With its history, architecture and vibrant and diverse culture, Lille has a wealth of things on offer for visitors to do and see. In the centre you’ll find some incredible museums, such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts, which exhibits European art from the 15th to 20th centuries, the Museum of Natural History, which has an extensive zoology department containing over 110,000 specimens of mammals, birds, exotic birds, reptiles, insects and more.
Lille is also home to a number of pristine parks and gardens, including the beautiful botanical garden Jardin des Plantes, Jardin Vaubin and the Bois de Boulogne. If you’re hoping for a relaxing holiday, then look no further!
If you’re visiting with the family, then the Zoological Garden may interest you. With fun activities for kids and grown-ups alike, the sprawling 148-acre Zoological Garden offers free entry to all. The park is home to 400 animals representing 70 species, including zebras and giraffes.