Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Antwerp

Enjoy the area's museums, history and cathedral and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Antwerp. This city's shopping, art and theaters draw many visitors. Butcher's Hall, Plantin-Moretus Museum and ModeMuseum are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Antwerp

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Antwerp a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Antwerp Zoo (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Antwerp Flea Market (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Red Light District Antwerp (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Olympic Stadium (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Bosuil Stadium (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Ternesse Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Antwerp

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Antwerp is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Antwerp Botanical Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Antwerp City Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Spoor Noord Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Nachtegalen Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Middelheim Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Rivierenhof Provincial Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Antwerp

Fly into Antwerp (ANR-Antwerp Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Brussels (BRU-Brussels - National), which is 22.8 mi (36.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Antwerp Central Station, Antwerp-South Station and Antwerpen East Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Antwerp?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 133 holiday lettings near Antwerp. From 89 Condos/Apartments to 25 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Antwerp is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Antwerp?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Antwerp:

  • Zuid: 49 holiday homes
  • Zurenborg: 20 holiday homes
  • Amandus-Atheneum: 53 holiday homes
  • Historisch centrum: 74 holiday homes
  • Northern Quarter: 239 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Antwerp?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Antwerp. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Holandse Synagoge: 139 holiday lettings
  • Antwerpen East Station: 145 holiday lettings
  • Meir: 143 holiday lettings
  • St. Paul's Church: 142 holiday lettings
  • Den Brandt Castle: 143 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Antwerp listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Antwerp?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 89 Condos/Apartments in Antwerp. Our other popular types of Antwerp holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 94 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Antwerp?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Antwerp. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.