Welcome to Free Walking Tour Rotterdam!

Due to current COVID measures, we have no tours till further notice. Stay safe and we see you soon!

NO TOURS till further notice

Meeting point: Markthal main entrance

Every day (No tours on Wednesday 15 December & Thursday 16 December)

13:30 (1:30pm)

Due to current COVID

Join the next tour and discover Rotterdam through the eyes of a local!

Experience the European harbor capital in a unique way, combining futuristic architecture with an explosive history. Founded as a small fisherman’s village 800 years ago, Rotterdam grew into a powerful industrial force due to its strategic location alongside the big European rivers. On May 14th, 1940, the city center was destroyed by German bombs. Unshakeable -like its people-, the city rose from its ashes to become the cultural hub it is today. Join the next tour, every day at 13:30 (1:30 pm). 

Can’t wait till the next visit to Rotterdam? Visit our ‘Your Guides’ page and find out what we love about our city, or join us on a Free Virtual Tour on our YouTube channel!

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During this 2 hour tour, we cover

Erasmus of Rotterdam

Why has Erasmus a bridge and university named after him? Join the Free Walking Tour Rotterdam and find out what connects this historical figure to the city.

 

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World War II bombardment 

Discover the devastating impact of the WW2 bombardment on the city, and how this changed the history of both Rotterdam and the Netherlands.
Architecture of Rotterdam today

Futuristic  architecture

Also known as Manhattan on the Meuse, Rotterdam has a unique and exhilarating skyline. See for yourself why Rotterdam has such a fantastic reputation when it comes down to architecture.

Port of Europe

By connecting the North Sea and the great rivers, Rotterdam is also known as the gateway to Europe with the largest harbor of Europe.

Start exploring Rotterdam

NO TOURS till further notice

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Meet our guides & read their personal recommendations

Find out who our dedicated guides are and why they want to share their love for the city with you. Discover where they like to eat, drink and hang out in the city!

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“What customers say”

Willemijn Brus
Willemijn Brus
August 30, 2021.
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Awesome afternoon with our guide Wim! He was able to tell some new facts that even after 3 years of studying in Rotterdam were still new to me. Thank you Wim!
Dawn Elsbree
Dawn Elsbree
July 27, 2021.
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We had a fantastic tour with Bram. He is incredibly knowledgeable about the city and we learned a lot from him. He is also a great story teller and made us laugh. We highly recommend this tour!
Ashutosh Gupta
Ashutosh Gupta
June 27, 2021.
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It was fantastic. Bram was very knowledgeable, funny and charming. Loved the walking, stories with hint Of history humor and amazing company
Pascal Siebert
Pascal Siebert
September 15, 2020.
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Michel ist ein großartiger Stadtführer. Mit interessantem Fakten zu verschiedenen Gebäuden und viel Humor führte er uns durch Rotterdam.👏👌
Ricardo Paulo
Ricardo Paulo
September 13, 2020.
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Great and full of knowledge. Get to see all of the main sights. Will recommend
Olesea Sochirca
Olesea Sochirca
August 3, 2020.
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Great tour with Braam despite of all the rain. He was really intertaing, funny and kept our interest for entire tour. Definetley recommending him.
Frank Weber
Frank Weber
July 30, 2020.
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Superleuke wandeling met Hans!
Sameena Mulam
Sameena Mulam
January 27, 2020.
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Had an amazing tour with Sarith of Rotterdam. Had a very gezellig time!!
Veerle Casier
Veerle Casier
January 11, 2020.
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Very nice and entertaining walk, especially with Pieter as your guide.
Sabie Lüchtenborg
Sabie Lüchtenborg
December 11, 2019.
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intersting, and fun tour! Pieter was a great guide!

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