Parkhotel Rotterdam Surrounding area

A lively city with famous museums, bustling shopping streets, numerous restaurants and the biggest port in Europe. Rotterdam has it all! Discover the city centre with its modern buildings and wide variety of shopping streets. And of course no visit to Rotterdam would be complete without seeing the Erasmus Bridge. After an impressive day, you can unwind in one of the city's many wonderful parks. Rotterdam is an inspiring and appealing destination.

Rotterdam: the place to be!

Both the New York Times and Lonely Planet voted Rotterdam a must-see destination in 2015. The city partly earned this title as a result of the new Market Hall, the first covered market space in the Netherlands, which offers all kinds of fresh products. The numerous restaurants and bustling shopping streets also ensure a fantastic experience.

Activities and sights

Erasmus Bridge

The Erasmus Bridge (800 metres long) is undoubtedly Rotterdam's icon! It connects the northern and southern parts of Rotterdam and is therefore an indispensable link in the city. The modern design by architect Ben van Erkel ties in perfectly with the image of this section of Rotterdam. As a result, no visit to Rotterdam is complete without seeing the Erasmus Bridge!

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen will take you on an enjoyable journey through art history, offering Dutch and European masterpieces dating from the early Middle Ages right through to the 21st century. You can't fail to notice the works by Rembrandt, Van Bosch, Van Gogh and Dali.

Witte de Withstraat

The Witte de Withstraat is renowned for its artistic, multicultural and dynamic nature. It has a trendy atmosphere. The diversity of stores is truly fascinating. For example, it has several trendy boutiques with distinctive collections, numerous galleries, lively bars and some of the most popular restaurants in Rotterdam. It is a street with a unique ambiance, where there is always something going on.

Market Hall

Shopping, eating out, parking, working and living, all under one spectacular arch. Rotterdam Market Hall offers over 100 fresh-food outlets from all food sectors. An ideal destination for a fun day out, and the building alone is impressive!


The Kunsthal in Rotterdam is unique! It organises a huge range of exhibitions and educational programmes. The starting point is learning by doing and experiencing. Various activities, discovery trails and lectures are organised for young and old alike.


The Euromast is one of the best-known sights in Rotterdam. 186 metres tall and offering 180-degree views which stretch over 30 kilometres in clear weather conditions, this is an experience which is not to be missed during a trip to Rotterdam! You can also abseil down the Euromast.

Experience Rotterdam from the water

Water and Rotterdam go together perfectly. For example, Rotterdam is home to Europe's largest port which meanders through the city in the form of winding canals. Experience Rotterdam from an entirely different perspective: the water. There are plenty of tours on offer which allow you to discover the wonderful city and explore Europe's largest port.