When you think of visiting Dutch cities, places like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, or The Hague usually come to mind. But this dear little country has a lot more on offer. Take Tilburg — a student city with a booming cultural scene, home to many hidden gems, and one of the greenest cities in the Netherlands.
If you’re scouring the web for reasons to visit Tilburg, this photo report might inspire you to make a trip down south to an underrated Dutch city with a lot to offer. We’ve teamed up with Frederieke Heuvel to bring you these stunning captures that show just how beautiful Tilburg can be — even when it’s raining.
Look at all these colours for example!
Not your typical Dutch street.
The city has some great bars.
Even the rain can’t dampen this picture!
Taking quirky to a whole new level.
You can’t say Tilburg’s cute bars don’t have enough places to sit.
This looks like a scene from a sci-fi movie.
Eclectic is the word.
Tilburg also has a cool club scene…
…as well as cosy pub vibes.
Even the side streets have a certain charm.
Nothing beats a bus stop with actual rain protection.
If these stunning photos haven’t inspired you to take a trip to Tilburg (or just move there right away), you can check out our Tilburg section for tips on some wonderful things to do in the city, or simply drop by our friends at Ticket to Tilburg. If you wish to enjoy the beauty of Tilburg (or other Dutch cities) from the comfort of your home, head over to Frederieke’s Instagram.
And if you’re looking to spice up your Tilburg research, check out our video on six things you must not miss.
Have you been to Tilburg before? What’s your number one thing to do there? Let us know in the comments below!
Feature Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in February 2020, and was fully updated in May 2021 for your reading pleasure.