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Rotterdam: Guided Walking Food Tour

1. Rotterdam: Guided Walking Food Tour

Discover how Rotterdam is an up-and-coming place. The architecture, harbor, art in public spaces, fantastic museums, and many international influences make it an extremely unique city. On top of all that, the food scene is also exploding, and it's about time you got to get a taste of it all. On this food tour you will experience and taste Rotterdam in all its glory. A savvy local guide will tell you wonderful stories about the city, and on the way you will stop many times for a special bite and/or drink. You will of course taste poffertjes, cheese, and bitterballen, but will also get to try a Surinamese chicken curry sandwich, Moroccan tapas with a glass of cider, original Rotterdam-brewed craft beer, and what is probably the best chocolate in the city. As you partake in all this food, you will also get to see and experience the city's architectural, historical, and cultural highlights, as well as its hidden gems. If you are a food lover and want to get to know the city, its history, its products, and its people, look no further than this delicious experience.

Rotterdam Highlights Bike Tour - Small Group

2. Rotterdam Highlights Bike Tour - Small Group

Experience Rotterdam like a local on a small group bike tour (max 12 persons) of the city’s sights and hidden treasures. The best spots are spread out across town and can be difficult to discover on your own. Enjoy an all-Dutch cycling experience with a local guide, and do it the Dutch way. You may come as a stranger, but you’ll leave as a local. After meeting your guide collect your bike, perform a cycle check, and begin your guided bike tour of Rotterdam's highlights.  All your senses will be needed in this fun, active and informative tour as you ride through the various parts of the city. You’ll see all the highlights as well as some real hidden treasures of Rotterdam. Listen to interesting stories and facts about Rotterdam’s history and culture, uncover jaw dropping modern architecture and feel the Dutch wind blowing through your hair when cycling through Rotterdam. Nice restaurants, cafes and shops will be pointed out to you and you will receive lots of inspiration for activities during the rest of your stay. Any questions will be happily answered. Your guide is a local with a great enthusiastic personality, a genuine love for the city and will be your insider with a wealth of information to share.

Rotterdam: Food Tour by Bike

3. Rotterdam: Food Tour by Bike

One thing is for certain - Rotterdam is an up and coming place. The architecture, the harbor, the art in public spaces, the fantastic museums, and the many international influences make it a unique city. On top of all that the food scene is also exploding, and it's time to let you get a taste of it all. On this food tour you will experience and taste Rotterdam in all its glory. A savvy local guide will tell you wonderful stories about the city, and on the way you will stop many times for a special bite and/or drink. Of course you will taste poffertjes, cheese, and bitterballen, but you also get to try a Surinamese chicken curry sandwich, Moroccan tapas with a glass of cider, original Rotterdam-brewed craft beer, and what is probably the best chocolate in the city. The food is comparable to a big lunch, so come hungry. As you partake in all this food, you will also get to see and experience the city's architectural, historical, and cultural highlights - plus its hidden gems. So if you are a food lover and want to get to know the city, its history, its products, and its people, look no further. Come for a ride that will leave you wanting more.

Rotterdam: Private Tour with a Local

4. Rotterdam: Private Tour with a Local

Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Rotterdam from a local eager to share all the tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay. You can meet at your hotel or Airbnb accommodation and get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn all the insider tips, such as the best places to eat and buy groceries, and the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Hear about the top things to see and do in the city, customized to your interests. By the end of your tour, you will feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need.

Rotterdam: Private Bike Tour with A Guide

5. Rotterdam: Private Bike Tour with A Guide

Join a passionate guide on a tour of Rotterdam's ancient and modern monuments. Experience Rotterdam from a local's perspective by riding your bike around the bike-friendly streets and discover the highlights of the city. Get a chance to see Rotterdam in all of its beauty. On the way, find out fascinating stories about the city from your local guide. Appreciate its unique architecture, harbor, public art, museums, and numerous international influences.  See the highlights of Rotterdam on a bike while learning about the city's modern architecture and dramatic past. Explore and experience the city's architectural, historical, and cultural attractions, as well as its hidden gems.

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What people are saying about Rotterdam

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 36 reviews

Really good tour. Would recommend to anyone visiting Rotterdam. Had some lovely food on the way, whilst discovering more about the geography and history of the city. Paul had been great at communicating prior to the tour and went out of his way to make sure the tour went ahead after some of his team went off sick. In fact he gave up his afternoon and became our guide. He was brilliant. Well done Paul! Great company, long may it continue!

We had a very nice bike tour last Saturday. The guide told everything very clearly, cycled along many beautiful places. She took her time. In between she told us about sights that we didn't pass and that are worth a visit. The bikes were fine.

Paul led our tour. Was a great itinerary- some amazing areas and restaurants in Rotterdam. Rooftop restaurant and garden were unexpected. Every place we visited was excellent. Water taxi ride was fun. Highly recommend this tour.

Paul led our group - was a great overview of the city and all the different food options. Started with a restaurant with a rooftop garden. Every stop was great and the food was excellent.

Great tour. For us there is no better way of a city tour. You can see so much by bike and still stop and learn something every now and then.