Exploring Lille for a weekend lets you visit the city's key spots. You'll enjoy the many treasures of its heritage. The historic downtown area blends historical and architectural wonders. You can also admire the Roman-inspired buildings, like the Hospice Comtesse, buildings with a flamboyant gothic influence like the Palais Rihour and Renaissance-style buildings, like the Maison Rue Basse. Don’t miss climbing to the top of the city’s symbol: the belfry of Lille, which offers a splendid panorama. Also enjoy the local gastronomy’s tasty culinary specialties, including at the restaurant at your Campanile hotel.
A week-long stay in Lille will allow you to visit the city as well as the Hauts-de-France region, where you’ll find Campanile hotels every step of the way. Begin your exploration of the city at the Grand’Place and head in the direction of the Palais des Beaux-Arts, one of the most beautiful palaces in France. Both the Musée des Canonniers museum, which traces the city’s military history, and the natural history museum will welcome you. Feeling a little hungry? Choose a restaurant that serves regional dishes. Lille also features a variety of theatres, the most famous being the Théâtre Sebastopol. Last, enjoy the surrounding region and, for example, visitRoubaix
and plan a day in its beautiful Art Deco pool.
Heading to Lille on a family trip is the perfect occasion for an escape to nature. The Vauban citadel is surrounded by a big park, a great place for families to walk together. Continue your walk in the Lille zoo, which specializes in rare species. Easily accessible, this space for animals will delight both children and adults. While in Lille, tell children stories in General de Gaulle’s house and in the natural history museum. Then enjoy the downtown area and the french fry vendors, where the whole family can taste a fricadelle before tackling the famous waffles.