Antwerp is a magnificent Belgian port city on the Scheldt River, the origins of which dates back to the Middle Ages. This tour gives you an opportunity to visit the most important places in the city, discover their history and admire the beauty.
Firstly, have a look at the Scheldt River from the Zuiderterras, then visit the Steen (The Stone Fortress), where the city began and where you will find unique monuments. The next stop is the heart of the old town – the Grote Markt with typical Antwerp Renaissance buildings, such as The Antwerp City Hall. Here you will be able to gaze in wonder at authentic facades of Antwerp.
Learn about an unusual monument in front of the Antwerp Cathedral – Nella and Patrasche (A Dog of Flanders) – a small statue commemorating the famous novel. Then visit the Cathedral of Our Lady, one of the most iconic buildings of Antwerp, famous for its striking asymmetrical appearance and centuries long construction history.
Along the way, enjoy the mysteriousness of hidden streets in Vlaeykensgang – the secret alleys of two main roadways. Find out about Antwerp ModeMuseum and see the incredible combination of wood and clean lines.
Get to the building of the Plantin-Moretus Museum – one of the best preserved architectural highlights of Antwerp, which dates back to the 16th century.
Finally, get to know the place with an incredible history – from a hospice to a modern gallery that still helps people today.