Excursion to Leuven by train from Brussels

Leuven is the university city of Flanders. At the university in this city, Erasmus of Rotterdam was a professor. Known for its youthful atmosphere, during the month of September, the population of Leuven goes from 88,000 to 116,000 with the arrival of students. Enjoy this city with a Spanish guide.
• Discover the most impressive beguinage in Belgium.
• Admire the wonderful library
• Try a Stella Artois

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide in Spanish
    • City tips / Travel tips
    • Discounts (discounts in restaurants, chocolate shops, museums, etc.)
    • Round-trip train ticket
    What's excluded :
    • Tickets to museums
    • Food and drink
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Brussels Central Station, Cantersteen 15, Brussels 1000 Belgium

    At 10:00 a.m. we will leave Brussels to go to Leuven. We will be there in 30 minutes. It is located only 27 km from Brussels.

    Stop At: Martelarenplein, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

    Our tour begins in the square that includes the bus station and the train station. In it, we will discover the reason why this square is known as "martyrs' square".

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: Fons Sapientiae, Plaza del Rector De Somer Near the Center of Town, Leuven 3000 Belgium

    Just before entering the Grote Markt, we found the source of wisdom.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Pass By: Great Market Square (Grote Markt), Leuven Belgium

    In the Grote Markt we find among other emblematic buildings of the city; the town hall, the round table building and Sint-Pieterskerk.

    Stop At: Historical Leuven Town hall, Grote Markt 9, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

    Our next stop is one of the most emblematic buildings in Leuven and, without a doubt, one of the best examples of Gothic-Flemish, the historic town hall of Leuven.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tafelrond - The Fourth, Grote Markt 5, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

    The next building is the one that houses the headquarters of the national bank and is known as the round table building.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Peter's Church of Leuven, Grote Markt, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

    In this stop, we will talk about the architectural style of this old magisterial church.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Old Market Square, Oude Markt, Leuven 3000 Belgium

    The next stop is one of the must-sees in the city, the Oude market. In it, we will discover why it is known as the largest bar in the world.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Anthony's Chapel, Leuven, Hasseltweg 263, 3600 Genk, Belgium

    At our next stop, we will meet one of Belgium's most beloved characters, Father Damian.

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: Groot Begijnhof, Schapenstraat, Leuven 3000 Belgium

    We visit one of the most beautiful places in Leuven, the Great Beguinary, a place that keeps the history of an incredible group of women.

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Michael's Church, Naamsestraat 57a, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

    At this stop, we will discover the architectural style of the Jesuit Church of San Miguel.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Monseigneur Ladeuzeplein, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

    In this square, we find the central library of the University of Leuven, in it we also find a most peculiar totem.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Universiteitsbibliotheek en bibliotheektoren, Monseigneur Ladeuzeplein 21, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

    Our last stop is the Leuven Library. We will discover its history and one of the largest bells in Europe. Here our guide will recommend where and what to eat, what else you can visit, and will give you the option to return to Brussels by train with him.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Brussel-Centraal, Carrefour de l'Europe, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

    End of the tour for those who have decided not to continue visiting Leuven on their own. Our guide will give you our best tips for sightseeing, eating out and hiking in Brussels.
    The end point is the central station, therefore, close to public transport. It is a 7 minute walk from Grand Place and close to many good restaurants and bars.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Brussel-Centraal, Carrefour de l'Europe, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • You will receive confirmation at the time of booking
    • Our guides have the client's interests in mind; While the tour generally includes the sites and stories mentioned and lasts for about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Meals are not included, but your guide will be happy to point you to some great places to eat :)
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-6877P28

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