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$33.83 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Tour: Rotterdam Walking Tour Including Harbor Cruise

Your walking tour departs from central Rotterdam at your chosen time. As this is a private tour, the exact itinerary can be tailored to your interests; simply notify your guide which sights you'd like to see.Start with a visit to one of the most fascinating architectural projects of post-war Rotterdam, the Cubic Houses, built by renowned architect Piet Blom. Hear about Blom’s imaginative approach and designs as you step inside these unique high-density housing cubes, which are tilted on hexagonal poles. It will change your perspective on modern architecture — literally!From here, walk to the Old Harbor (Oude Haven), Rotterdam’s historic harbor whose oldest parts date back to the 14th century. Now a busy waterfront offering a number of fine restaurants and cafés, Old Harbor is perfect for an afternoon stroll. Continue to Museumpark. Wander around the park past a number of museums including the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, the Chabot Museum, the Kunsthal museum, Villa Sonneveld and the Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam. Next, head to the borough of Rotterdam Centrum to visit St Lauren’s Church, a beautiful 16th-century church that was heavily damaged during a bomb attack in 1940 but has been restored to preserve its former grandeur. Also known as the Great Church of Rotterdam, this is the only remaining medieval structure in the city, and offers a wonderful view of the city from its spire.Your walk will last between 2.5 and 3 hours. Afterwards, head to the Port of Rotterdam for your cruise. Learn about the long history of the port, which helped Rotterdam develop from a small town into a major harbor city. The port expanded heavily, eventually becoming the largest port in Europe (it was the busiest port from 1962 to 2002, until Singapore snagged the title, followed by Shanghai).Rest your feet on a 75-minute narrated cruise along Rotterdam Harbor. Take in the city skyline and get a unique view of the harbor shipyards, docks and shipping containers, ending with a view of the Rotterdam steamship, the former cruise flagship of the shipping company Holland America Line. Your tour ends back at the port.

$40.14 Classes & Workshops

Delft Pottery Factory Private Tour and Painting Workshop

At your chosen tour time, head to Rijswijk (Delft Noord), a quick 5-minute train ride from The Hague, and walk to Delftse Pauw, one the few factories in the Netherlands that still carry on the tradition of hand-painted Delft pottery, or Delftware. Take a guided tour to learn about the history of this classic blue-and-white pottery and see the production process firsthand. Next, take a break for complimentary coffee or tea and a traditional Dutch biscuit before starting your private pottery painting session. A professional artist will guide you through the process of painting a classic Delft Blue tile. Let your artistic side shine as you paint intricate blue designs on a white tile. When your masterpiece is done, the tile will be fired in a kiln, and about a week later will be shipped home to you as a unique souvenir of your experience. Admire a wide range of Delft pottery pieces in the showroom. Make use of a discount on any additional items you may like to purchase. If you prefer to have your shopping shipped to your home address, this can be arranged, although the service is at your own expense.Your tour concludes inside the factory.

$16.63 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Madurodam Miniature Park Admission Ticket

Visit: MadurodamMake your own way to The Hague, an hour south of Amsterdam, to spend a day at Madurodam. This open-air park is home to a range of perfect 1:25 scale models of Holland’s famous attractions, landmarks, castles, windmills, canals, tulip fields and more.View amazing miniature models of the stately Peace Palace, Rijksmuseum, Binnenhof complex, Delta Works, Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and the historical Port of Rotterdam.Holland’s story comes to life with multimedia visuals and interactive exhibits: operate the Oosterschelde storm surge barrier, load containers on a cargo ship at the Rotterdam port, take off with a plane from the airport or make a bid at the flower auction.Visiting the whole park takes roughly two hours, depending on your pace. Your ticket is valid for one visit.

$57.28 Food, Wine & Nightlife

The Hague Small-Group 4-Hour Culinary Walking Tour

This unique way of exploring The Hague starts when you meet your guide at 1pm (noon if it's a weekend day) under the big tree at Paleis Noordeinde for a walking–and eating–tour of the political capital of the Netherlands. Each of the locations you visit been chosen with care, so that everything you taste is of great quality and is unique in its own way. Visit local venues–often small businesses– to be introduced to the faces and stories behind those places. Step into a charming bakery for a nibble and head to a darkly cozy pub for a pint. In between snack stops, walk by (and hear about) The Hague's most important landmarks like the Noordeinde Palace and Binnenhof. See a few hidden gems along the way. By keeping the group size to a maximum of 10 people, you'll get a taste of what true gezelligheid ("coziness" or "camaraderie") feels like.The tour concludes after 4 hours back at the original departure point. Dietary preferences and restrictions can be accommodated, please make note of them in the Special Requirements field when booking.

$34.41 Private & Custom Tours

Private Rotterdam Walking Tour Including Cube House Entrance

Meet your private guide at the central station of Rotterdam under the 'meeting cloud'. From here you will start your 2-hour walking tour. Your guide will provide an overview of the city's history as you take in several historic sites, including the Town Hall, St. Laurens Church, and the first high-rise building in Europe. Learn what happened in the WWII bombings and why Rotterdam boasts such a wealth of modern architecture.Next you’ll see some examples of the most modern structures. Admire the new and imposing Markthal, the famous cube houses, and the Erasmus Bridge. The tour also includes admission to the Cube House Museum.Continue your walk along the lovely shopping streets and experience the lifestyle of modern Rotterdam. Feel free to ask your guide as many questions as you like!

$21.77 Tours & Sightseeing

Rotterdam Hop-On Hop-Off City Sightseeing Pass

Rotterdam is one of Europe’s largest ports, and is known for its maritime history and pretty riverside setting. See its highlights from a hop-on hop-off City Sightseeing bus, and travel around town at your own pace!Your tour includes stops at six key sites around the city, allowing you to hop on and off whenever you please. If you'd prefer, you can also do a full loop of the tour, taking approximately 1 hour. As you travel, you can also take full advantage of our included audio on-board commentary, giving you all the information you need to know about this beautiful city! The commentary is accessible in English, Spanish, German, French and Dutch. The first stop along the route is Central Station, hop-on here and admire the views from our open-top deck of one of the largest stations in the country. It's also a perfectly situated stop for those travelling into the city via Central Station - you can begin your tour with City Sightseeing Rotterdam straight away! Dive into the history of Rotterdam at Museum Park, hop-off and visit the Museum Quarter where you will find many interesting collections portraying Rotterdam's unique culture and historic background as well as modern pieces of artwork by iconic artists such as Picasso! There's plenty to see and do at this Museum and when you're finished, you can take a peaceful stroll around the beautiful surrounding urban park.One of the most iconic landmarks in Rotterdam is the Euromast. The Euromast is an observation tower and was the tallest building in the city for many years until 1968, when it was overtaken. In 1970, the tower added the Euroscoop, re-gaining it's top spot as the tallest building in Rotterdam again! Today, visitors can explore the Euromast and even enjoy a dinner at it's built-in restaurant over 150 metres in the air - it's arguably the best place to experience panoramic views of Rotterdam and an experience that won't be easy to forget!Another of the city's iconic landmarks is the Erasmusbrug, the city's cable-stayed bridge that connects the North and Southern parts of Rotterdam. It is the second largest bridge in the whole of the Netherlands.Hop-off at Stop 6, the Markthal, where you can get a real feel for the culture of Rotterdam and what it's like to live there! Try some traditional Dutch foods and drinks or have a look at some Dutch souvenirs to take home! The tour stops along the route are as follows: Central Station Museum Park Euromast Erasmusbridge Kop Van Zuid (Cruise Terminal) Market Hall

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