When to fly
Antwerp’s four seasons are not particularly extreme. On average, winter (December to February) temperatures rarely dip below freezing, and summer highs are comfortably warm at 20 degrees. Summer (June to August) is the most popular time for booking flights to Antwerp, but it is also the rainiest season. The sunnier and drier seasons tend to be autumn (September to November) or spring (March to May), so consider booking flights around this time.
With a packed cultural calendar, countless museums and art galleries, and endless opportunities to shop the innovative boutiques, there’s no wrong time to book a cheap flight to Antwerp for an inspiring, enthralling visit.
With pleasant weather and a slew of sensational events scheduled, summer is the busiest season for booking flights to Antwerp. The Antwerp Summer Festival draws thousands of visitors annually for its various productions, outdoor movies, art installations and dance and music spectaculars. Many of the events take place in exciting and unusual venues throughout the city proving entertainment for visitors and locals of all ages.
Cheap flights to Antwerp are plentiful in late fall and early spring. There are no festivals scheduled for the transitional seasons in Antwerp, so consider a daytrip to Brussels in October for the Brussels Flower Show or to Bruges in April for the Bruges Chocolate festival if you’re in the mood for a celebration. Cheap flights to Antwerp are usually much easier to find after the winter holidays, when tourists tend to shy away from the colder weather.
Antwerp is a city that celebrates art in each aspect of everyday life; with trendsetting window displays in local boutiques, replicas of Rubens statues proudly displayed in shops throughout the city and stunning examples of art nouveaux architecture lining the streets, Antwerp is a city of that is aesthetically pleasing.
As the capital of the Belgian province of Flanders, Antwerp is the driving economic force of the region as a thriving port city and also functions as the international authority on the diamond trade. If you’re feeling the need to satisfy your artistic urges by basking in the creative genius of designers, artists and jewellers look no further – a flight to Antwerp will bring you to a bustling city that runs on creativity.