The 82 best places to visit during a city trip in Dordrecht
In Dordrecht you will not find canals but ports. Central to this city is a beautiful harbour area, full of warehouses and merchant houses, where traces of a powerful past can still be discovered. You can also shop in the ancient Dorddt streets to your heart's content. Behind ancient facades you will find fashionable specialty shops and craft shops. Discover several museums and plenty of flavours in atmospheric restaurants.
Are you planning a weekend getaway or do you want to be on a city trip to Dordrecht?
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At this unique hotel with garden and orchard set in a former water tower you will stay in rooms with breathtaking views of the surroundings.
Where can you find a real poffertjessalon? Besides enjoying the artisan poffertjes according to secret recipe you can also have lunch and drinks here.
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Discover the beautiful Dordrecht from a classic wooden boat of Imbarcazione Barone. For boat trips, water taxi and packages.
Nice B&Bs in the city centre of Dordrecht
This coffee café is the second living room for real coffee lovers in Dordrecht. Experience the delicious coffee, cakes and other delicacies for yourself.
Privacy and tranquillity prevail at ZEN b&b, the rooms are modern, fully equipped and exude a homely atmosphere.
The unique earthenware and porcelain jewellery comes from mother and daughter's own workshop. Nice as a gift or just for yourself. Also workshops.
The only preserved mill in the city, built in 1612, take a guided tour and learn about its history, and take a look at the mill shop.
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Experience the cozy living atmosphere and of course the delicious cakes at this trendy lunchroom with terrace in the historic centre of Dordrecht.
Here you are good for English and American patisserie. Delights like cakes, bars and brownies. Handmade with pure ingredients.
Originally Gothic, this city gate is located at the point where the three rivers, the Oude Maas, the Merwede and the North meet.
Snooping around here is a true experience. Pandorus has three floors full of not ordinary treasures. From unique items to designer furniture.
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Choose a unique overnight stay. The Erasmus is located in a special place, offers tours through the Biesbosch and has its own bakery.
In this cozy shop they sell artisanal sourdough bread, delicious smoothies, real Dorddish coffee and many more delicacies.
The address for various authentic Turkish, Surinamese and Dutch breads. To take away or to taste during breakfast or lunch.
Perfume boutique with carefully selected perfumes from Italy for an exclusive, elegant, sensual and timeless fragrance experience.
Recommended for an atmospheric dinner in Dordrecht
Here the fresh coffee beans are roasted and the tea is packed. Buy the artisanal products in the store or taste a nice cup of coffee or tea.
Every year about 90 concerts take place here. In various genres such as Jazz, Blues and World Music. Enjoy quality music in the intimate room.
This museum depicts Dordrecht in World War II. The mobilization, the raid, the daily life, the occupation, the resistance, all kinds of things are discussed.
This museum has the largest collection in the world in the field of education, more than 390,000 objects. Take a look at the versatile exhibition.
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Go back in time in this historic port area of Dordrecht. Admire the monumental merchant houses and ancient ships docked here.
Despite the limited space, Stripwinkel Sjors has a large assortment of comics, screen prints, curiosities and posters.
A cast iron city bridge that was laid in 1856 on the site where the Lange Houten bridge was once found. A place with nice views over the harbour.
Clothing store in the Vriesestraat with luxury fashion brands where men with personal and sincere advice are helped to create a perfect outfit.
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This B&B with attractive rooms and a shared 17th century kitchen in the Secret Annex is ideally located in the historic centre of the city.
Paintings, Dutch glass, utensils such as marine compasses, home accessories and much more. Here they have a passion for antiques.
At this bistro in the old historic center, the French feel comes to mind as you enjoy a tasty dinner or cozy high wine.
This medieval church can be visited on Saturdays. The history of the building dates back to 1293 when it belonged to the Augustinian monastery.
Dordrecht's oldest city park originated from an old estate. Nice to take a round walk and take a look at the deer camp.
In this beautiful house time has stood still for more than a century. Take a look at the life of a family on stand around 1900 and be amazed.
The best coffee and tea are waiting for you at this breakfast and lunch room. Combine it with a point of homemade cake or a fresh bun.
With an extensive lunch menu, delicious homemade cakes and a wide range of beers and wines you can relax here during a day in town.
So many people, so many beers. Discover your taste and enjoy. With 14 beers on tap and about 150 in the bottle, it is clear, here it is all about beer.
Traditional craftsmanship and modern design come together in this potter's workshop. With luck, you will see the process in action.
In this almost 500m2 vintage shop with bohemian coffee café you can wander around looking for nice items for your home or wardrobe.
For fresh vegetarian dishes, a delicious lunch or just a nice coffee with cake you have to visit this delicatessen and lunchroom.
This beautiful town hall of Dordrecht built in Renaissance style and located on the town hall square is nowadays used for events.
At this fashion store the most beautiful items are waiting for you so you can combine them into an outfit that fits perfectly with your personal style.
This family business has been specialized in seeds since 1926. What are you going to grow? Beautiful color combinations or edible plants?
Taste authentic roasted and distilled junivers, brandies, liqueurs and absinthe at this small artisanal distillery.
A beautiful combination of a 17th century building and delicious chocolate. For handmade chocolates, truffles, chocolate facades, workshops and more.
Unique electronics store with an unprecedented range of iron cord in all possible colors, as well as lamps, fittings and other accessories.
Cultural hotspot in an old power station where it is buzzing with energy with music, theatre, dance, art, food & drink and festivals.
The first and only 100% vegetable or vegan restaurant in Dordrecht and they are proud of that. Taste original, organic delicacies.
Let yourself be taken into the 18th century in the beautifully decorated style rooms of this monumental building with original Louis XVI furniture.
Start your musical journey at this candy store for music lovers in one of the cinemas chairs and let your listening memories come back.
Around this central square there are many restaurants and cafés. Especially in the summer months a popular place to grab a terrace.
In the Statenzaal of this museum, the foundation of the Republic of the United Netherlands was laid, the forerunner of our modern Netherlands.
In this cozy children's department store they have a soft spot for sustainable beautiful toys, children's books, fine hobby materials and cheerful happymakers.
Eagle Maartenszoon, who was known as a money-wolf, had this court built in 1625 to improve his reputation. Discover the Regent Room and the tranquility.
This court actually consists of 4 courtyards, connected by gates. The homes were initially intended for destitute families and women.
A medieval building from the 11th century with a lot of history. Thanks to its imposing appearance and rich interior, the most important monument of the city.
The Luthiers is the name for a house of craft, music and hospitality. In 1600 they called it an inn, today a B&B.
Step into this monumental building and smell the scent of the versatile assortment. Just like many Dorddish teas, get a bag of delicious tea.
It started in 1842 with one painting. Since then, the collection has grown considerably. Discover six centuries of Dutch painting.
This shop, created from a hobby that got out of hand, specializes in mosaic. Both for materials as well as fun workshops and commissioned work.
At this store you will be completely cheerful with all the colorful gadgets. You will certainly succeed for a unique gift or something nice for your interior.
At the Wereldwinkel you will find original gifts and fair food from other cultures. Made with respect for people and the environment.
Go in this cute old property and look for nice home accessories and trendy lifestyle items such as bags, luxury jewelry, shawls and clothing.
This B&B is slightly different than usual. It stands here for Bed & Drink. The mansion combines tranquillity and delicacies.
The striking ship lift in the Wolwevershaven is used in the repair of ship rudder and screws.
A combination of a wine shop with a large assortment and an atmospheric wine bar on the old Wijhaven where you can choose from about 150 wines.
The oldest still existing drawing society in the Netherlands, founded in 1774. Pictura organizes 8 contemporary art exhibitions annually.
Nice vintage shop full of stylish and retro women's fashion with a nod to the 50s, 60s and 70s.
With its location in the historic Museum Quarter, this modern B&B with spacious bathroom and terrace is an ideal place for your city visit to Dordrecht.
The children's bookshop of Dordrecht and surroundings. Here you will definitely succeed for a classic or another fun children's book from the large assortment.
Fully furnished apartments in a historic waterfront building. The Loft apartment features a Jacuzzi and a sunny roof terrace.
Stay in a beautifully restored 17th century national monument. The rooms are fully equipped and offer views of the water.
This train station is located south of the city centre. Walk to the city centre in about 10 minutes via the Stationsweg and the Johan de Wittstraat.
Step over the threshold and be welcomed by rows of teddy bears. Choose your favorite or create your own bear with materials you like.
About 55 different distillates are produced at the Vriesestraat. Discover your favorite in the shop of the centuries-old distillery.
This B&B is located in a former doctor's house on the edge of the center. The location offers attractive rooms and a cosy general space.
A cozy meeting place where you sleep well. Unique options include the floating hotel room and the Wraphouses in the middle of nature.
A quick espresso at the bar, a lunch of homemade bread or hours of cozy dining. Italian, but slightly different from all that traditional.
A hotel set in a restored historic mansion. Discover an intimate terrace, rooms with a balcony and a cosy bar.
Stay in the atmosphere of the past with the comfort of today in this Bed & Breakfast at the Grote Kerk with attractive apartments for 2 to 4 people.
The Watertoren is located in a unique location on the edge of the city overlooking the polders. The hotel offers 5 attractive rooms.
Location, location, location. In the middle of the old town you will find two fully equipped apartments. Dream away with boats sailing away.
Ideal location on the south side of the city centre if you want to get into the city quickly. In addition, this garage has a relatively advantageous rate.
On the south side parking garage with convenient rates close to the Grote Kerk and the ports. You walk right into town from here.
Large parking lot where you can park cheap on the south-west side of the city center, near the Oude Maas. The city centre is a 10-minute walk away.
They will be happy to help you on your way to Dordrecht and know all about fun excursions, events and city walks through the city centre.
This parking garage is located on the north-east side of the city center. The city centre is not far away and they have a convenient parking rate here.
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