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Less than half an hour by train from both Mechelen and Brussels, LEUVEN offers an easy and enjoyable day-trip from either. The town is the seat of Belgium's oldest university, whose students give the place a lively, informal air – and sustain lots of inexpensive bars and cafés. There are also a couple of notable medieval buildings, the splendid Stadhuis and the imposing St- Pieterskerk, which is home to three wonderful early Flemish paintings, and in the Oude Markt Leuven possesses one of the region's most personable squares. Otherwise, the centre is not much more than an undistinguished …
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Hop on the train and travel a mere 30 minutes east of Brussels and wind up in this enchanting university town. Leuven (Louvain in French) is teeming with interesting ...

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