Rotterdam World War II walking tour
Activities

Rotterdam World War II walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Dutch
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn about Rotterdam during WWII from the bombings and occupation to its reconstruction
  • Walk along the Fire Boundary, discover the remaining impacts of the war and see the new monuments
  • Experience views over the city from the rooftop of the historical Het Witte Huis
  • Enjoy a snack inside Markthal and 50% discount on Cube House entrance tickets
What to expect

Join a guided WWII walking tour through Rotterdam and learn the events that took place during the war from the bombings and occupation to its reconstruction.

Hear the history of the battlefields, the devastating bombing on 14 May 1940 and the capitulation with an expert guide. Follow the borders of the fire zone, see the remaining impact on the and discover the beauty of the Reconstruction period.

Enjoy views over the city that was rebuilt from the ashes, seen from the rooftop of the historical Het Witte Huis. Experience the ongoing Rotterdam vigor and ‘can do’ mentality during this impressive and active tour.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Het Witte Huis rooftop entrance ticket
    • Discount at one of the stalls in Markthal
    • Snack inside Markthal
    • Postcard by Rotterdam architectural photographer Ossip van Duivenbode
    • 50% discount on Cube House entrance ticket
    • Guided walking tour
    What's not included
    • Additional food and drinks
    Where

    Wijnhaven 3, 3011 WG Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Meeting point:
    Meet your guide outside the entrance of Wijnhaven 3.
    What to remember
    • Tours operate with a minimum of 4 participants. In the unlikely event that your tour does not have the minimum number of participants, you will receive a notification 24 hours prior to your tour along with a full refund
    • Guests must be at least 8 years old to join this activity
    • Tours are led by a multilingual guide speaking in both English and Dutch
    • Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair/scooter accessible
    • Note the elevator to the viewing roof on The White House reaches up to the 10th floor, then you will need to walk 2 flights of stairs with 20 steps per flight
    • There is seating on the viewing roof
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    De Rotterdam Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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