Lille Travel Guide
Lille is a smallish city located in the northwestern region of France along the Mediterranean cost. The city is very modern, and is best known for its fast and modern culture. It is the fourth largest metropolitan city in France. It is almost on the border of Belgium and is separated by the Deule River.
Lille is located both in Belgium and France, sharing its territory with both the countries. However, Lille is officially in France. The best way to get to Lille is by train and it is also a common route taken by visitors.
The biggest international airport is Charles De Gaulle in Paris. And, it is possible for most people to directly board the train from the airport to Lille. If you are directly traveling by plane to Lille, then you would land at the Lille Lesquin International Airport. It is a very small airport but is convenient for accessing nearby cross border places like Belgium. The Lille Flanders Station lies on the London-Paris and Brussels connection. The TGV and the Eurostar trains stop here.
Once you have figured out a way to travel it Lille, traveling within the city is not at all a problem. Lillie is a well connected city through subways. It has many bus lines also, and then there are cable trains. With so many options, you will seldom need to depend on guided tours or taxis which can get very expensive. The cable cars from Lille go all the way to Roubaix and Tourcoing. These are some other important cities located close by on the tourist circuit.
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