Flemish Brabant

Provinces of Flanders
Antwerp - East Flanders - Flemish Brabant - Limburg - West Flanders
Cities & towns in Flemish Brabant
Leuven
Vilvoorde
Halle
Tienen
Aarschot
Diest
Scherpenheuvel-Zichem
Landen
Zoutleeuw
By Ruben Alexander

Sint-Truiden & Landen

BELGIUM – A day trip to Sint-Truiden (FR: Saint-Trond), a town of approximately 20,000 in Belgian Limburg. I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised, and that I liked it most of the towns in the region I have visited so far (Aarschot, Tienen, Hoegaarden, Tongeren, Maaseik and Hasselt, all of which I liked…

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By Ruben Alexander

Leuven

BELGIUM – Situated about 20 kilometers north east of Brussels, Leuven (FR: Louvain, population: +/- 100,000) is one of Belgium’s most important student towns. The Catholic University of Leuven (which was bilingual until the French-speaking faculties relocated to the purpose-built town of Louvain la Neuve in 1968) is the oldest and biggest university in the…

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By Ruben Alexander

In and Around Enghien

BELGIUM – Twenty five kilometers south-west of Brussels, Enghien is a small town at meeting point of various regions. Situated just on the Walloon (French-speaking) side of the border with (Dutch-speaking) Flanders, Enghien (NL: Edingen) is one of 12 officially bilingual Belgian municipalities outside of Brussels. It is also on the edge of Picardy, which…

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