Why you should visit this historic Belgian city – home to Europe’s longest bar

Just 25 minutes outside of Brussels, the historic city of Leuven is best known for brewing Stella Artois. 

But the town is so much more than that – crammed full of historical gems, elegant boutiques full of flowing silk shirts and more restaurants than you could eat your way through in a week.

What will most surprise you about this ancient city though, is the quiet. 

My hotel, the chic St Martin’s Klooster, located in a former monastery, is just a 20 minute walk from the train station, and during my journey only four cars passed me by. 

The rest of the traffic is made up of gently rumbling city buses and students

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