Lille travel guide

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You're Going to Love Lille

Once an industrial city, Lille has reinvented itself as a cultural and business hub, with a metropolitan area that straddles the France/Belgium border along the Deûle River. Streets within the beautifully restored city center are lined with Neoclassical and Gothic Revival architecture. Add a sizzling dining scene and a fashionista's selection of boutiques and stores, and it's the perfect city escape.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Lille

When to Visit Lille

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With its seasonal climate, most tourists choose to visit the city from spring through fall, or April to October, when average temperatures range between 60 and 75 degrees.

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How to Get to Lille

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Where to Stay in Lille

Stay in the historic Brueghel Hotel, with its beautifully ornate exterior and modern furnishings, located in the heart of the city. The Hotel Kanaï offers spacious rooms in a pedestrian-only area of the historic city center.

Popular Neighborhoods in Lille

Where to stay in popular areas of Lille

Most booked hotels in Lille

How to Get Around Lille

The Cost of Living in Lille

Shopping Streets

Rue de Béthune in the old city is lined with small shops and boutiques. The ultramodern Euralille shopping mall is located on Avenue Willy Brandt, east of downtown.

Groceries and Other

Carrefour can be found in the city. A quart of milk costs about EUR1.10, and a dozen eggs will cost roughly EUR2.75.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
C$ 17.05
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
C$ 106.37
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
C$ 2.27
C$ 3.75

Where to Eat in Lille

Méert has been serving kings and commoners delicious waffles - or gaufres - made with vanilla from Madagascar since 1761, starting at EUR3. Enjoy the intriguing Flemish fusion dishes at La Petite Table, starting at EUR1.