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The Rolling Stones European Tour 2003

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These pages will supply information about the cities the Stones will be visiting this summer. To read about each individual city please select the actual city link in the IORR travel guide pages. If you have information for these pages please send e-mail to [email protected].

Nearest big city


How to get to the city

From Amsterdam Airport (Schiphol) take a train to Rotterdam which goes about every 10 to 15 mins. One way ticket costs E9,- . The train will take about 45 mins. One can take a cab, but this will cost E100 or more.

How to get to the venue

AHOY: This hall is very close to the Zuidplein metro station. From within the city this is a short trip with the subway. From station Zuidplein take Bus 75 or 157. By car follow Zuidplein on the highway A15 on the southside from Rotterdam for Ahoy.

Kuip: The Stadion can be reached from the Central Station direct by bus number 49 or tram 2 23. By car follow the signs on the highway for the Kuip.

Travel information

Venue maps

De Kuip (see link "Stadion Feijenoord" - "Bereikbaarheid")

Ahoy venue map - also see the official Ahoy web site

Recommended hotels

There are many hotels. Go the the Stadhuisplein to the VVV office. This is for tourist information. If you really look for a hotel with style try Hotel New York it's about 20 min walk from de Kuip. It's between the South and North of the river the Maas. Another nice hotel is the Bazaar in the Witte de Withstreet.

Recommended bars/restaurants

In the centre area you got the Stadhuisplein it has a lot of bars The old harbor got bars and restaurants. The Witte de Withstreet got a lot of bars it's the cultural street from Rotterdam. From the centre to the de Kuip it take 15 min with the towntrain de Kuip is the end station. To the Ahoy it will take 15min with the subway go out on the station called Zuidplein

Meeting place for fans

Stadhuisplein, the old harbor Witte de Withstreet. Nearby de Kuip there are a lot of bars.

City map

Tourist links

Try the VVV Rotterdam got more for a tourist then only the shopping centres and the harbor. Tourist Information Bureau

Other local events

August 9 you have the dance parade it's really worth to see and hear this even if you like music like the Stones. If you got the time go on to see this. There is an afterparty on the southside.
Industrial Tourism Rotterdam



Thanks to Peter den Hartog and Jerrie Klaris for information!

For more Stones news see IORR 47 of May 2003!

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