Highlights

  • See paintings by Rubens

  • The architecture of the buildings on the Great Square

  • The beauty of the city

Essential info*

Duration 5hrs30 mins

Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Starting time 1:15 PM

Departure point/location

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* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

After a short journey of 1 hour, you will arrive in Antwerp and begin your tour with the Old Fortress and the Great Square.

Here you will have the opportunity to admire the traditional architecture of the manors lining the square, as well as the town hall and the Cathedral of Notre Dame, whose Belfry is classed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (admission included in the tour). The Cathedral is home to four 17th-century paintings by Rubens, including the Assumption of the Virgin and the Resurrection of Christ.

Your walking tour will then lead you to the Saint Charles Borromeo Church, the interior of which was designed by Rubens himself.

After your visit to the church, you'll have some free time to explore the city center and have lunch.

In the afternoon, you will return to the coach and make your way towards the port and the new MAS Museum, which focuses on the history of the city. Ascend to the 9th floor of the building for an exceptional panoramic view over the port of Antwerp, the second biggest port in Europe.

As Antwerp is also the center of the world's diamond industry, no trip would be complete without seeing the Diamond Pavilion, which you will pass by before returning to Brussels.

Good to know

  • Availability:
    • from April to June and from October to November: Tuesday and Saturday
    • From July to September: Tueday, Thursday and Saturday
    • From December to March: on Saturday only
       
  • Departure point: Centre of Brussels
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Entry to the Cathedral of Notre Dame
  • Return transport to/from Brussels

Not included

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Customer reviews

8 reviews
  • Guide belge très sympa belles découvertes de la ville
    PATRICIA R.
    Sep 16, 2019
  • Françoise D.
    Apr 27, 2019
  • Excursion intéressante et très complète, belle découverte.
    MARTINE R.
    Nov 6, 2018

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