Dordt in Steam: Spectacular steam event in Dordrecht.
About 90 km from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, near Rotterdam youwillfind the town of Dordrecht. An old port with a beautiful ancientcentre. Everytwoyears the cityorganizes a very impressive international event ‘Dordt in Stoom’. ‘Dordt in Stoom’, or in English ‘Dordt in Steam’ is the largest steam power event in Europe.
Enjoysteam engines, steamrollersandsteampoweredships on anexciting event in the port of Dordrecht. In the region the city of Dordrecht is nicknamed ‘Dordt’, soDordt in Stoom means Dordrecht in Steam.
Dordt in Steam will open with an impressive naval parade on the river.In the picturesque harbour area dozens of steam-powered ships, machines and vehicles will be on view.Organisersexpect about250.000 visitors on this3-day event. Admissionto ‘Dordt in Steam’ is free. Day-tickets willbesoldfor round trips on historic transport.
There are plenty of eating and drinking places.Try the typical Dutch poffertjes! (Watch the video with the recipe on this website). The small pancakes served with butter and powdered sugar. Sidewalk cafes and live music will provide a sparkling atmosphere. Make sure you’re there on this exciting event!