The streets of Old Lille have kept a timeless beauty and produce poetic images for the walker. Taking the time to wander around and discover the architectural riches of these old cobbled streets is one of the activities not to be missed during your stay in the capital of the Hauts de France. Many of the buildings are listed as Historic Monuments. The Esquermoise street shows by its facades the richness of the heritage of the Old Lille.
The Place aux Oignons is one of the most popular and attractive places in Old Lille. Finally, you can admire a superb panoramic view of the Cathedral Notre Dame de La Treille from the entrance of the rue du Gand.
Take advantage of your visit to the historic centre of Lille to discover its cathedral. This astonishing building mixing neo-gothic style and contemporary facade has seen its works spread from 1854 to 1999. The Notre-Dame de la Treille Cathedral is always talked about!
In its crypt, there is a centre for sacred art. Self-guided, guided or organised tours of the cathedral are available daily.
Visit one of the richest museums in France! Housed in a superb 19th century building, the Palais des Beaux Arts in Lille is home to works of art from the major European artistic movements of the last ten centuries.
Internationally renowned, this museum is appreciated by visitors for its permanent collections, temporary exhibitions and events. Discover it with a self-guided or guided tour, or share time with your family in the workshops organised for young and old, discovering different artistic activities.