The third biggest city in Belgium, Antwerp is a popular destination for small- to medium-sized cruise ships. After winding your way along the river Scheldt, past all the heavy industry and ports, you will find yourself in the historic city of Antwerp.
The cruise terminal is conveniently located in the heart of the historic city centre. Indeed, you have to walk through the medieval Het Steen castle as you disembark the cruise ship! While some cruises may overnight in Antwerp, others may only stop for the day. Here are some of the things you can get up to in Antwerp when visiting by cruise ship.
Viewing platform at MAS
DIVA Diamond Museum
Grote Markt / Christmas Markets
Cathedral of Our Lady
Antwerp Central Station
Stadsfeestzaal Shopping Centre
St. Anna’s Tunnel
Antwerp is a vibrant city for shopping, food and drink and there is plenty to do in the historical city. There are plenty of other activities to do, such as the zoo and the Red Star Line museum. What have you experienced when you have cruised to Antwerp?