Futuristic Eindhoven - Unusual Excursions In Eindhoven

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Futuristic Eindhoven - Unusual Excursions In Eindhoven
Futuristic Eindhoven - Unusual Excursions In Eindhoven
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In the largest city of North Brabant, there are almost no narrow streets and the spirit of the Middle Ages - much here seems to be from the future. Around the futuristic De Blob and Evolution buildings, flower roofs at bus stops and art galleries, you can learn about smart city concepts, design trends and printed homes. Learn about the history of Eindhoven's most important Philips company. Taste intelligent ice cream with an unexpected taste. And along the way, you will hear how the country managed to become one of the foremost in Europe, how the Dutch live and how they see happiness. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 3.5 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 2 reviews from € 182 for 1-4 people or € 45 per person, if there are more of you

What awaits you

Bridge from the future You will see amazing architectural structures, a design cluster and one of the must-see locations of the famous Dutch Design Week. You will learn about the technology of printing houses, bridges and internal organs on a 3D printer, about “smart cities”, energy-independent settlements and the concept of equal existence of man and nature, as well as stress in bats and street art. And over a cup of coffee in a cozy cafe, we will discuss why it is worth coming to Eindhoven for Design Week and what design projects are already making life easier for people

The company that raised the city It is impossible to do without stories about the most famous brand of Eindhoven, Philips: it was thanks to him that the city's economy experienced an unprecedented rise. You will learn about the role of the company in the everyday life of many people - think about the brightest of thousands of registered patents: car receiver, audio cassette, electric shaver and digital CD. In addition, let's talk about the origin of the word "royal" in the name of the company, the connection between Philips and the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, and also about the involvement of Karl Marx and the Russian avant-garde. Intrigued?

The best city to live You will learn why Eindhoven is called the City of Light and why it shines once a year so that it can be seen from space. Why Eindhoven turned out to be the best city in terms of quality of life in Europe and why is it so attractive. What is human-centered urban design and why furniture is made from coffee grounds and salt. You will visit the buildings that have become the icons of the city. And along the way, you will find out where the best bars and viewing platforms in Eindhoven are

Conversations about the Netherlands and the Dutch And, of course, in passing, we will talk about why this particular country turned out to be one of the most successful and advanced in the modern world and how it is connected with its history, traditions and national character. And also you will try to compose a portrait of the Dutch, having heard about what is important to them, how they imagine happiness, how they celebrate the holidays and what kind of education they try to give their children.

Organizational details

  • The tour will be led by one of our team's professional guides
  • Duration of the excursion: 3.5 hours (each additional hour of the guide's work - 50 euros)
  • Coffee, ice cream and other tastings are optional and paid separately

Venue

Start of the excursion by appointment. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.

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