A city full of history and culture, Antwerp is a must-see city in Belgium. Maybe it wouldn't be your first choice for a European holiday, but find a short term rental home in Antwerp and discover everything this city has to offer - you wont regret it!
If you're looking for a great mix of traditional Belgian styles, but still with all the modern conveniences, Antwerp is the city for you! The second largest port in Europe, Antwerp is known for it's diamond industry. Take a tour of the port, and then head on down to the diamond district! Filled with jewelry shops and containing the Antwerp Diamond Exchange, it's the perfect place to find a diamond for a great price - if you're good at haggling!
Antwerp is also a rising fashion town thanks to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Antwerp), one of the most important fashion schools in Europe, and Antwerp has produced many famous design companies such as the Antwerp Six. So when you've found your perfect holiday rental in Antwerp, spend a day going around the many fashion shops, and spend some time in the fashion museum! Antwerp is the perfect city for anyone who's interested in fashion!
Besides the glam of diamonds and fashion, Antwerp also boasts several great places to visit. The Antwerp Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the world, and has over 4,000 animals as well as some great 19th Century Architecture; the Cathedral of Our Lady is one of the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe, and is filled with several beautiful paintings; and of course there's plenty of shops and markets selling local produce making Antwerp perfect for a self-catering Belgian holiday!
With a short term rental in Antwerp you're also in easy traveling distance to Belgium's capital of Brussels. A visit to the capital is well worth taking a day to do. Filled with shops, museums, and of course some breweries to sample some of the famous Belgian beer. You might want to try a privately owned apartment in Brussels to really get in and explore the city.