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Louvain-la-Neuve is a town build around the Université Catholique de Louvain. There are around 15.000 peoples who lives there and around 20.000 who studies. The city-center is only made for pedestrians. If you stay during the week (exept during the holidays) you will discover the incredible student-parties. One beer cost around 0.80€ in the "cercles" (students pubs).
 
Louvain-la-Neuve is a town build around the Université Catholique de Louvain. There are around 15.000 peoples who lives there and around 20.000 who studies. The city-center is only made for pedestrians. If you stay during the week (exept during the holidays) you will discover the incredible student-parties. One beer cost around 0.80€ in the "cercles" (students pubs).
  
==Hitching Out==
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== Hitching Out ==
 
There are a lot of possible destinations from Louvain-la-Neuve (e.g. : [[Brussel]], [[Namur]] and [[Luxembourg]] by E411 motorway, [[Mons]], [[Paris]] via Nivelle by RN25 motorway). There are two main hitchhike spot in LLN: the first is on the beginning of the RN25 and the second, on the "Esplanade"-cross-point, to go on the E411 motorway.
 
There are a lot of possible destinations from Louvain-la-Neuve (e.g. : [[Brussel]], [[Namur]] and [[Luxembourg]] by E411 motorway, [[Mons]], [[Paris]] via Nivelle by RN25 motorway). There are two main hitchhike spot in LLN: the first is on the beginning of the RN25 and the second, on the "Esplanade"-cross-point, to go on the E411 motorway.
 
   
 
   
 
To go south towards Luxembourg and Namur, please stand behind the signposts at the "Esplanade"-cross-point and try to attract cars passing in the TWO car lanes beside you. Up the road, there is a big petrol station (around 20 KM). This is the last one on the road before the city of Namur.
 
To go south towards Luxembourg and Namur, please stand behind the signposts at the "Esplanade"-cross-point and try to attract cars passing in the TWO car lanes beside you. Up the road, there is a big petrol station (around 20 KM). This is the last one on the road before the city of Namur.
  
==Sleeping==
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== Sleeping ==
 
It's also possible to sleep in a hostel. There is a inn near the city-center which is called [http://www.relais.ucl.ac.be/ "Le relais"]. For ones who have much more money there is another hotel: the [http://www.mercure.com/mercure/fichehotel/fr/mer/2200/fiche_hotel.shtml "hotel mercure"].
 
It's also possible to sleep in a hostel. There is a inn near the city-center which is called [http://www.relais.ucl.ac.be/ "Le relais"]. For ones who have much more money there is another hotel: the [http://www.mercure.com/mercure/fichehotel/fr/mer/2200/fiche_hotel.shtml "hotel mercure"].
 
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Revision as of 18:56, 10 July 2009

<map lat='50.66621949435195' lng='4.629020690917969' zoom='13' view='0' float='right'/> Louvain-la-Neuve is a little Belgian city between Brussels and Namur, on the E411 motorway.

Louvain-la-Neuve is a town build around the Université Catholique de Louvain. There are around 15.000 peoples who lives there and around 20.000 who studies. The city-center is only made for pedestrians. If you stay during the week (exept during the holidays) you will discover the incredible student-parties. One beer cost around 0.80€ in the "cercles" (students pubs).

Hitching Out

There are a lot of possible destinations from Louvain-la-Neuve (e.g. : Brussel, Namur and Luxembourg by E411 motorway, Mons, Paris via Nivelle by RN25 motorway). There are two main hitchhike spot in LLN: the first is on the beginning of the RN25 and the second, on the "Esplanade"-cross-point, to go on the E411 motorway.

To go south towards Luxembourg and Namur, please stand behind the signposts at the "Esplanade"-cross-point and try to attract cars passing in the TWO car lanes beside you. Up the road, there is a big petrol station (around 20 KM). This is the last one on the road before the city of Namur.

Sleeping

It's also possible to sleep in a hostel. There is a inn near the city-center which is called "Le relais". For ones who have much more money there is another hotel: the "hotel mercure".