Explore Antwerp’s highlights in a short period of time. Ride through distinctive districts like the Eilandje, Quartier Latin and Het Zuid. Take a short walk through the historic city centre. Enjoy the sea breeze on the Scheldt River quay and the architectural glory of the Grote Markt.
This formula gives you the opportunity to quickly become acquainted with a selection of major attractions in Antwerp. After a guided tour of the charming neighbourhoods of Antwerp, including ‘Eilandje’, Quartier Latin and Zuid, your city guide will take you on a nice short stroll through the
historic city centre from the Scheldt quays to the beautiful surroundings of Grote Markt.
The tour takes you along: STEEN - PILOTAGE BUILDING - ‘Eiland je’ - NOORDERLEIEN - QUARTIER LATIN - GROENPLAATS - ZUID – SCHELDT QUAYS (to the coach parking at Scheldekaai 19).
The subsequent tour will visit: VRIJDAGMARKT - VLAEYKENSGANG - GROTE MARKT.
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Jump aboard the Antwerp Diamond Bus and see all the best sights and attractions that Antwerp has to offer.
Antwerp has a solid national and international reputation as a creative fashion city. The well-known Fashion Academy and the amazing Fashion Museum as well as the inspiring shopping streets and the various fashionable events organised in the city all contribute to this. The new Antwerp Fashion Weekend event only helps confirm why so many visitors from neighbouring cities and further afield think of Antwerp as the shopping capital of Belgium.
Shorter days and longer nights… Yes, autumn is here. But don’t worry, because in Antwerp we always make sure that every day and every night is simply unforgettable, with fun parties in unexpected places, concerts in palaces and exhibitions and culinary highlights in the city centre. And just when you think you’ve seen it all, we have another surprise up our sleeve for you. Book the Discover Antwerp package, spend the night in Antwerp and make the most of your stay with the Antwerp City Card that is included.
Accompanied by experienced city guides you’ll walk to the unique Market place, surrounded by the mighty Renaissance Town hall and numerous guild halls. You’ll be astonished when seeing the famous Cathedral of Our Lady, coronated with a unique Gothic steeple, the symbol of the City of Antwerp. You’ll then pass through a charming sixteenth century inner yard, the ‘Vlaeykensgang’, and will continue your stroll alongside many sites and places which you have never imagined before.
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Want to know which cruises come to Antwerp in 2015? Check the list of the sea and river cruises here!
Your Rubens walking tour begins in the vicinity of the Scheldt, the river that brought Antwerp wealth and enabled its artists to flourish. Along narrow streets, stonemason’s houses and banker’s residences you walk to the city centre. You’ll pass hip antique and fashion shops and the highpoint will be a visit to the Rubens house.
Hop on the Touristram and spend forty carefree minutes exploring some Antwerp classics. During your tour you will hear a recorded commentary in Dutch, French, German, English and Spanish. Italian, Russian, Japanse and Mandarin texts are also available. Check the sign in Groenplaats for the schedule and some practical information.
Calling at Antwerp by ship is a unique experience. Ocean cruises moor in the city centre. Passengers are greeted by the sight of the Cathedral of Our Lady from the gangway. The cruise terminal is just a five-minute walk from the historic city centre, the main shopping streets and the many pubs and restaurants in the city.
Antwerp is a pocket-sized city. Many of the attractions are within walking or biking distance of each other. Another way of getting around the city is on the trams and buses of De Lijn. Tip: buy your tram or bus ticket in a point of pre-sale (newsagent’s, supermarket, the vending machines at the various stops or in the visitor centres of Visit Antwerp), where tickets are cheaper.