When exploring Rotterdam you can use several ways to move around the city: you can grab a taxi, make use of public transport such as the bus or the tram or simply explore the city on foot. Not interested in one of these options? Then taking the bike is a great alternative!
Rotterdam has a lot of cycle paths that make Rotterdam part of the City Region Rotterdam bike junction network. Want to follow a specific route? Use the free app 'Cycle Route Rotterdam' (about 23 km), it brings you from the Oude Noorden to the Markthal. From the harbour you will ride to 'Zuid' and to the typical Rotterdam shops in 'West'. While you are cycling, twelve Rotterdammers share their stories of the city.
Enjoy the fresh wind in your hair, the impressive buildings, discover tourist attractions while you're being sporty. Furthermore, cycling burns approximately 600 calories in 1 hour!
No need to pay for parking, all the bicycle parkings in Rotterdam are for free! These bicycle parkings are located in Binnenrotte, Meente, Coolsingel and the Central Station. If you want to use a guarded bicycle parking you can use the bike racks at Central Station for a small fee.
When you are coming to Rotterdam and you would like to experience the local feeling you must definitely visit the Maas. The river is accessible by a watertaxi, a waterbus or the ferry. By bike you can use the ferry services of the Waterbus and Aqualiner for free. How nice is that?
You do not have to look far for a bike, just come downstairs and ask the reception, they will be pleased to help you.😄