Would you like to combine the familiar highlights with an original activity? In this blog we provide 5 ‘to do’ tips for those who want to add an original twist to their visit to Leuven.
Beer and breweries are entrenched in the economic, social and cultural life of Leuven. In the mid 18th century, there were no less than 42 breweries along the banks of the Dijle river. The rich beer culture is still deeply rooted in the city.
Leuven has a very rich beer history. The first Stella Artois was brewed here in 1926. But Leuven also has a rich beer future. The university investigates new brewing processes and breweries test innovative techniques and flavours.
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