Quick Guide to Rotterdam

One of the most bustling port cities on earth, Rotterdam is a beautiful, picturesque destination that can give any city in Europe a run for its money when it comes to art and culture. Book your stay now and you certainly won't regret it.


How to Get to Rotterdam

There are direct UK flights to Rotterdam from London Heathrow, with plenty of indirect services running from several other UK airports including Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Cardiff. Alternatively, there are direct flights to Amsterdam from 23 different UK airports, which would leave you with a short 25-minute journey on the Fyra high-speed train service to Rotterdam. Or, if you really like to take your time on your way to your destination, you can even get a direct bus from London to Rotterdam with Eurolines coaches.

Top Attractions in Rotterdam

One of the biggest reasons to take a holiday in Rotterdam is its wealth of museums and art galleries. From the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, which mixes old masterpieces by Brueghel with modern classics by Dali, to the Netherlands Architecture Institute, history buff and culture vulture alike will be spoilt for choice in Rotterdam. Outside of the museums, there are stunning architectural sites like the Erasmus Statue and the beautiful City Hall, as well as a brilliantly stocked zoo. Formerly the world's busiest port, Rotterdam also has plenty for the sea-farer, from tours of the harbour, to boat tours of the surrounding coastline and even lovely nearby beaches at the hook of Holland.