On the north bank of the river Nieuwe Maas lies the city of Vlaardingen famous for its old harbour which runs through the centre of the city. The city is a perfect spot to get away for the weekend. Car hire in Vlaardingen is readily available, and by hiring a car in Vlaardingen you'’ll be able to see not only everything the city has to offer, but more of the surrounding provinces in South Holland. The harbour itself is a major attraction for tourists, and is home to the Visserij en Vlaardings Museum, which contains a collection of old ships as well as housing a museum of sea lore.