Discover medieval Leuven - Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

209802


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Dutch (fluent), English (advanced), French (advanced), Spanish (advanced)

Because it's real old!


Leuven, a small city in surface but great in it's history.

One of the eye-catchers is this precious gothic townhall from the 15th century, the grand beguinage, not to mention all the old buildings from the university founded in 1425.

The treasury of the St. Peterschurch contains 2 original paintings, The Last Supper from the Flemish Primitive painter Dirk Bouts.

Being a martyr city in the first world-war, a lot of traces from this period can be found, as well as from the helpful support of the USA.

What about the beer-capital, where the biggest brewery in the world once started as a local brewery in 1366.

History, architecture, students, beer and atmosphere: discover it all within walking distance!

Itinerary

The medieval center of the city including the townhall, The St Peterschurch, the medieval universtity buildings, the Old Market Place with the Kotmadam, the grand beguinage, the University library and much more.
St. Peterschurch treasury is only possible during opening hours of the museum beging from Monday till Saturday from 10am till 15 am, on sunday from 12am till 15 am. The entrance of 2. 5 euro is not included in the price.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the stairs in front of the townhall or any other place you prefer, f.e. at your hotel.

End location: In the center or any other place that is suitable for you.

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

Everything is within walking distance.

What’s Included

Other: This price includes the fee for the guide during 2 hours.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 euro - You don't need any extra cash unless you want to taste the Leuven beer Stella Artois or one of our other Belgian delicious products like chocolates, waffles, french fries, etc...

What’s Extra

Other: The entrance of the St-Peterschurch treasury is not included. If you like to visit it, 2.5 euro per person needs to be paid at the entrance.
An addition hour costs 70 euro.
If you like to drink or eat something, that should be added to the price.

A Recent Review of this tour

We had the BEST time with Elsy! She brought the city to life and was very interesting and fun. Our university group learned so much and had a blast. Thank you!
Jen Humann

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