Lille, France

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Overview

Visiting Lille, you’ll find a surprising cultural scene, historic buildings, fine restaurants, and a quaint old town.

Country

France, Northern France

Approx. Duration

Half-day Tour, Full-day Tour, Overnight Tour

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – High|Wheelchair Accessible

Flights & Accommodations

Local Currency

Euro

Price Level

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Things To Do

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General Info

Address

Lille, France

Estimated Duration

Half day to 2 days

Spoken Languages

France (formal), English spoken by most of the population

Electricity

220V

Local Currency

Euro

Recommended Age Groups

Babies, Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors

Price

Reasons to visit Lille, France

Flea markets, festivals, food

Lille offers several amazing markets and festivals throughout the year.

Old Lille (Vieux Lille)

Take a walk or a guided tour, and immerse yourself in Lille’s most charming district, located just north of the city center. See the remarkably restored Old Lille (Vieux Lille) with its striking architecture. Its narrow, cobblestoned streets, Flemish-style, red-brick buildings, bold colors decors, and cheerful, brightly painted facades inspire any architecture lover. You’ll enjoy remarkable 17th-century architecture that inspires you to stroll and take endless pictures.

Notable monuments include:

  • The Palais Rihour.
  • The Main Square.
  • The old stock exchange.
  • The Opera House.
  • The Chamber of Commerce.
  • The Notre-Dame de la Treille cathedral.

 

Shopping

You can find amazing architecture, shopping for fashion lovers (who find Paris is too expensive), French cuisine and art, including Palais des Beaux-Arts, the second largest general-interest museum in France after the Louvre.


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