The Louvain-la-Neuve center has a very large mall. Opened in autumn 2005, L'esplanade (Place de l'Accueil) and Rue Charlemagne considerably increase the university city and bring a new dimension to the city that reinforces its status as a regional center of attraction.
For tranquil shopping, away from the crowds, the Saint-Hubert and Halles Galeries allow you to discover small, independent and original boutiques.
In the center of Ottignies, you fill find all types of shops and services, like the in the Douaire Mall or on Avenue Reine Astrid and Boulevard Martin, or even around the "Heart of the City" Square.
For those who appreciate the warm and friendly atmosphere of markets, there are three possibilities: Tuesday and Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm on the square of the urban center of Louvain-la-Neuve and Friday morning on the Center Square in Ottignies.