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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice town for a short trip. Could certainly eat well for days. Not that much to do in the actual town. But it has nice coffee shops, two museums and lots of old Europe cobblestone streets. Being on the Belgium border the food is...More

Thank Aboulia S
Reviewed 3 days ago

On a warm, sunny day a friend and I enjoyed strolling around the old town of Lille. Beautiful buildings in the square and side streets are well worth seeing, although unfortunately some neglect is obvious. I found it a shame that many properties had fast...More

Thank bryc123
Reviewed 4 days ago

The old part of Lille is quite well preserved, at least meaning, being spared of 1960-1980 buildings that spoil large parts of the rest of the town. And, it is not too touristy. The neo-gothic cathedral, at least on the outside is nothing to look...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 4 days ago

On first vision of Lille we were not impressed, it's a real mixture of old, 70/80 and new architecture to get the full beauty of the place you have to dig into the little cranny holes of the town, old churches and building are the...More

1  Thank stevebillericay
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went to Lille a couple of months back with my cousin we had driven over there and it wasn't to far from Calais. I loved the town and the architecture many different shops and restaurants to choose from and much to see

Thank ansellthomas3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Line Vieux-Lille in the category of wonderful old cities like Ghent, Bruges and Brussels. But it does not make me happy to see the decay that starts with shisha lounges and cheap fast food shops. What happened to Leuven might happen to Lille soon.

Thank ChristianH7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to spend your afternoon, it’s the best place to be at. Lot of drinking options plus eating joints are there and photography lovers can grab in the opportunity

Thank dhruvinr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the old town we did see some very beautiful architecture as we wandered around. It is such a shame the residents do not look after their buildings in the same way as in other cities we visited in Belgium. Most of the buildings were...More

3  Thank anteallachleicester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful small city and is ideal for a short break. We stayed 2 nights which was long enough to see many of its delightful flemish buildings and sample some tasty french food and wine in the fabulous restaurants it has to offer....More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a good few hours exploring, lots of shopping and museums to find. Worth the visit as we’re not sure what to expect from Lille.

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Elaine P
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Response from Trekker2020 | Reviewed this property |
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8 January 2018|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
The Lille Europe train station is closer to the local shopping centre while Gard de Lille is closer to the old city. That said, you will still need to walk another 5-10 minutes to get to the more appealing parts of the old... More
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
Go to de Rode Koe or any Pain Qoutidien. De rode koe is known for it's vegetarien menu