See & do
Dutch Design WeekOct. 17, 2020 through Oct. 25, 2020 Eindhoven
Visit Holland’s largest design event.Read more
GLOW EindhovenNov. 7, 2020 through Nov. 14, 2020 Eindhoven
During the GLOW light art festival, the city center of Eindhoven lights up at night.
Discover the Evoluon, an educational museum full of exhibitions about science and technology.
The Philips stadium is one of the most beautiful stadiums in Holland.
Eating & drinking
In the creative city of Eindhoven, modern design and high tech meld seamlessly with the lust for life for which Brabant is known. Will you choose a place serving experimental Spanish cuisine with a comprehensive wine menu? Or prefer the ambiance of Brabant at a traditional farm serving Michelin-star dishes? Discover it for yourself!
5x restaurants in Eindhoven
Discover the design city Eindhoven with its great restaurants.
North Brabant’s regional products
From asparagus to strawberries and from anchovy to apples - even caviar.
9x Michelin restaurants in North-Brabant
Discover the Michelin-starred restaurants in North-Brabant.
Where to stay
Unique accommodation in Eindhoven
Stay in a retro apartment, former factory or luxury farmhouse in one of Eindhoven’s unique hotels.
Inntel Hotels Art Eindhoven
Spend the night in one of the stylishly appointed suites in this unique location in the city center of Eindhoven. Enjoy the real urban experience in a loft room with four meter high ceilings in the former monumental Philips light tower. Eindhoven, North Brabant
Boutique Hotel Lumiere
The Boutique Hotel Lumiere is a stylish city hotel in the heart of Eindhoven. Free Wi-Fi access is available anywhere in the hotel. Eindhoven Central Station and shopping centre is within walking distance.
What to see in Eindhoven
The Stratumseind or ‘Stratum’ for short, is not just the longest ‘nightlife street’ in Holland but also of the Benelux. This 225 meter street harbours 54 restaurants and cafes that draw some 25,000 visitors every week. The traditional ‘brown pubs’ at Wilhelminaplein are perfect for an afternoon on a terrace or dancing to live music at night.
Eindhoven has more to offer than its nightlife, however. You can enjoy culture and design at the Van Abbemuseum and Designhuis. The Van Abbemuseum is one of the most important European museums of modern and contemporary art. The collection includes works by Picasso, Chagall, Kandinsky, El Lissitzky, Theo van Doesburg, Mondriaan, and Appel. The Designhuis is a stage and meeting spot for design and innovation.
National Landscape Het Groene Woud
Nature, attraction parks, culture and regional dishes guarantee that you will never forget Het Groene Woud.
The Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path
Discover the twinkling cycle path inspired by Van Gogh’s Starry Night.
What is Dutch Design
Why is Dutch Design so popular around the world?
Eindhoven is sometimes called the ‘city of light’. It owes this honorific to Philips, the lightbulb and electronics giant that was founded here in 1891. A special project in this respect is the annual event Glow Eindhoven, a festival during which dozens of international light artists show off their most beautiful light installations throughout the city. This year can also be considered the year in which Eindhoven takes its special place in the design world. You are always welcome to learn more about design in Eindhoven, during Dutch Design Week but also throughout the rest of the year.
Public transport in Eindhoven
By public transport
Eindhoven has an international airport. The city is easily accessible by train and bus. An innovative infrastructure has been created for cyclists.
There are several parking lots and underground car parks, all of them paid. You can park your car for free at P+R Eindhoven Zuid and continue into the city by bus.
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.