Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Leuven

Enjoy the area's culture, history and churches with a rental holiday home in Leuven. Renowned for its cafes, shopping and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. NATO Headquarters and European Union Parliament Building are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Leuven

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Leuven a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mini-Europe (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Stella Artois (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Kampenhout Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Winge Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Keerbergen Golf Club (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Brabantse Golf (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Leuven

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Leuven is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sint-Donatus Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Kruidtuin Botanical Garden (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Park Belle Vue (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Abbey Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Kessel-Lo Provincial Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Tervuren Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Leuven

The nearest airport is in Brussels (BRU-Brussels - National), located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Antwerp (ANR-Antwerp Intl.), which is 24.1 mi (38.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Leuven Brussels Station, Leuven Station and Leuven Heverlee Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Leuven?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 64 holiday lettings around Leuven. From 24 flats & apartments to 12 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Leuven?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Leuven:

  • Wijk van de Squares: 130 holiday homes
  • European Quarter: 228 holiday homes
  • Zurenborg: 27 holiday homes
  • Dailly: 84 holiday homes
  • Jourdan: 154 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Leuven? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Leuven. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • KU Leuven: 687 holiday lettings
  • OLV-ter-Koorts Chapel: 685 holiday lettings
  • Haasrode Research-Park: 686 holiday lettings
  • Arenberg Castle: 687 holiday lettings
  • St. John the Baptist Church: 686 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Leuven listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Leuven?

Yes, of course. offers 24 Flats in Leuven. Our other popular types of Leuven holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leuven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Leuven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.