Book flights to Eindhoven, and enjoy a break in one of the Netherlands’ most modern and dynamic cities. Once an industrial town, Eindhoven has emerged in recent years as an important centre for Dutch design and technology – and it’s pretty famous for its football too! But you don’t need to be a footie fan to enjoy a trip to Eindhoven; there’s plenty to keep everyone happy including some fascinating museums, a youthful, energetic nightlife (thanks to its university), and great shopping, sightseeing, and dining. Book flights to Eindhoven with Ryanair.
Population
210,000
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€1 = 100 cents
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+2 ...7°C
The city buzzes with culture, artistic and entertaining events, design initiatives as well as a bustling business centre. However, those wanting to chill-out will also find it a green and environmentally-friendly city criss-crossed with wide bicycle lanes and dotted with parks.
The Evoluon

Lovers of modern architecture will not want to miss this unique, futuristic sight. The Evoluon used to be a science museum but is today a conference centre and the city´s landmark.

​Address: Noord Brabantlaan 1a, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2504 666​Website: http://www.evoluon.com
Van Abbemuseum

The Van Abbemuseum has one of the top ten modern and contemporary art collections in the world. The impressive collection includes works of Picasso, Chagall, Kandinsky and Mondriaan.

​Address: Bilderdijklaan 10, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2381 000​Website: http://www.vanabbemuseum.nl
Philips Stadion Football Stadium

The Philips Stadium, is the third largest in Holland, and home to the Eindhoven PSV. If you are lucky, there is a game in town while you are here, or else you can take a guided tour of the grounds.

​Address: Frederiklaan 10, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2505 505​Website: http://www.psv.nl
Philips museum - first incandescent Lamp Factory

Find enlightenment and experience the atmosphere of the 19th century on a tour of the first and oldest Philips’ factory building. See how carbon filament light bulbs were made in 1891.

​Address: Emmasingel 31, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 235 9030​Website: http://www.philips-museum.com
Artificial Light in the Art Centre

‘Kunstlicht in de kunst’ – has a unique collection of paintings and sculptures with artificial light as the central theme. This is a fun and interesting exhibition.

​Address: Emmasingel 31, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2755 183​Website: http://www.kunstlichtkunst.nl
Museum Kempenland

Located in a church – Steentjeskerk – shows the history of art in the city and Brabant region with paintings, photography, sculpture, folklore and religious art.

​Address: Sint Antoniusstraat 5, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2529 093​Website: http://www.museumkempenland.nl
Galerie Willy Schoots

Galerie Willy Schoots is a spacious contemporary art gallery showing monumental sculptures. Well worth a visit and invites guests for five different exhibitions a year.

​Address: Willemstraat 27, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2449 705​Website: http://www.schoots.com
Eindhoven Museum

At Historic Open-air Museum you can experience what life was like in the Iron Age and the Middle Ages by baking bread, forging iron and minting coins. It is located in the Genneper Parken, south of the city.

​Address: Boutenslaan 161 B, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2522 281​Website: http://www.eindhovenmuseum.nl
DAF Museum

In 1928, Hub and Wim van Doorne opened the Van Doorne’s Trailer Factory (DAF). Visitors to the workshop will be transported back in time to the 1930s. Car fanatics - do not miss this!

​Address: Tongelresestraat 27, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2444 364​Website: http://www.dafmuseum.nl
Frits Philips House of Music (Muziek Centrum)

At the Frits Philips House of Music you can find live music concerts from classical to pop and world music. Check out what is on while you are town.

​Address: Jan van Lieshoutstraat 3, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 265 5600​Website: http://www.muziekcentrum.nl
De Tongelreep Swimming Paradise

It might be possible to have it all, make your city vacation complete with an excursion to Europe’s largest pool. It is perfect on a hot summer day!

​Address: Antoon Coolenlaan 1, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 238 11 12​Website: http://www.tongelreep.nl
Falconcrest Roofvogelpark

Welcome to a beautiful world of birds! Falconcrest is Netherlands biggest falconry centre and an amazing and educational day to spend with the family.

​Address: Bokt 18, Eindhoven​Phone: +32 40 212 0 111​Website: http://www.falconcrest.eu
IJssportcentrum

Check what is on at the IJssportcentrum, go and see a hockey game or maybe you feel like showing your moves out on the ice. Whichever you decide to do, the kids love to come here.

​Address: Antoon Coolenlaan 3, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 238 1200​Website: http://www.ijssportcentrum.nl
Valkenswaard

Take the opportunity to visit Valkenswaard which is enclosed with beautiful nature. Go for a stroll, relax and enjoy the tranquil surroundings.

​Address: Valkenswaard
Lichtstad Markt

If you happen to be here on a Saturday then the Lichtstad Markt - City of Light Market - is a perfect opportunity to feel the Eindhoven vibe and go for a treasure hunt for second hand products and retro artefacts. It opens at 9 am.

​Address: Eindhoven
Thermen Prinsejagt B.V.

Why not take a special relaxing day on you vacation here in Eindhoven and visit Thermen Prinsejagt spa. After the sauna you can indulge in the lovely food at the restaurant.

​Address: Fakkellaan 6, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 241 5760​Website: http://www.thermenprinsejagt.nl
Golf & Country Club De Tongelreep

For many, golf is a party of the vacation, and sometimes it can be hard to combine with the rest of the family. De Tongelreep invites you to a fun and challenging 9 hole course.

​Address: Charles Roelslaan 15, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 252 0962​Website: http://www.golfdetongelreep.nl
Paviljoen Genneper Parken - midgetgolf

Pass by the Paviljoen Genneper Parken for a round of mini golf, or as they call it, midgetgolf. The course has 20 holes and is a fun activity for the whole family.

​Address: Paviljoen Genneper Parken, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 252 46 32​Website: http://www.paviljoengenneperparken.nl
Spacewalk at Stadswandelpark

Go for a cool walk in the Stadswandelpark, here you need to use your smartphone or tablet to be able to see all the astronauts, rockets, moon landers and planets. Download the app 'Ruimtewandelen in het park'.

​Address: Alberdingk Thijmlaan 3, Eindhoven
De Genneper Hoeve

In De Genneper Hoeve you will find a wonderful little organic farm with cows, chickens and pigs. Get an insight of how the animals are taken care of and how they are bred.

​Address: Tongelreeppad 1, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 207 0455​Website: http://www.genneperhoeve.nl
Eindhoven is a gourmet’s paradise. Visitors to the city can sample cuisine from all parts of the globe. Dutch people love to eat and take their food very seriously. Local restaurant and pubs known as proeflokaal or eetlokaal are great places to try the local cuisine. Dutch food can be quite hearty with a lot of meat, potatoes and cabbage and, of course, superb cheese. However, dishes from Indonesia, China, Thailand, Italy and France are well represented. Don’t forget to try a Dutch pancake!
1910 Restaurant

1910 Restaurant is a stylish venue with classy, orange interior and superior Mediterranean dishes. It is a great place for lunch and dinner and they have a private dining room for 6 - 25 people.

​Address: Willemstraat 43a, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2961 863​Website: http://www.1910-restaurant-bar.nl
Antonio’s

Antonio’s is one of many Italian restaurants on this street near the railway station serving tasty pizzas and pastas. They have a lovely atmosphere and great service.

​Address: Dommelstraat 16, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2446 547​Website: http://www.antonios.nl
Gaucho’s Grill

If you are a true meat-lover, then you have to target this venue for the rack of lamb and great steaks. Gaucho’s Grill is an authentic Argentinian restaurant that has become a house-hold name in the Netherlands.

​Address: Stationsplein 7, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2450 298​Website: http://www.gauchosgrill.nl
Memories Eetcafé

Memories Eetcafé is a hip venue where you will find seafood and salads which is a favourite with young locals. The atmosphere is laidback and relaxed.

​Address: Dommelstraat 36, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2377 202​Website: http://www.restaurant-memories.nl
Dzjengis Khan

At Dzjengis Khan you have unlimited food and drink in the huge buffet selection. The food is prepared on Yakitori griddles before your eyes, just sit back, relax and enjoy!

​Address: Aalsterweg 99a, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2111 349​Website: http://www.mongoolsrestaurant.nl
Smeagol

Smeagol has some of the best steaks in town! The service is good and the portions are big, however keep in mind that they do not serve alcohol.

​Address: Kerkstraat 10, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 737 02 98​Website: http://www.smeagol.nl
Da Nello

The staff here will great you with a smile into their warm atmosphere. Enjoy great Italian cuisine and delicious Italian wine, you can even book online.

​Address: Stratumsedijk 23a, Eindhoven​Website: http://www.danello.nl​Opening hours: +31 40 213 5757
Ribs Factory

Do you love ribs? Then you have found your way home! On the menu you will also find chicken wings, nachos and juicy burgers.

​Address: Kerkstraat 14, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 13 543 9886​Website: http://www.ribsfactory.nl
Restaurant Wiesen

Restaurant Wiesen serves high quality food and a good range of dishes to choose from on the menu. Prices are a bit on the higher side but well worth a visit.

​Address: Kleine Berg 10, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 244 6666​Website: http://www.wiesen-restaurant.nl
Avant-Garde van Groeninge

Avant-Garde van Groeninge has a chic ‘Zen’ décor and is recommended in the Michelin Guide. The amazing dishes will linger with you for a while and so will the delicious wine.

​Address: Frederiklaan 10d, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 250 5640​Website: http://www.restaurantavantgarde.nl
Sizzling

If you are hungry but can´t decide on what to eat, then Sizzling´s three course meal comes well recommended from many guests. Great food, friendly service and a nice atmosphere.

​Address: Stationsplein 3a, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 213 4459​Website: http://www.restaurantsizzling.nl
De Karpendonkse Hoeve

De Karpendonkse Hoeve lies on the high end of the price range, but rightly so. According to their guests they have the best food in town. They most certainly have Michelin status.

​Address: Sumatralaan 3, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 281 3663​Website: http://www.karpendonksehoeve.nl
Terra Mia

Terra Mia is an Italian restaurant serving traditional Italian cuisine but in a new and fresh way. Enjoy the lovely food, drinks and atmosphere.

​Address: Dommelstraat 12, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 296 3030​Website: http://www.terramia.nl
Sushi2go

In the mood for Japanese? Then you have come to the right place! Sushi2go serves their food with fresh ingredients, made to perfection and only minutes from the PSV stadium.

​Address: Sint Antoniusstraat 18, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2513 588​Website: http://www.sushi2go.nl
Jiu.nu

The food at Jiu.nu is almost presented in a theatrical way and if you need an explanation the waiters don’t mind going through the menu for you. You will find that the cuisine is Asian inspired, do not miss this restaurant when you are in Eindhoven.

​Address: Willemstraat 9, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 202 7154​Website: http://www.jiu.nu
Visitors will never go hungry or thirsty in Eindhoven as each step you take passes a pub or café. Always at hand after a day of sightseeing and shopping.
Bagels & Beans

At Bagels & Beans you will find endless versions on the theme of coffee, sandwiches, bagels and unnecessarily fiddly opening times.

​Address: Jan van Lieshoutstraat 24, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 236 6150​Website: http://www.bagelsbeans.nl
Grand Café Centraal

Coffee in the morning, delicious lunches, people watching in the afternoon, drinks in the evening. Grand Café Centraal is located in front is the statue of freedom fighter Jan Van Hooff (1755-1816).

​Address: Markt 8, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2452 689​Website: http://www.centraaleindhoven.nl
Boekencafé Schrijvers

At Boekencafé Schrijvers books of poetry, novels, encyclopaedias, children’s books and magazines – all can be enjoyed with a coffee. Comfy chairs in front of an open fire.

​Address: Dommelstraat 24, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2369 952​Website: http://www.boekencafe.nl
Stadscafé Restaurant Devooruitgang

The building dates back to 1890, and is characteristic of the period. Heated terrace where visitors can have a coffee or a meal. À la carte restaurant on the first floor offers an international menu.

​Address: Markt 11, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2433 995​Website: http://www.de-vooruitgang.nl​More info: info@de-vooruitgang.nl
Grand Café Berlage

In the De Bergen part of the town is the Grand Café Berlage located. They have an extensive menu, weekend dance floor, theatrical activities on Sundays, and an atmospheric garden.

​Address: Kleine Berg 16, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 245 74 81​Website: http://www.berlage.nl
Eindhoven has a great variety of drinking venues, from traditional Dutch pubs to hip and trendy bars to Irish pubs with sporting events shown live on television screens. Clubbers come from far and wide to enjoy Eindhoven’s exciting nightlife. Pubs and bars stay open until 2 am from Sunday to Thursday, and until 4 am on Friday and Saturday nights. Stratumseind is the longest and most vibrant pub street in the country. Thursday night is especially popular with students. Stratumseind begins just south of Stadskerk St. Cathrien and heads south. This party street even has its own website dedicated to hedonism: www.stratumseind.nl.
The Trafalgar Pub

The Trafalgar Pub was established in 1973 and is a typical pub with lots of beer. It is a nice place to sit and relax with good company.

​Address: Dommelstraat 21, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2448 820​Website: http://www.thetrafalgarpub.nl
O’Sheas Irish Pub

At O’Sheas Irish Pub there is lots of live football shown on huge screens, accompanied by a cool pint of Irish stout. If there is a good game on, see it here!

​Address: Jan van Lieshoutstraat 9, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2466 213​Website: http://www.osheaseindhoven.com
De Effenaar

De Effenaar is a café, restaurant, concert hall, gallery and club all-in-one at this alternative and easy-going multimedia centre. Here you will always find something going on.

​Address: Dommelstraat 2, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2393 666​Website: http://www.effenaar.nl
Santiago De Cuba

Are you in the mood for Latin dance? At Santiago De Cuba you can take salsa classes, Cuban cocktails and a lot of dancing in a steamy atmosphere.

​Address: Stratumseind 65, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 2069 606​Website: http://www.santiagodecuba.nl
Nightingale Eindhoven

At Nightingale you will find yourself in an exclusive atmosphere enjoying exclusive champagne and cooling cocktails. Relax to the music, dance if you feel like it or book one of their private rooms if you are a bigger company.

​Address: Wal 11, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 243 2444​Website: http://www.nightingaleeindhoven.nl
Dijk9 Restaurant | Bar

Dijk9 is a cosy bar and restaurant with a very inviting terrace during the summer. Every Friday they invite their guests to swinging live music that continues long into the night.

​Address: Stratumsedijk 9, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 212 2355​Website: http://www.dijk9.nl
1910 Restaurant-bar

1910 Restaurant-bar is well-known for their delicious food, but many come here simply just for a glass wine or a nice drink. The atmosphere is great and the waiters friendly.

​Address: Willemstraat 43 A, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 296 1863​Website: http://www.1910-restaurant-bar.nl
Bierprofessor

Bierprofessor is a great little pub with amazing atmosphere, and not only that, they have one of the biggest selection of beers that you can find. If you are a true beer lover, you simply cannot miss this pub.

​Address: Stratumseind 33, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 6 553 55572​Website: http://www.bierprofessor.nl
M2

M2 is a modern and fresh nightclub with a DJ that always gets the crowd in the right mood. The music is upbeat house and dance music, so get ready to party all night long.

​Address: Stratumseind 99, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 123 4567​Website: http://www.m2ehv.nl
Poolcafe Balls

Poolcafe Balls is a chill, relaxed and welcoming place in Eindhoven. If you are lucky with the weather, you can relax on the outside terrace after a couple of games of pool.

​Address: Hortensiastraat 4, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 212 5789
Den Ouden Touli

Think of a combination between a ski bar and a cool nightclub and you have Den Ouden Touli. They are great with themes, so if you happen to be here on Halloween, Christmas or any other fun holiday this is the place to go to.

​Address: Blixembosch 4, Eindhoven
Van Moll

12 different beer types on tap, a wide selection of beer on bottle from around the world and they often have tasting evenings, visit Eindhoven´s first brewpub.

​Address: Keizersgracht 16A, Eindhoven
De Markt

De Markt is a square in the centre of Eindhoven with many bars, pubs and restaurants around. If you do not have a particular place that you would like to go to, then come here, walk around and you most certainly find something suitable.

​Address: De Markt, Eindhoven
Holland Casino

Holland Casino is located right in the centre of De Markt always has some type of entertainment that suite most people. You are always welcome for a couple of card games, bingo, roulette and much more.

​Address: Heuvel Galerie 134, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 235 7357​Website: http://www.hollandcasino.nl
Stationskwartier

Stationskwartier is located opposite the central station and is the place to be in order to know what is going after dark in the city. Here are many trendy bars, pubs and restaurants - just take a pick.

​Address: Stationskwartier, Eindhoven
Stratumseind

Someone said pub crawl? This street is made for pub crawls, here you will find everything from Latin to rock to disco. It is safe to say that you will have a good time here.

​Address: Stratumseind, Eindhoven
De Bergen

De Bergen is a part of the old area in Eindhoven and is still well-preserved. This is where the typical artistic crowd hangs out, it is a great area to relax at with a beer and simply just people watch.

​Address: De Bergen, Eindhoven
Wilhelminaplein

Wilhelminaplein is the area where most live performances take place all year around, but during the summer you can enjoy ever more great artists here.

​Address: Wilhelminaplein, Eindhoven
Shopaholics will find paradise in Eindhoven. The most bustling shopping centre in the south of Netherlands contains more than one hundred shops and boutiques, all situated in the friendly, accessible, pedestrianised streets in the town centre surrounding the Markt. The covered shopping centres De Heuvel Galerie and Piazza Center contain large department stores and an extensive selection of clothing boutiques, trendy leisure wear stores, music and specialist shops. The Markt is the main market square in Eindhoven and wide store-lined streets lead off at all angles. The main pedestrianised shopping area is formed by a collection of streets: 18 septemberplein, Demer, Rechtestraat, de Markt, Nieuwstraat, Hermanus Boexstraat, Vrijstraat and Hooghuisstraat. Vrijstraat is the place to find the superb wine shop, Henri Bloem’s, while Oil:Vinegar offers all manners of kitchen equipment on Hooghuisstraat. Shopping can be fun in Eindhoven as there are endless opportunities for taking a break with a snack, a coffee or something stronger while you consider your purchases. In the De Bergen part of town, the streets are lined with smaller shops, second-hand shops, bookshops, little galleries, antique shops and specialist stores offering interior design or culinary items. From Kleine Berg walk to the beautifully restored Bergstraat with its many little specialist shops. At the other end of the scale, de Bijenkorf is a giant four-storey shopping centre. The Italian architect, Ponti took inspiration for the design of de Bijenkorf from the Dutch polder landscape as seen from a bird’s eye view. Next door, shoppers can find the recently opened Piazza Center. A weekly market takes place at De Markt every Tuesday, while art and antique collectibles are found at the same venue on Saturdays.
Heuvel Galerie

Heuvel Galerie is a large department store where you more or less can find anything that you need. If you want to get a closer look of what they have to offer, take a look at their online tabloid.

​Address: Heuvel Galerie 133, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 246 7171​Website: http://www.heuvelgalerie.nl
Piazza Center

Around Piazza Center you will find a wide range of different shops, restaurants, terraces and cafes. Just by taking walking around you will pick up a few unique items.

​Address: Piazza 64, Eindhoven​Website: http://www.piazzacenter.com
WoensXL

Does 40,000 square meters with 180 shops and businesses sound like something for you? Then do not miss WoensXL, you can easily spend a whole day here.

​Address: Winkelcentrum Woensel, Eindhoven​Website: http://www.woensxl.nl
De Bijenkorf

De Bijenkorf is a high-fashion department store with many high-end designer clothes, accessories and much more. The actual building was designed by the Italian designer Gio Ponti.

​Address: Piazza 1, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 800 0818​Website: http://www.debijenkorf.nl
Sligro

If you happen to have rented an apartment while visiting Eindhoven and want to cook a delicious meal or just want to pick up a small snack, then you should visit this leading wholesaler, Sligro.

​Address: Hurksestraat 5, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 251 3900​Website: http://www.sligro.nl
Zara

This world famous brand soon has a store in every mid-size town and you will find many in Eindhoven. Here you find the latest fashion for men, women and children, everything from street wear to the more up-dressed look.

​Address: Piazza Centre, Eindhoven
Mango

At Mango, the urban young woman finds everything from sleek work-wear to the fabulous cocktail dress to reasonable prices. Match your new outfit with the perfect shoes and accessories that you also find here.

​Address: Rechtestraat 42, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 246 7871​Website: http://www.mango.com
H&M

This Swedish chain, that you nowadays find almost everywhere in the world, provides high street fashion for both men and women at prices suiting everyone. Here in Eindhoven you find boutiques located on different locations around town.

​Address: Piazza 38, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 900 1988​Website: http://www.hm.com
Topshop

Topshop is full of clothing, shoes, bags, accessories, make up and more. Here you will find an easy-going lifestyle with tons of different fashion brands to choose from.

​Address: Piazza 1, Eindhoven​More info: Located in De Bijenkorf
HEMA

HEMA equals fashion to a great price! They have everything from clothes to make up, garden furniture, home furniture, children´s clothes and office supplies.

​Address: Rechtestraat 37, Eindhoven​Phone: +31 40 244 4055​Website: http://www.hema.nl
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Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven Airport is located 7 km northwest of the city centre.Taxis take 15 minutes to reach Eindhoven city centre. Taxis are available outside Central Station at both the north (university) and south (city centre and VVV office) entrances. Express buses from Eindhoven airport to Amsterdam take 90 minutes.

​Address: Luchthavenweg 25​Phone: +31 40 291 98 18​Website: http://www.eindhovenairport.com​More info: info@eindhovenairport.nl
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