Private Tour: The Dark Side of Antwerp

Private Tour: The Dark Side of Antwerp

Get off the beaten track and discover the dark side of Antwerp with your private guide. This private tour is a great way to skip the touristy trail and get to know the more obscure side of Antwerp. During the 2h tour you will discover the city from a different perspective with its hidden gems and unique sights.

Are you looking for adventure and breathtaking panoramic views? Would you like to hear some medieval legends or “spicy” stories from the Red Light District? Then this tour is for you! Our experienced guides are eager to share with you their knowledge and passion for the city to make your time truly special!

Included: Grote Markt, The Stone Castel, Red Light District, rooftop of MAS Museum, The Old Port, St. Paul’s Church, a trendy modern area called “The Island” and many more

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Grote Markt, Antwerp 2800 Belgium

Grote Markt square is the heart of Antwerp. It is filled with gorgeous medieval guild houses, the City Hall and the Brabo Fountain in the middle. It also hides some interesting legends which our guide will share with you.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of Our Lady, Groenplaats 21, Antwerp 2000 Belgium

You will find out the history behind the Cathedral and its belfry tower — truly iconic treasures of Antwerp's skyline.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: DIVA, Suikerrui 17-19, Antwerp 2000 Belgium

Antwerp has been known as the world’s Diamond Capital since the city's Golden Age. This brilliant museum is the right place to tell you the bright and the dark side of the gems trade.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Het Steen, Steenplein 1, Antwerp 2000 Belgium

The Steen Castle is the oldest building in Antwerp and has fulfilled several functions over the centuries, for example that of a prison. Our guide will share some interesting insides of the medieval prison life.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Museum Vleeshuis, Vleeshouwersstraat 38, Antwerp 2000 Belgium

As the former Butcher's Hall and oldest guild house in the city, Museum Vleeshuis now tells a different story of sound, music and dance.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Saint Paul's Church, Sint-Paulusstraat 22, Antwerp 2000 Belgium

The St. Paul’s Church is truly unique place. It is the only church in the world which keeps within its walls the masterpieces of the 3 most renowned Antwerp masters: Rubens, Van Dyck and Jordaens.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Antwerp's Red Light District, Schippersstraat, 12 Belgium

Despite its function, the Red Light District is a safe area to walk around at night, though there are still some “spicy” secrets to share. On the guest’s request, this part of the tour can be skipped.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: FelixArchief, Oudeleeuwenrui 29, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Built as a port storage, the Felix Pakhuis now houses the municipal archive. We will walk you through its distinctive interior ‘street’, which was constructed as a firebreak within the building.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, Hanzestedenplaats 1, Antwerp 2000 Belgium

We usually end the tour on the panoramic rooftop of the MAS museum, but due to COVID-19 measures the rooftop is closed. However, the guide will still share with you some interesting facts about this remarkable building and the magnificent Port of Antwerp, one of the biggest in Europe. To finish the tour our guide will offer you plenty of recommendations on things to do in Antwerp to help you plan the rest of your stay.

Duration: 20 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Duration: 2 Hours
Start location: Grote Markt, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
Traveler pickup is offered
The tour starts in front of the statue on the Grote Markt square. Please, add a note if you would prefer a hotel pick up or a different point to start. The guide will be waiting for you at the meeting point with a red umbrella.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Professional guides

Not Included

  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of Our Lady
  • Entry/Admission - DIVA
  • Entry/Admission - Museum Vleeshuis
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Paul's Church

Facilities


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