Today is Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year. But fortunately, Dordrecht has many more colours than the colour blue. Read the best tips to get out of that Blue Monday dip here! And another advantage... luckily this day is already at the beginning of the year, so we have had it and the rest of the year can only get better!
Read here the best tips to get out of that dip in colourful Dordrecht
Getting out into nature is one of the best ways to get out of your slump. Exercise makes you happy and it has been proven that the colour green has a positive effect on your happiness. Get some fresh air and let your thoughts float away during a long walk through the Nieuwe Dordtse Biesbosch. This is the perfect place to enjoy the peace and quiet. Prefer a little more activity? Then walk the hofjesroute and discover more about the city centre and the beautiful 'green' hofjes that can be found there. Enjoying the beautiful city and going home with more knowledge will undoubtedly make you feel good.
The red and white flag of Dordrecht can be found at several places in the city. Today is a good time to make a list of your favourite places on the island. Showing gratitude is one of the easiest ways to become happier. So, write down your favourite places and stop by to browse the shops or pick up something from the restaurants. Just to tell them you are glad they are there. This will create a positive wave through the city, which is so welcome at the moment.
Discover all the colours of Dordrecht during the Street Art Tour. Dordrecht has many colourful works of art, which respond to the historical character of the inner city. The route takes you along 18 artworks, all equally unique and fun to watch. From a contemporary version of a painting to the iconoclasm in a modern jacket to an abstract artwork, everything passes by. It is definitely worthwhile and all the colours will undoubtedly put a smile on your face!
The inner city has several royal places. Starting with the statue of William of Orange with his faithful quadruped in the Hofstraat. In September, Princess Beatrix was in the city 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 a king while visiting your favourite spots in Dordrecht.