Lille City Break
Pay a visit to the old town of Lille for a taste of culture, charming Flemish architecture and cobbled streets. ‘Must-sees’ include the Grand Place, the main square, rich in imposing architecture, Lille Cathedral, and Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, a grand museum devoted to fine arts. Head to Vieux Lille, the old quarter of the city and the greatest example of Belgian character in the town where you’ll discover stylish shops and restaurants.
Day 1 Depart: 0400 - 0500 hrs. Travel to Folkestone, making a comfort stop en-route. Catch the 1020 hrs Eurotunnel to Calais. Afternoon/evening at leisure.
Day 2 Spend the day shopping and sightseeing in Lille.
Day 3 Visit Ypres. Recognised for its role as the centre of three significant battles in World War I. The city took over 40 years to rebuild, but is now just as beautiful as before. Visit the In Flanders Fields Museum and experience the war in Belgium through the eyes of those who endured it, located in Ypres’ Cloth Hall – a medieval building meticulously restored to its pre-war state. Ypres is also home to the Menin Gate, a famous war memorial built on the site where the British troops marched through to the front to defend the area known as Ypres Salient, and The Grote Markt, where you will find cafés, bars and restaurants and of course, chocolate shops.
Day 4 Depart after breakfast. Catch the 1320 hrs Eurotunnel to Folkestone. Arrive home: teatime.
• Return coach travel
• Return Eurotunnel
• 3 nights accommodation
• Self-service continental hot/cold buffet breakfast
• Welcome soft drink
• Hotel porter service
FULL 10 YEAR BRITISH PASSPORT REQUIRED.
Currency required – Euros.
Lunches and dinners are at extra cost.
Novotel Lille Centre, Lille
Located in a quiet street just a 2 minute walk from Euralille Shopping Centre and a 10 minute walk from the city centre.
Bedrooms: En-suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, free Wifi.
Facilities: Bar and lounge.
Mobility Information: Lift serves all 7 floors. No ground floor bedrooms.
Ratings 2017 – Very satisfied/satisfied:
Bedrooms: 85% Cleanliness: 93% Food: 85%
Single room supplement £31.00.
Click here to view our available pickup points.