Enjoying all that life has to offer is what you do during a staycation in Eindhoven. In this city you’ll discover the finer things in life, wondrous worlds, the best bike rides, city beaches and more. Discover the best activities and plan your trip to Eindhoven.

The Brabant lifestyle

When you go to meet friends in Eindhoven you can bet on food and drinks being involved. Where can you get those typical Brabant bites in Eindhoven? We will share the best places with you.

Worstenbrood

In The Netherlands we have 2 types of sausage rolls: Saucijzenbrood and Brabants Worstenbrood. The best worstenbrood can be found at Houben. Taste the original worstenbrood in their lunchroom. Smaller versions and vegetarian alternatives can also be found here. If you would like to take them home you can order the “starbox”. It contains five flavours of worstenbrood created by top chefs.

Genneper Gold

At city farm the Genneper Hoeve you will find cheeses in various flavours all made with raw milk. Their Genneper Gold is a cheese with character that can be added to any cheese plate. Be sure to take a stroll on the farm to enjoy the landscape and animals.

Specialty beers

We are proud to serve the best local beers in Brasserie Lumen. There are some delicious specialty beers brewed in Eindhoven. The creative minds at Van Moll not only think of delicious flavours. The names they come up with are a hoot as well like Triple Trouble, Smash hit and Love, Peace & Hoppiness.

A brewery tour

Are you interested in the process of brewing beer and would you like to meet some passionate brewers? Go on a tour at Stadsbrouwerij Eindhoven. They feel there’s always more to discover. They develop new beers by experimenting with ingredients and the brewing process. End the tour with a beer tasting accompanied with match bites for a complete experience.

During a summer day in Eindhoven also visit the best terraces and  ice-cream shops for that Brabant lifestyle.

Excursions

There are plenty of possibilities for daytrips in and around Eindhoven. You will find zoos, theme parks, magnificent bike routes and lots more in the vicinity. At the reception desk of Inntel Hotels Art Eindhoven they are happy to help you discover their city. Feel free to ask them for their tips or help with the booking of tickets.

The wondrous world of…

It is easy to step into a wondrous world near Eindhoven. Will you got for the fairy tale wonders of The Efteling or will you go on an adventurous safari?

The Efteling

Step into an enchanting world filled with rides for people of all ages. It once began as a place filled with fairytale characters in park designed by Anton Pieck. Now, with over 5 million visitors annually, it is one of the most visited theme parks in the world. Go into the enchanted forest, a haunted house or get on the ride of your life in one of the rollercoasters. De Efteling always finds a way to amaze their visitors for example with the new 4D movie (Fabula) and the new family oriented rollercoaster (Max & Moritz).

An adventurous safari

At Safaripark Beekse Bergen you can go on a safari by car, bus, boat or on foot. Be entertained by the impromptu sea lion show during the boat safari, discover cheetahs from the car, roar with the lions during the hike and watch the elegant giraffes during the bus safari. Combine safaris to see all animals.

Bike tours

When visiting Eindhoven a bike tour will be a guaranteed success. The unique buildings, street art and interesting tunnels in Eindhoven will offer a lot of fun. You don’t have to bring your own bike. You can rent one at the reception desk.

Innovation in Eindhoven

During the 26,5 kilometre long innovation in Eindhoven route you will go past places that will showcase the innovative spirit of Eindhoven. The city where Philips produced the first lightbulb. The Van Doorne’s Automobiel Fabriek, better known as DAF, also started here. Visit their museum during your tour. The tour continuous past the spectacular building of The Evoluon  and the campus of the Technical University where the Objet Electronique sculpture by the famous architect Le Corbusier is located.

Van Gogh Cycle route

Did you know the famous painter Vincent Van Gogh is from Brabant? The beautiful landscapes were a huge inspiration for his earlier paintings. In the province there are several trails related to the painter. If you choose the route in Eindhoven it will include an art installation based on the starry night painting.

Street art

A lot of walls in Eindhoven are covered in beautiful art. Myfootprints streetart route is approximately 30 kilometres. (Exotic) animals, super heroes and political statements can all be seen during this tour. Get on a bike and admire this art for yourself.

Also read Outdoor highlights in and around Eindhoven and our Museum special: Eindhoven for more excursions during a staycation in Eindhoven.

A beach day in Eindhoven

Eindhoven isn’t a coastal town. Still you will find some great places for a beach day here.

Insight Beach Brabant

At Insight Beach Brabant you will experience an Ibiza like vibe with cabana’s, dance music and great swimming opportunities due to the clear waters at De IJzeren man. You can visit this pop-up beach concept during the day and at night.

Beach park Aquabest

You will find Aquabest near Eindhoven. It is a great place to enjoy the water, build sand castles or to catch some rays of sun. The sandy beach, palm trees and olive trees will give you that true feeling of a vacation.

Discover more city beaches in the article Beach-vibe in the city.

The best (souvenir) stores

The broad variety of stores in Eindhoven is one of the things that make a visit to the city so much fun. In the city centre and various shopping centres you are sure to find something you want to have.

Piazza center

In the Piazza center you will shop in various stores specializing in food, fashion, lifestyle and beauty. From the WE and ZARA to the Decathlon and Perry Sport you will find them all in this shopping centre. You are sure to find a new outfit for the both of you.

Heuvel Eindhoven

The biggest covered mall in the city is Heuvel Eindhoven. With other 50 fashion and lifestyle stores, restaurant and room for entertainment you are sure to find what you’re looking for at Heuvel.

Souvenirs from Eindhoven

Are you looking for an item that is typical for Eindhoven to remember your vacation? At the VVV (tourist information) store on the stationsplein you will find unique merchandise and gift items by designers from Eindhoven.

Sleeping and relaxing in Eindhoven

At Inntel Hotels Art Eindhoven you will experience the most unique and relaxed overnight stay in Eindhoven. Every room in the hotel is unique and exceptionally large. Find out which room type suits you. Will you go for an Art Jacuzzi Room with the iconic round bubble bath or a Loft Room with the high industrial ceilings?

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