Cities near Aldörrum


Aldörrum is approximately equidistant (45 minutes) from the cities of Eindhoven, 's-Hertogenbosch, Nijmegen and Venlo, and within cycling distance of Helmond and Deurne. Also just across the border with Belgium and Germany are some historic cities that are worth visiting.

Helmond (5 km)


Worth seeing

  • Town hall medieval castle (1350), at the same time museum Helmond
  • Cube-shaped houses on concrete pillars
  • Chapel of Binderen, refers to the cisterci-enzerinnen monestry which has existed from 1237 to 1648

Aldörrum ׀ Edahmuseum Helmond

Museum

  • Edah museum which not only includes the history of the Edah company but also a 100 year of experience in food distribution.

Visit a farm

Attraction

Annual events

  • Helmond tour event, with a bicycle tour on the first Sunday in May and a walking tour on the secons Sunday in June
  • Carat-concerts, open air music sessions every sunday afternoon from May until September in citypark De Warande, free admission
  • The castle park concerts, open air music sessions on friday evening in July and August in the Castle Park, free admission
  • The Castle of Saint Nicholas
  • Dickens nightan atmospheric market before Christmas in a style of an old English village around 1850 with Brandevoort as scenery

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Deurne (10 km)


Worth seeing

  • Big Castle, ruins founded in 1460
  • Little Castle, the formal residency of the Lords of Deurne
  • Holten's Mill, every 1st en 3rd Sunday afternoon, Monday evening and each Saturday demonstration of grinding grain, strike oil and sawing

Museum

  • Museum de Wieger (a collection of paintings and drawings in the period 1910 - 1950)
  • Toon Kortooms museum in Griendtsveen, famous Dutch writer

Annual events

Aldörrum ׀ Toon Kortoomspark met blote voetenpad in Griendtsveen Deurne

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Eindhoven (21 km)


Worth seeing

  • Strijp S, the most trendy and creative part of Eindhoven
  • The Genneper Watermil, along the Dommel and painted by Vincent van Gogh
  • Sint-Catharina church from 1861, designed by architect Pierre Cuypers
  • The Evoluon, a futuristic building and former Philips Competence Centre is now a Convention Center

Museum

Attraction

Aldörrum ׀ Nationaal zwemcentrum De Tongelreep in Eindhoven

Annual events

  • CSI Eindhoven, is an equestrian event during the weekend of Ascension at the Karpendonkse Plas
  • During the Dutch Technology Week the Brainport Region Eindhoven will present inspiring and exciting stories about cutting edge technology innovations
  • Marathon of Eindhoven on the first Sunday in October
  • Dutch Design Week is a major desing event during the second week of October
  • Lichtfestival Glow in November is an international exhibition of light in art and architecture in the city center

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Best (21 km)


Museum

  • Museum Bevrijdende Vleugels, central issue is the liberation of the South of the Netherlands during World War II with special attention to Operation Market Garden

Attraction

  • Amusement park DippieDoe, outdoor and indoor playing park for children up to 13 years (large number attractions are wheelchair accessible)

Den Bosch (34 km)


Worth seeing

Aldörrum ׀ City trips naar de vestigingsstad 's-Hertogenbosch, Den Bosch

  • De Uilenburg, an authentic neighboorhood known for its terraces, the statue of ´Sweet Little Gerritje´, the facade poems, the Binnendieze, the narrow pedestrian streets, historic buildings
  • Binnendieze, the water that flows through the city (with a boat you can discover the many attractions in the ´Bossche underworld´)
  • Den Bosch Cultural city, a website with various information about the provincial capital and fortress

Museum

  • Noordbrabants museum, with a permanent exhibition of paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Breughel, Jan Sluijters and Jeroen Bosch
  • Jheronimus Bosch museum,in a former church, the religious works of the artist and resident of Den Bosch is shown

Attraction

Annual events

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