Antwerp is a municipality in Belgium and the capital of the Antwerp province in Flanders, one of Belgium's three regions. Antwerp has long been an important city in the nations of the Benelux both economically and culturally, especially before the Spanish Fury of the Dutch Revolt. It is located on the right bank of the river Scheldt, which is linked to the North Sea by the estuary Westerschelde.
Antwerp International Airport is in the district of Deurne, connected by bus and by train to the city centre of Antwerp. Antwerp is served by international trains to Amsterdam and Paris, and national trains to Ghent, Bruges, Ostend, Brussels, Charleroi, Hasselt, Liège and Turnhout.
Places to visit
• Den Dam – an area in northern Antwerp
• Linkeroever - an area on the left bank of the Scheldt with a lot of apartment buildings
• Meir – Antwerp's largest shopping street
• Seefhoek - an area in north-east Antwerp, situated around the Stuivenbergplein
• Van Wesenbekestraat – the Chinatown of Antwerp
• Zuid – the south of Antwerp
Antwerp has a pleasant warm summer weather between May and September and fairly cold winters with snowfalls commonplace.