Nord-Pas-de-Calais General

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Nord-Pas-de-Calais General

  • Walking around Lille

    Lille General

    Central Lille is a delight to wander being both compact and diverse. From the Grand Place, a mere stone's throw from the main railway station, just about everywhere of interest is easily walkable. The ultra-modern Euralille district, built around the Gare Lille Europe, is about ten minutes due east whilst the old town begins immediately to the...

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  • Nothing to do with Lille

    Lille General

    Sea, rock and soil are the vital ingredients that make up the diverse landscapes of the Cote d’Opale. The sea is the dominant factor and from Wissant in the east to Ambleteuse to the west a succession of fishing villages and seaside resorts provide continuous interest for the visitor. The area between Caps Blanc Nez and Gris Nez is especially...

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  • Museums

    Lille General

    On the Place de la République you will find the hugue museum of beautiful art, which is the 2nd museum of France after the Louvre With 22.000 m2 of space. The building is not just interesting because of the art that is inside, but also because of the architecture. During the recent renovation they have put an extra building towards the old part,...

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  • Festivals

    Lille General

    Every year, on the first weekend in September, Lille holds it's famous "braderie" where practically the whole city centre transforms into one huge market with a party atmosphere. A million visitors can be expected over the weekend for Lille's biggest annual event.

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  • Vieux-Lille

    Lille General

    We made a day trip to Lille in 2004 when it was the cultural capital of Europe. I was surprised how lovely this city is. It's not too big, so you can see most of the important buildings during one day. I especially liked the old city "Vieux Lille". Most of the houses in this part of the city were built in typical Flemish or French style and are...

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  • History of Nord-Pas-de-Calais

    Initially the territory of the Belgae, a Celto-Germanic tribe and subsequently conquered by the Romans, Nord-Pas de Calais is a region with a long battle-scarred history, it is a strategic area that has been the source of many a battle, fought over by countless nations and armies. Charles de Gaulle referred to the region as a “fatal avenue” through...

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  • Helpful students

    We were at Calais during the finals of World Cups 2006 soccer. After the ferry shuttle incident I was sure pulling for the Italians to win. This “almost” stopped when I entered the Train station. I was just looking around checking it out when a young man approached asking me if I needed any help. There must have been 10 teenagers there helping...

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