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Historic Antwerp

A city break in Antwerp never disappoints. The city’s historic centre brims with activity, both day and night.   Antverpians, as the people of Antwerp are called, are justifiably proud of their city. Belgium’s second city has beaut...

History Antwerp

Antwerp

At the end of the 10th century, Antwerp became a border county of the Holy Roman Germanic Empire. Its border was formed by the River Scheldt. The county of Flanders was situated directly south of the county of Antwerp. At this time in history, the ci...

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Antwerp Hands

Those that visit Antwerp’s many chocolatiers and patissiers will instantly spot the famous Antwerp Hands: biscuits or chocolates in the shape of a raised hand! Its ingredients are butter, sugar, eggs, flour and a dash of grated almonds. The Antwerp H...

Den Bengel

Sample that typical Latin American atmosphere a bit closer to home. A few words in Spanish might come in handy here if you want to find a dance partner, flirt with someone or just want to order a delicious cocktail. The bar looks different from your...

Cafe d'Anvers

If you think you’re entering a traditional café, then you’ve got another thing coming when you visit Café d’Anvers. This contemporary club is situated in a former church at the very heart of Antwerp’s Schipperskwartier, the city’s red light district....

Café au Lait

Café au lait is not easy to find since it’s somewhat hidden in a little side street behind Grote Markt but it’s certainly worth the trouble! The café is always busy since everyone who’s anyone in Antwerp’s swinging, multicultural club scene can be fo...

Metropolis Cinemas

A night out at the pictures, an ideal evening with friends or with the love of your life. But we’re not talking any old cinema, no, we’re talking Metropolis! 24 screens, 9000 seats and 80 to 90 films a day! Metropolis first opened its doors in 1993 a...

Sips Bar

The owner of Sips Bar traded in his life at sea to start his very own cocktail bar on Antwerp's dry land. Not a bad career move since Sips Bar has become a tremendous success story. The most delicious cocktails and mocktails (alcohol free cocktai...