things to do in Breda - Holland.com

Why go?

Breda is a wonderful fun-loving city in the southern part of Holland. Visit the historic monuments dating from the Nassau era, such as a Great Church, Begijnhof and Breda Castle. There are some great shopping areas and a wide variety of cafés and restaurants. Discover Breda, the perfect city for a long weekend trip.

See & do

Museums

Stedelijk Museum Breda

Discover the story of the city of Breda at the Stedelijk Museum Breda.

Event

Breda Jazz Festival

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Visit Holland’s oldest and largest jazz festival, with free outdoor concerts!

Castles

Bouvigne Castle

Bouvigne is a fairy-tale castle surrounded by extraordinary gardens south of Breda.

Eating & drinking

Breda offers the famous ‘Burgundian’ welcome. Discover the restaurants, squares and terraces in Breda. If you love specialty beers, you must visit Café de Beyerd with its own brewery and over 100 beers on the menu.

Food & Drink

Top 5 restaurants in Breda

Discover the food-loving city of Breda with its fantastic restaurants.

Food & Drink

The 5 best and most popular cafés and terraces in Breda

Breda offers wonderful cafés and terraces on great squares in the historic city centre.

Food & Drink

North Brabant’s regional products

From asparagus to strawberries and from anchovy to apples - even caviar.

Where to stay

De Distel, Breda

5 incredible places to stay in Breda

Breda’s unique hotels, like a Mongolian ger and a converted convent, will add magic to your visit.

Hotel Nassau Breda, Autograph Collection by Marriott

Discover exuberant Breda and spend the night at the unique Hotel Nassau, which is located in a beautiful monumental building in the center of the city. Enjoy one of the culinary dishes served by restaurant Liefdesgesticht in the former monastery. Breda, North Brabant

Shopping in Breda

Breda is a great city for shopping, with plenty of wonderful shops, trendy boutiques, and pleasant lunchrooms.

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Breda details

Breda is the main Nassau city in Holland, boasting many wonderful monuments from this era including the Grote Kerk or Great Church. It is the ninth biggest city in Holland, located in the province of Noord-Brabant. While a popular destination because of its rich history, Breda is also a fun-loving town where you will find many cafés, terraces and excellent restaurants. In addition it offers some great shopping districts with a broad range of specialty shops and boutiques.

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Where is what?


Transport in Breda

By public transport

Breda is easily accessible by train and bus. The Flix Bus also takes you to Amsterdam or airports in Brussels and Eindhoven.

By car

There is paid parking in most of the city center. You must enter your car’s registration number at the parking meter.

Transport in Holland

Distances within Holland are easily bridged. Any location you might want to visit can be reached within three hours. The train, bus and tram will taken you pretty much anywhere you want to go. You can also explore Holland by bicycle. With over 32,000 kilometers worth of bicycle paths, Holland is a real cycling country with many fantastic cycling routes.

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