Louvain-La-Neuve is a young college town in Belgium just a short drive from Brussels, with attractions that cater to and are often created by university students, such as an annual bike race and celebration. One of the most popular off-campus attractions in the city is the Musée Hergé, a very unusual museum dedicated to the comic artist Georges Prosper Remi (aka “Hergé”), whose most famous work was The Adventures of Tintin comic series that ran from 1929 until 1983. Most travellers also enjoy walking this lovely city's promenades when the weather is obliging. ... Read more »
- Sciences Library of Louvain-La-Neuve
- Aula Magna
- The Tower
- View the many frescos painted throughout Louvain-La-Neuve
- Watch a French play at the Atelier Théâtre Jean Vilar
- Enjoy live concerts at Ferme du Blocry and Ferme du Biéreau
It is pretty damp in Louvain-La-Neuve, and you can expect 60 mm of rain per month any time of year, but winter months are the wettest. This humidity makes it feel colder than the actual 1-2°C lows from December to February. Summer months have highs of 22-23°C in July and August.
Getting There & Around
You can drive to Louvain-La-Neuve using the E411 motorway from Brussels and Luxembourg or take a train from either city. Brussels is 30 km away and has the nearest airport. There are bus routes available from Brussels as well.
The town has local buses that run throughout and into neighbouring cities.« Hide