City breaks to Eindhoven
Why not take a city break to Eindhoven, one of the Netherlands oldest cities. Home of engineering giants Phillips which contributed massively to the city’s growth in the early 20th century, the city is also the home of PSV Eindhoven of the most successful Dutch football teams. The city is small compared to other European cities which makes the city easy to walk around without having to navigate a foreign metro or bus system. Eindhoven is a great destination for a stress free European city break where all of the city’s attractions are within easy reach of each other. Club Travel offers its customers the best deals on flights, hotels, holidays and city breaks to Eindhoven. So why not book a city break to Eindhoven and experience the unique style, food and people of this Dutch city.
Hotels in Eindhoven
Sandton Eindhoven City Centre there are 42 rooms providing a bathroom with shower, hairdryer, wireless Internet access, minibar, heating, telephone, radio, cable and pay-per-view TV, balcony, iron and alarm clock. Facilities include a garage, bar, restaurant, breakfast room and wireless Internet access. Pets welcome. Eindhoven city centre, in a suitable location for business and leisure travellers alike.
Holiday Inn Eindhoven This stylish hotel boasts 199 rooms equipped with modern services and amenities like satellite/cable TV, air conditioning, ensuite bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer, minibar and Internet access, there are rooms and suites and executive rooms. The hotel offers parking, restaurant and bar. City centre. Location: in Eindhoven city centre, facing the Van Abbe Museum and footsteps away from the city's leisure area. The train station is 5 Km. away.
Things to see in Eindhoven
The DAF Museum a museum dedicated to DAF cars, trucks and hardware.
Eindhoven Museum of history
Von Abbe art Museum
Muziekgebouw a theatre featuring live music performances
Food and drink
Poffertjes are small, fluffy pancakes made with yeast and buckwheat flour.
Bitterballen crunchy breadcrumb coating and filled with a gooey mixture of chopped beef, beef broth, flour, butter, herbs and spices.
Limburgse vlaai is a pie often filled with fruits like cherries or apricots.
Genever “Dutch Gin” is the local drink in the Netherlands. It is often thought to have been the starting point from where modern gin derived its flavour.
Nightlife in Eindhoven
Eindhoven is a great city for going out at night. The city has five different going out areas each has its own personality and conveniently they are all within walking distance from each other. Stratumseind is the place to go for a pub crawl.
Eindhoven Airport 7.4km west of the city lies Eindhoven Airport and is served by a shuttle bus service, rapid bus transit as well as being linked to the city by rail. Travel to the city centre should generally be hassle free and should not take more than 30minutes.
Weather in Eindhoven the city of Eindhoven experiences a hot summer mild autumn and in winter the city frequently experiences snow.
Electricity The standard European 220Volt two-pin round pronged plugs.
Currency Holland uses the Euro
Eindhoven Time is one hour ahead of Irish time. +1GMT
Visa requirements Irish Citizens travelling to Eindhoven do not require a visa as Holland is a member state of the E.U