If you plan to stay in the north of France, Lille is a point ideal base. The city has indeed so much to offer its visitors: monuments, rich nature, hearty cuisine and festive atmosphere! Lille, the most Flemish cities of françaisesFondée on an island of swamps, Lille is a commune of northern France, in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais. Famous for being the most besieged city of France, she underwent in turn influences the Belgian, Dutch and French. to market and manufacturing origin with the Industrial Revolution, it became a garrison town from the 1960s Its modernization began in the 1990s with the arrival of the TGV, the Eurostar next to the District of 'Business and the university Campus. It is today become the capital of the exchange and trade in Europe. Before starting your visit, you have to know that it has not been built around a hyper-center, unlike other French medieval cities. It is rather a conglomerate of new neighborhoods that have included the neighboring towns. This will patronize downtown historic districts, those disadvantaged South, or of dynamic business districts of this crossroads of Europe. A city of contrasts, therefore, the capital of Flanders, wonderful architecture and motley colored brick. Museums, libraries, concert halls, theaters and cinema are the highlights. Let 's make it to attend several festivals: movies, music or photography to the International Soup Festival on the market square of Wazemmes. It s' is also made for the great annual fair of Lille programmed the first September weekend. For the restoration, regional dishes presented by restaurants and taverns that alongside large tables adopt a gastronomy based on beer. The bacon Lille or mussels and chips are also part of the rich culinary heritage of the city of & lsquo; Chtis. But let us not forget that the reputation of the city of Lille is sporty, with the famous football club