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The best way to entertain business partners in Lille

The best way to entertain business partners in Lille

Not long ago, the northern city of Lille was known primarily as a major industrial center – but a lot can change in a few short years. Today, the art galleries and architecture help to pull in the tourists, while the Michelin-starred restaurants and a Ligue 1 soccer team keep locals equally happy. The temperature...
#Innsider’s guide to Christmas markets in Europe

#Innsider’s guide to Christmas markets in Europe

Image credit: “Christmas Market in Lille” by Niriel, used under CC BY As the festive countdown begins, Christmas markets open their doors across Europe. Offering local delicacies, hand-crafted gifts and lively entertainment, Europe’s traditional Christmas markets capture the festive season at its very best. Town squares and winding streets are brought to life with snowy sparkle and...
The top 3 Michelin starred restaurants in Lille

The top 3 Michelin starred restaurants in Lille

If you’re planning a visit to the northern French city of Lille, make sure you book ahead for a palate-pleasing evening at one of its three one-star Michelin restaurants, La Laiterie, Le Val d’Auge or L’Arbre. The captivating city of Lille is known for its 17th and 18th century Flemish architecture and charming cobbled streets, but its restaurant scene is equally worth writing home about....
Why Lille is your stop for the best sporting events this Autumn

Why Lille is your stop for the best sporting events this Autumn

The seasons are beginning to change, and for sports enthusiasts, that can only mean one thing: weekends are about to get a lot more interesting. Autumn in Lille brings a varied programme of sporting events, and there’s no better time than the present to plan a visit. You don’t need to travel halfway across the...
#Innsider’s guide to Lille

#Innsider’s guide to Lille

There’s a strong case for Lille to be France’s most underrated major city. Those who have visited will tell all about renowned art museums, an impressive old town filled with incredible architecture, a beer-drinking culture and enjoying the classic dish of mussels and chips. All at just an hour from Paris, what’s not to love?...
Euro 2016: Inside the Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille

Euro 2016: Inside the Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille

The 50,000-capacity home of Lille OSC will host four group games and a quarter-final during Euro 2016. As France’s stadiums gear up to steal the limelight from Brazil, it seems only fitting to take a closer look at the €30 million Stade Pierre-Mauroy. Since its Grand Opening in August 2012, Stade Pierre-Mauroy has established itself...
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