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Louvain Travel guide
Louvain : Michelin's recommendations
Leuven owes its prominence to its university, Belgium’s oldest. Its students and student life give the place a unique feel. Capital of the recently created province of Flemish Brabant, Leuven is also known for its beer, brewed here since the 14C. Its illustrious past is reflected by the numerous fine monuments such as its town hall.
Tourist attractions Louvain : Things to see and do
Naamsestraat B - 3000 Leuven
This 15C Flamboyant Gothic building needs to be studied from a distance to appreciate its vertical lines; like an elegantly chiselled stone reliquary. The niches were given new statues in the 19C. Inside, several works by Constantin Meunier are exhib..
Margarethaplein B - 3000 Leuven
This 15C Brabant Gothic church was intended to have three towers but remained unfinished on account of unstable ground. The interior is outstanding because of the pure lines of the Gothic nave, with huge pillars rising to the vault in a single swee..
Grote-Markt 1 B - 3000 Leuven
Sint Pieterskerk houses this museum stacked with masterpieces, including the Last Supper altarpiece by Dirk Bouts (1467), a small copy of the Descent from the Cross by Van der Weyden (1440) and an outstanding 13C wooden Head of Christ called &q..
This 16th-century former convent offers 4-star facilities and an attractive interior only 280 metres from the Oude Markt in the historic centre of Leuven. Martin’s includes a winter garden and a bar with a fireplace. Free WiFi is available throughout..
Bondgenotenlaan 20 B - 3000 Leuven
Theater Hotel Leuven is situated in the heart of Leuven, 100 meters from the Grote Markt and 50 meters from Museum M. The rooms come with a a flat-screen satellite TV and free wired and wireless internet. Breakfast is served in the breakfast room. ..
Alfons Smetsplein 7 B - 3000 LEUVEN
Prix Prices from : 98 €
"Situated in the heart of Leuven, the Mercure Leuven Center Hotel offers a quality service for your business and leisure stays. A blend of traditional and modern, Leuven is home to one of the most prestigious and ancient universities in Europe...
Vuurkruisenlaan 4 B - 3000 Leuven
Groot Begijnhof 14 B - 3000 Leuven
This former Grand Béguinage infirmary, featuring traditional cuisine, is a popular place for banquets. Prices are the same for starters, main dishes and desserts, making it easier to choose!
Bondgenotenlaan 92 B - 3000 Leuven
The chef here isn't afraid of experimenting with new pairings but is always careful about the flavours and presentation of his dishes. Excellent selection of micro-brewery beers. It is so trendy that you can even dine in the afternoon.
Muntstraat 36 B - 3000 Leuven
Of all the restaurants dotting this pedestrian street this one is particularly attractive with its trendy decor and above all the food, which gives a subtle twist to the classics. Booking advised.