Rotterdam and surroundings

Rotterdam itself has much to offer but is also the perfect base from which to visit cities, nature, beaches and the attractions in the area. Get on your bike and/or take public transportation and you'll find yourself there in no time: from the bustling Rotterdam Maasvlakte and the vast dunes of Hoek van Holland to the royal city and seat of the government, The Hague and the traditional Dutch windmills at Kinderdijk. On this page, you will discover what there is to do nearby Rotterdam.

Cities

Schiedam

Jenever capital and gin-city

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The Hague

Oh-oh Den Haag, beautiful city behind the dunes

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Gouda

Stroopwafels, chees and candles

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Cycling in and around Rotterdam

It’s great cycling in Rotterdam and the surrounding areas, and you can - literally and figuratively – go in every direction: admire the architecture of the city, get windswept along the water, discover the port of Rotterdam or enjoy nature in the parks and outdoor areas. Good to know: Rotterdam has plenty of cycle paths and is part of the cycle junction network. In the city are several free bicycle parking areas where you can also charge your electric bike.

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Nature & Beach

Attractions & Tours

Maeslant Storm Surge Barrier - The Keringhuis

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Kinderdijk with the Waterbus

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Travelling in the Rotterdam area

Do you want to discover the surroundings of Rotterdam? Train, metro, tram, bus and waterbus can take you everywhere. Planning your route is easy via www.9292.nl.

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Give a VVV gift certificate

Give a VVV gift certificate

Download the Rotterdam Tourist app

Download the Rotterdam Tourist app

Receive a discount with the Rotterdam Welcome Card

Receive a discount with the Rotterdam Welcome Card