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Christmas vacations in Dordrecht!

It's Christmas vacation time! The perfect time to be together with the family. Also this Christmas vacation, there are plenty of things to do in Dordrecht to enjoy with the family. Read on for tips and inspiration!

This Christmas vacation is all about socializing in Dordrecht, get out in nature, hike the most beautiful routes and bring Dordrecht into your home by ordering from your favorite restaurants and stores.


Did you know that when you walk you see much more than when you bike or drive? Go on a voyage of discovery through the city center of Dordrecht and discover beautiful facades, special paving stones and the most beautiful shop windows. Don't forget to pick up some tasty treats at the Dordrecht restaurants and cafes. Tip for kids: do the treasure hunt Kraek den Code, click here to view and print the treasure hunt.



Kraek den Code children's walk in the centre of Dordrecht

Dordrecht in the dark

Walk past beautifully lit buildings at night to learn more about the Dordrecht Water Stories of the Dordrecht December Days. At twelve downtown bridges, the stories are told through light art. A Dwaalkaart has been designed with a route and fun puzzle to solve. The Wandering Map can be called and collected at the VVV VVV on the Spuiboulevard by calling 078-7513000 and arranging a time to pick up the map. The card is also available at various locations in the Dwaalspoor area that are open for pickup or download here.


Damiate bridge bridge keeper house Dordtse December Dagen 2021 (1)

On an adventure in nature

Get out and about this Christmas vacation and discover the beauty of the Biesbosch in winter. Take a walk along the deck paths in the New Dordtse Biesbosch and look for the animals in the Biesbosch. A walk in the park or discovering a new playground is also possible, of course.

Klimbos Biesbosch Dordrecht

Online tour of Dordrecht Museum

On Sunday, January 2, there will be an online tour of the Dordrecht Museum. The tour is called Kunst op Afstand, lasts 45 minutes and takes you along the most beautiful works of art from the exhibition "in the light of Cuyp". The online tour starts at 14:00 and costs €10.00. Tickets can be ordered here.

Cuyp Dordrecht Museum

Online enjoyment of Dordrecht

Shopping at the nicest Dordrecht entrepreneurs can still be done online from the comfort of your living room. Through this page you have an overview of all click & collect and other actions and many more tips to keep enjoying Dordrecht.

Grote Kerk Dordrecht at night

Enchanting video art Kunstmin

Watch enchanting video art with music on the Kunstmin tower from 27 December to 13 January (except 31 December and 1 January) between 17:30 and 20:00. The artwork Staging Silence (3) by Hans Op de Beek lasts 45 minutes and plays continuously, so you can come and go as you please. You can get your cake and eat it too during the performance from the open doors of the theatre café.


Schouwburg Kunstmin theatre culture going out Dordrecht

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