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Come out of that blue Monday dip in Dordrecht

Today is Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year. But fortunately, Dordrecht has many more colors than the color blue. Read the best tips to get out of that Blue Monday dip here! And another side benefit ... luckily this day is already at the beginning of the year, then we've had it and the rest of the year can only get better!

Read here the best tips to get out of that slump in colorful Dordrecht

Green in Dordrecht

Getting out into nature is one of the best ways to get out of your slump. Exercise makes you happy and it has also been proven that the color green has a positive effect on your feeling of happiness. Get some fresh air and let your thoughts drift away during a long walk through the Nieuwe Dordtse Biesbosch. This is the perfect place to enjoy the silence and tranquility. Prefer a little more commotion? Then walk the courtyard route and discover more about the inner city of Dordrecht and the beautiful 'green' courtyards that can be found there. Enjoying the beautiful city and going home with more knowledge will undoubtedly make you feel good.

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The red and white flag

The red and white flag of Dordrecht can be found in several places in the city. Today is a good time to make a list of your favorite places on the island. Showing gratitude is one of the easiest ways to become happier. So, write down your favorite spots and stop by them to browse in the store or pick something up at the restaurant. Just to tell them you are glad they are there. This creates a positive wave through the city, which is so welcome at this time.

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A complete color palette

Discover all the colors of Dordrecht on the Street Art Tour. Dordrecht has many colorful works of art that respond to the historic character of the city center. The route passes 18 works of art, all equally unique and fun to look at. From a contemporary version of a painting to the iconoclasm in a modern jacket to an abstract work of art, everything passes by. Definitely worth a visit and all the colors will undoubtedly put a smile on your face!

Street art - Mural - Dordrecht

Royal orange

Downtown has several royal spots. Starting with the statue of William of Orange with his faithful quadruped in Hofstraat. In September, Princess Beatrix was still in town to open the Prince Claus Bridge. But you can also enjoy royalty yourself in Dordrecht. This week, grab a generous sandwich for lunch or feel like royalty while visiting your favorite spots in Dordrecht.

Statue of William van Oranje Hofstraat Nieuwstraat Dordrecht

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