Handelsbeurs, Antwerp

Handelsbeurs, Antwerp: Our most recommended tours and activities

Antwerp: Walking Tour with Audioguide App

1. Antwerp: Walking Tour with Audioguide App

Explore Antwerpen on your terms with this self-guided audio tour, accessible on your smartphone! Immerse yourself in the beauty of this historic city at your own pace and in your preferred language. This self-guided audio tour offers you the flexibility to choose your destinations and decide how long you wish to spend at each site. The rich history of Antwerp is not to be missed. The historic center with its centuries-old squares has many impressive buildings, nice neighborhoods, interesting museums and many convivial restaurants and bars. During the audio tour you pass some unique sights such as the gothic Cathedral of Our Lady, the Rubenshuis, the Brabo Fountain and the oldest stock exchange building in the world. As you may know, Antwerp is the largest storage port of cocoa in the world. Did you know that medicines used to be covered in a layer of chocolate? Chocolatier Neuhaus will answer all your chocolate questions and wishes. During this guided tour you will delve deeper into the history of historic Antwerp and discover all the secrets the city carries with it. We have carefully crafted the most beautiful walking route for you and gathered more than 40 captivating and interesting stories. You'll pass by all the well-known landmarks but will also be surprised by new discoveries and hidden gems. Explore Antwerpen's rich history, embrace its vibrant present, and be delighted by its captivating legends and stories. Whether you're embarking on a solo adventure, enjoying a romantic city stroll with your partner or exploring the city with friends or family, our self-guided audio tour caters to all preferences. Plus, you'll receive a nice discount when you do the tour with companions.

Antwerp: Historical Walking Tour in the Old City

2. Antwerp: Historical Walking Tour in the Old City

Embark on a walking tour through the heart of Antwerp. Marvel at iconic sights like the majestic Central Station, the Meir, the awe-inspiring cathedral, the medieval Het Steen, the grand Stadsfeestzaal, and the vibrant Grote Markt. Stroll through Antwerp's cobblestone streets and expansive squares, basking in the glory of historic buildings and the city’s rich medieval legacy. Uncover tales of Roman conquerors, Spanish rulers, and medieval marvels, along with Antwerp's pivotal role in Belgium's vibrant history. Gain insider knowledge from a local guide and get the scoop on authentic Antwerpian experiences, find the finest culinary hotspots, learn local secrets, and navigate the city like a true insider.

Antwerp historical walking tour

3. Antwerp historical walking tour

The historic walk takes 2 hours. Our journey begins at a beautiful square in the city, he Grote Markt (Grand Place). After a brief overview, we leave for the river Scheldt, where it all started. We reach the fortifications of the first town. Follow the city's expansion between the remaining parts of the first city wall. The oldest and largest guild house can be found here. This was the home of the butchers, called the Vleeshuis. We follow the timeline and arrive at the first financial heart of Antwerp. We explore the history and consequences of religious strife in the 16th century, and arrive at a new era with a new style of art. The Baroque in all its glory, and if there is no mass at the Carolus Borromeus Church, we can wander around inside. Let's go to the mother of all stock exchanges and hope the door opens. On our way to our final destination, we will pass the biggest Gothic cathedral in the Low Countries. We end up in the garden of the Plantin&Moretus museum, a 16th-century printing and publishing house, owned by the same family until the late 19th century.

Antwerp : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

4. Antwerp : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

Traverse the city's historic core, delving into Grote Markt's medieval charm with its guild houses, City Hall, and Brabo Fountain, while tales of their significance unfold. Venture to Hendrik Conscience Statue, unveiling architectural gems and the city's intellectual legacy. Marvel at the opulence of Carolus Borromeus Church, steeped in Baroque elegance linked to Rubens. Dive into Antwerp's Golden Age at Handelsbeurs Antwerpen, a historical hub akin to Wall Street. Discover the artistic realm at Rubens House and delve into fashion's heart at MoMu - Fashion Museum Antwerp. Explore the UNESCO-recognized Museum Plantin-Moretus and the medieval allure of Vlaeykensgang.

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Handelsbeurs, Antwerp: Our most recommended tours and activities

Antwerp: Walking Tour with Audioguide App

Antwerp: Walking Tour with Audioguide App

Explore Antwerpen on your terms with this self-guided audio tour, accessible on your smartphone! Immerse yourself in the beauty of this historic city at your own pace and in your preferred language. This self-guided audio tour offers you the flexibility to choose your destinations and decide how long you wish to spend at each site. The rich history of Antwerp is not to be missed. The historic center with its centuries-old squares has many impressive buildings, nice neighborhoods, interesting museums and many convivial restaurants and bars. During the audio tour you pass some unique sights such as the gothic Cathedral of Our Lady, the Rubenshuis, the Brabo Fountain and the oldest stock exchange building in the world. As you may know, Antwerp is the largest storage port of cocoa in the world. Did you know that medicines used to be covered in a layer of chocolate? Chocolatier Neuhaus will answer all your chocolate questions and wishes. During this guided tour you will delve deeper into the history of historic Antwerp and discover all the secrets the city carries with it. We have carefully crafted the most beautiful walking route for you and gathered more than 40 captivating and interesting stories. You'll pass by all the well-known landmarks but will also be surprised by new discoveries and hidden gems. Explore Antwerpen's rich history, embrace its vibrant present, and be delighted by its captivating legends and stories. Whether you're embarking on a solo adventure, enjoying a romantic city stroll with your partner or exploring the city with friends or family, our self-guided audio tour caters to all preferences. Plus, you'll receive a nice discount when you do the tour with companions.

Antwerp: Historical Walking Tour in the Old City

Antwerp: Historical Walking Tour in the Old City

Embark on a walking tour through the heart of Antwerp. Marvel at iconic sights like the majestic Central Station, the Meir, the awe-inspiring cathedral, the medieval Het Steen, the grand Stadsfeestzaal, and the vibrant Grote Markt. Stroll through Antwerp's cobblestone streets and expansive squares, basking in the glory of historic buildings and the city’s rich medieval legacy. Uncover tales of Roman conquerors, Spanish rulers, and medieval marvels, along with Antwerp's pivotal role in Belgium's vibrant history. Gain insider knowledge from a local guide and get the scoop on authentic Antwerpian experiences, find the finest culinary hotspots, learn local secrets, and navigate the city like a true insider.

Antwerp historical walking tour

Antwerp historical walking tour

The historic walk takes 2 hours. Our journey begins at a beautiful square in the city, he Grote Markt (Grand Place). After a brief overview, we leave for the river Scheldt, where it all started. We reach the fortifications of the first town. Follow the city's expansion between the remaining parts of the first city wall. The oldest and largest guild house can be found here. This was the home of the butchers, called the Vleeshuis. We follow the timeline and arrive at the first financial heart of Antwerp. We explore the history and consequences of religious strife in the 16th century, and arrive at a new era with a new style of art. The Baroque in all its glory, and if there is no mass at the Carolus Borromeus Church, we can wander around inside. Let's go to the mother of all stock exchanges and hope the door opens. On our way to our final destination, we will pass the biggest Gothic cathedral in the Low Countries. We end up in the garden of the Plantin&Moretus museum, a 16th-century printing and publishing house, owned by the same family until the late 19th century.

Antwerp : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

Antwerp : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

Traverse the city's historic core, delving into Grote Markt's medieval charm with its guild houses, City Hall, and Brabo Fountain, while tales of their significance unfold. Venture to Hendrik Conscience Statue, unveiling architectural gems and the city's intellectual legacy. Marvel at the opulence of Carolus Borromeus Church, steeped in Baroque elegance linked to Rubens. Dive into Antwerp's Golden Age at Handelsbeurs Antwerpen, a historical hub akin to Wall Street. Discover the artistic realm at Rubens House and delve into fashion's heart at MoMu - Fashion Museum Antwerp. Explore the UNESCO-recognized Museum Plantin-Moretus and the medieval allure of Vlaeykensgang.

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