Alblasserdam was founded in 1447 and gets its name from the construction of a dam in the small river Alblas. Before then it formed one entity, one domain together with Oud-Alblas.
Holland's eldest city is located on an island, surrounded by wide rivers. Around one thousand monuments, historic inner city harbours and a fantastic atmosphere determine the character of this age-old port.
The flat polder landscape is ideal for cycling. Everything is a short distance away and you can make really splendid day trips on a bike. Compile your own route and hire a bicycle.
New and exciting museum, which should be the place of call for every visitor to the city Dordrecht.