Eindhoven.

Tips for your trips. Tourist information. Official websites.

Eindhoven (map) is the largest city in the province of North Brabant. It is by no means a main tourist destination in the country and most travel guides will devote no more than a page or two to it. Nevertheless, this bustling and modern city has a lot more to offer.

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Although Eindhoven is an old city, with town and market rights already awarded in 1232, little of this long history is visible when exploring its centre today.

Looks can be deceiving, when it comes to Eindhoven’s history. Modern as the city is today, it is in fact one of the oldest towns in the Netherlands. Nevertheless, there are 140 national heritage sites (Rijksmonumenten) in and directly around the city.

Eindhoven (map) is the largest city in the province of North Brabant. It is by no means a main tourist destination in the country and most travel guides will devote no more than a page or two to it. Nevertheless, this bustling and modern city has a lot more to offer.

Although Eindhoven is an old city, with town and market rights already awarded in 1232, little of this long history is visible when exploring its centre today.

Looks can be deceiving, when it comes to Eindhoven’s history. Modern as the city is today, it is in fact one of the oldest towns in the Netherlands. Nevertheless, there are 140 national heritage sites (Rijksmonumenten) in and directly around the city.

 

Public transport.

Information about all types of public transport.

OV Reisplanner – All public transport companies.

All public transport in the Netherlands (buses, trams, metros and trains) use contactless smart cards called ⇒ OV-chipkaart

Also сheck оut мore info: Public transportation (thisiseindhoven.com) • Public transport in the Netherlands (holland.com)

BUS: FlixbusConnexxionArrivaQbuzz

TRAIN: Information about trains can be found at the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS, Dutch Railways) + NS — International App, which includes a trip planner which uses the latest information about train delays and detours.

AIRPORT: Schiphol Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. It is 15 km (9.3 mi) southwest of Amsterdam. It’s a point of interest in itself, being 4 metres below mean sea level.

FERRY: Amsterdam Central Station (map). Waterbus Rotterdam & Dordrecht >> waterbus.nl. + AFerry.co.uk.

CYCLING: routiq.com – Route planner. The best online routeplanner for cyclists can be found at a wikiplanner made by volunteers of the Dutch cyclist union “Fietsersbond”.

Scaping the City | Unfold.

This is Eindhoven Unfold – Parks and gardens can provide a much-needed escape from the day-to-day rush in a city, and a green environment with high biodiversity contributes to a city’s liveability. In this documentary, a number of people tell us about the increasing greenery in Eindhoven and some exciting projects coming in the near future.

video source: Eindhoven City / youtube.com /

Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.

VISAS & IMMIGRATION.

If you are coming to the Netherlands you should always check if you need a visa and, if so, what type of visa. Applying for a visa.

www.9292.nl

A popular journey planner for public transport in the Netherlands. It provides real-time information on train, tram, bus, and metro schedules.

iamexpat.nl

While primarily targeting expats living in the Netherlands, also provides articles and resources about Dutch culture, customs, traditions.

IamExpat: While primarily targeting expats living in the Netherlands, IamExpat also provides articles and resources about Dutch culture, customs, and traditions. It covers topics such as festivals, holidays, etiquette, and social norms.

DutchReview is an online magazine that covers a wide range of topics related to the Netherlands. It offers articles on Dutch culture, society, history, food, and lifestyle, providing an entertaining and informative perspective.

The Meertens Institute is a research center for Dutch culture and language. Their website features resources on Dutch folklore, dialects, names, and customs.