"Leuven, city of students and VT meetings `-)" Top 5 Page for this destination Leuven by irisbe

Leuven Travel Guide: 479 reviews and 1,031 photos

Leuven lies at the edge of Flanders and Wallonia and thus at the language border.

In its early history, the river Dijle used to be the border between the teritory of the Nerviers and the Eburons.
At the time of the Roman Empire, the road from Aaken to Beauvais, crossed the Dijle river here.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful city, largest beer bar in the world, great history & architecture
  • Cons:Always take the weather with you
  • In a nutshell:Most enjoyable when sunny weather, city of students and people who love a drink and a walk
  • Last visit to Leuven: Jul 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Roadquill's Profile Photo
    Jun 9, 2013 at 10:41 PM

    I am just shocked...shocked... that there is beer tasting in Leuven...Nice page...I hope to work Leuven into my Belgium trip in July. Karl

  • ATLC's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2010 at 2:19 PM

    Enjoyable page, Dannie. Thanks :-)

  • junecorlett's Profile Photo
    May 4, 2009 at 5:02 AM

    I visited Leuven more than 20 yrs ago, it is a beautiful city.

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Jul 30, 2007 at 4:02 AM

    You have so many pages on places in Belgium, I found it difficult to decide where to start, but think I made the right choice ;-)

  • DaDrifter's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2005 at 12:10 AM

    'Biggest Beer Bar in the world' got me interested, but the architecture of the City Hall and Big Bequinage had be spellbound ... thanks for a great virtual tour Dannie.

  • Goldenboy's Profile Photo
    Mar 1, 2005 at 8:36 AM

    Oouups missing your birthday, sorry, on exam. happy belated birthday anyway! Nothing but the best be unto you. Hail Irisbe ;)

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jan 3, 2005 at 1:24 PM

    beautiful page and travelogues. I added Leuven to my future Belgian itinerary, thanks for sharing. Happy New 2005 :-)))

  • Toyin's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2004 at 2:00 PM

    Its good to have a taste of Leuven in this manner. Lots of work, and a very dedicated approach. Well done Danny.

  • GaryAlan's Profile Photo
    Oct 5, 2004 at 8:45 AM

    An exceptional blend of photos/comments -- a database of useful and interesting info.

  • roamer61's Profile Photo
    Sep 7, 2004 at 6:19 AM

    Beautiful pages. Nice pics and good tips.


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