Eindhoven is a municipality and a city located in the Netherlands. The city has a surface of 88,84 km² and a population of over 227.000 (April 2017), making it the largest city of the south. Eindhoven is centrally located in Europe and easy accessible via Eindhoven Airport (or three other airports within 1,5 hour drive).
Eindhoven is bursting with energy. And we are glad to share it with you. When you google innovation, it is no coincidence that the first images you find are light bulbs. Over 125 years ago, Philips brought light to Eindhoven. The company transformed the city into a vibrant industrial success story. Nowadays, Eindhoven is a bustling city in transition, with a constant flow of new developments in the fields of creativity, innovation, technology, design and knowledge.
Discover our broad selection of hotspots, highlights, events and other activities to help you get to know the design capital of the Netherlands. Visit the city centre for some shopping and dining, wander through Eindhoven’s technological past and future at the Strijp-S site or explore one of the other exciting city districts. Discover Eindhoven’s vibe, both in popular hangouts and off the beaten track.