Shopping in Leuven means being welcomed by passionate owners. Unique shops in attractive, car-free shopping streets. And, of course, a cosy coffee bar or lunch spot on every corner.
From the centre to the Louis Melsenstraat
The crème de la crème of shopping in Leuven.
From the station to Louis Melsenstraat
Shops full of baubles and gadgets.
A stylish lane with chain shops, colourful cafés and exclusive clothing and decoration shops.
Typical college-town street with a pleasant variety of shops, cafés and restaurants.
Impressive university buildings alternating with catering establishments and shops with a cultural accent.
Parijsstraat & Pensstraat
Street full of baubles and gadgets alternating with world cuisine restaurants, original specialty shops and gift shops.
Pleasant shopping spot with a mix of chain shops and more exclusive establishments.
Mechelsestraat & Vismarkt
Trendy shopping street that also boast a host of tasteful culinary shops.
Tip! Stores are exceptionally open during Sunday Shopping & shopping events
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Stay & Experience Deals
Staying overnight means you can experience a whole lot more. The full package. And that’s great because you can’t do Leuven in just one day.
To make sure your experience is unforgettable, stay in one of these cool places. They’ve been specially chosen for by locals who have the inside track. You can enjoy everything from a free ticket for an unforgettable museum, to an idyllic bike ride in the green outskirts of Leuven.
Tips from locals
For sports enthusiasts and gourmets, for parents travelling with their children, and for lovers of culture and street art fans