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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
Aquarium
“Parfait pour decouvrir la mer, ideal en famille ! Perfect to discover the sea, ideal for families”
  • 64 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Dune, marshland & forest reserve composing one of France's largest bird sanctuaries, with hides for watching migrating birds, plus nature trails & cafe.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“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
Art Museum
“A wonderfull and Unique museum, in a former pool, in a typical "Art-Déco" architecture, and a nice galery of young designers. A must see !”
  • 70 locals recommend
Museum
“New museum where you can see unseen pieces of art from the paris Museum exposed in this one. great place to be quiet and great architcture of the building. it's a free museum”
  • 43 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
Soccer Stadium
“The biggest stadium in the north of France! Stunning architecture and amazing events!”
  • 46 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Cap Blanc-Nez (literally "Cape White Nose" in English is a cape on the Côte d'Opale, in the Pas-de-Calais département, in northern France. The cliffs of chalk are very similar to the white cliffs of Dover at the other side of the Channel in England. Cap Blanc-Nez does not protrude into the sea like a typical cape, but is a high point where a chalk ridge has been truncated by the sea, forming a cliff that is topped by the obelisk of the Dover Patrol Monument, commemorating the Dover Patrol which kept the Channel free from U-boats during World War I. Cap Blanc-Nez was a vital measuring point for the eighteenth-century trigonometric survey linking the Paris Observatory with the Royal Greenwich Observatory. Sightings were made across the English Channel to Dover Castle and Fairlight Windmill on the South Downs. This Anglo-French Survey was led in England by General William Roy. A few miles southwest of the 134m high Cap Blanc-Nez is the taller Cap Gris-Nez, the nearest point on mainland Europe to Great Britain. Cap Blanc Nez and Cap Gris Nez are separated by a ten-kilometre stretch of coastline known as the Grand Site des Deux Caps, one of the 41 sites in France (including the Pointe du Raz in Brittany, the marshlands of Poitou or Mont Ventoux in Provence) to have been awarded this prestigious label. Managed according to the principles of sustainable development, Cap Blanc Nez has also been designated a “Natura 2000” special protection area by the European Union. As well as enjoying the sea air and appreciating the flora and fauna, you can also feast your eyes on the Straits of Dover, with Great Britain so close on the other side. The continual procession of ships never ceases to amaze, with the cross-channel ferries and the huge commercial vessels further out to sea. Linking the Atlantic to the great ports of Northern Europe (Rotterdam, Antwerp, Hamburg, Dunkirk etc.), this is one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. This volume of sea traffic is watched over by the CROSS Gris Nez Marine Nationale (Coastguard) station, the strait’s eyes and ears! Cap Blanc Nez is an hour's drive from De Panne. You definitely shouldn't miss it. Go for a lovely walk on the cliffs with great views! At low tide, you may take an easy trail down to the beach. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“- Magnifique point de vue. - Nombreux sentiers de randonnées - Beautiful point of view in good weather - Many hiking trails around”
  • 41 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
Natural Feature
“La baie de Somme offre des paysages variés aux couleurs enchanteresses, en toutes saisons. Partez à la découverte d'une faune et d'une flore très variées : à pied, en pirogue, en vélo, en bateau, en petit-train etc... De nombreuses randonnées et excursions vous y seront proposées.”
  • 25 locals recommend