The city of Enschede
|The 'Oude Markt' in the city of Enschede||'Kite' fly over Enschede (courtesy Bart Krol)|
Enschede, a distinctive, modern and lively university town well used to welcoming international students lies on the eastern border of the Netherlands. Its immediate surroundings offer some remarkable spots of natural beauty and tranquillity, while excellent connections to Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, London and Berlin make it an ideal centre of operations.
|Market day on the spacious Van Heekplein||Department store the Bijenkorf|
Besides the familiar large department stores, a number of specialist shops can be found in the city centre. Every Tuesday and Saturday is market day on the spacious Van Heekplein. On Saturday, the busiest day, there are no less than 160 market stalls selling quality goods: not only fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and fish, but also leatherware, clothes, music and Mediterranean delicacies.