Our city is brimming with exciting things to do and see; everything from fashion to culture and history. For some of our guests from overseas however, our culture and language can be very different from home. We have put together a short list of things to remember when visiting Antwerp to make your stay as easy as possible. General Info Depending on which part of Belgium you are visiting, the language varies from Dutch to German and in some parts even French. Here in Antwerp...

Antwerp is not only one of the most economically important cities in Belgium but also one of the most culturally vibrant. We are Belgium’s most populated city, meaning we have plenty of colourful and multicultural people to add to our rich social and cultural legacy. Here are a few highlights of the city not to miss when you visit. Beer:Belgian beer is well-known all over t...

We live in a beautiful city with great architecture, first-class food and the best shopping in Belgium. You could spend weeks in Antwerp and still discover something new and exciting every day. If you are short on time we have put together a list of highlights for you to make sure you see the very best of what Antwerp has to offer:<:p> Breakfast Get your day off to a good start with a healthy and wholesome breakfast before you even leave your hotel. At the Astoria ...

We are so lucky to live in this beautiful vibrant town and even luckier to share it with so many creative and innovative people. This year we have so much to look forward to. There are so many events happening we can’t fit them all in but here are our highlights; Antwerp Elrow Town This year, the annual Summerfestival is being replaced by the Spanish sensation Elrow Town. This festival promises to bring laug...

Friends enjoying a drink in Antwerp

We at Astoria Hotel Antwerp have selected 6 events in 2018 that will make your visit to Antwerp even more special. 1. Antwerp Baroque 2018. Rubens inspires Antwerp is a baroque city. Without a doubt the most pronounced baroque city of the Low Countries. During 'Antwerp Baroque 2018. Rubens inspires', the city takes a bold and lavish program that makes old and new Baroque come together. Expect top-notch performances, concerts, theatre performances, walks and much more. Cult...