When to Go
How to Get There
To See & Do
Food & Drink
Old Town “Vieille Lille”- http://www.theother side.co.uk/tm-heritage/visit/visit-lille-oldtown.htm
Le Palais de Beaux Arts – the largest collection of fine art in France after Le Louvre in Paris, open every day except Tues. http://www.theotherside.co.uk/tm-heritage/visit/visit-lille-beaux-arts.htm
Natural History Museum - exhibiting a rich collection of thousands of birds and mammals.
"Le petit Lillois de Paris" – the life of Gen de Gaulle exhibited at his birthplace to the north of the old town.
Citadel Vauban – perched above the old town and still in use by the military, though only open Sundays May-Aug for guided tours. http://www.theotherside.co.uk/tm-heritage/visit/visit-lille-citadelle.htm
Lille Grand Palais – huge exhibition centre showing concerts and shows throughout the year.
Hospice Comtesse – 13th century former hospital with delightful medicinal garden.