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City break in Dordrecht. Active leisure ideas for Dordrecht - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Dordrecht - Watertoren Dordrecht is located not far from four rivers, namely, Noord, Oude Maas, Beden Merwede, and Nieuwe Merwede. This makes it possible to enjoy such activities as riding a boat in picturesque rivers and admiring stunning views of the surroundings from waterfronts and havens of the city. Such pastime is always interesting regardless of a season or month of your vacation in Dordrecht. In order to enjoy such an unforgettable voyage, consider contacting best companies in Dordrecht that offer services of this kind. These are De Dordtevaar Boat Tours, Board Academy or Imbarcazione Barone. They offer a range of watercrafts, including gorgeous yachts, cute catamarans, and speedboats – the choice depends on wants and preferences of clients.
Dordrecht is the oldest city in the country. First mentions of it date back to 1120. The charming and picturesque city has many interesting peculiarities. The rich event calendar is one more … Open
Without a doubt, Visitorscenter Biesbosch is one of the best destinations in Dordrecht that definitely deserves a visit. This incredibly beautiful piece of nature will make you want to stay there forever. Visitors are also welcome to rent a boat or canoe and admire the spectacular nature of the park. It is also a great place to find out more about the nature of the Netherlands and its inhabitants, and, of course, to see this charming local fauna. Visitorscenter Biesbosch is also perfectly suitable for a family visit. Both adults and children will easily find suitable entertainment there.
Park Merwestein is one more amazing place that is famous for its gorgeous nature and its green expanses. There is a gorgeous lake that is home to cute ducks, and visitors are allowed to feed them. Moreover, Park Merwestein is an excellent destination for an unhurried stroll that will help visitors to restore their peace of mind. In the past, there were villas in the park, but they were destroyed during World War II. There are still some remains that leave mixed feelings and force to think about the horrors of war. Nevertheless, such a stroll is so amazing that vacationers shouldn’t neglect this opportunity. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Dordrecht is a city with a rich history full of important events in the past. Local people have managed to keep many interesting landmarks that remind of those days. Naturally, they are like … Open
Dordrecht, just like any city in the Netherlands, is ideal to navigate using the most popular means of transport in the country. Of course, we are talking about the bicycle. So, travelers should rent one in an area that is convenient for them. Needless to say, there are many bicycle rentals in the city. However, the Netherlands is also famous not only for bicycles, tulips, and herring. There is one more so-called symbol of the country – windmills. That said, Molen Kyck Over Den Dyck is one of the most gorgeous landmarks in the city that tourist simply cannot fail to visit. Without a doubt, the best way to reach this windmill is by bicycle, a timeless symbol of the Netherlands.
merwekade,dordrecht There are also many interesting tours in the city, and Sophiapolder Tours offers some of the best and most exciting of them. This tour covers all most interesting and iconic areas of Dordrecht. Mills and More is one more tour for travelers who feel that the tour mentioned above was not enough. The road from Kinderdijk to Alblasserdam will impress visitors with its beauty. It is a perfect destination for an unforgettable bicycle ride. This area is famous for its windmills that make it a must-visit place for everyone who wants to discover the “heart” of the Netherlands.
Have you visited all “must-see” landmarks in Dordrecht and checked all popular antiquity shops? Now it is time to make your vacation in this city even more exciting and try unusual … Open
There is one more amazing place to relax in Dordrecht that is particularly suitable for families. This is Familieparadijs. While kids are having fun, their parents can relax and enjoy delicious food in a restaurant nearby. Duurzaamheidscentrum Weizigt also deserves a visit. This is a great place where kids can get acquainted with domestic animals and learn a lot of interesting information about farming. Fans of escape quests will like RealEscapeRoom and MJ Escape – these are simply the best companies specializing in this entertainment in Dordrecht. Finally, there are several interesting sculptures in the city. Tourists usually visit the Statue of the brothers De Witt, two important personalities in the history of the Netherlands.
Dordrecht Vacationers wishing to spend their free time watching an interesting movie will find it exciting to visit the best cinemas in Dordrecht. First, it is important to mention The Movies Dordrecht. Kinepolis Dordrecht is, perhaps, the second most popular cinema in the city. In order to watch a theatrical performance, pay the attention to such venues as Schouwburg Kunstmin or Landvast. Here we would also like to mention Energiehuis café that regularly hosts interesting performances. In any case, it is better to keep an eye on the list of upcoming events in order not to miss an interesting show. This applies to cinemas, theaters, and dining establishments.
There's a lot of interesting specialized shops in Dordrecht. Those who cannot imagine their daily lives without a bicycle, should go to Van Eynsberger store, where they sell the latest … Open
Spa salons are one more category of venues in Dordrecht, a visit to which will bring only peace of mind and soul. Thermen Binnenmaas is, without a doubt, one of the best spas in the city, but Thermen Sauna is not less popular. That said, a visit to the Noordwaard Polder Nature Reserve is also a great choice for everyone who wants to rejuvenate and feel connected to nature. This area is famous for its picturesque views, gorgeous lakes, and historical landmarks. Besides that, Noordwaard Polder offers something unique to its guests. There is a camping site that is like a magnet for all nature fans who want to stay at the reserve longer.
Dordrecht has always been famous for its interesting museums, visiting which will let tourists learn more about local culture and get acquainted with the traditions and lifestyle of indigenous people. Museum 1940-1945 is dedicated to tragic events in the history of mankind, and Huis Van Gijn carefully restores the lifestyle of rich merchants in the XIX century. Dordts Patriciërshuis is one more museum that throws the light upon the history of the city. It will be also very interesting to visit Nationaal Medisch Museum and learn more about the development of medicine in Dordrecht. Of course, there are suitable venues for fans of art. These are Dordrechts Museum and Dordtyart.
Due to its unique architectural style Dordrecht has managed to keep its unforgettable atmosphere of the Medieval. All buildings in the town are created in the same style and as many of them … Open
For sure, Dordrecht is not a paradise for fans of nighttime entertainment. This city is more suitable for tourists who value calm and peaceful relaxation in comfort. That said, there are still several high-quality entertainment venues to have fun after the sunset. For example, Jazz Podium DJS is a popular bar that attracts its guests with quality jazz music. The choice of spirits and cocktails is on par. Fans of live music also give praise to such establishments as Bibelot and De Blokkies. Those who like wine will be more than pleased with their visit to Dok Bar & Bites, and all foodies in search of a nutritious and delicious dinner are welcome at BRUT Food & Wine Bar. Finally, De Karaoke on the Road Show is one more excellent choice for everyone who wants to have fun at night. As it is not hard to guess, this is a destination for all fans of singing.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Dordrecht and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Dordrecht
♥   National Park 'De Biesbosch' , 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Loonse en Drunense Duinen' , 35.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Grenspark de Zoom - Kalmthoutse Heide' , 47.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Utrechtse Heuvelrug' , 55.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Oosterschelde' , 58.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Dordrecht
♥   Amusement park 'Efteling' Kaatsheuvel, 31.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Drievliet' Rijswijk, 35.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Mini Efteling' Nieuwkuijk, 37.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Madurodam' Den Haag, 41.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Duinrell' Wassenaar, 43 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Dordrecht
♥   Water park 'Splesj' Hoeven, 26.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Dutch Water Dreams' Zoetermeer, 29.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splash' hellevoetsluis, 41.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Tikibad' Wassenaar, 43.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'WipeOut Zoelen' , 54.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Dordrecht
♥   Restaurant 'Villa Augustus' Dordrecht. Type - Classic cuisine. 2.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Blanc' Dordrecht. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ross Lovell' Rijsoord. Type - Modern French. 7.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Kampanje' Hardinxveld-Giessendam. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'De Limonadefabriek' Streefkerk. Type - Creative. 12.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Dordrecht - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Dordrecht - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Dordrecht?' disappears immediately.
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