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Stories and Tips Lille

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Les Places - the squares

Written by Giotto on 07 Sep, 2003

The beating heart of Lille is the three squares of the Place Rihor, Place du Theatre and the Grand Place. They come together to form the Place General de Gaulle and, rather like Rome, all streets in Lille will eventually lead you to them. As you…Read More

Getting Around: Metro and Trains

Written by ecspike on 26 Apr, 2004

Trains SNCF Lille has two train stations, Lille Flandres and Lille Europe. Lille Europe has fewer arrivals mostly just the TGV and Thalys (highspeed trains) from Paris, London, and Brussels. Lille Europe is located next to the Euralille shopping mall and Lille Flandres is more in…Read More

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Written by ecspike on 26 Apr, 2004

Closest Metro: Rihour The Grand'Place is where everyone hangs out. It is the centerpiece of the downtown pedestrian area. It is closest to the Rihour station, though you could get off at Republique des Beaux Arts or Lille Flandres. At the center of the Grand'Place is…Read More

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Backpacker Campervan Rental in France

Written by Diego Power on 20 Jun, 2010

After 2 months travelling around Australia, we where looking for a cheap way to discover Europe.We finally found a company (Origin Campervans) specialized in renting backpacker campervans in France (a bit like in Australia).They rent small VW fully equiped vans. It combines tranport, accomodation and…Read More

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