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Worldwar 2 running tour Rotterdam

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 1 hour 15 minutes
Language: English, Spanish, German, Dutch
Availability: Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Explore Rotterdam while exercising

Learn about the black page in the city´s history

Listen to historical facts from your running tour guide

What to expect

The 'brandgrens' (fire- line) marks the part of Rotterdam that was completely destroyed during the bombing on 14 May 1940. It was a black page in the city’s history.

After the Second World War, Rotterdam was in ruins. An ambitious reconstruction project immediately swung into action. Rotterdam had no choice but to reinvent itself. Did it succeed? Some feel that the vibrant 1930’s city centre is lost forever. Others claim Rotterdam has rediscovered its heart.
Run through the old and new parts of the city, bringing old stories back to life in the city of today.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit

What’s included

7-kilometer run

Running tour guide

Free souvenir

One bottle of water


Marathon statue, Willemsplein 77, Rotterdam

Meeting point:

Starting point for the tours is the Marathon statue at Willemsplein.


Rotterdam Sight running Tours

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • The route is approximately 7km and suitable for all
  • A free souvenir and a bottle of water are included in the price
  • Please wear running shoes and sports clothes
  • It is recommended to bring a camera or phone to take pictures along the way.