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Family trip to Dordrecht with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

In Dordrecht, tourists with children will have the opportunity to visit a lot of picturesque places. One of the most unusual and attractive places of recreation, is considered to be the farm Duurzaamheidscentrum Weizigt. This farm always welcome guests, its visitors will have the opportunity to get to know all the friendly inhabitants of the farm, and also learn how to take care of them and feed them. Children will definitely like to play with cute goats and donkeys. For kids, there are excellent playgrounds on the farm. The farm is located in a very picturesque natural area. There is a huge selection of interesting places for walking here. One can arrange an excellent family picnic and try the delicious products that are made on the farm.
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
Another amazing place that is perfect for a family holiday is the Visitorscenter Biesbosch Dordrecht. In this park, tourists can enjoy a lot of different entertainments. One can simply take a walk around the park or go on an exciting excursion accompanied by a guide and learn about what kind of animals live in the park. In the warm season, one can go boating along the river or take part in interesting sports. On the territory of the park, there is a small ethnographic museum, as well as a natural science museum that tells visitors about the main inhabitants of the park - beavers. In addition, the park has an excellent café, as well as specially equipped picnic spots.
Those who do not want to go far beyond the city limits, can organize interesting entertainment on the territory of the city. A wonderful family event will be a boat tour of the city’s canals - a great way to attract children to explore historical and architectural attractions. There are several organizations in the city that offer boat tours to their customers. The De Dordtevaar Boat Tours Company organizes excellent excursions on open boats. During the excursion, tourists are told a lot of interesting information about the history of Dordrecht, as well as about the iconic sights of the city which managed to survive for hundreds years. Such an excursion will not be exhausting, even for kids. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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 … Open
Some historical sights of the city may be of interest to young travelers. An excellent example is the old mill, Molen Kyck Over Den Dyck. Kids will definitely like the opportunity to visit inside the old mill and listen to the story of how it was arranged. Visitors to the old mill can see interesting accessories that locals used to produce flour, as well as other exhibits, as an interesting museum was opened in the mill’s building. It is noteworthy that the old mill is used today for flour production, which everyone can buy. On the roof is equipped an excellent observation deck for visitors, from which one can appreciate the view of other city attractions.
Among the museums of Dordrecht, the most interesting for a family visit will be the Dordrechts Museum. It is located in the territory of a beautiful park and occupies a restored historic building. This museum of modern art is more like an original leisure center. It has a cafe and an interesting bookstore, in which one can buy souvenirs in addition to books. Part of the museum’s exposition- unusual colorful sculptures, is located on the adjacent territory, in a garden. This museum is not at all like many others. It attracts visitors with its relaxed atmosphere and a variety of exhibits that even children will like.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Dordrecht and surroundings

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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
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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
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Aquariums in Dordrecht and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Diergaarde Blijdorp' , 20.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre' Scheveningen, 43.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Aquatopia' , 66.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Burgers Zoo' Arnhem, 87.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Dolfinarium Harderwijk' , 89.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Dordrecht
♥   Zoo 'Diergaarde Blijdorp' Rotterdam, 20.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'ReptielenZOO SERPO' Delft, 35.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Uilen en Dierenpark De Paay' Beesd, 36 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Vogelpark Avifauna' Alphen aan den Rijn, 37.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Safaripark Beekse Bergen' Hilvarenbeek, 43.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Dordrecht

Sauna Deco

From the series “Most Extraordinary Thermaes, Baths and Saunas in the World”
In the 1970s, the department store, which was known for its exquisite interior design, was renovated. After the renovation, most decor elements were abolished. These magnificent decor elements of the historical department store were brought into the sauna of Amsterdam. Today its visitors can go to the pool on a unique wooden staircase, over which several decades ago Parisians went shopping. Tourists who decide to visit the most famous and popular sauna in the Netherlands, should observe an important rule - wearing a bathing suit in sauna is strictly prohibited … Read further

Electric Ladyland Fluorescent Museum

From the series “15 Unofficial Man-Made Wonders of the World”
In recent years, the museum's collection replenished with a variety of unusual sculptures. The layout of the Earth and a huge statue of Shiva are among the most impressive ones. Visit to the amazing museum in Amsterdam promises to be not only memorable, but also very informative event. Guests will learn about using fluorescence in contemporary art, industry and even marketing. They will understand how the thinnest ray of light is able to turn even an ordinary gray stone into a priceless piece of art. … Read further

Castle Muiderslot

From the series “Impressive Castles and Palaces Located on Water”
Already a century later, there was no trace of the fine, exquisite atmosphere prevailing in the castle. The gardens were destroyed and the castle was converted into prison. In the 20th century the historical building was restored. Today the castle is a branch of the Amsterdam State Museum. Recently, the unusual medieval-style attractions were arranged in the palaces. All visitors can try on the ancient armor or costume of the court jester, learn to deal with the old weapons. In the small courtyard you can enjoy the aristocratic entertainment - participate in the falcon hunting. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Dordrecht

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Dordrecht - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Dordrecht, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Dordrecht for families with children.
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