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All reviews cobbled streets old town beautiful city boutique shops 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
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely city to visit! Beautiful restaurants, shops and atmosphere! Nice park too. Great bike system and easy to get Around.

Thank Bec B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank William C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank ChrisVonae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

1  Thank Claire K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank AlexandraC1766
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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

2  Thank stevebillericay
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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

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Elaine P
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Response from Trekker2020 | Reviewed this property |
Most likely not. Sorry
9 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