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More than three million people a year visit Rotterdam’s attractions and you can be one of them with our cheap weekend breaks to Rotterdam from Ireland. Whether it is high in the sky, on the water or among nature, the wonderful city of Rotterdam has something special for everyone to enjoy.
Rotterdam is an attraction in itself. During your exploration of this charming Dutch city, you are sure to discover so many amazing landmarks that are hidden around every corner. You will find some spectacular gems from magnificent architecture and statues to the sculpture route on Westersingel.
Visit Rotterdam Port, the largest port in Europe as well as being one of the busiest, or enjoy a trip to the Euromast, Rotterdam’s most iconic attraction. This Observation Tower, designed by Hugh Maaskant, is located at Parkhaven 20 and was specially built for the 1960 Floriade - is not to be missed. Enjoy unbelievable views from the Euromast’s crow’s nest observation platform 315 ft. above ground or why not enjoy the only abseil in Europe where you are able to travel downwards from 100 metres free in space. Experience this ultimate adrenaline rush and take in the panoramic views of Rotterdam during your descent.
Come and experience one of the most happening cities in Europe today. If it is budget friendly last minute city breaks & short break deals to Rotterdam that you are after, call one of Abbey Travel’s sales agents today or search online for super deals to this charming Dutch city.
Dutch is the official language. English is widely spoken. Fries (as well as Dutch) is spoken by the people of Friesland province.
Single European currency, or Euro (EUR), is the official currency of the Netherlands, and is divided into 100 cents. Major credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted. To avoid additional charges take travellers cheques in Euros, Pounds Sterling or US Dollars. Foreign currency or travellers cheques can be changed at banks, post offices or bureaux de change (usually indicated by the letters GWK). Banks are closed on weekends but bureaux de change are open. ATMs are widely distributed and most are open 24 hours a day.