You can visit all the places from the list or pick only the ones you like. Just inform your driver about your choice before the ride. During the stops you can do whatever you want: visit the landmarks, take pictures, ask your driver about the place e.t.c. Take as much time as you want within the overall time limit of the trip.
Amsterdam / Starting point
Your Welcome driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Amsterdam at a convenient time of your choice.
The Hague is the seat of government of the Netherlands. It is situated on a coastal plain, with the city centre just inland from the North Sea.
Τhe Netherlands' second largest city and Europe's biggest port, is emerging as one of the artiest and most livable cities recently.
The Cube Houses
The famous Cube Houses are designed by architect Piet Blom and are based on the concept of "living as an urban roof".
Amsterdam / Starting point
The Cube Houses
About the ride
Your day trip will begin with a personal pickup by your English-speaking driver from your hotel or apartment in Amsterdam.
The driver will suggest the route of the trip with the key attractions that are worth the visit. Since this experience is a personal tour, the driver will stop at any attraction of your choice and spend there as much time as you wish.
To get a better picture of this 6-hour trip, we outline the preliminary route of the Day Trip From Amsterdam to Rotterdam:
Your trip to Rotterdam will last approximately 1.5 hours. Along the way, you will pass through The Hague, the third largest city in The Netherlands. Upon your request, the Welcome Driver might stop there and give you as much time as you need to stroll around the city center. The Hague might impress you with the richness of culture and history. You will find have a chance to see Binnenhof, Noordeinde Palace, Peace Palace, and much more.
Once you have reached Rotterdam, you will have many attractions to visit. The Cube Houses are one of the most iconic objects in the town. Designed by architect Piet Blom, the houses form a separate village within the city. Each house in the set represents a tree, and together they form the unique forest.
Markthal is another attraction nearby the Cube Houses. This extraordinary market is known for the hall's ceiling which features a fascinating urban fresco 'Horn of Plenty.' The market itself is a perfect place for shopping and local food tasting.
Locals also suggest visiting Erasmusbrug, a bridge in the center of Rotterdam which connects the south and north parts of the town. Its eye-catching white structure makes it a perfect location to take panoramic pictures of Rotterdam.
Euromast observation tower, a 184 meters height building, attract both locals and visitors to admire the panorama of the city.
Rotterdam is also full of great museums that are a must-visit place for art or history lover. Among the best, you will find a natural history museum Natuurhistorisch Museum, Chabot Museum which exhibits paintings and sculptures by Dutch painter Hendrikus Chabot. You can also visit the Maritime Museum and discover the history of shipping, see historic vessels, and much more.
Van Nelle Factory is also worth the visit. This modern building by other architects is called the 'the most beautiful spectacle of the modern age.' It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and fascinates everyone by the perfect shapes in steel and glass.
You can also discover the mini version of Rotterdam by visiting Miniworld Rotterdam. It is a perfect place to spend time if the weather is bad. Miniworld Rotterdam organizes treasure hunts love both by kids and adults.
For the street food lovers, the locals suggest trying Kapsalon. It is the most popular fast food in Holland, made of the French fries, meat, Gouda cheese and the vegetable mix.
Enjoy your travel to a maximum
You will be picked up by a personal driver at a convenient place and time
Enjoy your trip in a nice air-conditioned vehicle with Wi-Fi
Pick the stops and the time you spend on each one
Spend less time finding locations and waiting, and more time enjoying your travel
We hand-pick the best, friendliest and most knowledgeable drivers in the city
Our customers rate us excellent on Tripadvisor and other platforms
Included in the price
- Hotel pickup and dropoff
- Well-maintained car with an English-speaking driver
- Free Wi-Fi onboard
- Fuel and tolls
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Water and snacks
- Entrance fees to attractions
- Official tour guide (you can include one after the booking)
- Lunch, other beverages and meals
- Gratuities (optional)
Frequently asked questionsExpand
What happens after I book?
Once you complete your booking you will receive a confirmation email. Feel free to reach out to our customer service team at firstname.lastname@example.org for any specific questions regarding your booking.
What is the cancellation policy?
100% cancellation penalty applies when service is canceled 24 hours or less prior to service delivery date or in case of no-show.
Will there be an official tour guide?
An official tour guide is not included because the overall experience is centered around the driver and the local’s perspective. Although the drivers are very knowledgeable regarding the points of visit, at no point can they be compared with a licensed tour guide who can give more in-depth information regarding historical facts and information. If you would like to include an official tour guide in the experience please let us know via email after the booking is completed.
Can I customize the tour based on my needs?
Of course, that is one of the main benefits of having a Welcome experience. You can customize every last bit of the experience, from points of the visit to time spent per landmark to adding in an extra food stop.
We recommend that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes and be equipped with wet weather gear if rain is expected. Please note that religious sites require modest attire- knees and shoulders must be covered.
In the summer months, the sun is especially strong (even on cloudy days) so we recommend that you wear a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect yourself. Also, be sure to drink enough water throughout the day to stay hydrated.
We recommend you always keep local currency on you (euro) as many local merchants do not accept cards as payment.
Accessibility & Special Needs
Should anyone in your group have special needs or have advanced accessibility requirements, please specify upon booking and we will make sure to accommodate your needs and customize your tour accordingly.
Terms of serviceExpand
- Please note that the Welcome Drivers are not licensed to be your official tour guide at the local attractions and therefore will not accompany you into the sites. You may, however, hire a professional tour guide at an extra cost
- Your Welcome Driver will provide you with their local knowledge and personal recommendations between stops. Since your safety is Welcome’s top priority, please refrain from distracting the driver during demanding driving conditions
- Your Welcome Driver will drop you off and pick you up as close as possible to your stop whilst always respecting local traffic laws
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