Free Historical Tour: History and Legends of Antwerp | By local legends

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on March 24, 2020

Legends Free Walking Tours offer free tours, private tours and other activities, operating in Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp. From its foundation in 2015, the Legends team has guided tens of thousands of tourists through both cities thanks to the work of its more than 20 experienced local tour guides, who strive every day to provide a quality service to maximize the customer satisfaction. For this reason Legends Free Walking Tours is the best rated tour company on TripAdvisor, with more than 5000 very positive reviews.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Join our Free Walking Tours in Antwerp and explore the historical center of Antwerp in a company of our knowledgeable, enthusiastic and highest rated guides. 

We take you on a journey through the beauty and legendary past of Antwerp, while sharing our passion, history and some old legends that have been around for hundreds of years. 

Why is Antwerp called the city of giants? Why is the hand the symbol of the city? How did Antwerp come to be the richest city in the 16th century in Europe and what are the reasons for its decline? For the answers to these questions and many more, come to Grote Markt and look for the RED umbrella. 

Free Walking Tours are designed for individuals and small groups.
Are you travelling in a group of seven or more? Please contact us for possible options. 

If you can no longer attend our tour please cancel it via link in your conformation email, so we can open up more spaces for other guests! 


Places we visit:


  • Market Square.    
  • Hendrik Conscience Statue.  
  • Carolus Borromeus Church.
  • Rubens House. 
  • MoMu - Fashion Museum Antwerp.
  • Museum Plantin-Moretus. 
  • Vlaeykensgang.
  • Nello & Patrasche Statue.
  • Cathedral of Our Lady.
  • & many more.

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  • Meeting point:
    Grote Markt 3 2000 Antwerpen Belgium
    Grote Markt 3 2000 Antwerpen Belgium
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    Look for our Red umbrella in front of the statue in the middle of Grote Markt Square.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Nadiia 23 Jan 2023

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Travelled in family - Jan 2023
It was really interesting walking ! Thank you !
Bern... 19 Jan 2023

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
Flip was a fantastic guide taking us around Antwerp!
Mary 15 Jan 2023
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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Great tour informative in a very entertaining way.
Saša 08 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
It was my second tour and I'm still greatfull.
Char... 05 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
The guide was super sweet! Had a great time and learned a lot.
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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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