Welcome to the capital of Flanders in the north of France! Lille has had numerous influences over the centuries – Flemish, Burgundian, Spanish and then French – and now delights visitors with its vibrant culture, rich history and resolutely modern feel.

  Lille: rendez-vous in town


Don't miss


  • Climb to the top of the belfry of the city hall, a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Take a stroll through the cobbled streets of the old town
  • Go shopping in the pedestrianised area and the fashion designer boutiques of the Lille-Sud district
  • Enjoy an artisanal beer in a typical bar in Old Lille
  • Have a night out in the bars and clubs of the Solférino-Masséna district
  • Spend the night in a B&B on a barge or in a typical gypsy caravan
  • Taste the traditional cheeses and waffles of northern France at Wazemmes market
  • Rent a V’lille bike and go for a ride along the banks of the Deûle
  • Dance the tango in the inner courtyard of the Vieille Bourse
  • Immerse yourself in modern art in an old Art Deco swimming pool converted into a museum in Roubaix
  • Explore the LAM (Lille Metropole Musée d'Art Moderne, d'Art Contemporain et d'Art Brut) modern art museum in Villeneuve d’Asq