The city is located in the historical Flanders, famous for richness, clothing and textiles in the past. Contemporary considered as the capital of the northern France. Together with the Belgium Menen creates one of the largest agglomeration in Europe. Still attracting with the peculiar atmosphere of the VII century Old Town. Due to the presence of four universities Lille is considered as the city of youth, fun and hosts many outdoor venues. The other tourist attraction is Braderie, the flea market that is operational for over 900 years. The market is as long as 10 kilometres and is frequented by over 2 millions of antiquity lovers and antiquarians.
To Lille by train
The main trains station in Lille is the Lille — Flandres railway station. Located in the city centre provides connections with other cities of France. A new railway station Lille Europe is located next to it providing TGV train services and Eurostar connecting, among others, Lille with Paris, London and Brussels. The tickets for the train online as well as the connections may be acquired through PolishTrains.
- Notre Dame de la Treille Cathedral
- The Citadel
- Palace des Beaux Arts
- Opera de Lille