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TownLille
Insee code59350
Postcode59000
Latitude50.6292500
Longitude3.0572560
Surface34.83 km²
Population234033 inhabitants
Density6719 inhabitants/km²
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Capital of French Flanders and prefecture of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, Lille, town of art and history, is famous for its architectural heritage, its lively atmosphere and its famous flea market which takes place every year on first weekend of September.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The Grand Place, the heart of Lille animation.
  • La Vieille Bourse and its courtyard.
  • The Rihour Palace which now houses the Tourist Office.
  • The Palace of Fine Arts.
  • The Citadel Vauban.
  • The Museum of the Hospice Comtesse (paintings, tapestries, ceramics, furniture ...).
  • The Maisons Folie (Cultural Spaces).
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TransportMetro station Bois Blancs,   Metro station Bourg,   Metro station CHR B-Calmette,   Metro station CHR Oscar-Lambret,   Metro station Canteleu,   Metro station Caulier,   Metro station Cormontaigne,   Metro station Fives,   Metro station Gambetta,   Metro station Gare Lille-Europe,   Metro station Gare Lille-Flandres,   Metro station Hellemmes,   Metro station Lezennes,   Metro station Lille Grand Palais,   Metro station Mairie de Lille,   Metro station Maison des Enfants,   Metro station Marbrerie,   Metro station Mitterie,   Metro station Montebello,   Metro station Port de Lille,   Metro station Porte d'Arras,   Metro station Porte de Douai,   Metro station Porte de Valenciennes,   Metro station Porte des Postes,   Metro station Rihour,   Metro station République - Beaux-Arts,   Metro station Saint-Maurice Pellevoisin,   Metro station Saint-Philibert,   Metro station Wazemmes,   Train station of Cambrai,   Train station of Hellemmes,   Train station of Lezennes,   Train station of Lille - CHR,   Train station of Lille - Europe,   Train station of Lille - Flandres,   Train station of Lille - Porte-de-Douai,   Train station of Mont-de-Terre,   Train station of Valenciennes
Information pointsTourist Office of Lille
Leisure centresCasino of Lille,   Museum of Fine Art of Lille,   Museum of L'Hospice Comtesse,   Museum of Natural History - Géologie et Ethnographie
MonumentsBirthplace of Charles de Gaulle,   Cathedral Notre-Dame-de-la-Treille,   Chapel Notre-Dame-de-Réconciliation,   Church Saint-André,   Church Saint-Maurice,   Church Saint-Étienne,   Church Sainte-Catherine,   Church Sainte-Marie-Madeleine,   Citadel of Lille,   Collegiate Church Saint-Pierre,   Door of Dunkerque,   Door of Gand,   Door of Paris,   Door of Roubaix,   House Coilliot,   House Meert,   House of Gilles de la Boë,   Palace Rameau,   Palace Rihour,   Palace of the Beaux-arts,   Synagogue of Lille,   Town Hall of Lille
Performance hallsExhibition Park Lille Grand Palais,   Hôtel Casino Barrière,   L'Aeronef,   La Péniche,   Le Splendid,   Le Tripostal,   Maison Folie de Beaulieu - Lomme,   Maison Folie de Moulins,   Maison Folie de Wazemmes,   Opera of Lille,   Stadium of the Ormes,   Theatre Comédie Solferino,   Theatre Le Petit Jacques,   Theatre Sebastopol,   Theatre of the Nord,   Zénith Arena - Grand Palais de Lille

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Spring of the Old Stock Exchange (jazz festival) in March.
  • The Flea Market Lille: the first weekend of September.
  • Lille Comics Festival (comic festival) in November.
Detailed information
Lille street marketA big popular gathering with second-hand goods dealers and mussel and chip stands
From 6th to 7th September 2014

PHOTOS

Old LilleOld Lille
 
Republic SquareRepublic Square
Palace of Fine ArtsPalace of Fine Arts
 
Porte de ParisPorte de Paris
Paris GateParis Gate
 
Porte de Paris, at the bottom the belfryPorte de Paris, at the bottom the belfry
BelfryBelfry
 
monumental staircase gardens outside Parismonumental staircase gardens outside Paris
Porte de ParisPorte de Paris
 
Paris GateParis Gate
Town HallTown Hall
 
Detail of the Town HallDetail of the Town Hall
Place Simon VollantPlace Simon Vollant
 
Old Hospital Saint-SauveurOld Hospital Saint-Sauveur
Old Hospital Saint-SauveurOld Hospital Saint-Sauveur
 
Hotel and former Hospice GhentHotel and former Hospice Ghent
Ghent Hotel and former HospiceGhent Hotel and former Hospice
 
St Saviour's ChurchSt Saviour's Church
Church of the SaviorChurch of the Savior
 
Church of the SaviorChurch of the Savior
Church of the SaviorChurch of the Savior
 
Church of the SaviorChurch of the Savior
Church of the SaviorChurch of the Savior
 
Church of the SaviorChurch of the Savior
Lille-Europe station (TGV)Lille-Europe station (TGV)
 
Station Lille-EuropeStation Lille-Europe
Euralille MallEuralille Mall
 
Rue des GunnersRue des Gunners
Statue Petit QuinquinStatue Petit Quinquin
 
Wault WharfWault Wharf
Wharf WaultWharf Wault
 
Monument - Bois de BoulogneMonument - Bois de Boulogne
War MemorialWar Memorial
 
Porte de RoubaixPorte de Roubaix
Porte de RoubaixPorte de Roubaix
 
The DeuleThe Deule
Station Lille-EuropeStation Lille-Europe
 
St. MichelSt. Michel
Monument place Philippe LebonMonument place Philippe Lebon
 
Noble 15th century towerNoble 15th century tower
Detail Noble TourDetail Noble Tour
 
Sacred HeartSacred Heart
Sacred HeartSacred Heart
 
Sacred HeartSacred Heart
Palais RameauPalais Rameau
 
St. MauriceSt. Maurice
St. MauriceSt. Maurice
 
St. MauriceSt. Maurice
St. MauriceSt. Maurice
 
St. MauriceSt. Maurice
St. MauriceSt. Maurice
 
St. MauriceSt. Maurice
St. MauriceSt. Maurice
 
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St. MauriceSt. Maurice
 
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St. MauriceSt. Maurice
 
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St. MauriceSt. Maurice
 
St. MauriceSt. Maurice
St. MauriceSt. Maurice
 
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Administrative CityAdministrative City
 
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Lille, new business districtLille, new business district
 
Lille, new business district - SculptureLille, new business district - Sculpture
Old LilleOld Lille
 
Old LilleOld Lille
Educational farmEducational farm
 
Former Hospice ComtesseFormer Hospice Comtesse
Former Hospice ComtesseFormer Hospice Comtesse
 
Former Hospice ComtesseFormer Hospice Comtesse
Former Hospice ComtesseFormer Hospice Comtesse
 
Former Hospice ComtesseFormer Hospice Comtesse
Former Hospice ComtesseFormer Hospice Comtesse
 
Lille, new business district - CasinoLille, new business district - Casino
Lille, new business district - the Notre-Dame de la Treille CathedralLille, new business district - the Notre-Dame de la Treille Cathedral
 
Notre-Dame de la TreilleNotre-Dame de la Treille
 
Notre-Dame de la TreilleNotre-Dame de la Treille
Notre CasinoNotre Casino
 
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- Casino Casino Lille, new business district -Lille Cathedral - Bell Tower- Casino Casino Lille, new business district -Lille Cathedral - Bell Tower
 
Notre-Dame de la Treille - Bell TowerNotre-Dame de la Treille - Bell Tower
Notre-Dame de la Treille - Main PortalNotre-Dame de la Treille - Main Portal
 
Notre-Dame de la Treille - Main PortalNotre-Dame de la Treille - Main Portal
Notre-Dame de la TreilleNotre-Dame de la Treille
 
Notre -Lille CathedralNotre -Lille Cathedral
Notre-Dame de la TreilleNotre-Dame de la Treille
 
Notre-Dame de la TreilleNotre-Dame de la Treille
Notre-Dame de la TreilleNotre-Dame de la Treille
 
Notre-Dame de la Treille - SculptureNotre-Dame de la Treille - Sculpture

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Saturday 30 August
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantThe Sylmar  
8.5
Lille
LOCATION - The The Sylmar restaurant is located on the Sevastopol site, opposite the theater of the same name in Lille. Run by a friendly couple: crossing a London and a Parisian, its...
Located in Lille27 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCreperie and Co  
8.6
  SPECIAL OFFER
Lille
STOP DESIGN - Located next to the Place de la République, this small restaurant immediately draws the eye with its flattering frame, a bit sixties industrial stranded short trend. Then...
Located in Lille18 € per person 
Indian restaurantAux Indes Express  
9
  SPECIAL OFFER
Lille
India - Let's go! It is decided, it is time for a trip to the land of Gandhi express and maharajas. Gone are the gray, welcome in a distant land for a trip you will not soon forget....
Located in Lille20 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 5 bedroomsLe Clos des Flandres    
8.6
Erquinghem-Lys
Valerie and Hubert welcome you. 5 in their Bed and Breakfast. A farm in a green, located 15 km from Lille and 40 minutes from Dunkirk. 4 large bedrooms, one suite. Comfort (tv, tnt,...
Located 17.1 km from LilleFrom 75 € to 100 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsAu relais d'artois  
Cuinchy
In a quiet and green surroundings, a farm built on 5000m², offers five houses grouped in one wing of the farm; bike rental per day.
Located 25 km from LilleFrom 55 € to 75 € the double room 
Apartment with 3 bedroomsLa fermette de la Vache Rousse  
Rosult
In a 19th century farmhouse that has retained its old charm you can enjoy the modern comforts you need to feel good. The rooms, the beds are very comfortable. Breakfast in a typical...
Located 30 km from Lille60 € the double room 

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HOTELS

Best Western Premier Why Hotel - Hotel in LilleBest Western Premier Why Hotel     
9.1
Lille
Located in the heart of Lille, this design hotel offers en suite accommodations with free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. Guests can relax on the furnished terrace with a drink from...
Located in LilleRoom from 94 €
L'Hermitage Gantois, Autograph Collection - Hotel in LilleL'Hermitage Gantois, Autograph Collection     
8.8
Lille
The 5-star L'Hermitage Gantois, Autograph Collection offers modern facilities in an elegant 15th-century building. It is situated in the heart of Lille, a 5-minute walk from La Grande...
Located in LilleRoom from 119 €
Crowne Plaza Euralille - Hotel in LilleCrowne Plaza Euralille     
8.1
Lille
The Crowne Plaza Euralille is located opposite Gare de Lille-Europe, with direct links to Paris and London. It offers a fitness room with sauna and free Wi-Fi. All guestrooms and suites...
Located in LilleRoom from 75 €

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ibis Styles Lille Centre Gare Beffroi
The ibis Styles Lille Centre Gare Beffroi is located in the centre of Lille, 600 metres from Lille Flandres and Lille Europe train stations. All rooms...
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