Departure30 December 2023 I'm flexible
Nights1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
BoardAll-inclusive Full-board Half-board Breakfast Self catering Room only
Holiday providerBlueSea Holidays British Airways Holidays
Books inspired by Rotterdam
Our hand-picked selection of books to get you in the mood for your Rotterdam holiday
Stranded at Schiphol Airport, author Ben Coates called up a Dutch girl he'd met some months earlier, went for dinner, and stayed for good. He explores the hidden heart of the small but fascinating country. National and social history and travelogue all combine to make a well-written and readable book, perfect for anyone who loves The Netherlands or is thinking of going.
Rotterdam Blog posts
From the UK's most popular travel bloggers
Best Things to See and Do in Rotterdam Netherlands
9th August 2023 by Mel B Travel
Rotterdam, located in the Netherlands, is a bustling port city and the second largest in the country, just behind Amsterdam. With its blend of contemporary architecture, fascinating museums, deep-rooted history, diverse culture, and maritime legacy, it has become a sought-after spot for travellers....
One Day in Rotterdam: How You Can Make the Most of the City
4th May 2023 by Inside the Travel Lab
Are you wondering what to do in Rotterdam in just one day? The Dutch city of Rotterdam is renowned as the design capital of the Netherlands, and there is plenty to explore and experience. Here is an itinerary for a full 24 hours in Rotterdam....
Kinderdijk Windmills - A Day Trip From Rotterdam
5th August 2022 by Phil and Garth
Close to the Netherland’s oldest city of Dordrecht and 9 miles from Rotterdam you’ll find the 19 historic windmills of Kinderdijk. They were built in 1740 on a drainage canal and their job was to pump water using the power of the wind. All part of an ingenious water management system to prevent floods and keep the low lying land dry for farming and building homes. Over 40% of the Netherlands lies below sea level and Kinderdijk is one such area. The Dutch became the world’s master...
The best alternative European city breaks
18th May 2022 by Twins that Travel
What do you do when you’ve exhausted Europe’s traditional hit list of city breaks? When you’ve seen the glittering lights of Paris, ridden your bike through Amsterdam’s winding lanes and explored Berlin’s hipster neighbourhoods? Which alternative European city breaks should you plan next? Over the years, we’ve explored as much as Europe as possible; working our way through the usual suspects, before embarking on some more alternative European weekend breaks....
Announcing the winner of our Eurostar holiday competition
29th June 2023 by Emma
On Thursday 24rd September we drew the winner of our summer Eurostar holiday competition. From the thousands of valid entries received, twenty were chosen at random and placed in a "hat" (our trusty Cabeau travel pillow bag). Watch the video of Stuart drawing the winner in the Facebook video above.A big congratulations to Sophie-Mai Wilde! Her prize is valid for 12 months, so I'm sure she'll make good use of it once the current travel restrictions are lifted. And thank you to all who entered;...
Weather in Rotterdam
Our month-by-month guide to the weather and climate in Rotterdam