North Brabant
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  • Tilburg: Entry Ticket to Doloris' Meta Maze

    1. Tilburg: Entry Ticket to Doloris' Meta Maze

    Embark on an adventure and visit Doloris' Meta Maze in the city of Tilburg which is unlike the traditional hedge pathways in Baroque gardens or plastic indoor playgrounds. While it is built to make you lose your orientation, it also fulfills you with the immense joy of discovering something new. Entering the Meta Maze, you find a sheer multitude of surreal rooms where you can dive through dream-like landscapes, profoundly strange spaces, and flabbergasting art pieces, all integrated into one big creation. It’s sometimes dark but never made to frighten the visitor, but rather encourage them to pause and marvel. Take your time, as there’s surely enough to discover inside. Witness this unique activity that cannot be properly described by words, you need to see with your own eyes. The Meta Maze was created by the Berlin-based artist platform Karmanoia. The Meta Maze is nested into a large...

  • Zundert: Vincent van Gogh House Entrance Ticket

    2. Zundert: Vincent van Gogh House Entrance Ticket

    Follow in the footsteps of the Dutch master, Vincent van Gogh at the interactive Vincent van Gogh House museum in the small town of Zundert. Van Gogh was born and spent his childhood in the picturesque Noord Brabant town, known for its strawberry and farming industries. The museum was built on the site where the artist was born, and presents an active world of experiences. See the permanent “Vincent van Gogh: The Roots of a Master” exhibition to explore Vincent's childhood, as well as temporary exhibits about artists of the 20th and 21st century who were inspired by Van Gogh’s techniques. Students and scholars can access the archive and extensive book collection in the Van Gogh Documentation Centre. The research team will give short presentations about their ongoing work, while the lovely café and garden terrace is a perfect spot for a cup of coffee or meal.

  • Footsteps of Van Gogh Tour and Van Gogh Museum

    3. Footsteps of Van Gogh Tour and Van Gogh Museum

    After a 90-120 minutes drive from Amsterdam your first destination will be Nuenen. Nuenen: Van Gogh Village Delve into the life and work of Vincent van Gogh and visit a range of locations in Nuenen that inspired the artist, including the reformed church featured in his painting. This excursion will give you an insight into Vincent’s life in Nuenen, where he lived from December 1883 to November 1885. Vincent was very productive in this village, completing more than 500 paintings and drawings within a period of just two years. One of these was The Potato Eaters, now one of Vincent’s most famous works. During your time in Nuenen you'll have the change to visit the Vincentre Museum, explore some of  the 23 ‘Van Gogh locations’ by bike or on foot and soak up the renowned Brabant hospitality at the numerous shops and cafes. After exploring Vincent’s homeland, return to Amst...

    Our guide Nigel in Nuenen did a fabulous job as our guide. I enjoyed the lovely walk in the beautiful countryside while learning about the interesting life and times of VanGogh. Our driver was helpful and friendly. The VanGogh museum was a spectacular end to the day where we saw a immense amount of beautiful paintings by VanGogh and other great artists related to him. VanGogh was a genius who was too beautiful for this world! I am so happy I was privileged to have this awesome experience with my son Christian.

  • Nuenen: Museum Vincentre Entry Ticket With Audio Tour

    4. Nuenen: Museum Vincentre Entry Ticket With Audio Tour

    Vincent van Gogh lived and worked for two years in Nuenen, from 1883 to 1885. During his stay, he produced almost 25% of his total work and painted his first world-famous masterpiece the “Potato Eaters”. In the Vincentre Museum, you will hear all about Van Gogh and read his own stories about Nuenen. Understand why he was so passionate about this city and the surroundings of Eindhoven. Also, during his time in Nuenen, Vincent gave lessons. Discover a unique collection of original artworks by four of Vincent's students. Benefit from an audio guide in no fewer than eight languages: Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Chinese. In the village itself, there is 23 locations that have a direct link with Van Gogh. Together, they form a walking and cycling route with interactive informational signs in Dutch and English.

  • Amsterdam: Van Gogh Tour & Museum Entry Plus One Attraction

    5. Amsterdam: Van Gogh Tour & Museum Entry Plus One Attraction

    Delve into the life and work of Vincent van Gogh as you trace the footsteps of this world-famous artist. Meet your guide in Amsterdam and relax during the 2-hour drive to Nuenen. Visit various locations that inspired the artist during his 2 years living in the village, where he completed over 500 paintings and drawings. Enjoy entrance to the Vincentre and explore the exhibits with an audio guide. Discover some of the 23 Van Gogh locations in the village by bike or on foot, including the Reformed Church that featured in his painting. Soak up the renowned Brabant hospitality in the shops and cafes in the village. Head back to Amsterdam to visit the Van Gogh Museum. See the world’s largest collection of works by the artist as you wander through the museum. Afterwards, finish your day with your choice of two incredible attractions.  Choose either a 5D VR flight experience over the Dutch c...

  • Oudenbosch: Guided Oudenbosch Basilica Tour

    6. Oudenbosch: Guided Oudenbosch Basilica Tour

    Find out how the Oudenbosch Basilica came to be, how old it is, and why it looks so familiar on a guided tour. Discover everything you need to know about the basilica with your guide.

    Begin your tour with an introduction to the history of Oudenbosch and its basilica. Then, explore the basilica with your guide, looking at various points of interest such as the canopy, certain statues, and much more.

  • Oudenbosch: Guided City Walk

    7. Oudenbosch: Guided City Walk

    Explore the small town of Oudenbosch on this guided walking tour. Visit the Oudenbosch Train Station, Zouaves Museum, St. Louis Chapel, Tivoli Observatory, Oudenbosch Basilica, and more. Learn the town’s history from your guide. The tour starts at the Oudenbosch Train Station. See this historical landmark of Oudenbosch before setting out on the rest of your tour. During the walk, get to know the important figures of Oudenbosch's history and what they've managed to achieve with sheer willpower. After walking past St. Anna, walk along the historic harbor and spot its former brewery. The former city hall is the next stop. Once there, see the Zouaves Museum. Hear a summary of the history of the Zouaves from your guide. Just across the street, head to the next stop, hidden behind a small gate. Marvel at the Chapel of Saint Louis and the courtyard. The next stop will be at the Tivoli Obs...

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What people are saying about North Brabant

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Our guide Nigel in Nuenen did a fabulous job as our guide. I enjoyed the lovely walk in the beautiful countryside while learning about the interesting life and times of VanGogh. Our driver was helpful and friendly. The VanGogh museum was a spectacular end to the day where we saw a immense amount of beautiful paintings by VanGogh and other great artists related to him. VanGogh was a genius who was too beautiful for this world! I am so happy I was privileged to have this awesome experience with my son Christian.

Very unique experience that you really have to experience once!

Jacques at Nuenes and Bram the driver were excellent guides !!

Exceptionally good guides and we had a rollicking time.