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Article suggests London to Lille and Tournai day trip

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Article suggests London to Lille and Tournai day trip

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The article caught my attention. I don't remember reading anything nice about Lille on the London forum. This day trip sounds like it would only be of interest to an American that was determined to tally two more countries during a short trip to London.

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1. Re: Article suggests London to Lille and Tournai day trip

If you're going to make the effort to get on the Eurostar you may as well go to Paris. I can't actually think of any reason to go to Lille whatsoever.

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2. Re: Article suggests London to Lille and Tournai day trip

I can think of lots of reasons to go to Lille - one of them being the fact that I'm unlikely to bump into people who can't see any reason to go there.

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3. Re: Article suggests London to Lille and Tournai day trip

There was some discussion about Lille not long ago - I too recommend a visit there. Here is the thread:

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g186338-i17-k10158…

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4. Re: Article suggests London to Lille and Tournai day trip

It might be worth posting that article in the Lille forum of TripAdvisor:

tripadvisor.com/ShowForum-g187178-i566-Lille…

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5. Re: Article suggests London to Lille and Tournai day trip

Lille is an excellent day trip. Very French, very close.

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6. Re: Article suggests London to Lille and Tournai day trip

The Palais des Beaux-Arts is second only to the Louvre as the greatest museum in France.

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7. Re: Article suggests London to Lille and Tournai day trip

It is good to hear nice things about Lille. It would be a shame to have Eurostar service to an unworthy location. I would still choose a day trip to Paris.

Glyn1,

I just posted the link on the Lille forum. Thanks for the suggestion.

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8. Re: Article suggests London to Lille and Tournai day trip

I went to both Lille and Tournai when staying with a French family. All I remember about Lille is the big shopping mall, but I quite liked Tournai. I don't think I'd considering doing it as a day trip if I only had a week in London, but definitely if I was on an extended break.

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