Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Leuven

Enjoy the area's culture, history and churches and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Leuven. Renowned for its cafés, shopping and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. NATO Headquarters and European Union Parliament Building are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Leuven a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Leuven

The nearest airport is in Brussels (BRU-Brussels - National), located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Leuven?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 65 house rentals around Leuven. From 18 Condos/Apartments to 13 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Leuven is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Leuven:

  • European Quarter: 238 vacation rentals
  • Wijk van de Squares: 143 vacation rentals
  • Zuid: 65 vacation rentals
  • Dailly: 91 vacation rentals
  • Zurenborg: 23 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Leuven?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Leuven. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • UZ Leuven Gasthuisberg Campus: 702 home rentals
  • Leuven Heverlee Station: 702 home rentals
  • Old Market Square: 701 home rentals
  • M - Museum Leuven: 701 home rentals
  • Vlierbeek Abbey: 692 home rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Leuven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 18 Condos/Apartments in Leuven. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Leuven include:

  • Houses: 13 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 4 lodging choices
  • Villas: 6 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Leuven?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation homes with pool available in Leuven.