Weekend break Dordrecht 2013Dordrecht: city of water, history and culture
...... and by water, the world port of Rotterdam is close by!
Dordrecht has a historic inner city, concealed between powerful rivers. Many monumental buildings are situated along the attractive inner harbours. Discover the 1000 monuments of Dordrecht, the picturesque harbour area, the many art and antique galleries and the historic 'Hofkwartier'.
Weekend break Discover Dordrecht per person:
€ 75,- stay in Innercityhotel
€ 79,50 stay in Hotel Dordrecht
€ 99,-** stay in Bellevue Groothoofd Hotel Culinair
The 2-day break consists of:
- an overnight stay in a modern room in Innercityhotel òr in a ‘romantic room' in Hotel Dordrecht òr in a 'chambre de luxe' in Bellevue Groothoofd - hotel culinair, in a double room including breakfast
- the booklet ‘City Walk through Dordrecht' and an information package
- admission to the museum ‘Huis van Gijn' òr the renovated Dordrechts Museum
- dayticket 'Waterbus'
Arrival on Friday or Saturday. Additional night (Saturday or Sunday) possible.
Price for additional night: Innercityhotel € 75,- p.p., Hotel Dordrecht € 47,50 p.p, Bellevue Groothoofd Hotel Culinair € 66.50 p.p. Weekday breaks and single room surcharge: price on request.
One day rental of electric bike € 19,50.
City walk, museum and shopping
The walking route described takes you past Dordrecht's finest monuments. Museum Huis van Gijn was the home of the nineteenth-century collector Simon van Gijn. The rooms are in the original style and contain unique collections, including furniture, prints, porcelain, toys, glass and silver. The renovated Dordrechts Museum seduces visitors with an outstanding collection of Dutch paintings from 1600 to today: Aelbert Cuyp, the painters of the nineteenth century, Ary Scheffer, Rembrandt's pupils from Dordrecht.
Biesbosch and Rotterdam
If you take the Waterbus from the Merwekade, you rapidly enter the nature reserve 'De Biesbosch'. The Biesbosch centre rents canoes and rowing boats and organises boat trips. There are also opportunities to take walks. Or sail from the historic centre of Dordrecht to the contemporary centre of Rotterdam. Bikes travel for free on the Waterbus.
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