|Local draught beer||$4.61|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$10.85|
|Cinema, international release, 1 seat||$11.53|
Indisputably the oldest city in Netherlands, Dordrecht is situated in the province of South Holland and possesses an incredibly rich historical and cultural heritage. With a host of attractions, the city has proved to be an important destination for tourists especially due to its convenient location and easy availability of cheap flights to Dordrecht via Rotterdam.
Dordrecht has numerous buildings and places that are truly exceptional and unique. Noah’s Ark, a wooden ship replicates with great success the Biblical story in its belly and also offers a fantastic view of the city and its surrounds from the top deck. The Villa Augustus, previously the site of the city’s waterworks has now been converted to a lush ornamental garden and park that is a good place to relax, enjoy a bite and even shop at. Energiehuis, a defunct power station, too has been transformed into a hub of theater and culture and is a great draw with its superb examples of industrial architecture.
Those in search of natural beauty will find the Biesbosch National Park’s ancient trees, parks, gardens and water bodies extremely enjoyable. The Elzen Forest affords ample opportunity for outdoor recreation with its facilities for swimming and walking. The neighbouring Nieuwe Dordtse Biesbosch is a lovely nature reserve that will be appreciated by nature-lovers. There are a number of parks in the city that tourists will enjoy visiting; the Wantij park with its ponds, pastures, playing grounds and footpaths is especially enticing. Adventurous tourists will enjoy walking on the banks of the river Nieuwe Merwede between Zuidhaven and Oosthaven.
If you have booked cheap flights to Dordrecht via Rotterdam, do not forget to treat your taste buds with Oude Simon' gin, eau-de-vie made from pears and a unique cinnamon and almond liqueur. The beer produced at the famous De Sleutel brewery too is simply delicious. Get your fill of flavor some Dordrecht chocolates and pastries at the many cafés that abound; you can enjoy some of the best treats at Christa's Cookies. There is much to choose from as far as hotels in Dordrecht is concerned; luxurious hotels to economical as well as comfortable B&B accommodations are available with ease.