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Walk Centre

Mon, Fri, Sat from 10:00 till 12:00

Distance: 4.5 kmDuration: 2 hours

Price: € 30,00

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Compact and very informative tour, presenting the most characteristic areas of the city, led by local architects. From the newly built Central Station we enter the inner city area following highlights like the Lijnbaan, the Timmerhuis, the spectacular indoor market the Markthal, the unique Cube houses. We guide you through the daily life and history of the city, following the timeline of it’s reconstruction and the traces of it’s erased past. We introduce you to the riverside, viewing the high-end architecture development on the South bank and we end by the symbol of modern Rotterdam – the Erasmus bridge.

Official tour language – English.
Dutch, Spanish and German – on request.

Start: Central Station Rotterdam (under the clock)
End: Erasmus bridge

Walk South

Fri 13:30-16:00

Distance: 3 kmDuration: 2.5 hours

Price: € 40,00

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Walk South is a walking tour along the South Bank of Rotterdam, led by architects. Kop van Zuid is a must see newly developed area that expands and spreads the centre across the river . ” The Manhattan on the Maas” is an amazing cluster of buildings designed by world famous architects like “the Rotterdam” by OMA, the Port Authority by Norman Foster, Renzo Piano’s KPN building! There is an extraordinary mix of residential and public areas, the hip Katedrecht, the Entrepot, that we will introduce to you together with the history of the former harbour docklands. Walk South is nice continuation of Walk Centre.

Official tour language – English.
Dutch, Spanish and German – on request.

Start: By the Erasmus Bridge (under the KPN Tower)
End: Wilhelminaplein

Walk Centre and South

Mon, Fri, Sat from 10:00 till 13:00

Distance: 5 kmDuration: 3 hours

Price: € 55,00

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Walk Centre and South is the best way to get to know Rotterdam in a day. The tour combines most of the highlights of Walk Centre and Walk South and includes an exciting boat ride with the Watertaxi. The guides are local architects.
From the newly built Central Station, we will lead you through the city, following architectural iconic sites like the post-war modernist shopping area the Lijnbaan, Timmerhuis – designed by the world-famous architects of OMA, St.Laurens Church, the most unique and fancy indoor market in Europe – the Markthal and of course the Cube Houses.
On the riverside we will board the speedboat of the Watertaxi for a 2 min joyride to the South Bank, passing under the city landmark – the Erasmus bridge. Your guide will introduce you to the history and the future plans the former harbour area that’s now a must see flourishing semi-island with high-end architecture and some of the best cafes and restaurants in the city. The tour introduces the Rotterdam building of OMA, the historic Hotel New York, the Fenixloods and the Fenix Food factory.

Walk Centre and South can be booked as a private or a group tour as well. (See Private Walk and Group Walk)

Official tour language – English.
Dutch, Spanish and German – on request.

Start: Central Station Rotterdam (under the clock)
End: Deliplein Katendrecht

Walk West

Tue, Thu, Sat 10:00 -12:30

Distance: 4 kmDuration: 2.5 hours

Price: € 40,00

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West Walk is a highly recommended part of your journey to discover and get to know Rotterdam. The tour is led by local architects.
The West bank of Rotterdam known as the Lloydkwartier is an area of rapid transition and development. Residential and business projects overtake and transform former industrial docks and the Port of Rotterdam takes a step westwards. Modern architecture, renovated hangars, amazing views! The tour starts close to the Euromast, the highest structure in the country,and then leads you trough a mix of residential and hip media/IT offices quarter. Part of the route is to visit the Culture Campsite – small scale architecture objects made of upcycled materials. You will get a glimpse of the historic Delfshaven and climb to the modern Roof Park. The tour proceeds trough M4Haven – a rough industrial area transformed into the district of makers and doers, a cluster of pioneering and traditional manufacturers, creative business and innovative practices. On our way there is an impressive collection of street art, we stop by the grounds of Atelier Van Lieshout and we end by the first floating farm in the world.
Walk West can be booked as a private or a group tour as well. (see Private Walk and Group Walk).

Official tour language – English.
Dutch, Spanish and German – on request.

Start: Maas theater
End: Floating Farm

Group Walk

Mon, Fri, Sat 10:00 -12:30

Distance: 4.5 kmDuration: 2.5 hours

Price: € 300,00

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Get acquainted with some of the Netherlands’ most unique and modern architecture during a 2.5-hour group walking tour of Rotterdam.
Guided by architects your group will visit iconic areas like the postmodern shopping area Lijnbaan, the new OMA building the Timmerhuis, and the one-of-a-kind Markthal. Experience a sample of daily life and learn about the history of a city where every building has a story. Walk along the river Maas and see the new high end architecture developments on the South bank before concluding the tour at the symbol of modern Rotterdam — Erasmus bridge.
A special Rotterdam experience for families, friends, students and colleagues. The tour is designed for groups of max. 20 people. Bigger groups are also welcome. Customising the route and the duration of the tour is possible on demand, costs might apply.

The Group Walk can be booked only on request.
Group size: max.20 persons
Language – English, Dutch, Spanish and German
Price: 300 € per group

Start: CS Rotterdam
End: Boompjes

Private Walk

Mon, Fri, Sat 10:00 -12:30

Distance: 4.5 kmDuration: 2.5 hours

Price: € 50,00

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Enjoy a 2,5-hour private walking tour of Rotterdam with a local architect.
From the newly built Central Station, we will lead you through the city, following architectural iconic sites like the post-war modernist shopping area the Lijnbaan, The Theater Square, the Timmerhuis – designed by the world-famous architects of OMA, St.Laurens Church and the Markthal – the most unique and fancy indoor market in Europe. Your guide will share his knowledge about the history and the future plans of the city. You will walk along the river and view the “Manhattan on the Maas” a new high-end architecture developments on the South Bank. The tour ends close to the biggest landmark of Rotterdam – the Erasmus bridge.
The tour is appropriate for single travellers, couples, friends, families, colleagues

The Private Architecture Walk can be booked only on request.
Group size: 1-10 persons
Language – English, Dutch, Spanish and German
Prices: 1 person – 150€, 2 persons – 75€pp, 2-5 persons – 60 €pp, 6-10 persons – 50€pp

Start: CS Rotterdam
End: Boompjes

Photo Walk

Thu and Fri, on request, 10:00-13:00

Distance: 3 kmDuration: 3 hours

Price: € 90,00

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Photo Walk Rotterdam is a joint initiative of Walk Rotterdam and Claire Droppert – an unique combination of a photography workshop and an architecture tour. Claire Droppert is a photographer and influencer well known on Instagram as @Claireonline with around 300k followers.
Discover Rotterdam led by an architect and a professional photographer! Learn about the history and the architecture of the port city while you photograph Rotterdam’s unique buildings and sites during the workshop. Find out how to take the best photographs on the site, how to look at the buildings trough the eyes of the architects, and catch the essence and the story behind the facades.
The tour follows the main highlights of Rotterdam, connecting the most emblematic buildings and public spaces in the city. Starting by Central Station Rotterdam, we pass the Theater Square, the Timmerhuis, we enter the incredible Markthal, and the square among the iconic Cubic houses. The walk ends by the river Maas close to the landmark of Rotterdam – the Erasmus bridge.
Photo Walk is appropriate for people with all levels of photography skills. It is a great experience for teambuildings, family and friends events, for architecture and photography fanatics.

Equipment: personal camera or smartphone
Official language – English
Price: € 90 p.p
Price per group (max10p) € 600
Price private tour: 1 person – € 300, 2 persons – € 150pp, 3-5 persons – € 100pp

Start: Central Station Rotterdam
End: Erasmus bridge

Art & Architecture Walk

Mon,Tue,Fri 13:30 - 16:00

Distance: 3.5 kmDuration: 2.5 hours

Price: € 40,00

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Art and Architecture Walk is a guided walking tour that introduces the open air art collection of Rotterdam along with the must see architecture highlights of the city. The guides are local architects and artists.
The architecture capital of the Netherlands has also an amazing treasury of outdoor art, thoughtfully bonded to the urban fabric and it’s buildings.

The tour follows architecture icons like Central Station, Theater square and the Lijnbaan post war area. We present The Museum Quarter with the new rising icon – The Depot of Museum Boijmans. On the route there is a series of art dedicated to the drama of the bombarded city, a fresh mix of street art, a spread of art masterpieces whose artists names speak for themselves: Henry Moore, Roden, Picasso, Van Lieshout. Our guide brings you to the most popular art venue – the young, avant-garde Witte de Wit street.
The tour includes the area of the Cube Houses and ends in the Markthal where art and architecture combine in a spectacular way!

Art and Architecture Walk is appropriate for first time visitors and for locals, for all combinations of art and architecture lovers.

The tour can be booked as private, upon request (see Private Walk).
Bigger groups are also welcome (see Group Walk)

Official tour language – English.
Dutch or Spanish – on request.

Start: Central Station Rotterdam
End: Markthal

Voucher

Mo, Tue, Th, Fri, Sat from 10am or 13:30pm

Distance: 4 kmDuration: 2.5 hours

Price: € 30,00

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Walk Rotterdam Voucher is a prepaid tour ticket without fixed dates. It is a great gift idea and a nice way to support local small business through the COVID-19 crisis.
Vouchers are ordered on request and the validity is 12 months from the day of purchase. This allows flexibility in booking the tour date during the current uncertain travel times.
We offer Vouchers for all our tours. The prices and schedules are as with fixed date bookings.
Payment options are trough invoice, PayPal or ING Payment Request. More details can be found in Terms and Conditions.
The recommended amount of Vouchers per purchase is for 2-20 spots. For a single Voucher or groups bigger than 20 persons the tour dates may be more restricted.
If the Voucher is a gift we provide a nice digital or printed tour invitation card!

Get in contact with us for more information and assistance in choosing the right tour!

Start: CS or Erasmus Bridge
End: On the riverside