We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 14.61*
and up
Lille City Sightseeing Tour
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Lille, France
Write a Review
Reviews (2,130)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 500 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely (and large) square with beautiful and imposing buildings around the edge. Recommended.

Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice square with historic buildings. Large open area mostly dedicted for pedistrians. You can wander around in the many surrounding streets for various shops.

Thank SolaimanMH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank steve c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Buttners
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Lille very friendly lots to see Lille Met is a fabulous stadium to host rugby Especially with friends

Thank nickpC2597KE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Square with lots of shops and cafes for a nice lunch time break. Haven't been in the evening so can't comment.

Thank lilyindia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Arollingpebble
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Sue T
Nearby Restaurants
Auguste & Ferdinand
7 reviews
.01 km away
114 reviews
.06 km away
Brasserie Flore
754 reviews
.08 km away
Creperie De La Vieille Bourse
210 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
2,281 reviews
.13 km away
Old Stock Exchange
907 reviews
.06 km away
Librairie Furet du Nord
364 reviews
.05 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
20 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from dandave | Reviewed this property |
Sorry wasn't there on Sunday
21 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from fmarcillaud | Reviewed this property |
For disabled Drivers: be aware! Parking your car close is possible but not in the direct neighborhood. (5 min walk).
Google Translation