Summer in Eindhoven
Hot days, lots of fun, and ice creams in abundance. Whether you come for a day trip or a staycation, be amazed by the city's sunny terraces, parks, and events: this is Eindhoven in the summer!
Ice cream galore
Warm weather requires only one thing: ice creams. With ice-cream parlors in every district, this refreshing delicacy is always within reach. The Italian gelato of La Toscana can be found in four different places in Eindhoven. At Strijp-S you can taste the innovative flavors of Intelligentia Taste Rooms, and in Woensel you should definitely pay a to visit ZININ Ijs & Chocolade.
Refreshing water activities
Activities in and around the water offer a full day of fun and are great to help you cool down. What about swimming, sunbathing, and perhaps canoeing? Go to Ijzeren Man or beach park Aquabest for a swim, enjoy the sun at Duynenwater, or rent a canoe to get a different point of view of the city.
Enjoy beachy vibes at one of the city beaches!
Sunny city beaches
A visit to the beach can give you that ultimate summer feeling. Lucky for you Eindhoven has a modest list of city beaches that will definitely bring you beachy vibes. Get yourself a spot near the water or visit one of the beach clubs for the optimum number of daylight.
Parks & shaded areas
Summer in Eindhoven can be hot. That won’t be a problem, as long as you know where to find the shadows. For example, hide in the shade of the trees in one of Eindhoven parks. Or reserve a spot in one of the hidden gardens of the Eindhoven. At the latter locations, a refreshing drink is never far away!
Essential on a sultry summer night: a fruity cocktail (or two). Fortunately, you can find great cocktail bars in Eindhoven on almost every corner. A few of our recommendations: VANE for cocktails with perhaps the best view over the city, 't Oliehuisje part of Het Ketelhuis is great for some late-night drinks, and Bobby's is always a good idea. Only one thing left to say: Cheers!
Due to the coronavirus COVID-19, we will inspire you as much as possible with background stories and tips of things that you can do to experience Eindhoven in a safe way. More information on the measures in Eindhoven and the Netherlands can be found here.