Should I sign up for a Leuven Walk?

No, you can just get a ticket from one of our vending points in the city centre - Biercafé Fiere Margriet - Chocolatier bittersweet - Boekencafé De Dry Coppen - Temmerman Confiserie Leuven. On Sundays and holidays it is possible to buy your ticket directly from the guide, before the start of the walk.

Biercafé Fiere Margriet, Margarethaplein 11
Open Monday-Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m., Friday from 7 a.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m.

Chocolatier bittersweet, Eikstraat 2
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Boekencafé De Dry Coppen, Schrijnmakersstraat 11
Open Monday 2-7 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Temmerman Confiserie Leuven, Tiensestraat 200
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appointment.

What does a Leuven Walk cost?

A Leuven Walk costs € 8 for adults, € 6 for students, € 5 for children between 10 and 16 and is free for children under 10.

Where do Leuven Walks start?

All Leuven Walks start at the stairs of the town hall on the Grand Market Square.

Who may participate in Leuven Walks?

Everybody. However, we recommend groups from 10 people to contact us and reserve a tour a few weeks in advance. At any given time we can reserve the right to, if things get too busy, deny groups larger then 10 persons to participate in the scheduled walks.

Are Leuven Walks accessible to persons with disabilities?

The scheduled walks are not standard accessible to wheelchair users or other persons with disabilities. Contact us for a tailor-made Leuven Walk: based on you advice we can design a most suitable tour.

How can I recognize the Leuven Walks guide?

He or she wears a badge with the Leuven Walks logo.

Where can I find the Leuven Walks program?

You will find the walks schedule under Walks, Spring Schedule.

How about a walk in bad weather?

Sun, rain or snowstorm: Leuven Walks always take place! Tip: you can look up the weather forecast in advance. Tickets cannot be refunded. Tip: you can use your ticket for another walk. 

Can I see penguins on a Leuven Walk?

No, Leuven has no zoo so far. Only student animals live here. 

What do I take on a Leuven Walk?

Comfortable shoes, an umbrella, eyes and ears.

Where can I find the Leuven Walks leaflet?

You can find them in the city's hotels, B&B's and youth hostels.

What if I do not find the answer to my question?

Then get in contact with us. We will gladly help you out.

What are the general terms and conditions of Leuven Walks?


1.) Terms and conditions programmed walks
2.) Terms and conditions reserved group walks

1.) Programmed walks

Group size:

- Since walks are open to everyone, the group that participates in a programmed Leuven Walk can be small or large. However, the vending points and guides do reserve at all times the right, in times of large crowds, not to sell tickets to groups of over 10 people, thus denying them participation in a walk. Groups of more than 10 persons are advised to request a walk through


- Students who wish to obtain the student rate must show a valid student card.
- Anyone who wants to participate in a walk needs to have a ticket. Tickets have to be shown to the guide before the walk. 
- The loss of the tear strip makes a Leuven Walks ticket invalid.
- Leuven Walks tickets are not refundable, so not even in bad weather conditions. There is one exception: in the case of the unlikely event that there is no guide waiting for a scheduled walk, tickets can be refunded at a vending point.
- Leuven Walks tickets have no expiration date. After purchase, they remain valid for a single use.


- Leuven Walks start punctually at the scheduled time. The guide will wait for no one. 
- Leuven Walks always take place, regardless of the weather conditions.
- Leuven Walks is not responsible for accidents during the walk.

2.) Reserved group walks

From May 1st '13 terms and conditions will be available here. From May 21st '13 you can apply for a tour after June 20th '13.