Rotterdam has the biggest port in Europe, but is also famous for its modern architecture. This vibrant city is constantly changing and you can feel and see these changes all around the city: the Markthal from MRVDV, the Rotterdam building from Rem Koolhaas, the Kunsthal Museum. The Van Nelle Factory built in 1925 as the most prominent industrial monument in the Netherlands, the former Van Nelle Factory was declared a UNESCO World Heritage.
The Maas Tower, at 165 meters, is the tallest building in The Netherlands at this moment. Another must see is the new Central Station of Rotterdam, an outstandingly gorgeous building. Furthermore the famous Cubic houses, the old historic Delfshaven with the beer brewery and the history of the Pilgrim Fathers, the Museum Quarter with the Boymans van Beuningen Museum, the Sonneveld house and the Chabot Museum. Discover all the hidden gems of Rotterdam.
Book and mix your own tour and enjoy a beautiful view from one of the architectural buildings of Rotterdam and a spectacular cruise with the Watertaxi of Rotterdam.
History & harbours by bike or bus
What is more fun than a tour by bike, we will explore one of the world’s largest ports of Europe from a different perspective. On this unique bike ride through the gigantic and famous Port of Rotterdam your guide will tell you all about these sights. Start your journey with your bike on a boat. The boat trip will last 30 minutes and you will enjoy the colourful sailing tour, these locations that you can see best from the water. Listen to the explanations about the history of the busy harbour. The impressive skyline and the busy harbours are locations that you can see best from the water. We will stop in the harbour neighbourhood of Heijplaat to enjoy a coffee and have a rest in a cozy old traditional harbour cafe.
Thanks to Isabelle’s membership of the Royal Maas Yacht club in Rotterdam, founded in 1851, your group can enjoy lunch or dinner in this Art Nouveau building from 1901. This distinctive building in the Veerhaven, a historic marina is only accessible to members and their guests. Enjoy the wide view of the Maas River and in summer the outdoor terrace is open.
Duration from 2-3H.
Discover one of the old Café’s at the harbour of Rotterdam.
Feel free to contact us and discuss the possibilities.