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Vieux Lille 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour

1. Vieux Lille 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Visit Lille's most charming district and admire its architecture, shops, and museums on a 2-hour guided walk. Learn about the old town's heritage and history from your guide as you pass Vieux Lille's landmarks and monuments. Some of the attractions you’ll see include the Palais Rihour, the main square, the Old Stock Exchange, the Opera House, the Chamber of Commerce, and Notre-Dame de la Treille Cathedral. The tour will conclude near the Hospice Comtesse. Founded in 1237 by Jeanne de Flandre, the Hospice features a display of works from Lille's past including objects from everyday life, wooden sculptures, earthenware, furniture, and paintings.

Lille: Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided City Highlights Tour

2. Lille: Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided City Highlights Tour

Get to know Lille at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the “Grand place”, “Palais Rihour”, “îlot Comtesse”, “Place Aux Oignons” and many more! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to “The Grand'Place” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “Maison Méert”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

From Bruges: City of Bruges & Flanders Fields Guided Tour

3. From Bruges: City of Bruges & Flanders Fields Guided Tour

In Bruges you will enjoy the view of the peaceful Lake of Love and the picturesque Beguinage. Your guide will explain the stories and secrets behind the city’s history from the Viking period until the end of the Middle Ages. Catch many of the highlights of Bruges: the Basilica of the Holly blood of Jesus, the Belfry tower, our Lady’s Church, Saint John’s hospital and enjoy a pleasant boat trip along the narrow canals. After a short lunch break you willl leave for Flanders Fields. Your expert guide will lead you throughout the visit to help you understand the events that led to the first world war and how the catastrophe developed. Visit Passchendaele battlefield and the Tyne Cot Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth cemetery in the world where British, Australian and Canadian soldiers were laid to rest. Close by is Polygone where every year Anzac Day is celebrated at dawn. Then visit the Monument of the ‘Brooding Soldier’, which commemorates the sacrifice of 2,000 Canadian soldiers during the first German gas attack. Next, your coach will take you to Essex Farm. This was the dressing station where Dr. John McCrae wrote the famous poem ‘In Flanders Fields.’ After a set lunch in the outskirts of Ypres, drive to France to visit the awesome Vimy Memorial, museum and trenches. If time allows, you will also visit close to Ypres Hill 60 where Australian diggers detonated great underground mines. At 8:00 PM, you attend the Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate, a daily tribute to all Commonwealth soldiers and officers that were missing after battle. The tour offers ample opportunity for reflection and to take pictures.

Lille Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

4. Lille Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Discover the highlights of Lille with an immersive smartphone app on this self-guided scavenger hunt and walking tour. Walk around the city solving location-based riddles and puzzles, and learn about each attraction along the way. See 10 of the most important landmarks of Lille. Uncover clues at each attraction to get to the next point. Visit the Republic square, explore the narrow streets, admire medieval gates like Porte De Paris and feel the vibes of La Vieille Bourse. Receive interesting facts and information about the places you visit through the app. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to finish the game. A challenging puzzle awaits you at the exterior of each attraction. You can pause or resume the tour whenever you want. Explore the city at your own pace and stop to click pictures on the way. Feel the thrill as you crack each clue and hop from one landmark to another. The game-tour begins at Beffroi de Lille and ends at Notre-Dame-de-la-Treille. You will also visit Porte de Paris Palais des Beaux Arts Republic Square Paroisse Saint Maurice Memorial Pl. du Général de Gaulle La Vieille Bourse Beffroi de la Chambre de Commerce

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What people are saying about Hauts-de-France

Super fun! L'application est intuitive et j'ai adoré apprendre à connaître Lille. Je n'ai jamais aimé les expériences guidées, donc c'était génial de pouvoir fixer le rythme nous-mêmes.

First time visiting Lille and I had loads of fun with my friends. Riddles were great and we will use this brilliant app in other cities for sure.

Very nice experience and intuitive app, we loved the photos from the challenges, for sure one of the best memories from Lille.

Very good .... but maybe improve the instructions ..... because sometimes they are misleading

Very good experience, interesting questions to discover the city.