Leuven is a university town where the history, culture, architecture, gastronomy and modern science perfectly complement each other. Famously known for its music festivals and city celebrations; whatever time you visit there is sure to be something interesting going on. There are guided tours you can take around the town, organized in cooperation with the Royal Leuven Guide's Association.
The friendly Burgundian atmosphere in the historical city center makes it an easy place to relax and see the sites, along with the many good restaurants to choose from. The people of Leuven are very proud of their history and heritage, and once you visit you are sure to learn why and want to go back again.
Like many European cities, Leuven is best explored the way the natives do it, so make sure you take some sensible shoes for cycling in.
Places to visit - Grote Markt (Great Market Square), the Oude Markt (Old Market Square), St. Peter's Church and the M - Museum Leuven.