Antwerp is one of Europe’s most exciting up and coming cities and the place to be for culture vultures, clubbers, families and even diamond dealers. In addition to the stunning baroque architecture, beautiful Cathedral of Our Lady, Het Steen and Royal Museum of Fine Arts, there’s plenty more for you to see. The sprawling port is the hub of the city, where you can visit the fascinating Museum Aan de Stroom, a new gallery full of contemporary modern art. Head to the Jewish neighbourhoods and you’ll find the world’s largest diamond cutting industry. Tucked away in Antwerp’s old centre are beautiful cobbled streets, scattered with restaurants, antique shops, cafés and bars. Antwerp is a trendy, diverse and cosmopolitan city with plenty for you to explore.
Renting holiday apartments in Antwerp
There’s a selection of holiday accommodation on offer in Antwerp. Holiday rentals give you the chance to experience local life more than when you’re cooped up in a hotel, and HouseTrip has a variety of Antwerp apartments on offer. You’ll really enjoy the homely feel and the use of your lounge space when you stay in apartments in Antwerp. If you want to try a traditional Belgian evening you could even have a go at cooking traditional dishes like Paling in 't groen or a Carbonade flamande in your kitchen.
Where to stay in Antwerp
You’ve got so much choice for your holiday accommodation in Antwerp, from staying in a cosy apartment in the quaint old city centre area to a house with a garden in one of Antwerp’s hidden locations. Gaze out of the window of your holiday apartment in the diamond centre and expect to be dazzled by the sparkles. If you love art you can choose to stay in accommodation near the Museum of Fine Arts, and if you want a nice riverside base you can choose accommodation near the Scheldt. HouseTrip has a wide choice of holiday rentals in Antwerp, so take your time and pick out something in your ideal spot.
Antwerp with the family
Antwerp is full of things for kids to do, making it a great choice for a family holiday. Your children will love seeing the animals at Antwerp Zoo and will be fascinated by the sharks, stingrays and other marine life at Aquatopia. They’ll also be able to burn off some energy at Pirates of the Caribbean, the ideal attraction for kids between the ages of 2-12. There’s a bit of everything, whatever you and your kids like to do, so choosing a holiday rental in Antwerp is a great way of spending fun times with the family.