One of the largest cities in nothern france, once know as the Manchester of France is an exciting major city of Europe. The town takes pride in its colourful past and enjoys its markets, carnivals and everyday life on the streets. Lille has also rediscovered its own past and has been cleaned up and restored.
Lille is a lively city and famous for its historic buildings, markets and especially famous for the Old city which is rich in interesting old streets, museums and second hand stalls and flea markets especially about the famous braderies. The Old Brouse built by the Spanish king for his empire in the Spanish Netherlands was a center where flemish merchants traded their famous high quality cloth. Some of the other famous places in the city of Lille is the Euralille a huge shopping complex in the space between Lille’s two main railway stations, the Old buildings, pedestrian streets and shops in Old Lille. The museum Musee des Beaux Arts is one of France’s richest museums in the city of Lille.
Accommodation is very easy to get in the city of Lille where the hotels offer one free night stay when you book for two nights and these are very reasonably priced only on the week ends and off peak season. The Chateaux in the city occupying exquisite locations provide the perfect romantic setting for a truly unforgettable stay and it has been selected for its fine cuisines and excellent amenities.