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Antwerp Tour From Brussels

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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 Marquet Square with its ancient houses and Our Lady's Cathedral, home to 2 of Rubens' masterworks.
About this activity
Duration 5.5 hours
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Spanish, English, French
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Experience

Highlights
  • View 2 of Rubens’ 17th-century masterpieces at Our Lady’s Cathedral
  • Stroll around Marquet Square, and see its ancient houses
  • Visit a diamond workshop
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.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Other entrance fees

When you get there

Meeting point

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

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Know before you go
• Please be aware that the tour is a walking tour