Lille (/ ˈ l iː l / LEEL, French: (); Dutch: Rijsel; Picard: Lile; West Flemish: Rysel) is a city in the northern part of France, in French Flanders.On the Deûle River, near France's border with Belgium, it is the capital of the Hauts-de-France region, the prefecture of the Nord department, and the main city of the Métropole Européenne de Lille.
The Official Lille Tourist Office's website: Discover our guided visits, the City Pass, the City Tour, the online shop. Book your hotel room online thanks to the Central Reservation Service.
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Lille has long played an important role as a regional service and administrative centre. Notably, it is the home of several universities and a number of hospitals. This role has been reinforced by the relocation to Lille of public services such as the central reservation centre for French Railways.
Lille lies in the north of France, by the border with Belgium and about 225 km/140 miles from Paris. It's the capital of the Hauts-de-France department and one of the biggest cities in France. How to get to Lille by plane. Lille-Lesquin International Airport is only 10 km away from Lille's city center and 20 minutes by airport shuttle.
Lille's most successful period was the decade from 1946 to 1956 when the team was led by managers George Berry and André Cheuva. Lille has a long-standing rivalry with nearby club RC Lens, with whom they contest the Derby du Nord. The club is owned by Merlyn Partners SCSp, a Luxembourg based investment fund.
Lille’s museum of modern art is a first-rate contemporary cultural attraction with more than 6,700 works from the 20th and 21st centuries. It really took off in 1999 when it received a donation from L’Aracine, an association of Art Brut collectors, and now contains the largest set of Art Brut works in France.