A Walking Tour of Leuven, Belgium

Old Market Square in Leuven

Leuven, a lesser known city in Belgium, is located a short train or car ride to the northeast of Brussels. However, it’s not that Leuven attracts fewer visitors than other Belgian cities such as Bruges, Antwerp and Ghent because it doesn’t have anything to offer— it is rather the contrary! The city of Leuven is a vibrant centuries-old university city. Leuven is home to the Catholic University ... Read Full Article

Impressions of Leuven, Belgium


Most of my visit to Leuven was in the evening, so it was a mood-oriented experience. On a long walk through the blue Leuven dusk, the architecture stood out against the sky in an almost fantastical way. The incredible Gothic Town Hall in the Great Market Square cut an intricate silhouette against the sky, and the famous Fonske sculpture of a student pouring wisdom into his head seemed like an ... Read Full Article