Lille Christmas Market
The best time to visit Lille is during Christmas. Lille Christmas market is very popular in France as well as to Britishers as Eurostar had made Lille very easily accessible from UK. It is the biggest Christmas market in northern France and is a tradition running down from centuries.
It is a month long market that starts in November end and finish up in December. It is located in the centre of the city at a place named Rihour and is very easily accessible. The Christmas market makes every visitor full of festive spirit and has something to offer to all.
You will find a number of stalls selling arts and crafts like handmade decorations, toys etc. To take care of your food needs, market is stuffed with eatables as per your choice in numerous numbers of places to eat. Don’t miss to taste local cuisines and traditional French Christmas delicacies.
To make things interesting there is lot of entertainment that consist of funfair, lot of theatre, exhibitions and games to add more to the fun.In addition you will meet Father Christmas and can have a photo with him.
On the Saturday before Christmas there is a unique stunning event where Father Christmas falls from the chamber of Commerce’s 80 meter high Belfry.It is always advisable to book your hotel in advance and if you are traveling from UK try to book both Eurostar and Hotel together and as early as possible to save money.
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