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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
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
Zoo
“I am not the kind to go in a zoo but this park is just all that I like in terms of animals, theme park, attractions and setting !”
  • 56 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 Centre
“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
Castle
“Not so many cities of these days have a castle from the Middle Ages in their center..... we have :)”
  • 68 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The museum dedicated to modern art. Besides their permanent collection, you can visit some interesting expositions.”
  • 62 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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“The café of Arts Centre Vooruit Large cultural chit-chat café and eatery with an Art Deco interior; originally the heart of Ghent’s socialist movement. Cultural temple for theatre, concerts, dance and parties. Many organic and/or fair-trade products and a veggie daily special. To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Vooruit is bringing Triomf, one of its old beers, back to life. You can taste this 100% organic, highly fermented 6% vol. beer at Vooruit Café or the Vooruit shop. Cheers! ”
  • 84 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