There is so much more to Rotterdam than meets the eye. We may be known as the largest port city in Europe, but we have a culture, history and population that will surprise you. Couples love Rotterdam for their romantic breaks, especially around Valentine’s Day, because there is so much to see and do together. Whatever your idea of romance, be it exploring history or exploring each other’s minds over dinner and drinks, Rotterdam has something for you. Here are 5 reasons why Rotterdam is the perfect city for your romantic trip.
Dining & Drinking in Rotterdam
As one of the country’s most eclectic cities, it makes sense that our culinary scene is second to none. You’ll find cuisines and dining types suitable for all ages, tastes and budgets within a stone’s throw of our serviced apartments right beside Central Station. From sushi to pasta, street food to 5-star dining, it’s all here in Rotterdam. While you’re here with your other half, why not try some of the finest Dutch Food in the country together – read our blog for inspiration https://www.premiersuiteseurope.com/en/blog/dutch-food-rotterdam. If you’d prefer to impress your partner with a home-cooked meal, each of our suites has a self-contained and fully equipped kitchen complete with everything you need to cook up a storm.
Enjoy the Street Art in Rotterdam
Have you ever taken a street art tour? As well as telling you the historic and legendary stories of Rotterdam, a street art tour shows you some of the finest artistic talent in the country. A lot of the street art in Rotterdam is along Witte De Withstraat and along the side streets but there is an abundance of hidden pieces if you know where to look. You can enjoy a self-guided street art tour or join a group for a little more context and information about our gorgeous city. Before you start, make sure to pop into of the many hip coffee shops https://www.premiersuiteseurope.com/en/blog/best-coffee-in-rotterdam in the city and pick up a pick-me-up to keep you going until lunchtime.
Shopping in Rotterdam
When we say there is something for everyone in our eclectic city, we’re not joking. From street markets to luxury high-end shopping, the city is a shopper’s paradise. Most of the fashion shops and the grand shopping mall ‘Bijenkorf’ are located around the ‘Lijnbaan’ and ‘Beurstraverse’ areas. Twice a week, half of Rotterdam South go shopping in the market on Afrikaanderplein and you’ll always find something delicious in Rotterdam’s Market Hall, the largest indoor food market in Europe. We also have some of the finest jewellers and diamond retailers in the world – if want to shop for something extra special as Valentine’s surprise.
History of Rotterdam
If your idea of romance is exploring the history and culture of a new place together, Rotterdam is a perfect romantic break for you. Although we’re considered a relatively new city due to the bombings during the second world war, there is still so much about the city’s history to be explored. Visit our famous and very beautiful port https://www.premiersuiteseurope.com/en/blog/port-of-rotterdam, or enjoy the rich cultural scene centred around Museumpark and Witte de Withstraat with plenty of museums like The New Institute, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen and the Kunsthal. Catch a show in Schouwburg De Doelen or game in De Kuip. The possibilities are endless.
A Luxury Overnight Stay in Rotterdam
No romantic weekend break would be complete without a luxury overnight stay in comfortable stylish accommodations. Make yourself at home in PREMIER SUITES PLUS Rotterdam, one of our brand’s newest and most impressive European locations. Our location is perfect for exploring the city in your own time and our suites have all of the facilities of a true home from home. Relax in front of the TV in our stylish living room space, get ready for a great night out in our family sized bathroom and rest after a long day in our comfortable King Coil mattresses complete with fresh white sheets.
When you book directly with us via our friendly team or on our official website, we guarantee you the lowest available rates and will leave you a special welcome gift to say thank you. We look forward to welcoming many couples to Rotterdam this Valentine’s Day and hope you have a wonderful time in our wonderful city.