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Preparing your trip to Lille: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Lille 1. The most favorable time for the trip is from May to September, as it’s warm and sunny. In winter the temperature rarely drops below zero, but sightseeing may be difficult because of rains.
2. The most comfortable way to travel around the city is subway, but some stations are located at a considerable distance from landmarks and recreational facilities. Among other modes of public transport buses and trams are available.
3. There is a single ticket for all public transport; it costs 1.4 euros. Ticket for 24 hours would cost 4 euros, and a special ‘book’ with ten tickets - 11 euros. You can buy all kinds of tickets in special automatic stands, which are at each stop, or directly in a bus or tram.
4. A popular form of public transportation is bicycle; it would let you to travel freely throughout the territory of Lille. You can take a two-wheeled vehicle in one of the many rental agencies. Vélopole is considered the most popular of them. The longer is the term of rent, the lower the daily fee would be.
5. No less popular mode of transport is segway. You can rent it in Relais Oxygène center located on the Flemish station, or in Station Oxygène located on the Champ de Mars. Before the first trip be sure to take a brief training. Copyright
6. Visitors of local restaurants and cafes have to consider that a separate tip to the waiter is a sign of courtesy. Tip amount can range from 7 to 15% of the order and depends on the status of the dining place.
7. Fans of outdoor recreation have to remember that they can’t kindle fires at the very first place in local parks and gardens. Leaving litter in the wrong place is also prohibited. To arrange a picnic special areas are designed. For rules violation large monetary fines are collected.
One of the most visited shopping facilities in Lille is Euralille Mall, the largest in town. Among dozens of stores concentrated within its walls, there are fashion boutiques of well-known … Open
8. Shoppers are advised to visit Lille in September, when the city hosts a grand fair. It is possible to buy a lot of unique products, including new clothes, appliances and antiques there.
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What to visit being in Lille - unique sights

Oudenaarde Town Hall

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There are no so many outstanding historical sites in Oudenaarde. Its old part is a single and unique architectural complex. The old town hall is the starting point for many sightseeing programs. A beautiful fountain runs in front of the town hall during the warmer months. It is also an important historical landmark. … Read further

Chateau de Belœil

From the series “Impressive Castles and Palaces Located on Water”
The experienced tourists strive to visit the castle at the beginning of corn. For several years it has served as the location of the beautiful flower festival 'Amaryllisfeerie'. In the course of ten days the guests of the castle can enjoy the wonderfully beautiful colors and participate in the exciting cultural events. At the end of August the castle welcomes the followers of classical music. The concerts of the most famous musicians and orchestras take place in the picturesque Schlossgarten. … Read further

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