September 18 Freedom Walk

Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands

Hiking route: 718770

based on 6 reviews

Provided by: Groots Genieten

4.9 km
01:14 h
280 kcal
25 m


After four years of German occupation, Eindhoven was liberated on September 18, 1944. The liberation was part of the Allied military operation Market Garden.

Today, the inhabitants of Eindhoven live in freedom. Being free is becoming commonplace. Like peace and prosperity. Can you imagine what it must have been like during the occupation? FREEDOM WALK gives you an insight into the occupation years in Eindhoven.

What the citizens of Eindhoven have experienced, you will experience while walking. Enjoying the green center of Eindhoven, you can imagine the events of the Second World War that took place in our city. These are packaged in a monument or an Listening Stone, the text of which you can read via

From 1946, the Stichting 18 September from Eindhoven commemorates the regained freedom. With enthusiasm and decisiveness. Many activities bear witness to this. The FREEDOM WALK is now its crown jewel in the crown year 2019 because of the celebration of 75 years of freedom.

The Liberators boom in 2019. The 18 September Foundation planted this tree and had the plaque unveiled by Joe Cattini and Armando Marquez. As a tribute to all liberators of Eindhoven. The tree symbolizes'Life\\\' and stands in the front yard of the Veterans House located in the center of our city.

The FREEDOM WALK originated from the idea that keeping the memory of the period 1940 - 1944 alive should not only take place annually around September 18th.

Church Liberation Route Place of interest Museum Monument Glow project

Tour tip; Hiking with kids! Routes up to 5 km are ideal

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Below you will find various suggestions for breaks that you can visit during your route. These are divided into different categories, making it easy for you to choose.



# Description Distance
5611AK, Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands 0.00 km
Stolpersteine Ten Hagestraat 8 (5611 EG, Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 0.36 km
Monument Slachtoffers Concentratiekampen (Karel Vermeerenplantsoen, 5611EG, Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 0.43 km
Stolpersteine Smalle Haven 8 (5611EJ, Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 0.50 km
Bombardement 19 september 1944 (Rambam, 5611GN, Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 0.62 km
Catharinakerk (Sint-Catharinakerk, 5611GH, Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 0.70 km

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