Get to know Leuven
Have an unforgettable city trip with a visit of the Gothic Town Hall, the University Library and tower, Great Beguinage, Botanical garden and Park Abbey.
Cultural highlights in Leuven
Art and culture enthusiasts love Leuven. M Leuven brings together old and new art in surprising ways. Another must-see in Leuven is The Last Supper by Dieric Bouts. This masterpiece is still hanging in the exact place for which it was painted well over 500 years ago.
Beer capital Leuven
Get acquainted with the Belgian beer culture in the hometown of Stella Artois. You can also discover small, artisanal breweries in the vicinity that are very busy trying out new beers and innovative recipes. Leuven is the place to be for beer lovers who want to enjoy a delicious brew.
Leuven as a travel destination
Travelling to Leuven
- 14 min by train from Brussels Airport
- less than 2 hours from Paris, Lille, Rotterdam, Cologne
- less than 3 hours from London, Amsterdam, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt
One day in Leuven
Visit the highlights, such as the Town Hall, the University Library, and the panoramic view from atop the tower. Stroll through the narrow streets of the Great Beguinage. And experience the delightfulness of this compact city at night.
Two days in Leuven
Get the utmost from your visit to Leuven during a weekend or 2-day city trip. In addition to the absolute highlights, you can enjoy art at M Leuven, wander through the Small Beguinage, and take a guided tour of Park Abbey and Stella Artois brewery.
Leuven for beer buffs and foodies
Do you enjoy a trip full of delicious food, cosiness, and authentic experiences? Leuven has a lot to offer foodies and beer buffs alike. In addition to the city’s three breweries, there are several beer experiences, tastings, great restaurants, and trendy coffee bars. These tips will help make your city trip into a delicious experience!