Antwerp Private Walking Tour
Accompanied by a private guide, you will set on a walking tour around Antwerp, the second biggest city in Belgium that features the fusion of architectural styles and has incomparable charm and truly unique atmosphere. You will visit incredible historical and legendary sites and monuments, as well as a diamond cutting workshop in the famous Jewish district. The city is well-known around the world for its diamond industry and trade, and at the diamond district you will find out about the history and cutting process of diamonds and admire unique jewelry pieces. As you will set foot on the Meir, Antwerp’s main shopping street, you will find numerous fashion boutiques in the beautiful architectural setting. At the Meir Palace, a Rococo mansion that used to be Napoleon’s palace, you will try artisanal coffee and handmade chocolate at one of the most famous chocolate shops in Belgium. After you will have a unique encounter with Peter Paul Rubens, visiting his house and learning about the history of his work and contribution to Flemish art, you will visit another historical treasure, the Cathedral. The Cathedral of Our Lady is the largest Gothic church in the Low Countries, and you will get the chance to admire its north tower and contemplate an art collection that includes four masterpieces of Rubens. Also, you will see the Baroque pulpit with a wooden sculpture of Pocahontas and impressive stained glasses. The guide will take you to Het Steen, a medieval castle located in the city’s ancient port, and from there you will admire the Scheldt River, taking in the marvelous view. Your guide will take you to the marketplace, the guildhalls, the City Hall and the Central Train Station, also known as the iron cathedral, which is considered as one of the most beautiful railway stations in the world.
Highlights: a diamond cutting workshop, the Jewish district, diamond shops, the Meir, the Meir Palace, handmade chocolate, the house of Peter Paul Rubens, the Cathedral of Our Lady, Het Steen, the Scheldt River, the marketplace, the guildhalls, the City Hall, the Central Train Station.
Departure: daily. Includes: a private, certified and experienced guide. 1-10 people.
Cancellation policy: 100% cancellation fee will be charged if booking is cancelled 2 days or less prior to the event.