Rotterdam Travel Guide: Planning Your Visit
Rotterdam is a city of contrasts, with a rich history and a vibrant present. Whether you're interested in history, culture, sports, or simply exploring a new city, our serviced apartments in Rotterdam put you right in the heart of the action.
Rotterdam Public Transport
With Rotterdam the Hague Airport nearby, travelling to the city is simple. Ferries, watertaxis, taxis, buses, trains, metros and Rotterdam trams all provide transport throughout the city. You are able to select from a variety of public transportation options when residing in a Rotterdam serviced apartment, or you can simply rent a vehicle or bike around the city. A valid public transportation card (RET) is required to use the public transportation system.
Sports in Rotterdam
Rotterdam is a sports-loving city, and we provide serviced apartments located near popular sports venues. The ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, the World Port Tournament, and the CHIO Rotterdam are just a few of the top sports events that take place in the city each year. In addition to these annual events, Rotterdam serves as the venue for a number of European and global championships in sports such basketball, volleyball, judo, football, BMX, gymnastics, squash, and judo. Football, however, is the most widely practised sport in the Netherlands.
Things to do in Rotterdam
Visit the city's luxurious cruise ship, the ss Rotterdam and get a glimpse of life on board. Rotterdam is renowned for its innovative and original architecture, and even after more than 30 years, its Cube Houses are still one of the city's most striking developments. These remarkable residences are cubes are tilted 45⁰ on their side in order to maximise the available space. Another essential stop on every traveller’s itinerary to Rotterdam is the Erasmus Bridge. This impressive engineering achievement is an icon of Rotterdam.