Destination guide

Travel to historical Antwerp

Come and experience Antwerp and its museums, history and cathedral. Renowned for its shopping, art and theatres, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Antwerp

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Antwerp has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Antwerp Flea Market (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Antwerp Zoo (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ring Road (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Rinkven Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Kalmthout Heath (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Het Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Antwerp

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Antwerp is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Antwerp Botanical Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Middelheim Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • De Schorre Provincial Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • De Ster Recreation Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Kalmthout Heath (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • De Lilse Bergen (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Antwerp

Fly into Brussels Airport (BRU), the closest airport, located 22.8 mi (36.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Antwerp (ANR-Antwerp Intl.), which is 3.2 mi (5.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Antwerp Central Station, Antwerp (ZWE-Antwerp Central Train Station) and Antwerp-South Station are the main stations that serve the city. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Antwerp Port House Tram Stop for ease of access to the rest of the city.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Antwerp?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it's longing for a holiday. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and retreat to one of these top holiday rentals in or near Antwerp:

  • Make the most of amenities including a dining table and a free nearby fitness centre at "Super Central Loft With Amazing View". Situated around 0.1 miles from Antwerp, this property has 1 bedroom and good guest reviews.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Loft With Terrace On Top Location In The City Centre With Great Cathedral View". Around 0.1 miles from the heart of Antwerp, it has 1 bedroom and features free WiFi and coffee and tea making facilities.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Antwerp holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Antwerp?

There's nothing quite like a short break to raise your spirits. If you're ready for some fun and relaxation, these top weekend getaways in and around Antwerp make the perfect base for a mini break:

  • Book a couple of nights at "Historic City Centre 2 Bedroom Apartment", around 0.1 miles to the south of Antwerp, and you've got yourself the ultimate weekend break. You'll have nature hotspots like Grand Beguinage of Leuven and Kessel-Lo Provincial Park on your doorstep and conveniences like a washing machine and internet services to make use of.
  • Also look into "Comfort And Luxury In The Heart Of Antwerp With Parking", which is around 0.1 miles southeast of Antwerp. After exploring nearby natural attractions like Laeken Park and Rupelmonde, kick back in your rental and make the most of a fridge, a hair dryer and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Antwerp?

Studio apartments set the bar high when it comes to character, convenience and location. Stay in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Antwerp and experience a slice of the local culture:

  • Make "Super Central Loft With Amazing View" your home for a week or more. This fantastic holiday rental features amenities including cable/satellite TV services and shopping.
  • Alternatively, escape to "Loft With Terrace On Top Location In The City Centre With Great Cathedral View", which comes with conveniences including a microwave oven and heating.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to discover even more of Antwerp. Cultural sights like deSingel International Arts Centre and Middelheim Park will help you understand the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Antwerp?

Yes, you'll find a range of short-term rentals in and near Antwerp. Vrbo has something for all styles and budgets — from spacious homes with a garden and a pool to private chalets perfect for that romantic weekend away. Here's a selection of what's on offer in Antwerp:

  • Conveniently situated close to attractions like Hidrodoe, "Gorgeous Getaway In The Old City Centre Antwerp 2" will make the ideal home away from home in Antwerp.
  • Or maybe "House In A Quiet Location In Prime Location In Antwerp Centre" suits you better. Explore nearby sights like Bossenstein Golf Club during the day and then kick back in your comfy rental at night.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Antwerp?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a treehouse, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your partner away for a couple of relaxing days at one of these appealing escapes in or near Antwerp:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a couple of passion-filled evenings at "Super Central Loft With Amazing View". Around 0.1 miles from Antwerp, it comes with lots of nice touches, including beauty services and a dining table.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few wonderful days together is "Loft With Terrace On Top Location In The City Centre With Great Cathedral View". Around 0.1 miles from Antwerp, winery tours and shopping facilities add to the atmosphere here.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Antwerp?

If you're eager to escape the daily treadmill, consider booking a holiday rental in Old Town. This awesome neighbourhood is around 1 mile southeast of Antwerp. Alternatively, grab a few besties and get to know Historisch centrum. It's around 0.1 miles east of central Antwerp and another much-loved spot for a weekend getaway.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near Antwerp?

Sneak a look at these large group holiday rentals in or near Antwerp where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • There's plenty of space to move around at "Charming Country House, Nice Garden+car Park". Around 2 miles west of Antwerp, this welcoming retreat has 6 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. Quality amenities include a garden and a kitchen.
  • "New Large Holiday Home - 26p - In The Tourist Kalmthout Enjoy Together" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 12 miles to the northeast of Antwerp, has 8 bedrooms and sleeps up to 26 guests. A garden and a kitchen are among the things designed to make your group holiday even more memorable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Antwerp?

Nothing says fun like a pool does. Grab your inflatable unicorn and check out these houses in or near Antwerp that come with this must-have amenity:

  • Pack your swimsuit and get away with your gang to "Luxurious Holiday House In City Centre With Outdoor Sauna". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a dining table and a microwave oven.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a change of scenery at "Charming Country House, Nice Garden+car Park". Along with an invigorating pool, make use of a dishwasher and outdoor furniture.

Unsure what to pack for your Antwerp break? This enticing destination has an oceanic climate. During the summer months, expect average temperatures of between 55null and 70null. Check out our range of Antwerp holiday rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in or near Antwerp?

You'll always have more fun sharing those precious memories with the folks that are closest to your heart. Whether you're organising a family escape or celebrating a special occasion with your best friends, we'll have a large holiday rental to suit your style. These are two of our best in and around Antwerp:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "Luxurious Holiday House In City Centre With Outdoor Sauna", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests. This getaway is around 1 mile to the east of Antwerp and comes with amenities such as coffee and tea making facilities and a garden.
  • Another top choice is "Charming Country House, Nice Garden+car Park". This holiday rental is 2 miles west of Antwerp and features childrens activities, a living room and more. With 6 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list.

If you're eager to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your wish list. Antwerp Zoo, Bobbejaanland and Planckendael Zoo are great places to start.

Are there one-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Antwerp?

There sure are. You'll find a good variety of one-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Antwerp. If you only require a small space, one of these properties is sure to tick all your boxes:

  • It's true! Good things really do come in little packages, and "Super Central Loft With Amazing View" is no exception. This one-bedroom holiday property can be found just a short distance from the centre and offers amenities like a nearby river and a kitchen.
  • Or maybe "Loft With Big Terrace On Top Location City Centre And Great Cathedral View" is better suited. Another central one-bedroom option, this place has a kitchen, a nearby marina and much more.

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