Dordt in Steam


Dordt in Steam: Spectacular steam event in Dordrecht.

About 90 km from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, near Rotterdam you will find the town of Dordrecht. An old port with a beautiful ancient centreEvery two years the city organizes 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.

Enjoy steam engines, steamrollers and steam powered ships on an exciting event in the port of DordrechtIn the region the city of Dordrecht is nicknamedDordt’, so Dordt 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. Organisers expect about 250.000 visitors on this 3-day event.  Admission toDordt in Steam’ is free. Day-tickets will be sold for 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!

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