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Nice to walk through

Not overly much to see here, but nice as a little stop on a walk around vieux Lille which we did... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bryanmg141
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Nice little area

Came across this pretty little area during our amblings around town, close to an area with great... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2019
lovetheunexpected
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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Place aux Oignons, 59000, Lille, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not overly much to see here, but nice as a little stop on a walk around vieux Lille which we did when we took an excellent "Free Tour" and were told why it's so-called, and it's not all it would seem!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bryanmg141
Reviewed 16 February 2019

Came across this pretty little area during our amblings around town, close to an area with great independent shops. A couple of bars/estiminets make good stopping points for food & refreshment

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lovetheunexpected
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

On our first night in Lille, we headed to this area, and then spent most of the night round here. Within the square itself, and then on the streets surrounding it are some good wine bars, some very good beer bars, and a few decent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kingduncan81
Reviewed 27 August 2018

nice small lanes with very old houses dating from the middle age (fo some of them) and nice places to have a break

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank annedevouche
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

A very pretty square and area. Filled with restaurants and shops. Make sure you look at all the tributaries that run around. The restaurants here are very busy in the evenings.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 2 July 2018

A small square in old Lille, near the cathedral. Very picturesque with a couple of bars and restaurants.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bill1609
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

The area has a nice feel and some great shops to browse through. There are also a number of cafe and eating places that looked like they were worth a stop. I would say an hour with a coffee stop would be sufficient to enjoy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank BDBUnitedKingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The Place aux Oignons is a quaint little place in the heart of Vieux Lille. It really came alive in an early morning visit

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CoopsGE
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

So it was pretty boring in spring, but my friend from Lille assured me it is amazing in summer. Use google maps to find.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jsvatoews
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This quaint square was important in the newly established town. Nearby are the converted weavers' houses. Note the extra large windows where the looms for making tapestries where brought in and out.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank wyntyll
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