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Antwerp Tour From Brussels

Product ID: 14521
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Take a guided tour of Antwerp, home of the 17th-century painter Rubens and a major international diamond center. You’ll visit highlights such as Market Square with its ancient houses and Our Lady's Cathedral, home to 2 of Rubens' masterworks.
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Duration: 5.5 hours
Starting time 1:15 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • View 2 of Rubens’ 17th-century masterpieces at Our Lady’s Cathedral
  • Stroll around Market Square, and see its ancient houses
  • Visit the must-see Antwerp Central railway station
  • Try a local "Bolleke" beer
Full description
Take a day trip from Brussels to Antwerp, the second-largest city in Belgium and home to Europe’s second-largest harbor. On a 5.5-hour excursion you’ll have the opportunity to explore Antwerp’s rich past. This is the city that was home to P. P. Rubens, the world-famous painter of the 17th century.

You’ll be taken to the city center and depart the tour bus to visit Marquet Square, which is lined by ancient houses. This is also the site of Our Lady's Cathedral. The entrance fee for touring the cathedral is included in the price of the tour. Our Lady’s Cathedral houses, among other treasures, 2 of Rubens' masterpieces. You’ll see The Elevation of the Cross and The Descent from the Cross on display here.

You’ll also have a chance to see the oldest part of Antwerp’s harbor, during a drive-through on the tour bus. Choose between a private and a shared option.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Cathedral entrance fee
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Other entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Grasmarkt 82, Rue du Marché aux Herbes, 1000 Brussels.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please be aware that the tour is a walking tour
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility

From US$ 47.65 per person

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Product ID: 14521