Famous for its diamond district, sprawling seaport (the second-largest in Europe) and array of museums, Antwerp is a place steeped in history. As Belgium's second city, Antwerp has long been a magnet for travellers and those on business alike. With a population of around half a million, Antwerp seamlessly mixes a traditional, seafaring history with a modern atmosphere, meaning that the city never fails to impress once you touch down on the Tarmac.
The easiest, most efficient way to get around is to hire a car from its airport, and with DriveNow, we'll get you the best possible deal.
Found just a 5-kilometre drive from the south of the city, Antwerp International Airport is charming in its own special way. Though it only has one terminal, the airport still welcomes an average of 200,000 passengers each year, and getting about is easy thanks to its efficient layout.
Once inside, follow the signs to the rental car area - you can’t miss them. Even though Antwerp International Airport is relatively small, you'll still find several respected car hire firms in the Terminal Building, including Avis, Europcar and Hertz. Once you've picked up the keys to your hire vehicle, it's a short, pleasant drive to central Antwerp along the N184.
Not many people know this, but Antwerp Zoo is the oldest in the world. Over 6,000 animals call this place home - it's well worth a visit when exploring the city. The Gothic Roman Catholic church which dominates the city's skyline is some 121 metres in height, and it's known as the Cathedral of Our Lady, dating way back to 1352. It's chock-full of famous paintings by local artist Peter Paul Rubens, though he's buried in the nearby Church of St James - with one of his works above his tomb. For an unrivalled view of the city, head to Farmers' Tower. At 26 stories, it may not be tall by modern skyscraper standards, but it is the oldest in Europe, so be sure to pay it a visit.
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