Walk the cobbled streets of Old Lille to discover all of its architectural treasures, its shops in old stalls, its traditional restaurants and its gourmet bistros. Simply enjoy during your romantic getaway, your solo beautiful getaway or your trip with friends. Many buildings, charming streets and exceptional places are to be discovered, such as: the Palais Rihour, the Grand'Place , the Vieille Bourse, the Chamber of Commerce, the Notre-Dame de la Treille Cathedral, the Hospice Comtesse, the rue de la Monnaie, the Place aux Oignons and Pâtisserie Méert.
The real Lille waffle The Méert tea house
Succumb to all the delicacies on offer at Méert . A delight, for the eyes and the taste buds, will await you during your visit to this tea house. Since the 19th century, traditions have been perpetuated with passion. You will enjoy tasting the famous Lille waffle, chocolates, teas, jams, pastries and confectionery.
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday Wazemmes market
One of the largest and most beautiful markets in France is held every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lille city center. You can discover all the colorful and local products of the region. Craftsmen and producers will come and exhibit their good and beautiful products. The covered halls are open from Tuesday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sundays they are open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Fine Arts Palace The city's art museum
Just 800 meters from our charming hotel in Lille city center is the Palais des Beaux-Arts. Superb works from different periods will be exhibited: from prehistory, Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. You will observe paintings from the 16th to the 21st century, drawings and photographs.
A must in Lille Opera
In less than 5 minutes walk, you will be at the Lille Opera. This superb building was built on a former theater destroyed by fire in 1903. Construction began in 1907 and was completed in 1914. The official inauguration was carried out in 1923. Numerous shows are organized there each year.
Place of contemporary creation The Tripostal
This building has the charm of old industrial buildings. It was, at the base, a building dedicated to sorting mail, it was subsequently transformed on the occasion of “Lille 2004 European Capital of Culture”. This place of art and life is also a place of performance, fashion, parties, catering and games for children. It is the cultural and artistic reference of the city.