Being a French commune, Lille is located in the Nord department and the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. The name of the city comes from the term Isle comes from the Gallo-Roman Isula and the Latin insula meaning island. The origin of the city dates back to 640. However, it is from the 11th century that the locality appears in the archives. The county of Flanders was formed by Baudouin I in 866. As a result, Lille became one of the capitals. In the 19th and 20th centuries, the city was subjected to industrial and economic changes. From then on, it was linked to the major capitals of Northern Europe.
Tourism and visits to Lille
The city of art and history proudly exhibits a rich heritage with a multitude of Flemish, Burgundian, Spanish and French architectural influences. Thus, you will have the opportunity to admire the fortified heritage of the city such as the high medieval walls. They were built in the 17th and 19th centuries. Also worth seeing is the citadel erected in 1667. This is integrated within the “iron belt”, networks of strongholds intended to stabilize the northern borders and protect Paris. The city also conceals many religious architectures, namely the Church of Notre-Dame de Fives. This building was consecrated in 1866. It is neo-Gothic in style. Also see the Saint-Maurice church which is listed as a historical monument. This building was built towards the end of the 14th century. Don't miss the Saint-André church. Its construction began in 1701. It is the subject of an inscription as a historical monument. Other religious buildings can still be seen including the Sacré-Coeur Church, Saint-Louis Church and Saint-Michel Church. To visit the city of Lille, you have the opportunity to use a transfer service that takes you to the most attractive tourist sites of this destination. We offer you our three categories of comfortable and well-equipped cars. You have the choice between the collective shuttle transport from airport to Lille , the VIP luxury car and the private car. A competent driver will accompany you during the journey.
Private car transferbetweenHotelClarance and Orly Airport
5-star accommodation is offered by the Clarance Hotel. 19 choices of rooms are suggested by the establishment to suit all tastes. The rooms and suites offer calm, serenity and comfort thanks to the elegant and poetic decor. All the rooms are well-equipped so that residents can fully enjoy their stay. One of the hotel's strengths is also its restaurant, which offers varied, authentic and refined cuisine every day. Concerned about the well-being of its customers, the catering team uses fresh products that have been carefully chosen. Located in the heart of Old Lille, the hotel is surrounded by many must-see sites. Do not miss the walk of the citadel of Lille or the Palace of Fine Arts. Several services are available at Clarance Hotel such as babysitting service, bicycle rental service, airport shuttle service, 24-hour reception and more.
Private van transport betweenHotel Convent Des Minimes and Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport
The Couvent Des Minimes hotel enjoys a dream location. Surrounded by greenery, the hotel receives its guests in a peaceful environment surrounded by nature. The establishment is not far from the center of the village. Established in a former convent dating back a thousand years, the hotel offers luxury as well as all the necessary comforts to make your stay more than pleasant: refined rooms and suites, indoor swimming pool, spa, hammam, gym, tennis court, outdoor pool. On site, there is a restaurant so residents can eat when they feel hungry. The hotel also has a brasserie. It is a hotel for all types of clients: individuals or professionals. People with disabilities are also welcome at the hotel. Nearby attractions include the Salagon Gardens.
Transfer from Lille to Paris airports
The city of Lille is 167 km from Reims and 203 km from Paris. This destination is located 196 km from Beauvais Tillé airport, 197 km from Charles de Gaulle airport and 235 km from Orly airport.