Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Hey, your browser is out of date!

We have noticed you're currently using an old insecure version of
Internet Explorer.

To provide you with the best user experience possible, you will need to update your browser to continue using this website.
Contact UsTravel Agent PortalRequest a Brochure
0800 988 3369
Travel to...
The friendly and beautiful city of Lille is located in Flemish France, renowned for its lively nightlife and magical Christmas markets. Book your holiday today!
  • Flight time from London: 3hr 20mins
  • Brussels Airport: 10km from the city centre; transfer time about 15min
  • Nearest railway station: Gare de Lille Europe
  • Eurostar from London to Lille: 1hr 22min
  • Currency: Euro

This hugely underrated and easily accessible city in Flemish France is a fantastic destination for a weekend break. Its friendly locals are proud of their attractive old town, renowned art museums and lively nightlife, along with their strong Flemish roots.

Lille's beautiful city centre is excellently suited for a city break, with most of the major sights, museums and shopping areas all within walking distance, and easily combined in a walking tour.

The Main Square

The heart if the city and favourite meeting place of locals and tourists alike is the Main Square. Surrounded by glorious 17th-20th century architecture, including the Old Stock Exchange and Theatre du Nord, as well as an array of shops and markets, this is the perfect starting place for any Lille city trip.


Built in the early 20th century, the magnificent opera house is a fine example of Louis XVI style design and architecture.

Palais des Beaux Arts

Home to a first-rate collection of 15th-20th century fine art including the works of Rubens, Manet and Van Dyck, Lille's Fine Art Museum is an exquisite way to spend an afternoon.


This stunning and enormous star-shaped fortress was designed in the 17th century after France captured Lille in 1667. It is now home to the NATO certified Rapid Reaction Corps and is surrounded by Lille's largest public park, including a playground and small zoo.


A family friendly neighbourhood famed for its outdoor concerts and street festivals, Wazemmes focal point if the Marché de Wazemmes, Lille's best food market.

Les Compagnons de la Grappe

Featuring cosy and intimate interiors, with warm coloured furnishings and dark wood, Les Compagnons de la Grappe serves traditional and local food and is favourite among tourists and locals alike.

La Creperie de Lille

Tucked away just off the Rue de Gand is this cute little creperie, serving traditional French pancakes and local dishes.

Le Jardin du Cloitre

For those seeking something a little different, then Le Jardin du Cloitre with it's beautiful, heated garden terrace, local cuisine and Jazz evenings, is the perfect place.

Shopping in Lille is a reflection on the people and the city itself, lively and friendly. Each district has its own distinct features, from luxury goods and antiques in the Old Town, international brands in Euralille, to bargain hunting in the Wazemmes district.

Catering to the thousands of student who live and study in the city, Lille has an incredibly active nightlife. The area around Rue Massena is home to an abundance of pubs, bars and drinking venues. The Old Town is perfect for more quirky spots with bars and cafes serving well into the nighttime. the annual Braderie flea market event is held on the first weekend of September as is a lively and popular nighttime shopping event not to be missed.

Grid view
List view
  1. {{Name}}
    {{Nights}} nights {{Ship}}
    Sailing Date
    From Price
No holidays can be found, please adjust your filtering criteria or select reset to see all holidays to this destination
Discover more
Did you know?
Unique City
Special Events
Discover seasonal events
Stay at Local
Maritim Hotels
Our preferred European hotel partner
No items found.
Book Your
By clicking an excursion below, you will be taken to the website of our booking partner Viator. Viator is a TripAdvisor company and reservations made using this link will be made directly with Viator. Full terms and conditions apply.
Inspiration & Advice
Our Blogs
Find plenty of tips, advice and news stories in our weekly blog posts.


Contact usTravel agent centreRequest a brochure
0800 988 3369

© Fred. Olsen Travel 2024.
Registered in England and Wales No. 02287241. 2nd Floor, 36 Broadway, London, SW1H 0BH

Bonded by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and by the Civil Aviation Authority's Air Travel Organisers Licensing (ATOL) scheme, you can look forward to your next adventure with the peace of mind that your money is financially protected in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Reasons to book with us... Financial protection afforded by our ABTA and ATOL industry bonding, giving you complete peace of mind.
Dedicated team of experienced travel advisors waiting to tailor your holiday to your personal requirements.
We can arrange all of your car hire, airport lounges and much more to make your holiday as easy as possible.