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Chocolate Nation & European Open 2022

Chocolate Nation and the European Open 2022 are joining forces to offer a fantastic day program to enjoy unique activities in Antwerp.

Start the day at the largest Belgian chocolate museum in the world. After the visit, you will be welcomed at the Octave restaurant with a two-course lunch including a drink and coffee with chocolates made by the museum’s chocolatiers. Then you can watch top tennis at Belgium’s only ATP250 tournament in the Lotto Arena. Several matches of top international and national players are scheduled throughout the afternoon. This activity will only take place if there are more than 30 registrations per day.


From 10:30 a.m.: Museum visit to Chocolate Nation on Astrid Square across from Central Station.

From 12:15: Lunch at Octave next to the museum.

After lunch: Metro (under the museum on Astridplein) towards Lotto Arena. Public transport with De Lijn is free with a ticket for the European Open. At 5 min you will be taken by metro line 2,3 or 6 to just in front of the Lotto Arena.

From ±14:00: Tennis matches at the European Open in the Lotto Arena for the rest of the afternoon.

For the full-day program, you pay €75 per person, Over-60s get a special offer of €70 per person. The program is offered from Monday 17/10 to Wednesday 19/10. Mail to clubs@europeanopen.be to register for the program individually or in a group.


The tennis tournament in Antwerp is Belgium’s only ATP250 tournament. Every edition brings fantastic international and national players to Belgium. Andy Murray, David Goffin, Jannik Sinner, Zizou Bergs, Stanislas Wawrinka, and Grigor Dimitrov are some of the players who have already participated in the tournament once or several times.


Chocolate Nation is an experiential museum where you can not only learn how chocolate is made but also get to taste 10 different flavors of chocolate. It is the largest Belgian chocolate museum in the world in downtown Antwerp. Discover the story behind our national pride and enjoy all the smells and tastes the museum has to offer.


Octave brings pure, intuitive cuisine that combines classic flavors with contemporary influences. The restaurant was named after chocolatier Octave Callebaut and is in the same building as the museum. After a delicious meal of Belgian cuisine, coffee is always accompanied by homemade chocolate from the museum.