- Zevisit mp 3 Lille (free of charge)
The free audio guide Zevisit Mobile takes you on a tour through the city, indicating each leg of the tour. It is available in Enlgish, German and Flamish.
- City Hall and its belfry (4€ instead of 6€ if you present a EuroBasket Women 2013 ticket)
Completed in 1931 and today an UNESCO world heritage site, the 104 metre high bell tower of Lille's city hall is dominating the city. Equipped with an audio guide and binoculars, it is the ideal starting point to enjoy the city and its environs.
Address: Place Roger-Salengro, 59000 Lille
Tel: +33 (0)8 91 56 2004
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- Lille City Tour (9€ instead of 11€ if you present a EuroBasket Women 2013 ticket)
A convertible coach equipped with audio and video system (available in 9 languages) takes you on a 1h15 discovery tour of the city, passing the most famous sites of Lille.
Address: Place Rihour BP 59002 Lille Cedex
Tel : +33 (0)891 56 2004
- Tree holiday park Chloro-fil
Located 20km outside of Lille, the tree holiday park Chloro-fil offers recreation and adventure for the whole family.
Address: Carrefour du Leu Pindu rue Général de Gaulle 59239 La Neuville
Tel: +33 (0)188.8.131.52.59
The citadelle is the work of Sébastien Le Preste, Marquis of Vauban. Carried out by the order of Louis XIV, who had just conquered the town. Its construction lasted from 1667 until 1670. It was really a little town surrounded by five bastions in the form of a star.
Address: Porte Royale, Avenue du 43ème Régiment d'Infanterie, 59000 Lille
Tel: +33 (0)3 28 38 32 23
- Palais des Beaux-Arts (Fine Arts Museum)
The Palais des Beaux-Arts of Lille (Fine Arts Museum) one of the first museums in France, houses in its imposing 19th century building collections of European paintings, a collection of Antiquities, a mediaeval and Renaissance collection, 17th and 18th century ceramics, 19th century French sculptures and 18th century scale models of fortified towns.
Address: Place de la République 59000 Lille
Tel: +33 (0)3.20.06.78.00
- The Citadelle Park and the Zoo
This park, Lille's largest (60 hectares = 123 acres) and most visited, brings a breath of fresh air to the city. Encircled by the Deûle canal, the park includes the Bois de Boulogne Woods (which surround the ramparts of Vauban's Citadel) and the zoo. The Bois de Boulogne Woods are always open to visitors. There are some remarkable trees there, such as a Montpellier Maple, a Corsican pine and even a Giant Sequoia .The Lille Zoo is free and houses about 400 animals representing 70 different species: monkeys, zebras, panthers, rare birds, etc.
Address: Avenue Mathias Delobel - 59800 Lille
Tel: +33 (0)3 20 54 81 11