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Free Things To Do In Lille

This attractive city in north-east France has much to enjoy. Take your little ones to the Citadel Park and Zoo, which contains about 400 animals including monkeys and panthers. It’s free to enter. Nearby, Parc les Poussins offers fun rides for kids from February to November, also free. The Citadel itself is a military fort surrounded by a park, where you can relax, feed the ducks and enjoy some lunch at one of the restaurants. Explore the development of our planet in the Museum of Natural History, with its live insects and stuffed animals. Take in some culture at the Palais des Beaux Arts featuring works by Goya, Picasso and Donatello as well as Flemish masters. Lille is a beautiful city for a stroll, especially the Old Town, with its charming cobblestoned lanes and red-brick houses. Here you will find the birthplace of famous President Charles de Gaulle and the monumental cathedral Notre Dame de la Treille.

Free Attractions in Lille

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The Old Stock Exchange

France has many architectural treasures, but the Old Stock Exchange is simply at the top of the list. It dates back to 1653 when it was completed. Its design instils an aura of grace and peace in the hearts of its visitors. Julien Destrée was the one who designed it with the touch of Flemish Renaissance and woodwork. The walls have elaborate paintings of amazing artistic patterns that are still the talk of the town. The building reached...

Skip the Line Ticket: Villa Cavrois in Croix

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  • Are you interested in exploring beautiful architectural building of Villa Cavrois in Croix? and looking for a perfect tour which can cover all its important aspects and provide you complete access to explore the fascinating mansion? Here is one for you.
  • This tour provides you a great opportunity to admire the well-known modernist
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Grande Palace

Grande Palace is more of a market area, or one might say it is what most people call the square of Lille (Nord). In the medieval ages this square was the main market for wheat. It has been famous for its historic contribution to the existence of Lille and the characteristic feature that attracts most tourists is that it is rich in minerals. Back in 1944, on 12 August the area had a new name in honour of Charles de Gaulle who was a famous...

The Belfry of the town hall Ticket inc Audio guide and binoculars

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  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site, Lille's Belfry, by booking the tickets in advance
  • Climb the tower and witness mesmerizing views from there, click pictures and create memories forever!
  • Be assured to get an entry, even when there is a high chance of the tickets being sold out!
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Zoo De Lille

Zoo De Lille is the great zoo of the city of Lille. The zoo opened in 1950 and continues to grow until now, and it occupies 3.5 hectares. The park hosts more than 300 animals of diverse species, all well tamed and kept under the ideal natural conditions that suit them. Free entry into one of its sites attracts a large number of tourists each year. In 2000, the zoo was located in 9th place of the French cultural and recreational sites with a...

Lille City Pass

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  • Make your travelling much more easy with the Lille City Pass
  • Get benefits of free entry to museums and different attractions and also free public transportation with the help of this pass
  • With the access to this pass save your time as well as money on this tour
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La Grande Braderie De Lille, France

La Grande Braderie De Lille is famous as the largest flea market in Europe. It gathers two to three million visitors every year. This place was originated in the 12th century. This market has evolved from time to time. This place has its own significant history, which anyone must visit when he/she visits Lillie. This is the finest place for one to drop by to have an amazing time among millions of people who gather every year to have a quality...

Private Canadian WW1 Vimy & Somme Battlefield Tour from Arras or Lille

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  • Enjoy a 9 hour tour from Arras or Lille to explore Canadian World War I Somme battlefield.
  • It is a perfect tour to experience the beats of history still vibrating in the battlefields of France.
  • Also, get to know about the interesting insights of the Battles of Vimy and Somme in the convenient private tour.
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Lille Tourist Office

The Lille Tourist Office found in the previous gothic church of a fifteenth century royal residence, assembled by the Duke Philippe the Good of Burgundy. Earlier fire gravely harmed the vast majority of this building, and it remained void until it experienced redesigns, making it suitable for its current use as a traveler office.

The place is a great wellspring of maps and vacationer qualified information. The Tourist Office...

Vimy and Flanders Fields Canadian Battlefield Tour from Lille

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  • Visit the France and Belgium battlefields in a day, on this tour
  • Go to the trails of the World War I which includes Hill 145, Vimy's trenches and tunnels
  • Have a delicious lunch and also enjoy easy air conditioned transportation all in one go
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Citadel Park and Zoo Lille

This is one of Lille’s largest parks (60 hectares) and frequently visited by tourists in Lille. It comes as a source of fresh air and a fascinating insight into wildlife. The Deûle canal enriches the park with the Bios de Boulogne Woods, which surround the zoo. The woods also extend encircling the ramparts of Vauban’s Citade. These woods are actually, what attract more visitors each year, as there are some amazing collections of trees...

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Fromelles and Flanders from Lille

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  • Revisit the historic battlefields Fromelles and Flanders in this tour
  • Learn about the soldiers who served in these grounds during the first World War
  • Customize the itinerary according to your choice and enjoy undivided attention of your tour guide
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Place Rihour Christmas Market

An amazing Christmas Market in Lillie is offering an exquisite touring adventure. Impressive monuments to Lille’s war history are here as well. Many people visit this market prior or during Christmas to shop for gifts and other Christmas decoration accessories. This market is not that big, but it is always crowded and festive, December is its season. Many resting spots, such as restaurants and hotels, surround the market so that the tourist...

Canadian Somme and Flanders battlefield tour 2 days starting from Lille or Arras

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  • Are you a history enthusiast, a hodophile or a person with artistic senses?
  • This wonderful guided tour, exploring the aesthetic lanes, historical landmarks and WW1 remains will surely enchant you.
  • This is a perfectly private two day tour for you. Only your group will be there admiring some of the prominent attractions of
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Old Lille

Old Lille District or ‘Vieux Lille’ is an old side of Lille having a lot of historical significance. This area is frequently crowded by tourists. This side of Lille is the center of numerous hotels and restaurants that define the rich cultural heritage of this city. It is easy to find tour guides in this area as well. There are many memories related to century’s old historic war situations in France, and some romantic sites as well....

2day Australian WW1 battlefield tour in Flanders the Somme from Lille and Arras

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  • Enjoy a super entertaining 2 day tour from Arras or Lille to explore the exciting landmarks, monuments and battlefield belonging to WW1 events.
  • You will have a comfortable round trip transportation facility. It will ensure a convenient pick up and drop off for you in an air-conditioned minivan.
  • Have a perfect trip with visits
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Place du Theatre

Place du Theatre now known as place André Malraux is a path of 1st district of Paris in France. The Vieille Bourse connects Place du Theatre lays north of Grand Place and the two squares. The main buildings here are the opera house, which dominates one side of the square and the Chambre de Commere et d’Industrie, whose tall belfry can be seen from many parts of the city.

After the unfortunate fire in 1907, Louis-Marie Cordonnier who...

3 days on Australian WW1 battlefields starting from Ypres or Lille

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  • Are you ready for an exciting experience to explore the rich historical and cultural aspects of Australia from Ypres or Lille? Here is one for you.
  • In an amazing 3 days trip about Australian WW1 battlefields, get to know some engaging insights of the city.
  • Also, enjoy delicious lunch and get bottled water on the tour.
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Latina Café

Latina café is located at 42/44 Rue Massena, Lille, France. It is popular, famous and the favorite of so many tourists. This is an extraordinary café to visit with family or friends at any time of the year.I For those visiting Lillie, it would not be a good idea to ignore Latina café. This is a grand place where people can dance, drink, and party. This place is busy and festive all through the year, and crowded by tourists and locals who...

Australian and New Zealand Battlefield Day Tour in the Somme from Lille or Arras

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  • Step back in time to the World War I period to know the details of that time
  • Witness different memoirs of the First Wold war and visit the battle fields
  • Visit all the significant places related to the war to acquire interesting facts about them
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There are many things you can do for free in Lille like booking free entry into some Lille museums, joining locals to do some free activities and others. This allows you to have fun and relax on a budget or save for further experiences on your trip.

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