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Architecture walk Rotterdam
Begin your walking exploration of Rotterdam's highlights when you meet your guide under the clock at the modern Central Station at 10 AM. Then head to the city center, passing post-war reconstruction monuments such as the shopping area, Lijnbaan. Stop for a photo of the Timmerhuis building, rising like a cloud of glass and steel above the city. Hear about Rotterdam's history from your guide, an expert on architecture and art history. Explore landmarks such as the pre-World War II Laurens church, Rotterdam's Cube Houses, and the modern Markthal building, famous for its ceiling artwork. Relax over a snack at the indoor market before continuing your walk. Stroll along the river Maas, taking in the impressive views, and see the new developments on the south bank before concluding around 12:00 PM on the riverside with an Amazing skyline view. Other things to note The walk covers 3-4 kilometers. Comfortable shoes and seasonal clothing are recommended, as the Walk goes on even in rain and snow
History of Rotterdam – private tour
HISTORY OF ROTTERDAM During this tour, my goal is to show you how Rotterdam’s unique history shaped the city. I will cover the history from roughly 1300 onward: from the birth and development of the city, to its destruction in 1940, and how Rotterdam rose from its ashes to become the intriguing city it is today. To enhance your understanding, I will bring along several (historic) maps and also touch upon Dutch history and culture in general. PRIVATE WALKING TOUR In 3 hours, we will traverse the city center by foot: from pre-war parts that survived the bombing, to reconstructed and newer areas. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a local or new to the city. This is a private tour, which allows me to cater exactly to your needs and prior knowledge of Rotterdam and the Netherlands. Other things to note If you want to book for a group, feel free to contact me for discounts. If the date or time of your choice is not available, please send me an inquiry.
Hike & Bite Food Tour
On this tour you will get to taste a great variety of bites and hear amazing stories about Dutch history and culture. Of course we will be eating bitterballen and herring, but we will also be sampling Indonesian delicacies and tasting craft beer. Not to mention the best poffertjes and some vegan delicacies as well. On the way your professional local guide will regale you with tales of the city. Important: this tour ends in a different place from the starting point, namely on a terrace on the Veerlaan in Katendrecht.
Rotterdam experience with Boat ride and snacks
Your full Rotterdam experience begins here ! Walk with me from Central Station throughout the city over the markt and into the market hall, eat a few snacks. (Inclusive in the price) I'll tell you about the area and the history, guide you through the streets of the city and take you on a river taxi over the Maas, to the cruise ship SS Rotterdam. Take a look in SS ROTTERDAM a luxury cruise ship from the 1960. From there we walk to Hotel New York, ( Holland-America line ) and you'll see the beautiful breathtaking skyline of Rotterdam. See for your own eyes why they call it Manhattan on the Maas. This tour is not only a Food tour, it's a historical walk and a boat ride! Inclusive in the price is : River taxi (boat ride) Two fried snacks Stroopwafels And Haring (fish) A small tour book And laughter. Beginning: Central Station You will see : Koopgoot, Statues of Erasmus and gnome buttplug, market hall, Laurenskerk, ss Rotterdam, Hotel new york. * Kids price 20 euro from 6 till 12 yrs * Baby kids free till 5 yrs. Who am I ? Your personal guide born and raised in Rotterdam. I have giving this tour for fun to family and friends that came to visit me from America. I lived in the usa for 13 years. Now that I moved back to Rotterdam I want to show everyone the best and most beautiful spots and the history of Rotterdam. Questions or requests? Send me a DM.
Rotterdam Bike Tour
We will meet you 10 minutes before start of the tour at 1e Blekerhof 26, near metro station Leuvehaven. From there we will pick up the bikes and start our city exploration. We will introduce you to the city demographics and explain how the tour will go. In the bike tour you will see all the famous Rotterdam Highlights, but also visit real hidden treasures you otherwise wouldn't find. Highlights include the Cube houses, the Markthal, The beautiful Depot of Boijmans, and the Erasmusbridge. You will not hear the standard info, but the behind the scenes stories and fun facts. A little over half of the tour you will have a break at the Fenix Food Factory, a very nice alternative indoor market. At some locations we will park the bike and go in, for example at the Markthal. During the bike tour I will give you many insider tips and point out local restaurants, places for going out, shopping and sightseeing. A good idea to do this tour at the beginning of your stay so you will get a real insider experience. After approximately 2,5 hours we will back at the Leuvehaven. Other things to note - Meeting time: 10 minutes before start of tour. - Please dress for the weather - You need to be able to ride a bike (!)
Walkingtour Delft - the city of orange and blue
Winter, spring, summer or fall. Delft surprises you all year round! The city walks of Do DELFT are informative, sometimes practical. But always relaxed and welcoming. We stroll through the streets, along the canals and royal squares. Wondering why the tower of the Old Church is so lopsided? Want to know why the Delft pottery is blue? And which royal highnesses are in the Royal vault? The guides of Do DELFT know and ofcourse they will tell you! The tour ends after 90 minutes. It will be your best introduction to the city! On request, you can conclude the walk with a visit to the New Church, the main attraction of Delft. Our guide explains in the church and the entrance ticket is included. Extra costs are 9,00 euros per person. Other things to note - Some days before our walk, I will contact you to inform you about the latest details. - In the calendar you can see Dutch-language walks and English/German-language walks. Be careful which one you book. During the English/German-speaking walks I speak English, unless there are only German-speaking participants, then of course I speak German.
Sew an eco bag with travel picture on it/ no exper needed
Are you a tourist in the Netherlands? Welcome to our beautiful country. In the Netherlands we are very concerned about the environment and we are trying to create more eco-friendly products. In this workshop, you will learn how to sew and sew a shopper bag from sustainable fabric. At the end, we will attach a cool picture to the bag, reminding you of travels and the Netherlands (see examples in the photo). This bag can be washed and the picture will remain. All my students love this activity very much. Learning new things is fun, besides, sewing is very interesting and meditative. Believe me, after this workshop you will have the best memories and a beautiful eco bag that will remind you of your travels. You will learn -how to work with fabric -how to work with pattern -how to use sewing machine -how to attach a picture to fabric Sewing machine, fabrics and cookies are provided! Please contact me before you come to make sure that I have places available!
Art and Architecture walk
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 knowledgeable local architects and artists. Rotterdam is the architecture capital of the Netherlands and has also an amazing treasury of outdoor art, thoughtfully bonded to the urban fabric and its 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! Other things to note Comfortable shoes and seasonal clothing are highly recomended as the experience goes on with no optimal weather conditions
Discover Wild Medicinal Herbs Hiking in the hague - Achula
Achula - Discover wild medicinal herbs We will hike slowly through the forest transitioning into the dunes, in this transition we can witness how the flora and fauna around us changes, both landscapes uniquely equipped with their own herbs. We will encounter wild herbs and i will tell you about the indigenous uses and the modern uses of the plant. You will learn how to wild-craft consciously and we will cover some toxic plants to be cautious of. By working with the seasons and cycles of nature, we develop a deeper understanding of self, spirit and science, perceiving these spaces as home and habitat to more than just humans, Listening, immersing, looking, gathering, smelling, creating and tasting what you are learning in a held and nurturing space has a deep impact, and offers knowledge one is less likely to forget if you can personally connect it back to a memory, a time, a place and a taste. The hike is a perfect experience to enhance your connection with nature and to build your herbal plant knowlegde in different ways. So, whether you are someone who is new or experienced to herbalism or you are looking to be more present with yourself and/ or nature, this hike is useful in both cases. After the hike you will be able to identify more than 13 plants and how to use these plants medicinally. You will receive an e-book with the herbs we covered.
Rotterdam Architecture/Center and South
This walk is the best way to get to know Rotterdam in a day. The tour combines most of the highlights of the city and includes an exciting boat ride with the Water taxi. The guides are local architects. From the newly built Central Station, we will lead you through the city, following architectural iconic sites and guiding you through the daily life and history of the city. We follow a sort of timeline about its reconstruction and the traces of it’s erased past. 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 harbor 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. Other things to note The walk covers around 5 kilometers. Comfortable shoes and seasonal clothing are recommended, as the Walk goes on even in rain and snow
Jenever Masterclass & Tasting
Join Rob and Ineke at the world famous Jenever Bar in the heart of the historic and beautiful capital of Jenever, Schiedam. Rob has been a Jenever expert for over 40 years offering people his abundance and knowledge, history and passion for this iconic Dutch speciality drink. Come along to this tasing to learn more about the history of Jenever and the Netherlands, taste some a range of different Jenevers on offer and discover over 500 in the bar alone. This Jenever masterclass and tasting includes: Guided 1.5 hour tasting with 5 samples Access to the onsite 't Spul Jenever Museum Nibbles included Dutch cheese and meat Interactive history talk with Rob Just 10 minutes from Rotterdam Schiedam is a classic Dutch town featuring working Mills along the canal and many working distillery's. Your tasting experience takes place right in the heart of the town with easy access links.
Draw Rotterdam with a city sketcher
The first thing you need to know is: You don't need any drawing experience! I draw Rotterdam is suitable for every drawing level. I will help you. I will give advice and show easy and somewhat more difficult options. We walk approximately 2.5 kilometers in the center of Rotterdam. We pass several beautiful places to draw your own personal large "Greetings from Rotterdam postcard". Discover the city in a different way. Not just wandering around, but stopping to draw what you see. A relaxed experience in a lively city. We start with a Polaroid of yours and place it in the middle of a sheet of A4 size paper. Around the Polaroid we draw typical Rotterdam items such as: the Markthal, cube houses, Laurenskerk, statue of Marten Toonder, bicycles and decorative elements from the city and nature. We draw in a simple and fast way. I give advice for "Handlettering" (writing in a nice way). Ultimately you have your own handmade "Greetings from Rotterdam postcard". You can take a photo and post it on social media, you can sent it to friends or family or bring it back home as a reminder of your afternoon drawing in Rotterdam. Other things to note If it rains, I have to cancel unfortunately. We can then plan a new date.
Прогулка по Гааге c архитектором
In 2021 the Binnenhof closed for restoration for 5.5 years. I want to tell you about the upcoming restoration, about the history and architecture of Binnenhof. Binnenhof has been the center of political life in Holland for many centuries and is the oldest parliamentary complex in Europe. It is 800 years old. The Binnehof complex houses the General States (Parliament of the Netherlands), the Senate, the cabinet of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Ridderzaal, the Dutch State Council, the Ministry of General Affairs of the Netherlands, and the Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. During our walk around the Binnenhof complex, I will tell you about the modern political life of Holland, the history of the adoption of the constitution, about important historical events, the prominent political figures and the historical connection between Russia and the Netherlands. I will show you the place of executions and torture, the famous prison, which is now a museum. I’ll tell you about the most terrible event that shocked the whole of Europe and is the darkest spot in the history of Holland. We continue our walk to the Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, where the famous painting by Jan Vermeer “Girl with a Pearl Earring” hangs, it is called the Dutch Mona Lisa. I will show you where the Queen of the Netherlands and the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg Anne Pavlovna lived.
Scopriamo l'arte urbana a Rotterdam
Ti accompagnerò in un’avventura alla scoperta dei mille volti di Rotterdam. Partiremo dalla stazione centrale e percorreremo tutte le icone urbane della città. Molte di queste sono in luoghi nascosti o comunque non visibili direttamente dalla strada. Per ogni murales e opera che incontreremo ti racconterò storia e curiosità. Ti immergerai completamente nella street art di Rotterdam, città famosa per le opere, il design e l'arte. Altre cose da tenere a mente Ti consiglio di indossare scarpe comode per completare il percorso agevolmente.
Create Leather Craft By Choice
In the beginning, I welcome you to my home where the workshop will take place. We’ll then get to know each other better, chatting over a cup of tea or coffee :) The workshop starts with me explaining about leather and introducing the basic tools required for leatherwork. You will each be provided with a piece of leather and all tools necessary for making your specific craft of choice: different types of coin purses, pencil case, key chain, earrings. Together, we will work step by step, me checking every step to assure that it has been done perfectly and help resolve any issues that you may have throughout the process, making sure that you pay special attention to all the little yet important details necessary for creating a perfect piece. The workshop will be finalized by me teaching you to carve your name on your individual creation and thus, creating your own personalized brands on your unique products! The diversity in the final products of this workshop and the fact that other participants may be making different handicrafts, gives you the chance to witness varied crafts being made on the same day & to become somewhat familiar with each. It will no doubt broaden your horizons, introducing you to a wider range of concepts & a whole new unlimited world of unique creations to come! If the timetable doesn’t work for you, message me & we’ll come up with something that does!