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The Witte Huis: Our most recommended tours and activities

Rotterdam: Guided Maas River Cruise

1. Rotterdam: Guided Maas River Cruise

Enjoy a cruise on the Nieuwe Meuse river and admire the sites from the sea. See another side of Rotterdam as you marvel at the Kop van Zuid, the White House, and many more. After meeting with your guide at the pier, board your boat for a cruise on the Nieuwe Meuse river. This experience will see you pass along all of the highlights of Rotterdam. Enjoy beautiful views over the impressive skyline and the various ports, as your enthusiastic guide tells you about all the ins and outs of the sailing route throughout your journey. Sail past the famous SS Rotterdam, Kop van Zuid, the Hotel New York, the White House, the Willems Bridge, and the Euromast, as well as other more special places that you should not miss. You can find a cozy inside place inside the salon as you travel, or instead, opt to sit outside on the sun deck. Onboard is a bar where drinks and snacks are available. You also have the option to include a cup of coffee and sweet cake when booking. At the conclusion of your sightseeing experience, you'll return to your tour starting point.

Rotterdam: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

2. Rotterdam: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour from the much-photographed City Hall! Visit St. Laurenskerk Rotterdam's only medieval building, still the strange Cube Houses await you. Take a picture of the imposing Witte Huis skyscraper, and let yourself get lost in the Rotterdam Maritime Museum with its unique exhibits. Visit the Walloon church with its unique interior. You will also pass by the National Monument for the Merchant Navy with its sacred symbolism. Admire the Erasmusbrug that connects two vital axes of the city. The Wereldmuseum with its historical exhibits will captivate you and your camera! See, walk, and relax around the Caland monument, which with its incredible history will be the icing on the cake of this tour!

Rotterdam: WWII Walking Tour

3. Rotterdam: WWII Walking Tour

Take a shared group or private guided walking tour through Rotterdam to learn all about the impact WWII has had on this city and its resilience after being completely bombed during the war. This tour will take you through the history of the battlefields, the devastating bombing on May 14th, 1940, and the capitulation. Follow the borders of the fire zone, see the remaining scars left on the city, and discover the beauty of the Reconstruction period. Enjoy the views over the city rebuilt from the ashes, seen from the rooftops of the historical Het Witte Huis. Experience Rotterdam's tenacious spirit and ‘can do’ mentality during this impressive and informative tour.

Rotterdam: Highlights & Art Walking Tour

4. Rotterdam: Highlights & Art Walking Tour

Explore Rotterdam on a guided walking tour and discover the many facets of the city. Admire the architecture of the new exciting Depot building. Look at the street art as you walk down Witte de With street. Visit the iconic Markthal and taste a small bite before heading towards the rooftop of the Het Witte Huis to enjoy the best 360 views of Rotterdam.  Start your tour at the brand new Depot extension to the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum and take a moment to admire its unique mirrored exterior before walking over to the old, famous Witte de With street to look at the graffiti street art. Walk over to see The Destroyed City memorial and then stop by Rotterdam Discovery where you have the opportunity to take a fun Rotterdam green screen photo. See the beautiful Church of St. Lawrence, a restored Gothic church. Then, walk over to the most famous food market of Rotterdam, the Markthal. After a small bite at one of the vendors' stall, it is a short walk through the Old Harbour to the rooftop of Het Witte Huis. Here you can enjoy the most beautiful view over the whole city.

Private Full Day 3 City Tour with Lunch and River Cruise

5. Private Full Day 3 City Tour with Lunch and River Cruise

Unveil the Hidden Treasures of Holland in One Unforgettable Day! Embark on a journey that transcends the ordinary, as we invite you to join us on a full-day private guided tour that will immerse you in the rich history, everyday culture, and modern wonders of The Hague, Delft, and Rotterdam. See the differences (and similarities?) between these three unique cities in one day! From the Dutch Golden Age to the modern Manhattan on the Meuse: A perfect introduction to South Holland that will surpass your expectations. This tour includes two private boat rides (The Hague to Delft and within Rotterdam), one lunch (on the quaintest square of Delft) and a visit inside a Cubic House (in Rotterdam). Expect some insider tips for all three cities. And do not forget: It is you that determines the pace of this private tour!

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What people are saying about The Witte Huis

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 407 reviews

Very friendly people, great experience! The information about the address was very good for us, there is nothing to complain about. We found the place easily. We would book it again!

It was a fantastic day with an interesting and cheerful tour on the Meuse. Seen architectural highlights, art, culture, road and hydraulic engineering. ☀️

The river cruise was super nice and relaxing! We had great weather and were able to admire the skyline of Rotterdam ☺️ the crew was also very nice.

Very good experience and the boat was comfortable. Too bad there was no audio guide in French as indicated

All of us enjoyed the jorney, views and nice company.