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Lichtjesroute Eindhoven

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To commemorate our liberation and to express this in a “Eindhoven-way”, the citizens placed in 1945 candles and light bulbs, just after the second World War.
Since 1984 this tradition is repeated every year in a modern way to make a 22 km route through Eindhoven, that is illuminated by lights. By using hundreds of thousands of light bulbs, LED’s and gas-discharge lamps, volunteers spend their free time to entertain 200.000 people every year that drive, walk or cycle this light route. For this event, several dozen of volunteers, kilometers of cable, lots of lamps and lots of time and sponsors, are put in this magnificent event. With the design of stylized subjects all visitors are amazed by the beauty of light.

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To commemorate our liberation and to express this in a “Eindhoven-way”, the citizens placed in 1945 candles and light bulbs, just after the second World War.
Since 1984 this tradition is repeated every year in a modern way to make a 22 km route through Eindhoven, that is illuminated by lights. By using hundreds of thousands of light bulbs, LED’s and gas-discharge lamps, volunteers spend their free time to entertain 200.000 people every year that drive, walk or cycle this light route. For this event, several dozen of volunteers, kilometers of cable, lots of lamps and lots of time and sponsors, are put in this magnificent event. With the design of stylized subjects all visitors are amazed by the beauty of light.

The Lichtjesroute is on a public road, you can leave anywhere on the route you want, it’s free, and it’s for everyone. If you go by bike, you’ll enjoy the ornaments the most. The entire route is approximately two hours by bike. Children will enjoy the Lichtjesroute as well, which has 200.000 visitors annually. Its success is mostly due to a hundred eager volunteers and the help of a lot of sponsors.

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Prices

  • AdultFree
  • €15.00 Kaartjes voor de tour met stadgids. ( €8 voor kinderen )
  • free of charge