Sint-Pieters-Leeuw

Sint-Pieters-Leeuw is a fairly rural city in western part of Flanders, close to Brussels.

Understand

Get in

By bus

Take the bus number 170, which terminates at Pastorijstreet in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw and run by De Lijn from Brussels-South railway station.

See

Do

Take a bicycle tour. As in most parts of Flanders, Sint-Pieters-Leeuw also has signposts with numbers guiding along routes that are very suitable for cycling.

The following tour is 18 km and goes along not far from the nature reserves and the most beautiful routes of the town. You start at the church in the centre and look for the signpost with direction number 70. Once you arrive at the point number 70, you go further with the numbers as follows: 72 -71 - 23 - 22 - 21 - 20 - 68 - 69 - 70.

On the following website , you can visualize the tour on a map. First you have to search for the town Sint-Pieters-Leeuw. Then you have to click on the red bullet with the numbers.

Buy

Belgium is known for its chocolate. The factory of a famous brand Neuhaus is in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw. There is a small outlet shop (address Postweg 2, Vlezenbeek) where you can taste and buy second class chocolate. Honestly, the taste is not different but the price is a real bargain. One kilo for €14. Normally a kilo costs €54.

Eat

Attention: Bergense steenweg is a long street, so these restaurants are not close to each other. A car is needed.

Drink

Sleep

Connect

Free internet at the local library. The library is situated near the church in the centre of the town. Address: Rink 2

Go next

From Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, you can visit the following sites, all within 10 km drive or bus from town.


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