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Rotterdam River Cruises

About Rotterdam

Rotterdam lies within the Province of South-Holland in the west of the Netherlands. The city is located in the south of the Randstad and is divided into northern and southern areas by the river Nieuwe Maas.

As the second largest city in the Netherlands and home to the biggest port in Europe, Rotterdam boasts a plethora of fascinating attractions, including excellent museums, intriguing monuments and architecture as well as a selection of fantastic shopping and dining experiences. Much of Rotterdam was completely redesigned and rebuilt after the devastating bombings raids during the Second World War, something which has allowed the region to develop into a city dominated by modern, progressive architecture with elegant decor and design. Rotterdam is now a bustling hub of activity, filled with dynamic people and a contemporary ambience.

Exploring Rotterdam

The municipality is also home to several prominent buildings and monuments, including the Rotterdam City Hall, constructed in 1914 in a dramatic Art Deco style. The building is still in use and is often open to the public, although some rooms and corridors may be restricted. The Erasmus Statue in Grotekerkplein is an impressive monument, erected in 1622, portraying the hand of the famous sculptor Keijser. The statue is surrounded by local mystery and intrigue, with old legends suggesting that every hour, the bronze hand comes to life and turns a page in his book.

Rotterdam also has a range of charming shops and markets situated around the city. Popular pedestrianised shopping areas in the centre of the city include Lijnbaan, Hoogstraat and the diverse Afrikaanderplein. Alternatively, a terrific range of open-air market stalls can be found at the huge Inner City Market located at the eastern end of the Hoogstraat. Picking up gifts and souvenirs in Rotterdam is a pleasant and enjoyable task, as visitors can wander around and explore the vibrant shops and markets at their own pace.

Rotterdam tips

Whatever your tastes, Rotterdam is a great place to shop. Despite its cutting-edge reputation and wealth of contemporary shopping destinations, the city still has one foot firmly in tradition, hosting 12 different open-air markets.

Rotterdam Itineraries

Amsterdam

Amsterdam to Antwerp

8 sailing dates April 2020
3 Nights From Amsterdam, to Belgium , Antwerp
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Antwerp

Springtime in Holland

9 sailing dates April 2020 to July 2020
4 Nights From Amsterdam, to Belgium , Antwerp
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Rotterdam

Holland & Belgium in Bloom

2 sailing dates April 2021
7 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam

Includes HUGE savings of up to £500 per couple plus €200 FREE to spend on-board!

Emerald Waterways logo FROM £1949pp
Amsterdam

Western Front Explorer

2 sailing dates April 2021 to September 2021
14 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam
APT Cruising logo FROM £4549pp
Amsterdam

Amsterdam to Antwerp

1 sailing date April 2020
4 Nights From Amsterdam, to Belgium , Antwerp
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Rotterdam

Holland & Belgium in Bloom

1 sailing date April 2021
7 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam

Includes HUGE savings of up to £500 per couple plus €200 FREE to spend on-board!

Emerald Waterways logo FROM £1949pp
Rotterdam

Dutch Golden Age: A Voyage of Discovery

1 sailing date April 2020
7 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam

BIG HOLIDAY PRICE DROP! Save up to £250 per couple on selected April & May departures!

Saga Group logo FROM £999pp
Middelburg

Tulip Time Cruise - Roundtrip Amsterdam

19 sailing dates April 2020 to April 2021
7 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam

Includes HUGE savings of up to £2,500 per couple plus FREE private home pick-up service!

Avalon Waterways logo FROM £1899pp
Rotterdam

Undiscovered Treasures of Holland

2 sailing dates April 2020 to August 2020
14 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam
Saga Group logo FROM £2199pp
Rotterdam

Yuletide Spirit - Amsterdam to Brussels

7 sailing dates December 2020 to December 2021
7 Nights From Amsterdam, to Belgium , Brussels
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Middelburg

Amsterdam & Brussels Bound from Amsterdam

6 sailing dates April 2020 to September 2020
7 Nights From Amsterdam, to Belgium , Brussels
U River Cruises logo FROM £2229pp
Brussels

Amsterdam & Brussels Bound from Brussels

6 sailing dates April 2020 to September 2020
7 Nights From Brussels, Belgium to , Amsterdam
U River Cruises logo FROM £2229pp
Amsterdam

Tulips Of Northern Holland - Roundtrip Amsterdam

2 sailing dates April 2020
7 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam

Includes HUGE savings of up to £2,500 per couple plus FREE private home pick-up service!

Avalon Waterways logo FROM £1619pp
Rotterdam

Keukenhof and Springtime Gardens

1 sailing date April 2020
3 Nights From Amsterdam, to Belgium , Antwerp
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Ghent

Tulip Time Highlights - Brussels to Amsterdam

3 sailing dates April 2020 to May 2020
7 Nights From Brussels, Belgium to , Amsterdam

Includes HUGE savings of up to £2,500 per couple plus FREE private home pick-up service!

Avalon Waterways logo FROM £2689pp
Amsterdam

Grand Tulip Cruise Of Holland & Belgium

3 sailing dates April 2020 to May 2020
14 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam

Includes HUGE savings of up to £2,500 per couple plus FREE private home pick-up service!

Avalon Waterways logo FROM £4249pp
Rotterdam

Keukenhof and The Hague

1 sailing date April 2020
7 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam

BIG HOLIDAY PRICE DROP! Save up to £250 per couple on selected April & May departures!

Saga Group logo FROM £1879pp
Kinderdijk

Amsterdam, Kinderdijk & the Dutch Bulbfields

3 sailing dates April 2020
4 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam
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Amsterdam

Windmills, Tulips & Belgian Delights

6 sailing dates April 2020 to April 2021
7 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam

BOOK NOW FOR 2021! Includes HUGE savings of up to £500 per couple plus FREE private door-to-door chauffeur transfers!

Scenic River Cruises logo FROM £2199pp
Antwerp

15 Day Western Front Explorer

2 sailing dates March 2020 to April 2020
14 Nights From Amsterdam, to Amsterdam

Includes HUGE savings | Popular itinerary, cabins selling fast!

APT Cruising logo FROM £3729pp

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