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Top things to do in Eindhoven

Never a boring moment in Eindhoven! There is always something going on in the city of Eindhoven. There are several popular local activities which you can experience such as hiking, bicycle tours, watching a movie or even go ice skating. And besides these great things to do there are always different festivals, exhibitions, and markets going on.

Because of this exciting offer of events we suggest that you meet up with a local that will guide you around the city and show you their favorite things to do in this lively city.

Below we listed some of these famous local things to do.

  • Yogic exercise in Stadswandelpark
  • Lovely Dutch Dinner in Eindhoven!
  • I am offering great home made sushi!
  • I am offering great home made sushi!
  • Saturday afternoon Food tour
  • Delicious dinner in industrial loft setting
  • Yoga with the Yogameisjes
  • Join a photo tour! learn & discover Eindhoven
  • Exquisite 5-course Dinner in Industrial Loft
  • Yogic exercise in Stadswandelpark
  • Yoga with the Yogameisjes
  • Creative Workshop: making stamps!
  • Dinner while enjoying a living room concert!
  • Saturday afternoon Food tour
  • Strijp S: An Urban Experience with Philips History

Interesting Things to Do in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

  • A very awesome experience is to travel along the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde bike trail. This one kilometer long bike trail lights up in the dark which provides an beautiful sight. Of course there is only one way to discover this trail and that is on a bicycle!
  • Eindhoven combines its industrial look with some beautiful landscape, therefore there are several hiking possibilities in and around the city of Eindhoven.
  • Do you really want to blend in with the locals? Then take a PSV tour through the stadium or try to get tickets for a PSV game.
  • Always wanted to try Ice skating? Ice skating is a very popular sport among the Dutch locals. You can try ice Skating at the ice ring at the Genneper Parken.
  • There are enough accommodations for the real movie fan. With a new cinema since 2014 there are now five cinemas in Eindhoven, ranging from cinemas with A-class commercial movies to cinemas with more alternative movies.
  • There are several museums you can visit, whether you’re interested in the history of Eindhoven, modern art or cars.  
  • Do you want to have a nice party? Explore the nightlife with a local and get to know all the fun bars, pubs and clubs. Our suggestion: Stratumseind
  • The Dommel is a river that runs through the city of Eindhoven and its surrounding area. Stroll along the river, go for a run or look into canoe options, they’re all fun ways to spend your time in Eindhoven!
  • Try the best street food on the weekly markets in the centre. Here you can taste the best fish and cheese!
  • If you love to party you should visit on of the many festivals in the Eindhoven. All year long there are festivals with art, music and design. Our recommendation: The Dutch Design Week and the Glow Festival.

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Local Things to Do in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

  • Besides the great architecture and the industrial feel, Eindhoven is a very “green” city with some beautiful landscape. This will give you the opportunity to have a nice hike with some sights. The Genneper Parken or the City Park are some of these possibilities. The villages surrounding Eindhoven also offer some great hiking trails. Give the locals a sunny day and they’ll be up and going for a hike for sure!
  • Let a local guide you around in the lively nightlife of Eindhoven. The nightlife in Eindhoven is popular among the locals for its wide offer of different bars, clubs and restaurants which suit all lifestyles. The city also has the largest bar street in the Netherlands called Stratumseind.
  • There are different things to do on and around the river the Dommel. You can hike or bike alongside the river but you can also hire a canoe for example and explore the river on the water. Besides this there are several cultural and historic sights to see in the area.