Wavre is a town and municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. Wavre is the capital for this area and is located in the Dyle valley. Most of its inhabitants speak French as mother tongue and are called "Wavriens" and "Wavriennes." The Wavre municipality includes the old communes of Limal and Bierges. The Gothic-style church of St John the Baptist was built in 1475. Its main tower houses a 50-bell carillon. The 18th century city hall is housed in the former church of the Carmelites and features a cloistered courtyard.
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and PAREXEL a leading global bio/pharmaceutical organisation are two prominent businesses located in Wavre. Surrounding these two businesses you will find many options for serviced offices. The first ever Walibi amusement park, was built in Wavre. Since then, Walibi has become the largest amusement park in Belgium and opened similar parks in France and the Netherlands.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Walibi Belgium is a family attraction with big thrills provided in by a large selection of roller coasters, great animation and an aquatic park. Le Bateau Ivre serves modern Mediterranean cuisine and a good selection of wines on a small pedestrian street where you can relax and watch the town residents pass by. Le Resto d’en Face offers several pasta dishes, with the benefit of an outside patio for dining. Rotissimus is located in the center of town and serves classic to traditional cuisine and simple elegant meals.
You can get to Wavre by car, taking the A4/E411 from Brussels towards Namur and Luxembourg until the Wavre exit. From the Brussels-Midi central train station take the IC train towards Luxemburg until Ottignies then take a regional train to Wavre.