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Walk the route


From the Afrikaanderwijk, across the Nieuwe Maas to the Binnenrotte in the center. That is in short the Royal route on King's Day on April 27. Walking and crossing over the water with water taxis, the Royal Family gets to see Rotterdam in all its versatility: different cultures, art, architecture, history and future.

Imagine yourself King & Queen and walk the King's Day route in Rotterdam. The route draws a line through the city that offers a complete picture within one kilometer and with a crossing over the water: you see and experience cultures, art, architecture, innovation, food, history and the future. Download the route here, including surprising facts and trivia for the road, so you've really been there! Did you know that parts of the route have already received royal visitors? Book the Water Taxi from Maashaven jetty to Leuvehaven-Centrum jetty well in advance (, or walk via the Erasmus Bridge.

Are you with a group or class and do you want to go out with a real Rotterdam guide?

Warm up with your family, colleagues or students in March and April or enter the royal route just after King's Day. A real Rotterdam guide will take you along and make it an unforgettable tour. If you would like more information about what is included, options and (educational) rates, please send an email to with the subject: Route Koningsdag 010.

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