Where are the shopping streets? What are the hotspots? When is the open-air market?
Shopping on a Sunday? Of course! During a shopping Sunday, most shops are open in the afternoon
Waan je twee weken lang in een sprookje op de Leuvense kerstmarkt; met knetterende vuurtjes, muziek en duizenden lichtjes. Tik een uniek kerstcadeau op de kop en geniet van dampende lekkernijen.
Specialty establishments with a touch of history
In the shopping streets of Leuven you will find a great mix of large shops and small boutiques, selling everything from trendy gear to respectable classics. New pop-ups take their place comfortably alongside the big names, and there are also a number of shops that have resolutely withstood the test of time. These shops have been a permanent fixture in Leuven’s shopping streets for more than 30 years. We would like to introduce you to some of these ‘Pearls of commerce’.
Tips from locals
These Leuven fans share their favourite places to shop and eat.
“Leuven, that’s a real homecoming! And yet we are constantly discovering new things”
Bjorn & Jens, born in Leuven, born to enjoy life
“Discover unique places together through the eyes of a child”
Ilse works in Leuven and enjoys exploring it with grandson Milan