Spotting spot Breda International Airport

Together with Social Sofa, artists and residents of Halderberge built a beautiful spotter's spot. The Social Sofa is a concept of community art, a work of art by and for the community, which you can make full use of. It makes the spotter's spot a meeting place for aviation enthusiasts, but also for cyclists, walkers, recreationists and tourists. [...]

Laurentius church

Historisch mooi De Sint-Laurentiuskerk in Oud Gastel is een prachtige kerk met een rijke historie. Al vanaf de 13e eeuw, toen de broeders van de Abdij van Hemiksem naar West-Brabant trokken om het land te cultiveren ontstond het land van Gestele tussen de rivieren Mark en Vliet. Dit gebied betrof het grondgebied van de gemeente […]

Oudenbosch Protestant Church

A Protestant church with a rich history In the middle of the cosy Fenkelstraat stands the Protestant Church at number 24. The church building dates back to 1819, making it the oldest municipal monument. The church was thoroughly restored in 1972. The presbytery next to the church dates from 1562, making it the oldest Oudenbossche national monument. In the [...]

Conference centre and hotel Bovendonk


History On the site where Monastery Bovendonk now stands was a country house of the friars of the Abbey of Hemiksem near Antwerp as early as 1232. For centuries, these friars ruled the area between Bergen op Zoom and Breda from the "Uithof Bovendonk". Several wars have raged around Bovendonk, and the estate was thus [...]

Het Mastboomhuis

Bezoek het Mastboomhuis: in 2024 gratis De tijd staat stil in het Mastboomhuis. Half tien, op alle klokken. Het tijdstip dat Henri Mastboom in 1999 overleed. Hij was de laatste bewoner. Alles is sindsdien op zijn plek gebleven. U kunt hier op ontdekking. Met een gids of zelf met een iPad. Het interieur, portretten, kleding, […]

The Zouaves Museum

For the pope! In the late 19th century, Pope Pius IX created an international volunteer army to defend the papal empire. These volunteers were called 'Zouaves'. The enthusiasm was especially strong among the Dutch; some 3,000 men signed up. Older readers probably remember the book Pieter Jong - The Hero of Lutjebroek, the heroic story about the [...]

Oudenbosch Basilica of the Holy Agatha and Barbara

Geschiedenis van de Basiliek van Oudenbosch Met de bouw van de Basiliek van Oudenbosch werd in 1865 begonnen en in 1912 is de kerk tot basiliek verheven. Het einde van de restauratie (1954-1987) betekende eigenlijk pas de voltooiing van dit indrukwekkende bouwwerk. De architecten van de Basiliek zijn P.J.H. Cuypers en G.J. van Swaay. De architect Cuypers […]

Tivoli public observatory

Reservation of NASA, Apollo XI Observatory Tivoli aims to provide a place where visitors and donors can actively experience astronomy. Tivoli fulfils this in several ways. The building is optimised for practising astronomy. You can view the universe with the Maksutov Telescope and learn all kinds of things about the solar system, the stars and the [...]

Botanical Garden Arboretum

arboretum oudenbosch

From kitchen garden to botanical garden Stroll past the unique flower and plant collection of the Arboretum in the heart of Oudenbosch. The botanical garden, laid out in English style, consists of a European, American and Asian plant collection. This collection includes the special collections of horse chestnuts, snowberry and spice bushes. Some collections consist of [...]

Boys' boarding school Saint Louis

chapel of saint louis

History of Saint Louis Pastor Hellemons founded a monastic order in 1840 to educate the youth of Oudenbossche. The boarding school is run by the Congregation of the Brothers of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga; better known as the Brothers of Saint Louis. It starts small with a few pupils and a superior, Father Vincent. Soon it grows [...]