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Wazemmes, market in Lille   Wazemmes
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, first weekend of September, in Lille  

The biggest flea and antiques market in Europe (200 km)
When: The first weekend of September
What: Their selling anything from antiques to junk
Where: In the old center of Lille

Méert patisserie and tea room in Lille  

Méert patisserie and tea room
Don't miss the oldest and best-known pastry shop of Lille. The specialty 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).

Euralille in Lille

Huge shopping centre with about 140 shops.
Located between the two train stations of Lille (near the train station).