Discover Benelux | Rotterdam | Close to the City Centre Highlights
Kralingse Plas. Photo: Claire Droppert
Close to the city centre highlights Rotterdam is a city with many faces - every district has its own unique character. From a foodie paradise in Rotterdam-West to a haven of fashion and food in the northern parts of the city, Rotterdam is your utterly diverse oyster. TEXT: CHARLOTTE VAN HEK | PHOTOS: NBTC & ROTTERDAM PARTNERS
PUT THIS ON YOUR TO-DO-LIST: Rrrollend Rotterdam – Food, drinks and fun in the Kralingse Bos. Full of diverse performances, specialty beers and great food. Need we say more? 14 – 16 October Rotterdam Harvest Market – Foodies unite! Harvest Market is a biweekly farmers market, filled with local products from regional farmers and urban neighbours. Both in Rotterdam West and North. Until 17 December Street-Art Expo – Rotterdam has many great art initiatives. Street-Art Expo is a free exhibition with street art works from Dutch
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artists, ranging from established names to local talents. Until 28 October Day tour to Maasvlakte 2 - Maasvlakte 2 is a major civil engineering project in the Netherlands, constructing a new port. Several organisations offer boat tours to experience this new and interesting piece of Rotterdam. Hollandse Kost – This indoor autumn festival focuses on Dutch alternative music. Hollandse Kost literally means ‘Dutch Grub’, so expect great food alongside great music. The festival is held at various locations, one of them being Rotown, on the happening Nieuwe Binnenweg. 16 October
Nieuwe Binnenweg. Photo: Peter Schmidt
Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.