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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Historic Site
“Mon endroit préféré pour courir! Au printemps/été visite du zoo. My favorite place to run! From spring to early autumn you can also access to the city zoo.”
  • 131 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“This is the old town with its small houses, Hôtels particuliers and narrow streets. Until 1980's this part of Lille was full of bordels, prostitutes and drug addict since the oldest part of town. After an ambitious program of urbanism renewal, the Vieux-Lille has been the most trendy and upscale area of Lille. You will find the most expensive shops and boutiques there as well as magnificient ancient architecture. ”
  • 83 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Old train station transformed into a multi-cultural arts center with a bar and restaurant. Nice terrace for sunny days. Always lots of action, exhibits, and concerts going on here. ”
  • 131 locals recommend
Plaza
“Place centrale de Lille, elle rassemble différents styles de construction fruit de l'histoire de la ville de Lille”
  • 65 locals recommend
Art Museum
“It is very close to the appartment and is the second biggest museum in France outside of Paris.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Zoo
“Lille Zoo houses more than 70 species of animal, from the five continents, of which 75% are are threatened with extinction in their natural habitat. Open every day from 10:00 to 17:00.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A 1 arret de tram. Centre commercial avec Carrefour, boutiques shopping, Burger king, Boulangerie Paul...”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bakery
“Where you will find both a fantastic Patisserie that is still with its 18th century decoration and the traditional and best vanilla waffles from Lille. This delicacy has been famous and passed on from one generation to another for more than 2 centuries. Go try it. ”
  • 80 locals recommend
Bar
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“"Rue de la soif". Translation: The street of thirst. Basically, a street full of bars, clubs, and kebabs. Lots of students go out here. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“This covered market and the neighboring area is the best place for food. Wine, beer, cheese, meat, bread... you name it.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Estaminet
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“The best typical restaurant you can found on Lille. Don't forget to book it!”
  • 72 locals recommend
Establishment
“Un lieu inoubliable pour les amoureux du lyrique et pour ceux qui aimeront à apprécier...”
  • 26 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Nice museum with interesting exhibits. Permanent collection of Flemmish art. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bakery
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“ Where the famous and original "Merveilleux of Lille", a delicious pastry, is made. They even opened a store in NYC !”
  • 61 locals recommend
Book Store
“The Fine Arts Museum, with his exhibitions, and the famous "Plans Reliefs" in its underground. Part of the museum is free.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Route
“You will find here all the movie-theater of the city-center. métro REPUBLIQUE”
  • 21 locals recommend