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What is De Grote Schijn?

Immersive experience
Family-friendly
Outdoor activity 

Immerse yourself in a magical autumn walk!

De Grote Schijn invites you for a breathtaking evening stroll, full of audiovisual wonders. Whispering trees, fascinating light projections, and captivating sounds orchestrate a magical experience in which the forest truly comes to life. 

Embark on a new two-kilometer journey, where nature, music, and technology intertwine to create a world like no other. Prepare to be awestruck by the illuminating wonders of nature and discover the Kralingse Bos in an entirely new light. An unforgettable experience for all ages!

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What our visitors say:

Fantastic light experience. Completely different compared to, say, Glow in Eindhoven, which is in a city. This is in a dark forest, where light and sound interact with the surroundings in an impressive manner. Wonderful to see and experience! The trees, grounds and surroundings have been used to accentuate the play of light in a wonderful way.

Marlous de Haan

Awesome! Really great fun to do. Just walking around and being amazed by nature and the light show. Very nice!

Kyra Kath

Very well done. An amazing experience. The light effects and music create an almost magical atmosphere.

Jan van Vulpen

It was a fantastic experience! We will go back again next year.

Maaike van Santen

It was magical! Nature illuminated so beautifully. It was worth every euro. The children were watching in breathless wonder. Thank you!

Mirjam Kroese

Simply a beautiful forest walk. Gives a whole new dimension to a forest walk.

Talitha Diederen

So beautiful to see how they manage to bring the forest to life through light and sound. They make you realise that nature is a huge living creature that we need to take care of.

Jeanne Mast-Horsten

Amazing experience impossible to explain or show on film or photo. You really have to experience this for yourself.

Lesley Nieuwmeijer

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How to reach De Grote Schijn in Rotterdam?

De Grote Schijn in Rotterdam is located at the south east side of the Kralingse Bos in Rotterdam. The entrance is near the intersection of Prinses Beatrixlaan 7 and Stinsenlaantje.

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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a question about De Grote Schijn? Take a look at the frequently asked questions here!

Lost & found items will be left at the bar. After 29 October, all lost & found objects will be taken to the address below:

Depot Gevonden Voorwerpen 
Koperstraat 23
3067 GL Rotterdam

Before or after the walk, you can visit the catering square for drinks, meals, savoury snacks and sweet treats. Delicious vegan options are available as well. Indulge your inner self with (vegetarian) split pea soup, loaded fries with (vegetarian) stew, a meatball sandwich or churros, among other things. Roasting marshmallows by the fire or reminiscing with a cup of hot chocolate is the perfect end to a magical autumn walk! The catering square can be found next to the entrance and is freely accessible without a ticket.

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