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All reviews cobbled streets old town boutique shops beautiful city cafes and restaurants window shopping great shopping interesting shops great architecture on foot wander around flemish style city centre sunny day people watch the grand place christmas market
Medieval houses, cobbled streets, beautiful shops, cosy bars, great restaurants....what’s not to like! Lille has all these and more. Start at the Grand Place and wander into the old town to discover lovely architecture at every turn.
If you are visiting Lille I would highly recommend visiting the old town. With its boutique shops and amazing streets, this is a place to wonder around and enjoy. There are lots of places to eat and drink and watch the world go by.
This place is so beautiful it seems unreal. Especially the old Lille. The food and wine is great and their art museum, the Palais des Beaux Arts, is the 2nd biggest in France.
Dining out is not at all cheap, but I doubt it you...More
Old Lille is quite simply amazing. One of these places you did not expect to be so nice. I would certainly recommend it for anybody travelling in the general area. It is a walking city. Park your car and enjoy.
In Lille you find a fantastic French town which seems to be busy 24/7.
The architecture is fantastic, and everything is easily within walking distance.
Surprising lack of 'tourist attractions' which is refreshing i.e. you won't find people taking you in tours and no 'waxworks'...More
Whenever any mentions Lille, it’s always a place that ‘we went through on the way to Paris/Brussels/somewhere else. But it’s so worth stopping there-it’s a little hidden treasure. The historic capital of Flanders & right next to the Belgium border, Lille has the perfect combination...More
good carport at the train station, everything in the old city center on walking distance, friendly north-french people, bog choose in restaurants, great shopping, second-hand book market, beautiful museums
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
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 city.