Daytrip from Amsterdam to Brussels and Antwerp
Daytrip Brussels! Be sure to Include this in your Amsterdam city trip a daytrip to Brussels and Antwerp! These two cities in Belgium should be included in your holiday. Antwerp is only 150 km south of Amsterdam. It is another 50 kilometers to Brussels. Discover on your daytrip Belgian beer, waffles and chocolates. A visit to the iconic Atomium in Brussels is included. In Antwerp you will learn all there is to know about diamonds.
Daytrip Brussels and Antwerp include these highlights
Daytrip Brussels includes the Atomium, the tomb of the unknown soldier and the Royal Palace. A guided walking tour through the historic centre of Brussels leads you to the ‘Grande Place’ (Market Square) with the iconic Town Hall and Manneken Pis. You will have plenty of free time to savour Belgian waffles and beer in one of the outside cafés in or around the Market Square. Then you continue to Antwerp where you will go on a guided walking tour of the centre and visit Diamond Land
You will travel by deluxe coach that leaves from Damrak 26, close to Amsterdam Central Station.
Highlights of Belgium Daytrip to Brussels and Antwerp
1. Brussels landmark number one is the Atomium, built in 1958 for the Brussels World’s Fair. Constructed of interconnected stainless steel spheres it forms a unit cell of an iron crystal.
2. Brussels’ Grande Place is the heart of the city. The Gothic town hall, all spires and turrets, dominates this Square. The guildhall and Maison du Roi are only two of the many opulent buildings surrounding the Grande Place. Be sure to stock up on the famous Belgium chocolates in one of the chocolatiers on the Square.
3. Manneken Pis, the little peeing man, is a bronze sculpture only 61 cm in height, but world-famous. He has a large wardrobe and changes costume each week.
4. Diamond Land is the largest diamond showroom in Antwerp. You will see how diamonds are polished and how the goldsmiths set them in bracelets, rings, brooches and necklaces.