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We adore Christmas Markets!

Dear guests,

Our favourite time of the year is just few weeks away.  To bring the spirit of the season out in everyone, the Grote Markt in Antwerp will be transformed into a wonderful Christmas market: 100 stalls where you can stock up on Christmas decorations taste some local delicacies and warm up with a delicious gluhwein.

Things you may want to know:

  • Opening Event: Saturday 7 December 2013
  • Start of the Christmas market in Steenplein, Suikerrui, Market and Handschoenmarkt: Saturday 7 December 2013
  • Start Steenplein ice rink: Saturday 7 December 2013
  • Sunday shopping: Sunday 15, Sunday 22 and Sunday 29 December 2013
  • New Year’s Fireworks: 31 December 2013 at the Schelde
  • End of Christmas market on Groenplaats, Handschoenmarkt, Grote Markt en Suikerrui: Sunday 29 December 2013
  • End of Christmas market on Steenplein: Sunday 5 January 2014
  • End of ice rink: Sunday 5 January 2014
  • New Year's Reception: Sunday 5 January 2014

If you have time to spare don't forget to visit the famous Tent of Mirrors which will host a winter program filled with theater, dance, music and workshops. There will also be a big Ferris wheel placed at the Cruise Terminal. Step into and discover the beautifully illuminated Antwerp from the air.


Leopoldplaats Christmas Market


Steenplein Ice Rink

Don’t forget to make a note in your agenda for December in Antwerp and to book your room on time. Astoria Hotel Team is looking forward to welcoming you!


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