Accessible travel

Leuven is a city that welcomes everyone. Discover useful information to prepare your visit in the best possible way here.

Top 10

You will find specific information about accessibility on the individual pages of our top 10 attractions.

Discover Leuven

Explore the city using these wheelchair-accessible routes. The route makes it easy for you to find your way through Leuven, taking you to the most interesting places and nicest bars, with safe crossings and the most accessible toilets.

With a guide

Leuven Inside Out
The website indicates whether the walk is accessible or not. Leuven Inside Out is happy to adapt its fixed range to suit the participants. Please make sure to mention this when you make your booking.

Leuven+ has developed adapted guided tours for visually impaired people, people with a physical disability, wheelchair users, and people with a mental disability.
For practical reasons, the number of participants is limited to 15 people per guide.
Caregivers with a caregiver card can attend free of charge.


Two ‘Iedereen Toerist’ (Everyone’s a Tourist) routes start at the Leuven Station; these cycling routes are tailored to wheelchair bikes, duo bikes, tricycles, and tandem bikes.

Book an adapted bike at Fietspunt via

Adapted taxi service

Taxi Hendriks provides adapted transport for people with reduced mobility.
You don’t have to be a member to use it. Request your ride here.


Leuven has 3 hotels & 2 hostels that have received the A or A+ accessibility label:

Food & drink

The accessibility of most restaurants and cafés in Leuven can be found in the On Wheels app.

Lend a wheelchair

Borrow a free wheelchair in the centre of the city.


These websites and apps help you to plan your visit to Leuven:

  • On Wheels App (only in Dutch)
    This app will help you find out which restaurants and bars, sanitary facilities, parking lots, hotels, etc. are accessible to wheelchair users. Download from the App Store & Google Play Store.
  • For travellers with reduced mobility
    The national train organisation NMBS informs you about how to simplify your train journeys.
    You can find info about travelling by bus here.
  • HogeNood App
    The HogeNood app lets you immediately find the nearest accessible toilet using your smartphone. Download from the App Store & Google Play Store.
  • WheelMate App
    WheelMate has been developed to find clean, wheelchair-friendly toilets and parking spaces. Download from the App Store & Google Play Store.

Do you still have questions?

Feel free to contact Visit Leuven for all your questions about accessibility in the city. We will gladly assist you.

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