Lille weekender: What to do and where to visit?

  • 5 years ago
History, Geography and Demography all have a clear presence and impact on life in the city of Lille. Located less than 50 miles from the English Channel and less than 10 miles from the Belgian boarder. It's a contemporary centre for education with youthful and versatile citizens. Its history is saturated with a flemish flavour, it has a strong industrial and mercantile heritage. Visiting for the weekend? Don't miss out on the following sites. 1. Palais des Beaux-Arts 2. Vieille Ville 3. Vieille Bourse 4. Grand Place 5. Lille Zoo 6. Birthplace of Charles De Gaulle.