Fact File:

  
  CurrencyEuro
  
  
  
  Culinary specialities Belgium is famous for its mussels, its waffles and its French fries. All of which should be easy to locate in Antwerp.
  
  LanguageFlemish
  
  Nearest P&O portRotterdam
  
  Famous PeoplePieter Paul Rubens, a painter, is the most famous Antwerpian of all time.
  
  Historical factAntwerp has a long and magnificent tradition as a diamond city. Since the 15th Century the city has played an important role in the diamond trade and industry.
  
  
  
  Average temperaturesWinter 6C / Summer 16C