9:30am: Arrival in Rotterdam
9:30am - 10:10am: Dudok apple pie
In the heart of Rotterdam lies the imposing Grand-Café Dudok, designed by W.M. Dudok. Affordable food and drink and relaxed service go hand-inhand with impressive architecture, art and culture. During the day, the café is open for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea, as well as the famous Dudok Original apple pie.
10:10am - 10:30am: Transfer to ss Rotterdam
10:30am - 12:15pm Tour of ss Rotterdam
The ss Rotterdam is the legendary flagship of the Holland-America Line. 228 metres long, 28 metres wide, 41 metres high, rich in history and renowned for its cultural value. On board of the ss Rotterdam, visitors can take one of the three standard tours offered every day: Seabreeze Deluxe, The Way Down Below, and ss Rotterdam All Inclusive. You can take each tour at your own pace, using an audio phone and a floor plan. You can also book tours tailored to your own preferences.
12:15pm - 12:30pm: Transfer naar lunchlocatie
12:30pm - 1:45pm: Lunch
For group venues, see Restaurants for Groups.
1:45pm - 2:00pm: Transfer to Splashtours
2:00pm - 3:15pm: A tour of Rotterdam with Splashtours
This special tour in a hypermodern amphibious bus begins with a round trip through the city. After driving past the most beautiful parts of Rotterdam, the bus splashes spectacularly into the Maas River, cruising on past the magnificent skyline. Information on the history of Rotterdam and the exceptional buildings and locations in the city is provided throughout the tour.
3:15pm - 3:30pm: Transfer to NAI and the Sonneveld House
3:30pm - 5:00pm: Visit to the NAI and the Sonneveld House
The Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI) caters to every level of interest in architecture, from professionals to aficionados of all ages. The temporary and permanent exhibitions on display include The City of the Netherlands, which allows visitors to see and experience the best and worst aspects of the city. The permanent collection also includes the Sonneveld House, a museum house built in 1933 as an ultra-modern villa, based on a design by architects Brinkman & Van der Vlugt. It is one of the bestpreserved examples of Dutch modernist architecture, showcasing what a modern life looked like in 1933.
5:00pm - 5:15pm: Transfer to Euromast
5:15pm - 8:00pm: Visit to the Euromast including dinner
The Euromast in Rotterdam is the highest observation tower in the Netherlands. Step into the high-speed automatic lifts to the platforms, or take the Euroscoop rotating lift to the top of the 185-metre mast. Slightly lower but still offering a spectacular view of the city, the Euromast brasserie at 96 meter is the ideal place for a group lunch or a drink. Tip: the Discovery Tour, a multi media tour with Rotterdam (historical) audio and video clips.