Passport to Lille
Discover the best things to do in Lille with our
Personal Favourites selection. Complete your visit with some of the unmissable
highlights Lille has to offer. Plan your outings around current events...
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Heading for 2019 with the long-awaited Lille 3000!
From 27 April, Lille continues its cultural adventure through
this 5th great thematic event and resolutely focused look at
A gateway to the future, Lille 3000 offers an exploration of the
richness and complexity of tomorrow's world by examining each
of the paths of its development. 👌
On the agenda: expositions, street sculptures, themed parties and discoveries of all kinds!
One of the biggest artists of the 20th century awaits you at LaM in Lille.
An extraordinary Alberto Giaometto retrospective gathers 150
of the artist's works through a never-before-seen visit to the legends
of modern art's history.
Take a fresh look at this artist, whose slender and delicate sculptures
are rarely seen in Northern Europe's museums.
The Villa Cavrois is an architectural landmark, the iconic work of
the architect Robert Mallet-Stevens, a figure in the modernist movement. It was
designed and built for Paul Cavrois, a textile manufacturer from the North,
and his family. The remit for this modern chateau, commissioned in 1929, is
clear: "air, light, work, sports, hygiene, comfort and economy".
Remarkably restored, Old Lille seduces with its flamboyant architecture. Its soft and bold coloured facades highlight the exuberance and abundance of the area.
This 17th century architectural diversity encourages people to stroll, and its with head up that one must walk in order to appreciate the combination of bricks and stones.
The exterior and the facade alone will impress you with its superb
19th century construction! Once inside, allow yourself to be carried away and travel
among the various collections, paintings and sculptures that the museum has to offer.
- HOURS: Monday from 2:00 to 6:00, Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 to 6:00. Closed on Tuesdays.
- Tickets available at the time of booking or at the hotel.
Convenient to the hotel using public transportation, the LaM presents more
than 7,000 masterpieces from the 20th and 21st centuries as well as numerous
temporary exhibits. If offers a unique journey through modern and
contemporary art as well as the largest collection of
outsider art in France.
You can't miss the magnificent Bell Tower of Lille. It's free to visit. Be prepared to climb 104 steps! Following your
efforts, the city of Lille appears below with a view of 30 kilometres on a clear day.
The Old Stock Exchange, built from 1652 to 1653 by Julien Destrée, is inarguably the most beautiful monument in the city. In its courtyard, it welcomes booksellers and during summer, tango demonstrations.