Welcome to Rotterdam

Welcome to Rotterdam, World Port, World City. Its port is one of the largest on earth. The metropolis with its constantly growing skyline full of modern architecture. Home to over 600,000 proud Rotterdam residents of over 170 different nationalities. They make Rotterdam the bustling and open city it is, offering a huge range of cultural and multicultural events, tourist attractions and a wealth of entertainment opportunities.

Rotterdam Partners Tourism Board will be pleased to help you discover more about Rotterdam. Get in touch with us to talk through the possibilities of enjoying a great stay in our city on the Maas. We can give you objective advice, whether it is about a day trip, a city break or a group tour, without any cost or obligation on your part.

Why Rotterdam?

More and more tourists are coming to Rotterdam. They discover its modern architecture and experience the city’s buzz. They get to know the character of Rotterdam people and enjoy the city’s wealth of leisure opportunities. Read more...

What has Rotterdam got to offer?

You have to really experience Rotterdam. You can do this from a number of perspectives. Experience Rotterdam as a port city, for example. Nowhere else in the Netherlands is the port such an integral part of the city as in Rotterdam. This is obvious to the visitor from all the things going on around the water and indeed on it. You can also experience Rotterdam as a cosmopolitan city. The more than 170 different nationalities living here add so much to what the city has to offer the visitor. Its multicultural cuisine is just one good example. Experience Rotterdam as a city of architecture. Its skyline is peppered with iconic buildings, glittering architectural jewels begging you to take a photograph. You can also experience Rotterdam as a city of festivals. Visitors can enjoy the internationally celebrated North Sea Jazz Festival, the International Film Festival Rotterdam or the multicultural festival, Robin Rotterdam Unlimited, to name but a few. The best thing, though, is to mix all these perspectives up and enjoy the ultimate Rotterdam experience. Read more...