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Lille City Sightseeing Tour

Lille, France

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icon1 hour 15 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 8 more


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.
  • City sightseeing tour of Lille
  • Explore the best of Lille in just 1.15hour!
  • See major attractions like the Grand Place, the old city and the Town Hall
  • Great way for newcomers to get familiar with the city
  • Audio guide available in eight languages
One hour city tour
Transportation by minivan
Audio-visual system available in 8 languages (French, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese)
Hotel pickup and drop off
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Palais Rihour, 42 Place Rihour, 59800 Lille, France

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Climb aboard a minibus for a 1.15hour tour of the highlights of Lille, an historic French city on the Belgian border.

Learn more about the history of Lille, founded in the 11th century and influenced by several cultures over the centuries before at last becoming French. See the evidence the Flemish, Burgundian and Spanish left on the city in Lille's varied architectural styles, among other things.

Travel past Lille's top sights, including the old city, the Grand Palace, the Town Hall and belfry and the Fine Arts Museum. Enjoy an informative audio-visual display while you travel, available in eight languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Japanese and Chinese).
Stop At:  
Grande Place
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille
Admission Ticket Free
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Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Arts)
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Office de Tourisme de Lille
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
MUba Eugene Leroy
Admission Ticket Free
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Beffroi de l'Hotel de Ville
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Lille City Sightseeing Tour?
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

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Traveler Tips

  • "Collect the mini bus outside The Tourism Centre which is not far from Grand Place." See review


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Just okay
, Jul 2020
The tour was perfectly fine. Just know that it is all prerecorded in the different languages with the driver periodically pointing to the points of interest as the bus passed them. The driver was very nice as were the people inside the office where you need to go in advance to get your printed ticked. Gives a basic overview of the city but not much depth.
Lille by bus
desmond d
, Jun 2019
On arriving at Lille there is no street or square location on booking, only phone number. When I showed the Lille tourist shop they were surprised that it was not indicated. Where you have two phone numbers on the same sheet of the booking is on surely one of them could be included.
This wonderful 1 hour 15 mins tour...
David K
, Feb 2018
This wonderful 1 hour 15 mins tour gets you to see all of Lille and its historical buildings . Collect the mini bus outside The Tourism Centre which is not far from Grand Place. I booked on line for 12 -60 Feb 2018 prices . My bus left at 10 30 am and with ear buds in and commentary in Englishand any other language you wish we were off . Look towards the mini TV screens in the bus and they tell you about the buildings you are looking at and also the driver adds some information . I even saw where Charles de Gaulle was born .The time goes very quickly . The driver was lovely and even the staff at the Tourist information centre was great to as they spoke English as well.. A good way to see Lille ..
As this was a second trip to Lille I...
Donald C
, Dec 2016
As this was a second trip to Lille I decided to take a bus tour to explore what I had not seen before. It's a bus tour in which you wear some light earbud type headphones and listen to narration of the city in your specific language. Its was okay, but not five stars. It covered an hours worth of travel around the city. This is great to find your bearings. I would recommend for those who have never been to this city.
The bus was a great way to see the...
Kurt H
, Aug 2016
The bus was a great way to see the highlights of Antwerp!
The tour was very good but won't be...
Oliver C
, Jul 2016
The tour was very good but won't be booking with Viators again. According to Viators ticket instructions I could not book a time for my tour or a children's ticket - I had to phone the tourist office in Lille for a tour time slot and they said children's tickets are cheaper and visitor should allow.
Unfortunately we didnt get to go on...
Melanie G
, Apr 2016
Unfortunately we didnt get to go on the 1st April as the bus driver was ill, but our trip was rearranged for 2nd April at 11am. Trip was excellent, very informative and the head sets, with English commentary were cery good and I liked the bits of film that went with it, to show you the inside of some of the buildings.
Plenty of good information but...
Lucy G
, Mar 2016
Plenty of good information but disappointing not to have either a transcript or subtitles for my deaf father which I had alerted on my original booking.Overall the three of us that could hear the audio guide were pleased but couldn't increase this by sharing comments and ideas with the forth member of our party. The driver was extremely courteous and helpful as well as apologetic!
very easy and straightforward to...
Julie M
, Jan 2016
very easy and straightforward to book and tour gives a good way to see Lille on a quick visit.
Absolutely fascinating tour through...
Peter H
, Nov 2015
Absolutely fascinating tour through a lovely city, really good for learning about Lille and getting one's bearings. Well worth going on.

Product code: 3813CITY

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