Colorful market in open air as well as in a hall.
When: Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday
What: Flowers, fruit, seafood, antiques, etc.
Where: Just off of Rue Gambetta
Braderie The biggest flea and antiques market in Europe (200 km)
When: The first weekend of September
Their selling anything from antiques to junk
Where: In the old center of Lille
Méert patisserie and tea room Don't miss the oldest and best-known pastry shop of Lille. The
is 'gaufre'; waffles filled with vanilla. Adjoining the shop there's a nicely decorated tea room where you can enjoy the delicious sweets.
Address: 27, Rue Esquermoise (around the corner of Grand Place).
Huge shopping centre with about 140 shops.
Located between the two train stations of Lille (near the train station).