Walking Tours -- From July to September a daily guided tour of the city center, in English (and French), departs at 2pm from the tourist office; the cost is 5€ ($6.25) for adults and 2.50€ ($3.15) for accompanied children under 12. The tourist office can also arrange for a qualified guide to accompany you on private walking tours around the city at a set rate of 50€ ($63) for the first 2 hours and 25€ ($31) for each additional hour. There are also clearly marked self-guided walks, with brochures available from the tourist office.

By Boat -- Do take a cruise around Antwerp's awesome harbor, which handles 16,000 ships and 100 million tons of cargo a year. Most departures are from the Steen waterfront on the Scheldt. Flandria Line (tel. 03/231-31-00) runs a 2 1/2-hour harbor cruise for 13€ ($16) for adults and 7€ ($8.75) for children. In July and August there's a delightful harbor dinner cruise from 8 to 10:30pm, for 50€ ($63) for adults and 30€ ($38) for children. A 50-minute excursion on the river is less interesting, but still worthwhile, with half-hourly departures during summer months, costing 7€ ($8.75) for adults and 4€ ($5) for children.

By Bus -- The Antwerp Diamond Bus is a double-decker bus that tours the city's main tourist areas and sights on a regular circuit. You can hop on and hop off at various points on the tour. Tickets, valid for 24 hours, are 10€ ($13) for adults, 9€ ($11) for seniors and students, and 5€ ($6.25) for children.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.