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LILLE PASSPORT

Experience Lille's best activities with our selection of our favourite destinations. Complete your visit by experiencing some of the city's most essential sights. Plan your trips around the latest events!

 

© Mathieu Stanić

NEWS

In the exceptional surroundings of what used to be A.Baert's 1932 Art Déco swimming baths, the Museum of Art and Industry offers its visitors an original setting for its collections of applied arts ( drawings, textiles and ceramics) and fine-arts (19th and 20th centuries paintings and sculptures).

The museum is open from Tuesday to Thursday from 11am to 6pm, Friday from 11am to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 6pm.

Metro 2 -  stop "Gare Jean Lebas"

LA PISCINE MUSEUM OF ART AND INDUSTRY

23 rue de l'Espérance

59100 ROUBAIX

piscine roubaix

From Friday, August 30th to Sunday, September 1st, 2019: THE ESSENTIAL APPOINTMENT OF THE LILLOISE RETURN!

Every first weekend of September, the largest flea market in Europe attracts more than 2 million visitors for two days and a night of madness!

braderie

DON'T MISS

An architectural manifestoi, the Villa Cavrois is an iconic masterpiece by the architect, Robert Mallet-Stevens, a leading light in the modernist movement. It was designed and built for Paul Cavrois, an industrialist in the local textile industry, and his family. The agenda behind this modern castle, which was commisioned in 1929, is is clear: "Air, light, work, sport, hygiene, comfort, and cost."

villa cavrois

The former stock exchange, which was built by Julien Destrée from 1652 to 1653, is unquestionably the city's finest monument. Its courtyard welcomes booksellers, and is also the venue for tango demonstrations during the summer.

The remarkably restored Old City of Lille charms visitors with its flamboyant architecture. The blend of soft and bold colours in the facades of its buildings highlights the exuberance and the profusion of decoration This architectural diversity, dating back to the 17th century, encourages you to wander the city,  looking up to take in the blend of brickwork and stone detailing.

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