Visit The Old Lille
Strolling in the Old Town is a must during your stay in Lille!
- The Hotel Morphée*** in Villeneuve-d'Ascq is located only 12km from Lille's Old Quarter, easy to get to!
The most charming district of Lille....This district located in the north of Lille is undoubtedly the busiest and most famous district of the city, and one can enjoy getting lost in the maze of its narrow streets. For its medieval charm and Flemish look, some people call it La petite Bruges.
A magnificent mixture of brick and stoneThe Vieux-Lille district seduces with its Spanish Flanders architecture. A beautiful restoration has enabled it to recover its vast 17th and 18th century bourgeois residences with decorated facades and gables, including the Place Louise-de-Bettignies. Among the historic buildings not to be missed: the Opera, the Lille Cathedral or the Vieille Bourse (undoubtedly the most beautiful monument in Lille).
Fancy a shopping session in Lille?To guide you, take a look at the main streets: rue royale, rue des bouchers, Parvis de la Treille and rue de Saint-André for restaurants and bars. And for the shops, you can take a stroll along the rue de la clé and the rue Grande Chaussée, not forgetting the rue des Vieux-murs to bring back a few souvenirs.
Ideal to find out more about the history and architecture of this city, don't hesitate to book your visit to Old Lille at the Lille Tourist Office, which offers guided tours every day at 3pm.
Lille Tourist Office - 03 59 57 94 00 - Palais Rihour - Lille
Photo credit: Place à l'oignon- Lille (France) - B.navez