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Rotterdam Tracks

Would you like to get to know Rotterdam, then these pages are all you need. How? First you read a bit and then you hit the road. On these pages you'll find an itenarary for a walk through the centre of Rotterdam, photos and background information plus links to sites on Rotterdam organisations, attraction points and events. This year more than ever as Rotterdam ranks #5 on travel guide Lonely Planet's city top10 and #10 on 52 Places to go by The New York Times


 

Covid - 19

 In Rotterdam public life is gradually opening up again. Public Transport starts running a normal service from June 1st onwards, but the 1.5 m distancing rule limits the number of seats and standing room considerably. Riding the bus, tram, metro and train is still  for necessary travel only. More and more shops are opening their doors, most with a door policy and designated routing. Same applies to tourist attractions. Outdoor cafĂ©'s, restaurants are open from June 1st. Restaurants work on reservation basis only with a maximum of 30 guests at anyone time. Busy spots are to be avoided. Keep Rotterdam healthy!
 



Market Hall in autumn

 

  Walking

The best way for getting to know a city is to explore it on foot. This is true for Rotterdam as well. Walking through the city you get a feel for the diversity of the place and you get a picture of how the city has developed over the centuries. I have developed a self guided walk through the centre of Rotterdam (and a little beyond), that will give a thorough first impression of the city.  The walk guide book is available from bookshops and can be ordered online
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Guided Tours

Do you prefer a guided tour? Go to RO Tours. They offer a wide range of (themed) walks and tours with knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides

 

Hotel Accommodation

Looking for a hotel room in Rotterdam? On this web site hotels of various grades of luxury and price levels are featured. You can book most of them through this site against favourable rates negotiated by Bookings.com. More

 

 Last Updated on: Sun Dec 8 2019