|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$27.66|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$9.49|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$915.25|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 457.63|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$10.40|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$1 125.42|
Veldhoven is a picturesque town situated in the proximity of Eindhoven in southern Netherlands. It is popular with holidaymakers for its wonderful scenic surrounds, ancient monuments, cultural vibrancy and sporting facilities. With its proximity to Eindhoven, one can avail the many cheap flights to Veldhoven from all over the world for an idyllic weekend.
Veldhoven is a lush green paradise that welcomes walkers, hikers as well as cyclists. It is mandatory to stay on the well-marked trails and keep pets on leashes. During daylight hours, there is no restriction in access to these trails. The tranquility of the place is not allowed to be disturbed by motor vehicles or even horses though in rare cases, exceptions are made for persons with disabilities. There are a total of 10 identified walks, each between 4 and 5 kilometers and no access fees need to be paid. The best way to enjoy a walk is to join up with any of the walking groups that organise weekly walks. End it with a cup of coffee or tea, a chat together and possibly make an appointment for the next time. The abundance of cheap flights to Veldhoven has made the walks even more popular.
Veldhoven offers a lot of culture, ancient history to contemporary art included. Inside the church, you can visit burial mounds from the Bronze and Iron Ages. Veldhoven also has several historic buildings, mills and churches from the previous centuries. You can experience art and culture in Theater de Schalm, public library and exhibition space for contemporary art, The Floor. You can visit Museum’t Oude Slot for an enlightening session on regional history. Scattered throughout the city, you will find several works of visual art in the public space.
Sports enthusiasts do not have a dearth of facilities in Veldhoven; the Kampen Campus has a wide assortment of facilities such as gymnasium, artificial tracks and baseball fields, while Ekkerman pool is perfect for anyone who likes to swim, from young to old. If you like shopping, you have free rein in the malls of Veldhoven. The City Centre and Kromstraat offer a very versatile and varied shopping experience. Accommodation is diverse and well suited for different budgets with many hotels in Veldhoven.