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Lille

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nord

Lille - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nord
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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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLille
Postcode59000
Tourism label
Latitude50.6292500 (N 50° 37’ 45”)
Longitude3.0572560 (E 3° 3’ 26”)
Surface area34.83 km²
Population235184 inhabitants
Density6752 inhabitants/km²
Insee code59350
IntercommunalityME Européenne de Lille
DepartmentNord
RegionNord-Pas-de-Calais

Nearest cities & towns

Ronchin3.3 km (9 min)
Faches-Thumesnil3.6 km (8 min)
Lambersart4.1 km (10 min)
Loos4.5 km (9 min)
La Madeleine4.9 km (10 min)
Lomme5 km (11 min)
Saint-André-lez-Lille5.1 km (11 min)
Lezennes5.3 km (13 min)
Mons-en-Baroeul5.9 km (13 min)
Wattignies6.2 km (13 min)
Templemars6.6 km (14 min)
Haubourdin6.8 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Lille street market
A big popular gathering with second-hand goods dealers and mussel and chip standsFrom 5 to 6 september 2015

Photos

Old Lille
Old Lille
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Republic Square
Republic Square
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Palace of Fine Arts
Palace of Fine Arts
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Porte de Paris
Porte de Paris
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Paris Gate
Paris Gate
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Porte de Paris, at the bottom the belfry
Porte de Paris, at the bottom the belfry
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Belfry
Belfry
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monumental staircase gardens outside Paris
monumental staircase gardens outside Paris
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Porte de Paris
Porte de Paris
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Paris Gate
Paris Gate
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Town Hall
Town Hall
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Detail of the Town Hall
Detail of the Town Hall
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Place Simon Vollant
Place Simon Vollant
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Old Hospital Saint-Sauveur
Old Hospital Saint-Sauveur
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Old Hospital Saint-Sauveur
Old Hospital Saint-Sauveur
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Hotel and former Hospice Ghent
Hotel and former Hospice Ghent
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Ghent Hotel and former Hospice
Ghent Hotel and former Hospice
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St Saviour's Church
St Saviour's Church
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Church of the Savior
Church of the Savior
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Church of the Savior
Church of the Savior
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Church of the Savior
Church of the Savior
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Church of the Savior
Church of the Savior
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Church of the Savior
Church of the Savior
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Church of the Savior
Church of the Savior
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Lille-Europe station (TGV)
Lille-Europe station (TGV)
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Station Lille-Europe
Station Lille-Europe
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Euralille Mall
Euralille Mall
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Rue des Gunners
Rue des Gunners
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Statue Petit Quinquin
Statue Petit Quinquin
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Wault Wharf
Wault Wharf
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Wharf Wault
Wharf Wault
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Monument - Bois de Boulogne
Monument - Bois de Boulogne
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War Memorial
War Memorial
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Porte de Roubaix
Porte de Roubaix
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Porte de Roubaix
Porte de Roubaix
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The Deule
The Deule
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Station Lille-Europe
Station Lille-Europe
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St. Michel
St. Michel
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Monument place Philippe Lebon
Monument place Philippe Lebon
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Noble 15th century tower
Noble 15th century tower
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Detail Noble Tour
Detail Noble Tour
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Sacred Heart
Sacred Heart
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Sacred Heart
Sacred Heart
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Sacred Heart
Sacred Heart
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Palais Rameau
Palais Rameau
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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St. Maurice
St. Maurice
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Lille, new business district - Fast Track
Lille, new business district - Fast Track
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Lille, new business district Lille, new business district
Lille, new business district Lille, new business district
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Lille, new business district
Lille, new business district
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Lille, new business district
Lille, new business district
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Lille , new business district - Le Zenith
Lille , new business district - Le Zenith
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Lille, new business district
Lille, new business district
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Administrative City
Administrative City
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Lille, new business district
Lille, new business district
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Lille, new business district
Lille, new business district
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Lille, new business district - Sculpture
Lille, new business district - Sculpture
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Old Lille
Old Lille
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Old Lille
Old Lille
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Educational farm
Educational farm
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Former Hospice Comtesse
Former Hospice Comtesse
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Former Hospice Comtesse
Former Hospice Comtesse
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Former Hospice Comtesse
Former Hospice Comtesse
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Former Hospice Comtesse
Former Hospice Comtesse
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Former Hospice Comtesse
Former Hospice Comtesse
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Former Hospice Comtesse
Former Hospice Comtesse
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Lille, new business district - Casino
Lille, new business district - Casino
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Lille, new business district - the Notre-Dame de la Treille Cathedral
Lille, new business district - the Notre-Dame de la Treille Cathedral
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Notre-Dame de la Treille
Notre-Dame de la Treille
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Notre-Dame de la Treille
Notre-Dame de la Treille
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Notre Casino
Notre Casino
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Lille, new business district -
Lille, new business district -
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- Casino Casino Lille, new business district -Lille Cathedral - Bell Tower
- Casino Casino Lille, new business district -Lille Cathedral - Bell Tower
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Notre-Dame de la Treille - Bell Tower
Notre-Dame de la Treille - Bell Tower
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Notre-Dame de la Treille - Main Portal
Notre-Dame de la Treille - Main Portal
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Notre-Dame de la Treille - Main Portal
Notre-Dame de la Treille - Main Portal
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Notre-Dame de la Treille
Notre-Dame de la Treille
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Notre -Lille Cathedral
Notre -Lille Cathedral
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Notre-Dame de la Treille
Notre-Dame de la Treille
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Notre-Dame de la Treille
Notre-Dame de la Treille
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Notre-Dame de la Treille
Notre-Dame de la Treille
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Notre-Dame de la Treille - Sculpture
Notre-Dame de la Treille - Sculpture
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Weather

Friday 31 july
Min. 9°C - Max. 20°C
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Saturday 1 august
Min. 9°C - Max. 22°C
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Sunday 2 august
Min. 10°C - Max. 25°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Godewaersvelde, Heritage Village
HikeEasy2h00Godewaersvelde (34 km)
Discovery trail around the town of Cassel
Village visitEasy1h30Cassel (44 km)
Vert Bocage Circuit
Village visitEasy3h15Staple (44 km)
In the heart of the Battle
HikeEasy3h20Noordpeene (50 km)
Booneghem Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Nieurlet (57 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels