Antwerp is one of the most beautiful and traditional cities in Europe. The old trading city in Belgium has one of the largest harbours in Europe, the finest restaurants, no end of art and cultural treasures and an exciting and flourishing fashion scene with a fashion school, designer labels and shopping streets - a dream location for every fashionista! Entire streets remaining from the baroque and Jugendstil invite you to browse, stroll and marvel. And Antwerp is rich: Nowhere else in the world has such a high turnover of diamonds as Antwerp. Nowhere else has as many jewellery stores and jewellers as here.
Small galleries, picturesque courtyards in the old city, former warehouses in the harbour district Het Eilandje, which the gastronomic and club scenes have discovered and converted into spectacular locations. And what Antwerp is particularly good for: Enjoying a quiet cup of coffee in style on one of numerous squares and small alleyways and strolling through the streets.
Old and new Antwerp, the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal (Cathedral of our Lady) and Boerentoren, (Farmers' Tower), which was built in 1931 and was the highest building in Europe until 1950, illustrate the architectural diversity of the city. Leisure activities such as Antwerp Zoo, the Pirateneiland (Pirate Island) or Diamondland are popular attractions for the entire family. Thanks to numerous boutiques and shops, Antwerp is one of the most fashionable shopping destinations in Europe. And those who have not been to Antwerp know the city as the setting for various thrillers, action movies or romantic films.
Eating at Grandma’s means enjoying the simple pleasures of a nostalgic cuisine. Here you will find the ultimate comfort food and traditional Flemish dishes – just the way you like them. How does it work? Have fun combining your favourite ingredients and creating a meal of your choice.
A hidden gem located in the hearth of Antwerp where a young chef serves a weekly menu based on daily, fresh ingredients which is surprisingly fairly priced. A modern interior and dynamic service added to the very high standards of the dishes is a recipe for succes and wonderful evening out in Antwerp.
Avenue carries carefully selected brands such as Norse Projects, Stussy Deluxe, Wood Wood, Etudes, Nike QS, Adidas Consortium, Vans Vault, NB, Converse 1st String, Patta, Rockwell…or whatever we discover that fits.
Beans & Blends Espressobar is the place to be on 't Zuid to enjoy a wonderful coffee. Even if you don't like coffee you can taste their delicious smoothies! Do you like to take a sandwich, a piece of cake, a muffin,etc. no problem, Beans & Blends Espressobar is there for you!
Paradise of pastries. Most known for the 'Antwerpse Handjes'? These are the most well-known pasties of the Pastrietown
'De Poorter house is a house of the 15th century , which can be visited for just 3 €. In this house you can get an idea of the life of the medieval Antwerp. With the admission ticket, you can enjoy a drink in the local pub ' The Pelgrom .
De Koninck City brewery has been a genuine Antwerp Icon since 1833. The interactive tour takes you through 10 fascinating themed areas. The unique relationship with the city and the story of the 'Bolleke' are explained in an authentic manner. Ideal for individuals and groups.
At ‘Cinema Zuid’ you can always attend a screening in a relaxing setting, quench your thirst for qualitative moving images and watch a few films that we have collectively forgotten. In retrospect, you’ll get a kick out of seeing some of the classics. A feeling of nostalgia will overwhelm you.