A day in Rotterdam


A day in Rotterdam

Did you know Rotterdam is only 36 km from Gorinchem? During your stay in Gorinchem, a day trip to Rotterdam is a must. Known for its modern skyline, unique architecture, and being Europe’s largest port city, Rotterdam offers a wealth of experiences.

Explore Rotterdam’s Architecture

Marvel at unique structures like the Cube Houses by Piet Blom, the iconic Erasmus Bridge (also known as ‘the Swan’), the renovated Central Station, and the impressive Market Hall. Don’t miss the Euromast for a 360º view of the city from 185 meters high. For a unique tour, try the Splashtour with the amphibious bus that traverses both water and land.

Activities for All Ages

Rotterdam has something for everyone. Visit Diergaarde Blijdorp, the oldest zoo in the Netherlands, and enjoy various species and attractions like the Oceanium and the butterfly garden. A cruise on the Pancake Boat is also a must, offering a city tour and delicious Dutch pancakes while the kids play in the ball pit.

Relax at Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem

After a day full of experiences in Rotterdam, unwind at Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem. Take a dip in the pool, relax in the wellness area, and finish the day with dinner at one of our restaurants.