Located at the crossroads of Northern Europe, Lille is the traditional capital of Flanders close to major cities such as Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and London. Named European Capital of Culture in 2004, Lille is a major tourist destination and is renowned for its heritage, culture and dynamism.
Lille is also one of the top students cities in France with over 100 000 students. Lille will surprise you with its many different faces.
Its XVIIth century Flemish architecture brightens the city with sparkling colours.