Spring in Breda: Discover the best spring must do's in Breda

Breda is a vibrant city, there are several activities that are perfect for the lovely spring weather. Below is an overview of the best activities.

Walking and picnicking in Valkenberg Park
Enjoy a relaxing walk in Valkenberg Park, where you can enjoy the blooming blossoms and green surroundings. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy a cozy lunch in the open air.

Terraces in Breda
Breda's Grote Markt has plenty of cozy terraces, restaurants and cafes. Visit the Grote Markt and find a cozy terrace where you can enjoy a drink in the sun. It is the perfect place to relax and soak up the lively atmosphere of the city. Outside the Grote Markt there are also more than enough terraces, check here an overview of the nicest terraces in Breda.


Shopping in the city center
Explore the atmospheric streets of Breda's city center and look for cute boutiques and stores. Besides the cute little boutiques, you will also find plenty of well-known chain stores, such as Zara and H&M. Visit Breda's nicest shopping streets: Veemarktstraat, Sint Annastraat, Houtmarkt(passage), 't Sas, Wilhelminastraat and Ginnekenweg.

Most stores in the center of Breda are open on:
Monday: 12.30 - 18.00 hours
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 09.30/10.00 - 18.00 hrs.
Thursday: 09.30/10.00 - 21.00 (not all stores have shopping night)
Saturday: 09.30/10.00 - 18.00
Sunday: 12.00-17.00 hours

In short, from trendy clothing stores to unique gift stores or boutiques, there is something for everyone. Shop till you drop!

Visit to the Stedelijk Museum
Visit the Stedelijk Museum Breda and discover the exhibitions taking place there. Currently, the permanent exhibition “The Nassaus of Breda” is taking place there. In it you will make a time travel through three centuries. It is the period of rise, prosperity and decline of Breda. The presence of the Nassaus assured the city of a prominent place in the Netherlands. Breda also becomes the breeding ground of ideas that live on in today's Netherlands. In addition to the permanent exhibition, there are other temporary exhibits, check out the schedule here.

Enjoy local events
Check out Breda's calendar of events here and find out what festivals and events are happening during spring. Before your visit, also check the calendar of the Chassé theater in Breda, here you can regularly see musicals, theater shows or music performances. Films are also shown in the Chassé Cinema. So there is always something fun to do in the city.

Walking routes through the city
There are different walking routes mapped out in the city of Breda, below is an overview of the nicest routes.

Art route through the center: In the center of Breda you can find many statues and other forms of modern art. Here you will find the complete route of 3.6 kilometers.

Rail route: Start at the railway station and walk through the Spoorstraat towards the Academiesingel. Walk under the tracks on Belcrumweg and spot Ben Eine's Blind Walls. Just after crossing the tracks you will find the Spoorpark on your right, located behind the Courthouse. Walk through this and continue your route along Stationslaan. Choose to walk back via Terheijdense weg, or make an extra loop by walking out of Stationslaan and turning right at Doornboslaan and then walking back to the station via Ceresstraat. Short route: 2.3 kilometers, Long route: 3.6 kilometers.

Along the Singels: Want to do a small city walk? Then follow the canals! Start at city park Valkenberg and follow the Academiesingel. Continue along Tramsingel, Weerijsingel, Vredenburchsingel and Chassésingel. Via the Wilhelminasingel and the Oranjesingel you return to the Valkenberg park. A nice round trip and along the way you come across various historical sights and Blind Walls. Length of route: 5.6 kilometers.

Do you feel like visiting the city of Breda? Come sleep at Gr8 Hotels!
At Gr8 Hotel Breda you can stay overnight from €49.50 per person per night including free breakfast and parking. The connection with public transport is excellent! You can catch a bus right in front of the door towards the city center and the train station.
Whether you like walking, shopping or culture, there is plenty to do in Breda during spring. Book your stay at Gr8 Hotel Breda, go explore the city and enjoy everything Breda has to offer!



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