Discover what this city has to offer you!

1. Experience Rotterdam by foot

Discover the city with an enthusiastic local and join to “experience Rotterdam” in a unique way. The city guide tells personal stories and interesting facts & figures about many hotspots. This is truly a fun way to discover, experience and enjoy surprising Rotterdam! Visit icons such as the modern Market Hall, Depot Boijmans van Beuningen, the special design of Central Station, the spectacular skyline, historic Delfshaven, trendy shopping streets and beautiful city parks. And much more like beautiful street art, the special details of the old City Hall and the impressive fire line.

Rotterdam is ready to amaze and surprise. Well worth your visit.

2. Experience Rotterdam by bike

Discover this vibrant city the typical Dutch way.

The upside of taking the bike is that you can visit and see many highlights, such as: De Rotterdam, the Euromast, the Erasmus Bridge, the Market Hall, and many more Rotterdam icons.

Let a local take you along. Rotterdam is known as an architectural city with the only real skyline in the Netherlands. The route can be defined in advance.

Take the bike and get to know the city of Rotterdam by bike!

3. Experience Rotterdam by boat

One of the most beautiful ways to discover Rotterdam is of course from the river The Maas, Rotterdam is also known as de Maasstad(/Maascity).

During a cruise on the river, you will sail towards the Rotterdam skyline, you may pass a large cruiseship and sail through the various cosy inner harbours. With a private boat, it is possible to stop for a snack and a drink and choose your own route.

Any extra requests are possible, with drinks, food and entertainment, anything that will make the experience even better.

4. Hop on a bus!

Book a bus for your group, go around in the city and see many highlights. The route can be defined in advance.

See different neighborhoods of Rotterdam. For example, start in the Afrikaanderwijk, one of the first neighborhoods in the Netherlands where a majority of the population are from immigrant origin. Go towards Kralingen. A part of Kralingen, Kralingen-Oost, is among the richest parts of the Netherlands. We cross through to Crooswijk, with a great industrial past. It was home to many abattoirs: Heineken, Jamin and a large streetcar depot. Crooswijk is strongly associated with the ”real, old” Rotterdammer and the Rotterdam dialect. Via Noordplein, one of Rotterdam’s new hippest spots, we head through the center towards Spangen and Delfshaven before arriving back at Zuid. The bus has large windows, has a easy step up and makes transportation within Rottterdam very comfortable.

“‘If everybody comes from somewhere else, nobody is a stranger’”

 Poet Rien Vroegindeweij (1944)

There is more! Read tip 6 to 10 on the website of Rotterdam Tourist Information.

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