This is Eindhoven

This is Eindhoven is the new official tourist website of the cityof Eindhoven, managed by city marketing organization Eindhoven365 and This is Eindhoven Brandstore/ Tourist Office.

In June 2014, city marketing organization Eindhoven365 and the Municipality of Eindhoven introduced the new Eindhoven brand. This new identity shows a vibrant city, full of energy and creativity.

You can read more about the brand and the process of creation in EHV365 or Merk Eindhoven. By the way,  have you ever wonder what the new logo means? Well check this video to know.

The new website, includes all you can expect from an official tourist site, but gives special attention to the shopping areas. Not only the shopping malls, but also the street markets, concept stores and design stores.

So it is time to check the city guides to discover or rediscover this fantastic city or  join one of the multiple events in the agenda for 2015.

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Looking for a city guide of Eindhoven?

 

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If you are planning to come to Eindhoven and you are eager to know how it is going to be, this compilation will help you a lot.

 

1. City Guide Eindhoven 2014.

teaer_cover_front_bewerkt-2VVV is an organization that promotes tourism, recreation and leisure in Netherland. Their website offers very complete and updated information about Eindhoven including a list of events celebrated in the city every year.

Recently they produced the pocket City Guide 2014, with beautiful pictures of the city. The bilingual guide can be downloaded as a pdf or you can buy the paper version for €1.5  which includes discount coupons.

 

2. Eindhoven.eu

This site from the municipality Eindhoven includes information for tourists such as citylife, leisure, or events. But is also full of useful information for people willing to move to Eindhoven to study, work or invest. You will find general and detailed info about banking, housing, paperwork, insurances and more.

There you can connect to the Brainport. Eindhoven region was the world’s smartest region in 2011, the five focal sectors of Brainport Eindhoven region are High Tech Systems & Materials, Food, Automotive, Lifetec and Design, so if you are into one of this sectors, Eindhoven is the place to be.

 

3. Holland Expat Center.

If you plan to work and live in Eindhoven, here you will find useful articles about housing, insurances, education, taxation and the formalities you need to complete when you move to Eindhoven.

Dont forget to read the compilation of Dutch manners, you will find very interesting tips!

 

4. Arrival Guides

Arrival guide offers  short and precise information about Eindhoven. You can find useful info about where to eat,sleep, shop, and have fun. Sadly the local offers link is empty.. so you will need to find your own way to get the best prices.

The guide is accesible is different formats,you can get it in app store, google play or just download it as a PDF.

 

5. Virtual Tourist Guide.

This popular site made by real travellers includes a comprehensive guide to Eindhoven. The site offers information about shopping, nightlife, transportation, things to do and a very particular section: local customs.

 

6. Local-Life

Here you will be delighted with tons of information. It’s easy to navigate and the articles are very concise.  You will find what you expect from a tourist guide but this site gives you more: a complete insight about life in Eindhoven; You can find articles about the festivals, events, buildings, parks, markets and much more.

You can explore the city using their interactive map or download their app for free.

 

7. Bonus tip: Eindhoven for dummies

 

This guide is part of  the blog: Southern Omelet, written by an Eindhovenaar, pitty he didnt continue with the blog. But he left us Eindhoven for Dummiesa very particular short guide of the city.. in english!

Dont miss the history part,  you will impress everyone by sharing the little twist of fate