Braderie de Lille

Everything you need to know to prepare for Europe’s greatest flea market.

Interview with Laurence Phillips

To celebrate the release of the fourth edition of our Lille City Guide, we chat to author Laurence Phillips about the city, the wider region and his tips for travel-writing. 

Five reasons to visit Lille

Moules, markets and Monets. 

Triumph of a Latin night

Lille’s Sunday evening tango is an occasion not to be missed.

Les Halles

Part student hangout, part city of singles and part party-animal safari park, the restaurants, bars and pavements are an electrifying life-force on Friday and Saturday nights.

Burger all

Laurence Phillips shows us around his favourite burger joints. 

Forgotten battles

John Ruler discusses some of the lesser-known battles of the Great War.