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Travel and accommodation tips

Is this your first time in Breda and can you use some travel and accommodation tips? We have listed our favourite hotels, restaurants and activities for you.

HOTELS

Blind Walls Gallery Studio– The official Blind Walls Gallery studio in the city centre of Breda. Artists sleep here when they are working on new murals. Stylishly furnished with unique artworks. Including 2 free loan bikes. €€

Het Klooster Breda – If you are looking for a unique stay in a monastery! This historic inn offers an oasis of calm in the centre and is the perfect starting point for exploring the city. €

Ingenhousz – The Ingenhousz is a beautiful building and former monastery that nowadays serves as a hotel with restaurant. It is also the location where the masterclasses will be held, so that’s easy! €€€

Hotel Nassau – The luxurious Hotel Nassau is located in one of the oldest streets of Breda in the heart of the city centre. Originally, it is an extensive complex of various national monuments; a beautiful Neo-Gothic chapel is still present. €€€€

Apollo Hotel Breda City Centre – This hotel is located in the former post office of Breda. It is less than five minutes’ walk from the railway station, and the city centre is also easily accessible on foot. €€

Hotel Mastbosch Breda – For the nature lovers! Hotel Mastbosch is beautifully situated on the edge of the Mastbos. Here you will find everything for a relaxing and comfortable stay. From here it is a 10-minute bike ride to the centre of Breda. €€

Hotel Nouveau van Ham – Hotel Nouveau van Ham is located on the vibrant van Coothplein in the centre of Breda. It is a characteristic hotel surrounded by cosy terraces and restaurants. €

Ingenhousz

RESTAURANTS

Dutch people generally eat early (between 18:00 and 20:00), therefore most therefore most kitchen closes at 22:00.

Lunch

During the masterclasses, lunch will be provided.

Kamu – Sandwiches, soup, vega(n) options.

Yirga – Breakfast, sandwiches, salads, vega options.

Sip First – For good coffee and tea, breakfast, lunch, vega(n) options.

Koffiebar Sowieso – Coffee, breakfast, lunch, cake. Mostly vegan and uses organic and local products.

KOI Kanpai – Japanese, vega(n) options.

Dinner

Foodhall – 12 different cuisines under one roof.

De Jongens van Zand en Klei -“Let’s make our potato great again”, vega options.

Ellis Gourmet Burger – Hamburgers, vega(n) options.

Pizza Cantina – Italian stone oven pizza.

PuiCk – International cuisine, vega(n) options.

Colins – International cuisine, vega options.

Blind Walls Gallery

ACTIVITIES BREDA

Blind Walls Gallery – Discover Breda through nearly 100 murals! On the website you will find several routes you can follow.

Baai – Get in the festival mood at Baai.

Stek – A nice hidden spot in Breda and a breeding ground for creatives.

Pier15 – Paradise of every skateboarder and a nice place to have a drink (or two) as well.

Stedelijk Museum Breda – A museum about Breda’s heritage and history and contemporary visual culture.

SeeBreda – Discover Breda by bicycle with a guide.

Belcrum Beach – The city beach of Breda.

 

ACTIVITIES NEAR BREDA

Printing Museum, Etten-Leur – Museum about printing press and typography.

Plantin Moretus, Antwerp – Museum about 300 years of book printing.

House of the Book, The Hague – Museum dedicated to the handwritten and printed book of the past and present.

 

NS Dutch railway 

The easiest way to travel to Breda is by public transport. The Dutch railway is called NS. NS has various ways of keeping passengers informed. Go to www.ns.nl/en/travel-information for more information such as  departure time and the current situations on the rail network. 

From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Breda

The Intercity Direct brings you directly to Breda Central Station. The duration of the journey is less than an hour. You will find the train station underneath the airport.

From Eindhoven to Breda

Next to the terminal you will find a bus stop (400 or 401) to Eindhoven Central Station. Here you can take a train to Breda. The duration from the airport to Breda is approximately 70 minutes.