Laurence Phillips' award-winning guide to Lille brings the visitor right up to date with the latest in mouth-watering meals, astonishing art and places to party. Packed with facts, tips and treats, this is the essential companion for a Eurostar weekend or a life-long love affair with the "Paris of the Low Countries."
*Accommodation: from a rooftop Jacuzzi suite to a bed in a distillery
*Restaurants, cafes and bars loved by the locals
*Nightlife: the beat, the chic, the onion soup at sunrise
*Designer clothes, Monets, and market bargains
*Museums, Maisons Folies and more, both in and around the city
*City-center and transport maps
About the Author
Laurence Phillips is an award-winning travel writer specializing in European cities and travel guides for food lovers. His other guidebooks include Paris, Lille, Brussels: The Bradt Guide to Eurostar Cities. He also contributes regularly to major newspapers, magazines, and BBC radio programs and is a well-known playwright and lyricist who has worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Table of Contents
(1) Contexts (2) Planning (3) Practicalities (4) Local Transport (5) Accommodation (6) Eating and Drinking (7) Nightlife and Entertainment (8) Shopping (9) Walking Tour (10) Museums and Sightseeing (11) Beyond the City (12) Language (13) Further Reading (14) Index