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The story of Doel - a walkthrough

The story of Doel - a walkthrough

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Born in 1980 in the hamlet Saftingen, 2 km away from the city of Doel but an important part of it, I experienced the loss of this town during the years. Around 1998, when the government (again) decided to erase this town, i got involved in this story and became active in the battle for preserving Doel, the surrounding hamlets and farmland. I witnessed the community being torn apart, people…
Kevin
Kevin
Kevin
Kevin

What we’ll do

We will walk through the desolated streets of Doel. I will tell you different story's on the basis of some key elements - or what's left of them. I will point out the houses i lived in, and the houses where people still live and their stories. I will try to give you an overview of the history of the area an the port of Antwerp, and what is going on at this moment. You will see a lot of street art…

What else you should know

we have to climb some stairs, so if there are disabled, elderly people or prams let me know, so i can adjust my route. Depending on what day of the week you are coming, there are places to drink/eat.

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Where you'll be

Former basic school of Doel - currently we use it as a place to meet, celebrate and inform the tourists Former location of the removed british memorial momument Marina of Doel Church of Doel - untouched by vandals Rubenshuis - build in 1613 and once owned by the painter Rubens (sealed)

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests aged 16 and up can attend.

More tips

we have to climb some stairs, so if there are disabled, elderly people or prams let me know, so i can adjust my route. Depending on what day of the week you are coming, there are places to drink/eat.
Kevin
history walk
The story of Doel - a walkthrough
1 review
£5 / person
1 review
£5 / person