This is a lovely (and large) square with beautiful and imposing buildings around the edge. Recommended.
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The Grand Place seems even more frantic than when we were here five years ago. More people and traffic (and perhaps less eateries) but it's still a great stop for a coffee, to look at the architecture and, of course, the people. If you want...More
we spent a few hours here sat outside in the bar area, having a drink and just watching the world go by, the evening we were here was quite warm, so this had a few of the young kids splashing about in the fountain in...More
Grand Place is definitely the heart of town, but it's pretty crazy at times, as there's an entrance to a parking garage in the middle of the square. So you have to keep you eyes open for cars, bikes and motor bikes that seem to...More
The Place du Général-de-Gaulle is the main square of the city of Lille. You can use it as your central point of focus for basically everything in the centre of Lille. We found the main attractions to be within walking distance of the square. The...More
Unfortunately when we went to Lille this little square was undergoing some building works, but the area around it was very nice and a good stop to arrange to meet people.
I stayed in Lille with my daughter whilst she was visiting friends. The Grand place is a good location to meet -the architecture is lovely and there is a fountain in the middle with the old opera house and flea market plus mac ds and...More