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Leuven is a city in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. It is located in the district of Löwen, about 25 km east of the capital Brussels.

Travel Guide Leuven

In the middle of Belgium’s central province of Flemish Brabant lies Leuven, or Louvain, the capital of the region. About 100,000 inhabitants live in the city, which is nationally recognized as a university city. Over 50,000 students attend the local Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, ensuring a younger-than-average population within Leuven. The city’s renowned university was founded in the early 15th century. Leuven has had an eventful history; in the 18th and 19th centuries, the settlement in the heart of what is now Belgium was temporarily under French and Dutch rule. The city’s central attraction is the historic town hall, whose late Gothic facades were built as early as the 15th century. Directly on the Grote Markt, in addition to the city hall, other photogenic Gothic buildings can be discovered – the Sint Pieterskirche and the Tafelrond. With the Museum M, Leuven also has a modern art gallery with historical art from the 15th to 18th centuries. Among the most beautiful buildings of the local university are the library and the ornate Arenberg Castle.

Weather in Leuven

Der Wetterbericht für Leuven am 31.01.2023: Den ganzen Tag über teilweise bewölkt bei 3 bis 4 Grad und starkem Wind aus West. tagsüber wird durchschnittlich eine Temperatur von 5 °C erreicht, nachts kühlen die Temperaturen auf bis zu 2 °C ab.

Wetter am 01.02.2023: wechselhaft, leichte Schauer möglich
Wetter am 02.02.2023: wolkig
Wetter am 03.02.2023: wolkig
Wetter am 04.02.2023: wolkig
Wetter am 05.02.2023: wechselhaft, Schauer möglich
Wetter am 06.02.2023: wechselhaft, leichte Schauer möglich

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