Tips from locals

Insider tips, the best stories and undiscovered hotspots in North Brabant. Find them here! Our Locals share their favourite places and are ready to answer your questions. 

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Wander through the sand in the Loon and Drunen Dunes
Bianca van den Brandt

Wow! The Loon and Drunen Dunes are so beautiful. In the summer you can imagine you are really in the (Brabant) Sahara. Stroll from the Bosch & Duin country...

Meet Vincent van Gogh in Vincentre Nuenen
Vivianne Van Bijsterveld

Vincentre is a Dutch museum in Nuenen dedicated to the artist Vincent van Gogh. Vincentre was opened on 18 July 2010. The story of Vincent van Gogh and...

Cuddle the alpacas at the alpaca farm in Vorstenbosch
Claire Cavens

A wonderful day out, with or without the kids. You can walk around with alpacas on the alpaca farm and cuddle them, and more activities are always being...

Sky Mirror by Anish Kapoor in front of De Pont Museum
Niek van de Broek

The top spot for modern art in Tilburg: Sky Mirror by Anish Kapoor in front of De Pont Museum. This giant mirror can be found in the forecourt of the museum....

'T Speelhuis theatre
Rob Scheepers

For me, the most beautiful spot in Helmond is the 't Speelhuis Theatre, an old church which has been converted into a wonderful theatre. If you're ever...

Go sailing! Discover Breda from the water.
Patrick Verkoeijen

Cruise through Breda on the Singel Canal. From the Haven embarkation point, you enter Breda's Singel Canal via the Spanjaardsgat. In just under an hour,...

Jazz in Duketown
Arno Lucas

JAZZ in Duketown: This free annual event takes place in May in the heart of ‘-Hertogenbosch. As its name suggests, plenty of live jazz is performed. Major...

Efteling Bosrijk Holiday park
Monique Nouwens

Rest and enchantment in Bosrijk holiday park. The Efteling is a short walk away, and entry to the park is included in the price. And I don't know if it's...

Water Mill at Kollen
Frans Kapteijns

When you visit the Water Mill at Kollen, you'll feel like you're standing in a Van Gogh painting. It's not possible to get closer! Here you'll find an...

Vivianne Van Bijsterveld

Is a description really needed? Everyone knows the Efteling. A beautiful fairytale park, I think it's the best. Everything is inspired by the ideas of...

Anne Reijnders

My favourite spot in 's-Hertogenbosch is the tramway. The atmosphere is fantastic, but what really makes it fun are all the young entrepreneurs who are...

The Governor's House
Hildo van Engen

The museum is a bit hidden away, which is why not everyone knows how to find it. When you walk through the gate, you can easily imagine yourself in a different...

Marlies van Lier

If you're in Bergen op Zoom, you need to visit the oldest city palace in the Netherlands: the Markiezenhof.

Lievensberg Estate
Andy De Groen

Landgoed Lievensberg (Lievensberg Estate) is a beautiful forest where you can do it all - play, clamber, walk, take photos, play sports - there's something...

Car safari and more in the Beekse Bergen
Florence Verhoeven

Beekse Bergen Safari Park is located in Hilvarenbeek, near Tilburg. It's a large, beautiful park with many different animals that you can see from your...

A great day in Beekse Bergen Safari Park
Nicky van der Heijden

I used to visit the Beekse Bergen Safari Park in Hilvarenbeek as a kid. It's (it has) completely changed - so much so that I didn't recognize it. As you...

Efteling Kaatsheuvel
Nicky van der Heijden

Become a child again for the day. Visit Efteling in Kaatsheuvel. The park is divided up into very active and quieter parts. So the ‘Marerijk’ section includes...

City gate with an escape room!
Jeroen van Beers

What a beautiful, historic city this is! My favourite spot is the city gate. There is also a really good escape room here: Escape de Gate. And after that...

A day out at Kempervennen
Monique Nouwens

Enjoy a wonderful walk outdoors, the atmospheric Market Dome or the tropical heat of the leisure pool. If you are a skiing or snowboarding fanatic, go...

Experience the Boswachterspad in the Mastbos
Audrey Fennema

The Mastbos forest: recommended at any time of the year! Escape the city and head for the countryside... The Mastbos forest is located next to the city...

A royal walk
Naomi van den Broek

If you are looking for a nice place to walk then I can really recommend the castle grounds in Heeswijk. A lovely piece of countryside with a beautiful...

Craft beer tasting at Bierbrouwerij Oijen
Eliatha Buurmans

“Craft beer has been brewed in Oijen (part of the municipality of Oss) since 1989. Brewery Bierbrouwerij Oijen is located in a renovated farm with a homely,...

Bossche bol
Ingrid Van Dijk

Delicious chocolate! Yummy dough! Heavenly cream! And all 3 ingredients in one ball. The one and only genuine Bossche bol from Jan de Groot. Your mouth...