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From November 20th to December 30th 2013, Lille's Christmas Market is the first to open in France each year
In December, Lille is a winter wonderland… With the wave of a magic wand, Lille is once again wrapped up in the Christmas spirit ! The entire city sparkles and its beautiful façades disappear beneath lavish decorations.
Take rue Faidherbe or rue Nationale towards the city centre. Here, you'll be dazzled by thousands of twinkling lights ! When you reach the Grand'Place, the wonder will overwhelm you ! Christmas carols fill the air as the 50-metre high Big Wheel turns majestically, providing its guests with an incredible view of the city. At its base, the reproduction of a snow-covered village, complete with cottages, a chapel, and even a frozen pond where children ice-skate, fills the entire square !Next, head towards Old Lille where each street is uniquely decorated, from the elegant rue de la Grande Chaussée and rue de la Monnaie with their countless evergreen garlands embellished with red and gold ribbons, to the trendy rue Esquermoise where huge disco balls dance overhead !
Follow the irresistible aroma of cinnamon and roasted chestnuts to Place Rihour where, for over a month, you can find more than 80 chalets of the Christmas Market. Here, merchants and craftspeople offer original and delightful gift ideas: regional products, gingerbread and other delicacies to try on the spot or take away, nativity figurines and Christmas decorations, traditional toys, Russia, German, Canadian and Polish specialties, and much more.
(c) OT Lille - Lille Christmas market site
Some of the most important battles of the WWI took place around Ypres.This tour is designed to save you the hassle of getting by train or taxi to Ypres and give you an overview of the Ypres salient 1914-18.
During the trip you will discover the main sites surrounding Ypres : battlefields in the Messines area, monuments, memorials, cemeteries... Including the Essex Farm cemetery (the place where John McCrae wrote the poem "In Flanders Field"), the Bozinghe trenches, the Langemark German cemetery and, finally, the Tyne Cot cemetery (the largest and most impressive Commonwealth military cemetery).
A "Memory" that will be told by your guide... It is so close to Lille and it is definitely to be discovered!