Two well established festivals in Belgium take place in and around Leuven annually - Marktrock and Rock Werchter. Both attract thousands of spectators each year and draw visitors to the city.
If you plan to visit one of the festivals taking place in Leuven, Belgium, make the Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Hotel
your place to stay. Thanks to its central location and reliable transport links, both festivals, plus many of the city's other main attractions, can be reached easily.
Visit Belgium's music festivals
For rock music fans, Rock Werchter is a great festival getaway in Belgium. Based in the village of Werchter, a 20 minute drive from the centre of Leuven, Rock Werchter is one of the biggest rock festivals in Europe.
Founded in 1974, the festival has expanded over the years to a four-day festival and brings some of the world's biggest rock and pop acts to Belgium - including Metallica, Muse, Lady GaGa and the Black Eyed Peas.
Held in the middle of Leuven, the Marktrock music festival hosts a mixture of rock, pop and urban music acts. The festival began in 1982 and gets its name from the Dutch word for market.
At its peak in 2004, the festivals attracted around 350,000 each year. With free entry, Marktrock is an excellent opportunity to experience the best in Belgian music
Stay at the Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Hotel for Belgium's festivals
Both major Belgium festivals can be easily reached from the Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Hotel, making it the perfect base for festival-goers. After a day out at these festivals in Belgium, retire to this hotel in Leuven
to relax in a comfortable room or enjoy a good meal in the excellent RBG Bar & Grill Restaurant.
Book your festival stay at the Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Hotel.