Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp is a city and municipality in Belgium and the capital of the Antwerp province in Flanders, one of Belgium's three regions. It is the second largest city in Belgium, after Brussels, and it has a major European port. It is renowned for being the "world's leading diamond city", more than 70% of all diamonds are traded in Antwerp.

A must-see attraction in the Port of Antwerp is the Diamond District where the streets are lined with jewelry shops and the Antwerp Diamond Exchange makes its home. The district is home to 1500 diamond companies. Visitors to the Port of Antwerp will also want to see the Plantin Moretus Museum, the home of Christoffel Plantin, a 16th Century printer and bookbinder. On the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Museum contains one of the best collections in the world of items related to printing.

Things to See & Do

* Diamond district
* Plantin Moretus Museum
* Ruben’s House
* City Hall/Old Market Square
* South of Antwerp

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German, Dutch, French
Land Area – 204.51 km²
Population – 500,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 32

Port Location – The port at Antwerp lies on the banks of the River Schelde, about 88 kms from the North Sea in Belgium. The cruise terminal is located approximately 1.5km from the city centre of Antwerp.

Travel Links – Flights are available to and from Antwerp airport, however few airlines serve here. Most flights are with CityJet, catering to business travelers. Flights go to London (LCY) and Manchester (MAN) in the United Kingdom with convenient connections to Dublin, Dundee, Edinburgh and Jersey. Transfers are available to Antwerp from Brussels and Schiphol airports.

Belgium has an extensive rail network, and for intercity travel within Belgium, trains are always the best option. Tickets can be bought on the website of the Belgian railways and at the ticket counters in most stations. There are good train connections to and from Brussels Airport and Schiphol airport in Amsterdam.

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Cruises from Antwerp, Belgium

Cruise Date Duration
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 14/10/21 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 01/11/21 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 29/03/22 9 nts
Princess, Tulips & Windmills ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 02/04/22 9 nts
Duchess, Tulips & Windmills ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 08/04/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 16/04/22 9 nts
Princess, Tulips & Windmills ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 20/04/22 9 nts
Duchess, Tulips & Windmills ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 26/04/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 04/05/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 22/05/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 09/06/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 27/06/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 15/07/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 02/08/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 20/08/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 07/09/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 25/09/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 13/10/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 31/10/22 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 28/03/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 15/04/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 03/05/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 21/05/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 08/06/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 26/06/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 14/07/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 01/08/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 19/08/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 06/09/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 24/09/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 12/10/23 9 nts
Kvasir, Holland & Belgium ex Antwerp to Amsterdam 30/10/23 9 nts