Christmas Markets in Lille, France

lille franceChristmas Market in Lille has started on November 25 and it is going to exhibit until December 30. For this special occasion, the city is offering fantastic hotel accommodations starting from 39 € (per person based on double room – 2 days, 1 night).

As we approach Christmas, Lille is becoming full of colors and lights. Around Christmas market, the whole city is enveloped in a huge crown of garlands. Painted red, gold and silver, Lille lives deeeply the nativity celebration!

In the heart of Lille wooden chalets are installed to let Christmas Market be more fascinating. Artisans and merchants will greet you to offer their original gift ideas: local products, samplings, Christmas decorations, jewelry, accessories, toys and many more…

Close to the Christmas Market, the Great Wheel turns majestically on the Grand Place. Taking place in boats, you get a fascinating view over the city.

Wine tasting are hot enough to warm you! So don’t loose the opportunity to visit this market, widely known ni England for the Eurostar link to Lille.

The Market is held in the Place Rihour, historical city centre. These streets are full of arts and crafts and local finest cuisine. Children are well entertained with theatre and games in addition of special sweeties.

Little children can also meet Father Christmas, who takes part to the market and participates in a spectacular event on Saturday 19th December.

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