Antwerp: 2-Hour Dark Side of Antwerp Private Evening Tour
- Duration: 2 hours
Start your full-day tour with a drive from Brussels to Antwerp. Along the way, your guide will tell you about the landmarks you pass on the way out of Brussels. In Antwerp, see Steen Castle, Town Hall Square, the Church of Our Lady, the Rubens House, the diamond quarter, and more. After the tour you’ll have four hours of free time for lunch, a chance to do some shopping, or to admire frescoes by Rubens in the cathedral. Enjoy an optional visit to an artisanal diamond workshop. Anyone interested in the diamond world can enjoy a 45-minute explanation and see unique pieces of jewelry. It is the only place in Antwerp where craftsmen can be seen carving diamonds.
This private walking tour is a great way to skip the “touristy trail” and get to know the real Antwerp. Join an evening walking tour adventure and take in some breathtaking panoramic views on the way. Hear medieval legends and spicy stories from the Red Light District you uncover the darker side of Antwerp. During the 2h tour, explore the city's hidden gems and unique sights. Your experienced guides are eager to share with you their knowledge and passion for our city to make your time in Antwerp truly unforgettable. Stops include: + the Market Square, + the Stone Castel, + the Red Light District, + rooftop of MAS Museum, + the Old Port, + St. Paul’s Church, + the trendy modern area “The Island”
Start with pickup from your hotel in Amsterdam and meet your professional guide. First, drive to Antwerp and visit the second largest harbor in Europe and the hometown of the Flemish baroque painter, Peter Paul Rubens. Explore the historical city center of Antwerp and see the Town Hall, Saint-Paul's Church, and the beautiful Golden Age Guild Houses. Also notable for its striking modern architecture, see the new Palace of Justice, the Museum aan de Stroom, and the new Port House. You may also request free time to take a break for some lunch or to go shopping. Afterward, head to Brussels where you will discover the historic city center and many landmarks such as the Grand Palace, Manneken Pis, and Place de la Bourse Square. Discover the impressive historical architecture that Brussels is known for and learn about the history of the capital city of Belgium. From the city center, drive to...
Explore the city and see the many sights of Brussels. See the Atomium, the gothic cathedral, the 19th century Palace of Justice with its panoramic view over the entire city, the Jubilee Park with king Leopold II's museum island, and Universal Exhibition Halls. Explore the city freely at lunch and get restaurant recommendations such as "haute cuisine", or for simple but delicious mussels with fries. Taste delicious chocolates have a Gueuze beer at à la Mort Subite and a waffle at Cirio. Walk through the city in the afternoon. Visit the market over the Halles Saint-Géry, or the most beautiful market square of Europe, the "Grand Place". After the tour, head back to the Antwerp Cruise Terminal, or to a location of your choice in, or around Antwerp.
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A very interesting visit, the guide Jesus made it great despite the fact that we were more than 50 people, but with the radio he solved the tour well. Although if possible the group should have been divided between two guides.
Marta our great guide, the city and the excursion we loved, it hurts that all Antwerp is under construction, organization by impeccable good morning tours.