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Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.
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All reviews watch the world beautiful square christmas market chamber of commerce stock exchange big wheel meeting place shops and restaurants du nord the main square opera house flemish architecture nice architecture old town nice area within walking distance railway station
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty little square, with a few shops and cafes. It's within walking distance of everywhere you would want to visit and if you get peckish..... there's s MacDonalds! Seriously, in this historic square there is an American burger chain peddling it's fast food to bored...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite like the Grand Places in Brussells or Antwerp, this is the centre of the old city and has a lot of good restaurants and bars.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank StephenS4995
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we spent a long week end in Lille in November and we loved it! it's a beautiful city, full of heritage in between France, Spain, Flandres. People are very friendly and the place is safe. so close to London and so different.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lille is a nice town to stop by for one day but that's about max for touring. Clearly, you can stay longer if you want to soak up Flanders french living. The Grand Place is the center of tourist action with great architecture, tons of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of restaurants, cafes, bars and take-aways to enjoy whilst exploring this historical and social centre.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

The buildings that surround this square are very intricate and amazing to look at. Very nice place for a walk, shopping, and some food.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charles C
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We always enjoy a visit to the Grand'Place of Lille and have so far been lucky enough not to be plagued by drunks or aggressive beggars. On a good-weather afternoon the light is really beautiful on the west-facing side so that the Vieille Bourse and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank j1954g
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to enjoy a coffee or wander through. Have a lot of coffee shops and restaurants and shops. Beautiful buildings around. Lovely at Christmas time too with markets and a big wheel

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank bbluxetravel
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The cafes surrounding the Grand Place seem to be consistently busy, serving locals and tourists with coffee, beer and meals. Fun to join in!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank saracenoWessex
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Very nice place, the weather was fantastic so we could really admire the Old Stock exchange, and the Chamber of Commerce in the background, Superb !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anthony D
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Response from dandave | Reviewed this property |
Sorry wasn't there on Sunday
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For disabled Drivers: be aware! Parking your car close is possible but not in the direct neighborhood. (5 min walk).
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