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Quick tour round
greater Lille
About Lille | Local area map

Places to visit in Lille:
Lille Palais des Beaux-Arts - France's No.2 museum!
General de Gaulle Museum - his birthplace in Lille
Lille's markets - colourful places to browse and find the unusual
Musée de l'Hospice Comtesse - fine art collection
Natural History Museum - in central Lille
Lille Old Town - stroll round lively shops, cafes, bars, markets & cathedral
Citadelle & Zoo - huge 17th century fort surrounded by woods, park and Zoo
Lille City Pass 1-,2- or 3-day pass to museums, attractions, the City Tour & public transport
Lille City Tour - daily 1-hour tour of the key sites
Musée Regional des Télécommunications - museum of telephones
...near Roubaix:
Roubaix Museum of Art & Industry - in "most beautiful swimming pool in France"
Factory shopping: centres for bargain discounts
Riverside trips - by old trams on the bank, or by boat
Gin distillery - at Wambrechies
...near Tourcoing:
Tourcoing Fine Arts Museum - mix of old masters, contemporary art & performance
...near Villeneuve d'Ascq:
Mills Museum - at Villeneuve d'Ascq (on outskirts of Lille)
Modern Art Museum - Léger, Miro, Picasso...in a great parkland setting

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