If you’re looking for a relaxing city break with a good mix of history, culture, shopping and dining, you can do no better than to travel to Antwerp. This historic city in the region of Flanders in Belgium is known for its laid-back lifestyle and trendy modern arts scene.
Long an important financial centre, Antwerp is nowadays the diamond capital of the world, processing around 70 per cent of the world’s diamonds. By saving money on your Antwerp travel with megabus.com, you may even have enough left over to shop for a sparkler of your own.
Things to do in Antwerp
Antwerp offers a great variety of attractions for all ages and interests. Start with a stroll through Antwerp’s picturesque squares and alleyways for an overview of its historic architecture, then visit Steen Castle, the oldest building in the city.
Other must-sees include the home of Pieter Paul Rubens, one of the most famous artists of the Baroque era, where you can now view an impressive collection of his work. History buffs will want to check out the exquisite Palace on the Meir (once a royal household) and the medieval Cathedral of Our Lady, complete with a 123m spire that towers over the countryside.
There are plenty of things to do in Antwerp for families too. Children of all ages will enjoy the zoo and aquarium, while older children will be fascinated by a tours of Antwerp’s Ruien, or underground waterways.
Nowadays Antwerp attracts scores of artists and intellectuals, so there are plenty of stylish bars, restaurants and galleries to enjoy. Be sure to try the famous Belgian frites (fries) and local beer.
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