312. Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Why Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Eindhoven, dates back to 1232, so its one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands. it usually goes unnoticed for by the likes of Amsterdam and Rotterdam and even The Hague. But you should check i tout as the architecture is worth seeing and its also the home of Philips Electronics.
How To Get Here
There is train service via Amsterdam from all over Europe. Check www.trainline.eu for schedules. Here are some train services to use to get to Amsterdam and then you can continue on to Eindhoven by train.
The nearest airport is the Eindhoven Airport (EIN).
Here’s a list of airlines serving the Eindhoven Airport (EIN):
Jetairfly (TB), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Ryanair (FR), Transavia (HV), Vueling (VY) and Wizz Air (W6).
Alternately, you may fly into Amsterdam-Schipol International Airport (AMS) and then take the train to Eindhoven.
Here’s a list of airlines serving Amsterdam-Schipol Airport (AMS):
There are buses from all over Europe to Eindhoven. Try Eurolines.com. Alternatively, you can get a bus to Amsterdam and then take the train t Eindhoven.
If you’re already in the area you can rent a car and using Google Maps navigate the area.
You may use rideshare service BlaBlaCar.
Where To Stay
As Eindhoven is a commerce city with Phillips’ headquarters there, you will find top hotels available. There are also local Dutch brands as well.
Where To Eat
There’s plenty of different kinds of food to eat here. Just pick your favorite.
What To Do
Definitely check out the Philips Museum and you can’t miss the city’s architecture. If you’re into designs, check out the Design Academy as well. If you like shopping, there’s quite a bit of that as well.
Here is some more information from the Tourist Board about things to see in the fifth largest city in The Netherlands.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.
Language: Dutch. English is widely spoken.
Currency: Euros (EUR)