Discover the highlights of Leuven

Leuven has all the vibes of a big city. Diverse and creative, trendy and full of life, with its world-renowned history and university. But Leuven is also pleasingly small. This makes it so easy to explore the city and experience it to the very fullest. Even just on foot.


  • A walk along the historical buildings | 4,8 km
    Discover the absolute must-see highlights of the historic city centre. The fairy-tale city hall must surely stand at the top of the list, but there are so many other gems and hidden corners to admire.
  • Extension Vaartkom | 4,3 km
    Beyond the white houses of the Small Beguinage, you will arrive in the trendy Sluispark and the Vaartkom. Be sure to step inside De Hoorn, where the very first Stella was brewed in 1926.
  • Extension Park Abbey | 5,8 km
    As you step through the centuries-old entrance gate of Park Abbey, the hubbub of the city disappears. The Norbertines have been guarding their oasis of peace in the world since as long ago as the 12th century. It’s a wonderful place where you walk among beautiful, historical buildings and centuries of history.

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