What can one experience here?

  • Walking


  • Cycling


  • The Great Beguinage was founded in the early 13th century, beyond the former city walls. 
  • The oldest houses date back to the 16th century, when the original mud houses were rebuilt in stone. 
  • Some of the 72 houses have been named after a saint or event in the testament. 
  • The Great Beguinage is now a residential area for students, professors and staff at the university.
  • Groot Begijnhof (©Layla Aerts)
  • Groot Begijnhof (©Toerisme Vlaams-Brabant)

Great Beguinage

Groot Begijnhof z/n,
3000 Leuven (Leuven)
Tel. +32 16 32 40 66