Surroundings

When you think of Eindhoven, you immediately think of Philips, PSV or the Design Academy. But this friendly Brabant city has much more to offer! How about the many great stores where you can enjoy shopping and the museums you can visit? Or discover the beautiful scenic areas in the vicinity. We have already laid out the best highlights for you at a glance.

Events (4)

20 MIN

Winter Park Festival

Winter is coming! On November 24 Winter Palace Park is coming to Aquabest. They welcome all après-skiers and snowmen on the largest winter festival of the South!

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Carnival

Carnival is celebrated all over Eindhoven. During these days there is a lot to see and do. Focal point is the carnival tent on the Market. Eindhoven is a favorite carnival city for many, thanks to the wide range of cafés and activities that are organized.

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King's day

On April 26th and April 27th, the city of Eindhoven celebrates the Kings birthday. When it comes to organising the Kings' birthday party, Eindhoven is the king of King's Day. With previously over more than 220,000 visitors, King’s Day in Eindhoven is one of the largest King's Day locations in The Netherlands. 

During King's Day, the city of Eindhoven offers several activities, flea markets and feasts which are divided in themes such as Dance, Music and Family. 

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Food & drinks

5 MIN

Down Town Gourmet Market

At 'Down town gourmet market' several different types of food come together. Around the terrace (inside and outside) and among the many plants you will find around twenty mini restaurants. Behind every counter are professional chefs, but also enthusiastic students, expats or families who want you to taste their dish. You can eat that anywhere on the terrace or take it home. There is a central bar for drinks.

Down Town Gourmet Market
Down Town Gourmet Market Eindhoven
8 MIN

Stadsbrouwerij

In this brewery on a unique spot, high quality specialty beers are created in the most diverse styles. All brewed with creativity and undisguised passion! The brewery is situated in the old Schellensfabriek located in the heart of the city centre and absolutely worth a visit.

Stadsbrouwerij
8 MIN

All-Day Dining restaurant

At the All-Day Dining Restaurant of Holiday Inn Eindhoven you can enjoy delicious dishes at any given moment. From healthy soups and salads to genuine comfort food, made from fresh and local products. Whatever you’re in the mood for: they serve food that feeds the soul. 

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All-Day Dining restaurant

Museums

10 MIN

DAF Museum

The DAF Museum will take visitors from one surprise to another. The ingenuity that characterizes DAF vehicles, from 1928 to the present, will also fascinate the non-expert visitor. On the ground floor is a beautiful village square decorated with shops from the thirties and a replica of the van Doorne's office, as well as a garage from that time. From that point on, you are introduced to the versatility of the DAF products.

DAF Museum
DAF Museum
6 MIN

Philips museum

On a weekend break in Eindhoven, a visit to the Philips Museum should really not be missed. The museum tells the inspiring story of Philips, which developed from the small factory in Eindhoven into a leading and world-famous concern. One hundred years full of interesting Philips inventions under one roof!

Philips museum
11 MIN

Van Abbe museum

The Van Abbemuseum is one of the leading museums of contemporary art in Europe. The museum has an extensive international collection of more than 2700 works of art, of which a selection of the key works of Picasso, Kokoschka, Chagall, McCarthy is on display.

Van Abbe museum

Outside activities

20 MIN

Genneper Parks

Inside the Eindhoven ring road is the Genneper Park. A unique scenic area where sport, culture and recreation are combined. One of the attractions is the cosy Genneper Parks Pavilion, where you can play midget golf in a beautifully landscaped garden or can take a sip or a bite on a café terrace. There is an extensive range of special beers, delicious wines or hip drinks. The kitchen is also very well known in the area. Many regional dishes, straightforward produce and everything on the table fresh daily.

Genneper Parken
12 MIN

Prehistoric Village

Go back in time for a day and visit the prehistoric village in Genneper Parks in Eindhoven. The historic open-air museum is part of Eindhoven Museum. During your visit, you go through the history of six eras, from prehistory up to the 80-year war.

PreHistorisch Dorp
15 MIN

Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path

The Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path is located in Eindhoven, just outside Nuenen in an area that Van Gogh has laid down in his work. The bicycle path is freely accessible to everyone. The path is dotted with thousands of sparkling pebbles that get energy from the sun during the day and therefore burn at night. Artist Daan Roosegaarde found inspiration in Vincent van Gogh's painting the Starry Night. A magical experience.

Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path
Van Gogh fietspad

Spa

10 MIN

Swimming Pool Holiday Inn Eindhoven

Of you book via our own website or directly at the Crown Hotel Eindhoven, you can make free use of the swimming pool from the Holiday Inn Eindhoven with your room mates. Isn't that a refreshing idea? The colleagues at the reception make sure that the door key will be ready at the Holiday Inn for you, the only thing you have to do is let us know at check in when you want to go for a swim!

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