Rotterdam, Netherlands Travel Guide

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Expand Your Mind About Rotterdam

Are you thinking about a trip to Rotterdam, there are a large number of things to do and see regardless of the size of your travelling party. We don't aim to sway your mind on what to do while in Rotterdam but share some of our knowledge about what is there. Just like in other cities; there are plenty of good and bad places to visit and if it is the first time you are visiting Rotterdam or if you have paid a visit before; enjoying yourself and making the most of your time there is paramount. It is good to have an idea of what type of trip you want to make; and Rotterdam has a wide array of exciting places to visit that with stick with you for a long time.

Rotterdam Best Things To Do

While paying a visit to Rotterdam there are some great attractions that you should really plan into your trip. The amazing Netherlands area of The Netherlands has places of interest known to many and maybe others that are not known to outsiders of Rotterdam we have collected a list of 10 to assist you:

1. Diergaarde Blijdorp (Blijdorp/Rotterdam Zoo)
2. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
3. Kunsthal
4. Erasmus Bridge
5. Sonneveld House
6. Euromast Tower
7. Wereldmuseum
8. Delfshaven
9. City and harbourwalk
10. Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI)

Transport In Rotterdam

Rotterdam is not a difficult city to navigate; once you have your bearings and know a couple of local landmarks you will be able to get round with ease. You can cover a lot of the city on foot but make sure you stick to places you know after dark. If you want to travel greater distances across Rotterdam there are a few more options. The Rotterdam metro network has 78.3 km (48.7 mi) spred over 5 lines A B C D & E it is a great way to get around the city. There is a good network of buses that passes can be bought to include multiple trips on more than one day. There are some fantastic Car Rental outlets in Rotterdam, there is also the alternative to use Rotterdam Taxis, but be aware of heavy traffic at busy times. Whichever way you plan to explore Rotterdam ensure you see as much of it as you can.

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Places To Stay In Rotterdam

If you wish to stay in Rotterdam more than one night you will need to find a place to stay. Rotterdam has a wide range of places to bed down these includes high end; deluxed locations to lower end hotels; bed and breakfasts and hostels. If you are in town on business ensure that the hotel you pick has suitable facilities and is in the right area for your meetings as the traffic in Rotterdam can result in problems at certain times of the day. If you are seeking out more luxury accommodation there is a selection of top independent and chain hotels. Rotterdam also offers an excellent array of lower star hotel options that provide basic but suitable facilities for travellers. If you don't have a large budget there is a number of hostels and guest houses in the city which are a good place to rest your head. Whichever type of accommodation you select in Rotterdam ensure you take time to seek out deals that are available on countless travel web sites, often these are out of season or when a home sports team isn't playing a game.

Recommended Hotels In Rotterdam
1. Suite Hotel Pincoffs
2. citizenM Rotterdam
3. Hotel New York
4. The Manhattan Hotel Rotterdam
5. Hilton Rotterdam

Venues To Dine In Rotterdam

A number of interesting locations exist to dine in Rotterdam; the place you dine at will reflect your tastes and budget. There are a number a fantastic low cost restaurants that serve Dutch menus that will not cost the Earth. If you are seeking out a high quality dining venue these exist in numbers; but be sure to have placed a prior booking and ensure that your follow the dress code if there is one. If you want fast food there is regular names but if you want something a bit more edgy you should try asking a local or a taxi driver where they suggest. Part and parcel of visiting a city is to enjoy everything about it; including it's food There is a wide variety of places to dine in Rotterdam. whether that is a cafe; a fine restaurant or food from a street vendor. You should check local newspapers for offers and try something that you have never had before.

Recommended Places To Eat In Rotterdam
1. Zeezout
2. Umami by Han Rotterdam
3. Kwiezien
4. Fjord Eat & Drink
5. Las Palmas

Rotterdam Facts And Statistics

When getting you head around a new city like Rotterdam it is a good idea to have some good local information. Here are a number that could really help you out.

Continent: Europe
Country: Netherlands
International Dialing Code: 31
Rotterdam Coordinates: 51 55?N 4 30?E
Altitude: 0 m (0 ft)
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Language: Dutch
Rotterdam Time Zone: CET (UTC+01)
City Population: 619 879
Metro Population: 1 181 284
Temperature High In 22.1 C/71.8 F
Temperature Low In 0.5 C/32.9 F

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