58 days in Lille & Paris Itinerary

58 days in Lille & Paris Itinerary

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1
Lille
— 17 nights
2
Paris
— 39 nights

17
nights
Lille

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Venture out of the city with trips to Le Beffroi de Bethune (in Bethune), Anneau de la Memoire (in Ablain-Saint-Nazaire) and Amiens (Pages d'Encre, Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, &more). On the 7th (Thu), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Le Touquet Beach. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, explore the different monuments and memorials at Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, appreciate the history behind Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy, and learn about all things military at La Coupole.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lille tour planner.

London, UK to Lille is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lille

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Amiens, Saint-Omer, Fromelles, Le Portel, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de Carvin
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39
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Venture out of the city with trips to Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm (in Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy), Versailles (Palace of Versailles, Bassin du Dragon, &more) and Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois (in Breteuil). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Lille to Paris takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Rouen, Versailles, Honfleur, Vernon, Giverny
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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