Get inspired by Leuven
Leuven’s got everything you could want in a city – a cosy ‘town’ on a human scale with the cosmopolitan feel of a big city. Discover the vestiges of the city’s rich history and soak up its creative cultural ambience. The university and multicultural influence of its international students mean that Leuven is always packed with things to see and do. Looking for good eats or a spot to pick up a special gift? There’s no shortage of great restaurants, cafés, and shops around. Leuven offers the best of both worlds, exuding tradition and innovation.
Exploring the city on your own is a snap, with a compact centre and everything within walking (or cycling) distance. Discover Leuven’s must-see highlights and pick up some choice tips from our locals here. And when you’re done reading? There’s only one obvious choice: make a weekend of it!
Check out the Top 10 and go home satisfied. Which ones can you check off your list after a visit to BANG!? Fun fact: 4 out of the 10 highlights won’t cost you a dime!
It’s not just what, but who makes our city worthwhile – Leuven’s locals. Get to know a few and pick up some priceless insider tips while you’re at it. Sports lovers, foodies, street art fans, culture junkies, the child-friendly and child-free; there’s a world of local gems waiting to be explored!