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Lille Free Tour
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Discover Lille in a unique way with this free walking tour. Both educating and entertaining, this tour is the perfect introduction to the capital of Flanders. Meet us from Monday to Sunday for our original tour at 2 pm at "Porte de Paris". You can...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Porte de Paris, Place Simon Vollant, 59000, Lille, France
+33 7 67 53 85 46
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this walking tour to anyone visiting Lille. Our guide was Nicholas who was very informative and engaging and spoke excellent English. We were quite a big group of around 12 but he kept the whole group engaged. He also managed to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HippyinPinstripes
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We turned up for the tour and we were the only 2 and Nicholas was happy to still do the tour. It was such an informative tour showing parts of the city that we would never of known about if we had just wandered around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Monday might be a good time to visit Lille if you want an under crowded walking tour. My wife and I were lucky to have essentially a private tour with Nicholas for over two hours. His explanations were excellent with just the right amount of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

I had the privilege to get a personal free guided tour with Lisa, since I happened to be the only one showing up at 10 am. That was no problem for her, though. Kind-hearted Lisa taught me about the interesting evolution of the city, from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michiel D
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Our guide was Nicholas who was very good, I have been on a few “free tours” around the world and this was 1 of the best. We heard about the history of Lille, the legends and had plenty of opportunities to take photos. Worth doing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Enough information about the city to get to know it a little better but not information overload. Unique stories told really well. Enjoyed this very much!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The tour was well planned and the tour guide had a lot of interesting facts about the city. At the end we felt like we knew all about Lille. This tour is not like the standard free tours you get in other big cities. Its...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank marisa v
Reviewed 7 June 2018

The tour was very interesting and the guide told us a lot about the history of Lille. Even though I am not that interested in deep history, it was interesting because he kept it simple but informativ. We were only 2 people in the group,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Roman v
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I warmly recommend this excellent tour of Lille! It covers all you need to see and offers the perfect combination of historical facts and occasional legends. Any questions were answered comprehensively and additional tips on further things to do, see and eat completed this tour....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We did the walking tour in our one day visit to Lille. Lisa was a really good host. She knew alot about the history of Lille and each building we stopped at. There were some things on buildings we never would have noticed without her....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jess H
22 June 2018|
Response from lillefreetour | Property representative |
Hello Jess, We do tours in English on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm from Porte de Paris. You are welcome to join us there! We answer faster if you contact us by e-mail or on Facebook if you have more questions. Kind... More
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Sarah C
19 January 2018|
Response from lillefreetour | Property representative |
Hello Sarah, Normally, we do tour twice a day, from Monday to Sunday but it's always better to check if there is no problem with a guide on the website or the facebook page. Thank you.
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Sifat N
6 October 2017|
Response from NicolasV1259 | Property representative |
Hello Sifat, Unfortunately, we can't do any tour this weekend because none of our guides is available. However, you can still try to join a tour on Friday or on Monday. There two tours per day, both in English, at 10 am... More
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