Travel Blogs from Antwerp
... monument, a man throwing the severed hand of a giant, to denote the location the down would be founded, or so the story goes. We continued on, getting glimpses of a grand cathedral, to arrive at the oldest building in Antwerp, the Het Steen or 'The Rock,' by the river Schelde.
This small castle or fortess dates back to the 12th century. Between 1303 and 1827 it was used as a prison. Today, its just an impressive building ...
... for the best position and got our mandatory photographs, which certainly will need enlarging in order to get the true perspective.... The next day we caught the TGV fast train to Lille, which is just across the border into France although you'd hardly know you'd even changed country, except for the arrogance of the people. This was the second of our Euro train rail passes, and I must confess I was still trying to get used to how it worked. We had bought 10 days of ...
... we brought her a croissant from the bakery. She gave us a tour of
her Deffletts German made camper. It was a well thought out floor
plan and we all know how well things are made in Germany.
It threatened rain again today and it
did sprinkle but, not enough for us to put on our rain gear. We
stopped at a bike shop outside of Antwerp and picked up a regional
map. Again, the folks in the store ...
... announcing emphatically "On va a LUXembourg!" and "Nous sommes arrivés!" at every opportunity. He was decked out in a fanny pack and ski suit, and upon arrival he announced his hurry and quickly sped off the train, presumedly to go climb the nearest mountain in the pitch dark.
Soon after our late arrival we met a man who unquestionably would have made great friends with the former. With everything dead on the night of New Years Day, we were examining the menu of an ...
... is no hot water. Oops, yes there is now that I have caused a stir with the front desk. The ride was easy and the weather held up with only a slight sprinkling of rain for a few minutes. The instructions continue to confound, but with the 3+ university degrees between us, we figured out the 30km trip with only one wrong turn. Included in the journey was a short ferry ride across the river, which the instructions tell you ( as you get there and not in advance) that ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Pension Cammerpoorte Antwerp
Other places to stay in Antwerp
Gerard Le Grellelaan 10, Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $90
Koningin Astridplein 7, Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Astrid a DUMP
- Suited me
- Very clean very friendly
Groenplaats 32, Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Highly recommended
- Great hotel!
- Well placed comfortable hotel
Desguinlei 94, Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Van Eycklei 34, Antwerp | 5 star hotelfrom $142
- Nice but off the beaten path
- Some expectations were not met
- Excellent choice, luxurious feel
Luitenant Lippenslaan 66, Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $80
Lange Kievitstraat 125 , Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $117
Italielei 2A, Antwerp | 2 star hotelfrom $99
Quinten Matsijslei 25, Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $121
Meistraat 39, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Pelikaansstraat 20 , Antwerp | 2 star hotelfrom $72
De Keyserlei 66 - 70, Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Highly Recommend
- O.k., but not WOW....
- Only for the relaxation Center
Luithagen Haven 6, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Arenbergstraat 30, Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $99
Potvlietlaan 2, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $85
De Keyserlei 59, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $83
De Keyserlei 28-30, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $161
36-38 Belgielei, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $84
Koningin Astridplein 43, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $93
- Budget Hotel
- Albergo economico
- Hôtel économique
Bredabaan 940, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Korte Herentalsestraat 5 - 13, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $110
Lange Herentalsestraat 25 - 27 , Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Charlottalei 49, Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $117
Koningin Astridplein 14, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $104
Belgielei 36, Antwerp | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Appelmansstraat 31, Antwerp | 3 star hotelfrom $93