Lille Travel Guide

Articles about Lille

Can I still get tickets for the summer Olympics—and an affordable hotel room in Athens? —K.M., GUILFORD, CONN. The official ticket agent of the United States Olympic Committee, Cartan Tours (800/360-2004; ), projects that tickets...
By Maria Shollenbarger
STAY Historically, one of Lille’s only drawbacks was a dearth of stylish places to lay one’s head. The recent arrival of L’Hermitage Gantois (224 Rue de Paris; 33-3/20-85-30-30;; doubles from $250), housed in a 15th-...

Hotels in Lille

Directly across from the Neoclassical Opéra de Lille, the Hotel Carlton is centrally located within walking distance of the Euralille business district, Lille-Flandres railway station, and Grand Place de Lille (the city’s main square).

Things to do in Lille

The usual suspects (Prada, Miu Miu, Yves Saint Laurent) are punctuated by designs from lesser-known names, such as Luciano Padovan and Sartore.