Transportation to Antwerp from Brussels Airports

Antwerpen Brabo Fountain

Trains and buses provide fast and cheap transportation to Antwerpen from Brussels National (BRU) and Brussels-South Charleroi (CRL) airports in Belgium. Getting to Antwerp in Belgium from airports in Brussels is easy and fairly cheap on public transportation. Brussels National Airport (BRU) is by far the larger and easier to reach on trains or buses … Read more

By IC Bus from Düsseldorf to Antwerp, Eindhoven, Roermond and London

IC Bus of Deutsche Bahn

Cheap luxury intercity IC buses operated by German Railways / Deutsche Bahn connect Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof with Antwerp, Eindhoven, Roermond, and on some weekends, London. The IC Bus offers a faster, cheaper and more convenient alternative than the train. The IC Bus runs four times per day with savings tickets between Düsseldorf and Eindhoven or Eindhoven … Read more

Visit the Antwerp Cathedral with Rubens Paintings

Antwerp Cathedral

Antwerpen Kathedraal is largest Gothic church in the Netherlands but four Rubens altar paintings and other art are often the main draw. The Cathedral of Our Lady (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal) in Antwerp is the largest Gothic building in the Dutch-speaking world. Its single belfry is the tallest church tower in Belgium and on the UNESCO World Cultural … Read more

Climb the Belfry Tower of Mechelen Cathedral

Flags on Mechelen's Belfry

It is just over 500 steps to the top of the UNESCO-listed bell tower of the Sint Romboutskathedraal for excellent views of Mechelen and northern Belgium. The belfry of the St Rumbold ‘s Cathedral in Mechelen is just shy of 100 m while just more than 500 steps get visitors to the top with a … Read more

Visit the Historic Churches of Mechelen

Interior of the St Janskerk in Mechelen

Mechelen near Antwerp has eight historic churches filled with art including paintings by Rubens and Van Dyck, Baroque wood carved pulpits and statues. Mechelen has eight important churches full of art in its historic old town. Mechelen was an important town in the Middle Ages and experienced a further cultural Golden Age during the Baroque … Read more