Day out Rotterdam
During your stay in Gorinchem, pay a visit to Rotterdam. Rotterdam is known for its modern skyline with skyscrapers, unique architecture and mirrored towers. In addition, Rotterdam is the largest port city in Europe. Experience Rotterdam's 'don't talk, just polish' mentality and discover the highlights of the city.
Discover Rotterdam architecture
Look out for the special architecture when you visit Rotterdam. During your visit, view Piet Blom's Cube Houses, which are built in the shape of a tilted cube. In addition, pay a visit to the Erasmus Bridge, also known as 'the Swan', which is known as the icon of the city. Walk past the renovated Central Station of Rotterdam and view the historic elements of the station building. Then, visit the impressive Market Hall and learn about the building's origins on a guided tour.
In addition to all the sights, a view of the entire city cannot be missed during a day trip in Rotterdam. So visit the Euromast and enjoy a 360º view at a height of 185 meters. Prefer to explore the city in a different way? Then do the unique Splashtour with the amphibian bus over water and land, and see the most special places in Rotterdam.
Activities for young and old
Rotterdam offers something for everyone. Plan a day trip to Diergaarde Blijdorp, the oldest zoo in the Netherlands. Walk with your children on the seabed in the Oceanium, see tropical butterflies in the butterfly garden and come face to face with the Giraffes on the walkway. In addition, a cruise in the Pancake Boat is definitely recommended when you are exploring the city with your children. When the children are playing in the ball pit, you can enjoy a tour of the city, while enjoying a traditional Dutch pancake.
Unwind at Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem
After a visit to Rotterdam, relax at Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem. End the day with a dip in the pool or relax in the wellness area. Then come and dine in our à la carte restaurant. Fancy a day in Rotterdam?