Take a unique approach to exploring Lille on two wheels with this 2-hour bike tour of Lille. Hop onto your bicycle, an authentic and comfortable Dutch model, and follow your guide through Lille’s attractive streets. During your two hour cycling adventure, discover popular sites of interest alongside hidden hotspots known only to the locals. Spin along the banks of Lille’s tranquil waterways, and listen as your guide shares insight into the city’s rich history and heritage.
See the highlights of the historic city of Lille during a 1.15hour minibus tour of the city. Pass Lille's main attractions, interspersed with pretty parks and gardens, and learn more about this northern French city from its 11th century beginnings to the modern metropolis.
The Lille City Pass makes sightseeing within Lille and the greater Nord-Pas de Calais region easy and hassle-free. Pass holders ride local transport for free, get free admission to area museums and attractions, and even receive discounts at eateries and shops around town. This must-have card saves you both time and money.
Jazz up your visit to Lille with a stylish ride in a vintage 2CV, perfect for first-time visitors to France’s fourth-largest city. Cruise past the top attractions of Old Lille, from Flemish Renaissance buildings to ornate fountains. Your driver doubles as guide, giving you an impressive run-down of the monument-filled center—designated France’s “City of Art and History.” A Champagne break is included.
Explore the Canadian World War I battlefields of France and Belgium on a private full-day tour from Lille or Arras. Witness the preserved tunnels and trenches of Vimy, where Canadian troops stormed German forces in April 1917. Learn about the Canadian assault and visit the Hill 145 memorial. After lunch, see some key Belgian WWI sites including the St Julien Memorial and Tyne Cot Cemetery, and attend Ypres’ Last Post Ceremony. The itinerary is flexible, so inform your guide if there’s anything you want to see more or less of.
See where Australian soldiers served in France and Belgian Flanders in World War I on a full-day private tour from Lille. With a knowledgeable driver-guide and flexible itinerary customizable to your preferences, visit some of the pivotal locations where Australians fought and died. Visit Fromelles Memorial Park to remember the disastrous Australian losses here in 1916; explore the Plugstreet 14-18 Experience at Ploegsteert; and see Messines mine craters laid by the 1st Australian Tunneling Company in 1917. End with time at Tyne Cot and the Last Post Ceremony in Ypres.
French cuisine is renowned around the world and this hands-on cooking class reveals the secrets behind some of the most popular dishes. Prepare a variety of regional or seasonal dishes with a local chef at their home and learn the techniques needed to recreate them at home. Finally, sit down with your host for a delicious home-cooked dinner, accompanied by French wine and an indulgent dessert.
Explore the battlefields of France on this 9-hour Canadian World War I Somme battlefield tour from Arras or Lille. Travel into the WWI battlefields of the Somme with your guide. Explore the tunnels from which Canadian troops attacked German lines in the Battle of Vimy. Walk through Canadian and German trenches as your guide details the struggles the soldiers faced. Sights you'll see include Courcelette Memorial to fallen Canadian soldiers, Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial Park, and Thriepval Memorial.
Delve deep into World War II history and gain insight into the sacrifices made on this full-day tour of Northern France’s WWII battle sites from Bruges. Explore France’s Opale Coast and gaze out toward England from the Atlantic Wall near Cap Griz Nez. You'll also see one of Northern France's biggest bunkers in Eperlecques. Another highlight is seeing a V1 launching site—Bois des Huit Rues. Take the stress out of navigating by having transport in an air-conditioned minivan included.
Delve into World War I history on this 9-hour Australian and New Zealand Somme Battlefield tour from Lille or Arras. See Le Hamel Australian Memorial, the Jean and Denise Letaille Museum and Thiepval Memorial, the largest WWI memorial bearing the names of more than 73,000 soldiers. Lunch, entrance fees and round-trip transportation from your hotel are included.
Visit key World War I battle sites on this 12-hour Fromelles and Ypres day tour from Arras. Travel by minivan through the killing fields of Fromelles as a guide shares the fallen soldiers’ stories. Discover WWI command posts, bunkers and tunnels, and learn of the war’s legacy at the Fromelles Museum. Pay your respects at the Cobbers Memorial, Tyne Cot and the V.C. Corner Memorial, then head through Flanders Fields to Ploegsteert Wood for lunch. Afterward, attend the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres.
If you’re a history buff visiting France, this guided tour from Lille is the perfect way to immerse yourself in World War I history and landmarks. This two day tour takes you to pay your respects at Europe’s largest World War I cemetery and several memorials. Visit the Passendale 1917 Museum, located on a major battlefield site and see the actual trenches and no-man’s land where the soldiers fought. Leave transportation and navigation to your professional guide.
The Battle of Dunkirk is one of the most notorious military operations in history and this tour traces the journey of the brave Allied soldiers of WWII. Visit key sites such as the Atlantic Wall and the Fort des Dunes, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, then learn more about the Battle of Dunkirk and Operation DYNAMO at the Dunkirk War Museum.
Discover the most important WWI battlefields, museums, and monuments on a 2-day sightseeing tour from Lille or Arras. Skip the stress of car rental and navigation, and relax in private end-to-end transportation on both days. The comprehensive itinerary takes you to a long list of locations which are of particular interest to Australians, including Fromelles and the Australian Memorial Park. Enjoy having entrance to all museums included, as well as a delicious lunch.
Learn of Northern France’s World War II history on this full-day tour from Arras or Lille. See a Todt Battery Bunker, as well as one of the Nazis' biggest WWI bunkers in Eperlecques. You'll also visit a V1 launching site—Bois des Huit Rues and see the unique ski-shaped buildings. Enjoy the convenience of having round-trip transfers between sites included.
Cultural, surprising and amazing, this activity is perfect to discover the most important monuments of Lille, hear some of the little anecdotes which make up its history, or explore some of its more out of the ordinary and quite unexpected sites.
That way to discover Lille fits very well with a teambuilding journey. The rally lasts two hours and half depending on the speed of the teams.
I am very flexible tours can be amended to go to visit some graves of your relatives. All tours are private. For transport I use a comfortable Mercedes Vito Tourer fully equiped for tours.
I spent my life on these battlefields and I am guiding people since 20 years.
I can provide a walker or a wheelchair.
I am very flexible, it is possible to make a detour to go to visit the grave of one of your relatives.
You will visit the battlefields on an easy way, I provide a personalized service.
For transport I use a Mercedes Vito Tourer fully equiped for tours.
I can provide a walker or a wheelchair.
Personal interpretation .
Flexible : we include a visit to a grave of a relative when it fits the itinerary.
Offer the option to stay late for attending the 08:00 pm LAST POST service at the Menin Gate and organise a late return ride to Lille . Reckon 9:20 pm .
Explore Lille’s Old Town in a different way on this treasure hunt with beer tasting in Lille. At your designated start time, set off through the city streets with your guide. Meet Gambrinus, a folk hero and European icon of beer, and learn of his legendary back-story. With your treasure hunt clues to hand, explore Lille with your guide and help Gambrinus in his age-old plight. Along the way, sample different beers and gain insight into the malty or hoppy flavors at play.