Vincent van Gogh was born and raised in North Brabant. He created his first masterpiece The Potato Eaters in North Brabant. It is where he painted most of his paintings. Start here to explore his homeland and visit the places and unique heritage centres you recognise from his letters, sketches, drawings and paintings. Come and walk in the footsteps of Van Gogh!
Walk in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh! This route takes you, whether individually or with a guide, through the stunning countryside and past the heritage of Nuenen. Vincent van Gogh created almost a quarter of his total oeuvre in Nuenen, and it is where he painted his first masterpiece, ‘The Potato Eaters’.More information
The Van Gogh Church highlights ‘the start of a career’. Here, in the Van Gogh Church, you see and hear how Vincent laid the foundations for his later masterpieces. Combine your visit with a great city walk during which you can also visit the Van Gogh wall!More information
Zundert is the place where Vincent van Gogh was born on 30 March 1853. In the Vincent van Gogh House memories of Vincent’s childhood are kept alive. It is easy to combine with a walk on the Oude Buisse Heide (heathlands).More information
The Noordbrabants Museum is the only place in Brabant where you can see original paintings by Van Gogh. So, it is definitely worth visiting!More information
In the Vincentre museum, you experience the Nuenen of 1883, when Vincent van Gogh came to live here. The permanent exhibition enables you to learn about Vincent as an artist and person in an interactive way, and you see his development into a world-famous painter.More information
The Van Gogh cycle route invites you to be inspired by the Brabant landscape that Vincent held in his heart and experience the places that played a special role in his life. So beautiful! It is as if you are cycling in a painting!More information
Vincent van Gogh was inspired by the Brabant countryside. And that spot where he found his inspiration now accommodates the Van Gogh National Park. Here, they cherish the ‘old country’ with stunning natural areas, cultural landscapes and the heritage of Vincent Van Gogh and they provide innovation with the spirit of Van Gogh for a future-proof landscape that offers solutions to today’s social issues.More information