Rotterdam 9th to 12th Feb, 2012
10.57 Depart St Pancras arrive in Brussels
at 14.05. (clocks one hour ahead).
15.18 Depart Brussels arrive in Rotterdam
at 17.08. The Manhatton Hotel
Dinner at Stadsbrouwerij de Pelgrim in the
Delfshaven district – 3 courses €29.90pp
– Rotterdam’s only traditional
brewery that produces 6 special beers.
Guided tour of the City Hall, the shopping
area, Museum, Euromast tower and park.
Rotterdam's White House (Witte Huis)
was the tallest office-building in Europe
when it was built in 1898, and one of the
few buildings in the centre of town that
survived the bombing raid on May 14,1940
during World War II.
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – impressive
displays through the history of art from
the Middle Ages to the 21st century. From
Bosch, Rembrandt and Van Gogh to Dalí
and Dutch Design. The museum shows some of
Europe's greatest masterpieces.
Ascend the 328-foot Euromast Tower for a
panoramic view of the city and harbour. (Had
Afternoon in Delfthaven the scenic, old area
Dinner Parkheuvel, Michelin 2 star
Cross over the imposing Erasmus Bridge, considered
an architectural work with its harp like
shape that soars over the largest harbour
Fotomuseum - located on the "other side"
of the Erasmus Bridge, it’s a modern
and classy museum with some interesting exhibits.
If you like photography, just go there, you
won't be disappointed.
Blijorp Oceania and Zoo
Dinner at Restaurant Kip in the Von der Ohe
room- 4 course meal for €45.50.
12.55 depart Rotterdam (lunch
in Brussels). 15.56 Depart Brussels,
arrive at St Pancras at 16.57.
The Rotterdam Welcome card includes the Dutch
version of an Oyster card (Chipkaart) and
also a number of vouchers for entrance to
museums, attractions, some restaurants etc.
YOU CANNOT TRAVEL ON THE TRAMS OR METRO without
the Chipkaart! Cash cannot be used.The cost
is €15 for three days.