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Travel like a local – Lille (France)



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5 Places Locals love in Lille, not the usual tourist attractions!

1. Le Triporteur

Le triporteur

A lovely bistrot in a cool neighborhood in Lille: high quality and pretty elaborate French cuisine for lunch, whereas you can find more traditional as well as comfort food for dinner, perfect combo, right?

 

2. Jardin des Plantes

Jardin de Plantes

Such a hidden gem… This garden is a well kept secret because it’s the most charming garden in the city, an inspiring green spot in the middle of Lille.

 

3. Marché Sébastopol

Marché Sebastopol

This market is a super locale with the perfect combination of amazing food, cool food trucks and flowers. Not too busy, it actually feels like a little village. You’ll get in Lille’s mood

 

4. Le Kremlin

Le Kremlin

This bar has the most unique atmosphere in town, it’s going to make you travel back to the USSR. The decoration is priceless, the bar has every kind of vodka you might want and the owners give some great advice if you don’t know which one to pick from.

 

5. La Gare Saint Sauveur

La gare saint sauveur

If you want to live the real Lille experience, there’s one place you should definitely visit. Saint Sau’, as locals call it, used to be a train station but it is now an exhibition center, a bar, which often hosts concerts, events, etc. Great to get a bite to eat, have a drink on weekends, enjoy the terrasse or go and listen to some great music.  

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