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Rotterdam


Located in South Holland (Dutch: Zuid-Holland), Rotterdam is the second most populous city in the Netherlands. As of 2006, Rotterdam had a population of 588,718.

Rotterdam is Europe's busiest port, and prior to 1962 was the busiest port in the world. Today it is the third busiest port in the world after Singapore, and Shanghai, China.

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Lonely Planet Pocket Rotterdam (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: 2019-05-21
Paperback (160 pages)

Lonely Planet Pocket Rotterdam (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher*

Lonely Planet’s Pocket Rotterdam is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Delve into experimental galleries and street art, explore Rotterdam’s world-class architecture and urban design, and check out the latest stars in the city’s foodie scene – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Rotterdam and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Pocket Rotterdam:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out map (included in print version)
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Rotterdam, The Hague and more
  • The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Pocket Rotterdam is our colourful, easy to use and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, providing on-the-go assistance for those seeking the best sights and experiences on a short visit or weekend away.

Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s The Netherlands guide for an in-depth look at all the country has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times

‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

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time to momo Rotterdam + ttm Dichtbij (Dutch Edition)

By Nina Swaep

Mo'Media
Released: 2019-02-25
Paperback (TRAVEL)

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Fodor's Amsterdam: with the Best of the Netherlands (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2017-12-12
Paperback (304 pages)

Fodor s Amsterdam: with the Best of the Netherlands (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor’s Amsterdam is the perfect guidebook for those looking for insider tips to make the most out their visit. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this Amsterdam travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease. Join Fodor’s in exploring one of the most exciting cities in Europe.

Amsterdam's greatest charm may also be its greatest enigma: how can such a gracious, historical treasure house also multitask as the most offbeat metropolis in the world? From Rembrandts to rock and roll, the city has always been a mesmerizing mix of old and new. Fodor's curated coverage includes the best of the country beyond Amsterdam, including Haarlem, the Hague, Delft, and Rotterdam.

Fodor’s Amsterdam includes:

    •PULLOUT MAP AND DETAILED MAPS: A handy PULLOUT map noted with top attractions and nearby dining will help you navigate on the go. Four nifty neighborhood walks are also included. Full-color and full-size street maps throughout will help you plan efficiently and get around confidently.
    •ITINERARIES AND TOP RECOMMENDATIONS: Multiple sample itineraries to help you plan each day and make the most of your time. Includes tips on where to eat, stay, and shop as well as information about nightlife, sports and the outdoors. “Fodor’s Choice” designates our best picks in every category.
    •INDISPENSABLE TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: The "Top Attractions," "If You Like," and "With Kids" features make planning a snap. "Best Bets" for restaurants and hotels help travelers find the top options by price and experience. A new section on bicycling in Amsterdam includes tips on bike-route etiquette; listings for the best rental and tour companies; and a route map.
    •COVERS: Centrum, the Canal Ring, the Jordaan and the Leidseplein, the Museum District and the Pijp, as well as sidetrips to Broek-in-Waterland, Marken, Volendam, Kinderdijk, and much more.

ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Fodor’s has been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

Planning on visiting other destinations in Europe? Check out Fodor’s Essential Italy, Fodor’s Essential Spain, and Fodor’s Essential France.

Netherlands: Netherlands Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To Netherlands - The Places You Have To See (Netherlands Travel, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague) (Volume 1)

By Traveling The World

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (42 pages)

Netherlands: Netherlands Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To Netherlands - The Places You Have To See (Netherlands Travel, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague) (Volume 1)
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Make Your Journey To Netherlands The Best Possible

When most people think of the Netherlands, the first thing that pops to mind is Amsterdam with its notorious red light district and its “coffee shops”, but little do people know that the Netherlands is a country that has got so much more to offer than just Amsterdam! If this is your first time in this beautiful country, you should plan your trip in detail. If not, you most certainly will miss out on some of the best places to be and things to see. This book will help you to make the most out of your time in Netherlands. You will get to know the most fascinating things to do and see in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Alkmaar and Utrecht to name a few of the most beautiful locations to be at.

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  • The Best Things To Do In Amsterdam
  • Get To Know The Country
  • The Most Interesting Cities
  • Unique Insider Tips
  • Much, much more!
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The 500 Hidden Secrets of Rotterdam

By Saskia Naafs

Uitgeverij Luster
Paperback (256 pages)

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Rotterdam
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  • An insider's guide to Rotterdam and its hidden secrets and addresses
  • An inspirational and practical guide to Rotterdam's finest and most interesting places, buildings, restaurants, shops, museums, galleries, neighborhoods, gardens and cafes
  • A new edition in Luster's successful and attractive series of city guides

True locals Saskia Naafs & Guido van Eijck selected 500 addresses and facts about Rotterdam that few people know and presents them in lists of 5, alongside beautiful photographs.

Guido and Saskia's favorite addresses include a former harbor warehouse turned daily fresh market where you can sample a perfect locally roasted coffee or a homemade cider, a bright red light vessel ship where you can attend an intimate concert, or a former subtropical swimming paradise where your can grow your own oyster mushrooms.

Journalists Saskia Naafs and Guido van Eijck are born and bred in Rotterdam. They specialize in a wide range of topics, from housing and education, to music and art. They write for national newspapers Het Parool and de Volkskrant and weekly magazine De Groene Amsterdammer.

Amsterdam, Rotterdam and the Hague (American Express Travel Guides)

By Derek Blyth

Mitchell Beazley
Hardcover (352 pages)

Amsterdam, Rotterdam and the Hague (American Express Travel Guides)
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Rotterdam Notebook - Netherlands Gift - Colorful Rotterdam Journey Diary - Netherlands Travel Journal: Medium College-Ruled Journey Diary, 110 page, Lined, 6x9 (15.2 x 22.9 cm)

By CN Travel Notebooks

Independently published
Paperback (110 pages)

Rotterdam Notebook - Netherlands Gift - Colorful Rotterdam Journey Diary - Netherlands Travel Journal: Medium College-Ruled Journey Diary, 110 page, Lined, 6x9 (15.2 x 22.9 cm)
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  • 110 white pages
  • College-ruled notebook (medium ruled)
  • Rotterdam Colorful matte cover

This Rotterdam notebook is the perfect companion for your next trip to Netherlands. Use it as a travel journal, journey diary or as an Rotterdam gift for friends and family at home. Keep track of your adventures, experiences, impressions and memories with this Netherlands notebook and make them last forever.


The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps

By Ben Coates

Nicholas Brealey
Released: 2018-11-06
Paperback (304 pages)

The Rhine: Following Europe s Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps
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From rowing the canals of Amsterdam to riding a cow through the Alps, via Cold War nuclear bunkers, raucous Gay Pride parades, tranquil Lake Constance and snowy mountain climbs, The Rhine blends travelogue and offbeat history to tell the fascinating story of how a great river helped shape a continent.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Rhine is one of the world's greatest rivers. Once forming the outer frontier of the Roman Empire, it flows 800 miles from the social democratic playground of the Netherlands, through the industrial and political powerhouses of Germany and France, to the wealthy mountain fortresses of Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

For five years, Ben Coates lived alongside a major channel of the river in Rotterdam, crossing it daily, swimming and sailing in its tributaries. In The Rhine, he sets out by bicycle from the Netherlands where it enters the North Sea, following it through Germany, France and Liechtenstein, to where its source in the icy Alps. He explores the impact that the Rhine has had on European culture and history and finds out how influences have flowed along and across the river, shaping the people who live alongside it.


 
 
 

 
 
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