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.
The most popular attractions in Lille:
- Notre Dame de la Treille Cathedral
- The Citadel
- Palace des Beaux Arts
- Opera de Lille
Railway stations in Lille: