On this guided city walk, your guide will lead you through the old town section surrounding the Marketplace, which consists of the Town Hall, gabled guild houses, cafes and Brabo statue. Then you walk one block to the Vlaaikensgang (“Pie Alley”), an alley that is typical of medieval Antwerp. Walk one block to Our Lady’s Cathedral, with a stunning interior and exterior. This is the largest Gothic cathedral in Belgium and a major landmark of Antwerp.
From there you walk back to the ship, where you will board your coach for the second part of the tour.
Your tour continues toward Cogels Osylei, Belgium's most important "Art Nouveau-style" street where you will join a short guided walk. Here you can find such a rare diversity of styles that the area has become an architectural curiosity of international fame.
Afterwards, you will head North to admire the Central Railway Station. Dubbed the 'Railway Cathedral', it is one of the world's most impressive railway stations and one of the main landmarks in Antwerp. The railway station was built between 1895 and 1905. An extensive restoration, which started in 1993 and was completed in 2009. Today the whole complex is over 400m long and has two entrances, a historic domed building at the Astrid square and a modern atrium at the Kievit square. There are three levels of tracks and a shopping centre, which includes a diamond gallery with more than 30 diamond shops.
End your sightseeing tour at the MAS Museum (roof terrace only!), Antwerp’s new landmark in the heart of the historic port district, the Docklands. The 60-metre high MAS tower gives the opportunity to contemplate the skyline of Antwerp from the roof terrace. Your guide will lead you to the top floor, before returning to the ship.