Antwerp has something for everyone–a rich artistic heritage, cutting-edge fashion designers, world-class restaurants, stunning architecture and a proud history as a vibrant international port.
Antwerp’s star attraction is the Rubens House, a faithful restoration of the great artist’s house. The historic city center also includes a magnificent cathedral, a river-front castle and beautiful café-lined squares.
The Historic Center: Discover the historic heart of Antwerp, including the stately Markt with its 16th-century City Hall, the beautiful Cathedral of Our Lady, Het Steen castle, the riverfront, and more. Your best introduction to the city and its history.
Rubens and Van Dyck: Start with a private tour of the Rubens House Museum, and then embark on an exploration of 17th-century Antwerp. See the homes of Rubens’ friends, view the master’s works in the cathedral, and learn about his most famous student.
The Red Star Line: The new Red Star Line Museum tells the story of millions of immigrants who emigrated from the port of Antwerp to America around the turn of the 19th century. A guided tour of the museum is combined with a walking tour of the old dockyards.