While you are in Brasschaat, be sure to spend a day taking in surrounding neighborhoods like Antwerp, Berchem and Keyserlei.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Browse the interactive and traditional museums and galleries of MUHKA, the Plantin Moretus Museum and the Museum Mayer van den Bergh. Go and see one or two of the magical theater, dance and music shows at the Bourla Theatre, the Arenberg Theatre and the City Theatre Het Paleis.
There are also some great attractions that the entire family will enjoy, such as Aquatopia and the Wild Sea. Take photos, browse the educational displays and learn about the variety of species at Antwerp Zoo.
If you love nature and wildlife, go and check out some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Read a book or newspaper in one of the local parks and gardens, which include City Park.
Some of Antwerp's best-loved attractions are within driving distance of Brasschaat, including Het Steen, Zuiderterras and Groenplaats. The Cathedral of Our Lady offer those exploring Antwerp the opportunity to better understand the religious history of the area.
Browse the boutiques and do some people-watching in some of the nearby malls and markets such as Meir, the Century Shopping Center and Bird Market.
If you're a fan of soccer, be sure to catch local legends, the Royal Antwerp F.C., doing battle at Bosuil Stadium. Look like a local and pull on the red and white, the colors of the Royal Antwerp F.C..
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Take your pick from the Leopold Hotel Antwerp, the Hilton Antwerp Old Town, or the Radisson Blu Astrid Hotel, Antwerp.