Nine toppers for a Winter in Antwerp!

16/12/2016 - 10:34

You can spend the perfect winter holiday this year in Antwerp!

From 10/12 until 08/01/2017 you can find all in the heart of the city for memorable Christmas Holidays.

You don't know where to start? Find your inspiration in this overview for the 9 toppers for a winter in Antwerp.

1. Book your apartment at Cadix 35

For a nice stay in a beautiful location on "Het Eilandje", you should stay over at Cadix 35.

Book now your studio, one bedroom apartment for 1 or 2 guests or a larger accommodation equipped for 4 guests and enjoy an all-inclusive service with cleaning- and linen service included. For mor information and availabilities you can send an e-mail to

2. IGLOO mistletoe

Take out the romantic in you and come up to steal a kiss in the igloo-artwork on the Grote Markt | Grand Market. According to the tradition, you can do this with impunity under the mistletoe.

3. China Light Walk through the Zoo after dark.

Discover a fantasy world full of colorful, luminous animals, flowers and mythical creatures. China Light also arranged a couple of great light installations outside the ZOO in a magical atmosphere.

4. Nello & Patrache Experience

The famous story of Nello and his dog Patrache the video projection at the Cathedral of Our Lady. In the end, all spots are focused on the new statue of artist Batist Vermeulen ('Tist') at the Handschoenmarkt in front of the Cathedral. (every Mo-Tue-Wed at 18H30, Thu & Sun at 18H30 and 20H00 and Fri-Sat at 18H30, 20H00 and 21H30.)

5. Interactive outdoor terrace game.

Step on the light tiles on the Steenplein to find the hidden constellations. A free and interactive open terrace where you can't stay on your chair.

6. Minigolf with winterbar

Demonstrate your best swing on the mini golf course on the Cruiseterminal transformed into a magic fairytale world. Afterwards you discuss your scores in the winterbar. (location: cruiseterminal, price: kids age 0 > 7: free, 7 > 12 years: € 3, > 13 years € 6, opening hours winterbar: mon-tue-wed-thu: 12h00 - 23h00, fri: 12 - 24h00, sat: 11h00 - 24h00, sun: 11h00 - 21h00)

7. Winter Tube Slide

We don't have mountains but we do have a Winter slide. Tube down with your tire as fast as you can and tag your spectacular movies and pictures with #winterinA. (location: Steenplein, price: € 2, more info: +31 73 64 00 614 or

8. Ice skating with winterbar

On the outdoor ice rink you can skate circles on the Groenplaats. Afterwards you can enjoy a drink on the winterbar terrace with view on the Cathedral! (location: Groenplaats, price: entrance without renting ice skates € 5; entrance + renting ice skates until 12 years € 6; entrance + renting ice skates > 13 years: € 8; opening hours winterbar: monday to thursday: 12 to 23h00; friday: 12 to 24h00; saturday: 11 to 24h00; sunday: 11 to 21h00)

9. Christmas Come gifts chasing the Antwerp Christmas market.

You can buy handcrafted products and original gadgets, have someting warm or bubbly to drink or just enyou the atmosphere at the Christmas Market in nearly one hundred stalls on the Groenplaats, Grote Markt, Suikerrui and Steenplein from Saturday 10/12 until Sunday 08/01/2017!
(opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 12 to 21h00; Friday: 12 to 23h00; Saturday: 11 to 23h00 and Sundays from 11 to 21h00. Attention! different opening hours on 24 & 31/12 from 11 to 18h00 and 25/12 & 01/01 from 11h - 21h00.)

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