10 days in Nord Itinerary

10 days in Nord Itinerary

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Lille
— 6 nights
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Le Cateau-Cambresis
— 3 nights

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Lille

Lille ©

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Old Stock Exchange and Cimetiere Militaire Allemand will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lille: Centre Historique Mnier (in Lewarde) and Jardin du Mont des Recollets (in Cassel). There's much more to do: make a trip to Grande Place, get in on the family fun at Koezio, take a stroll through Vieux-Lille, and enjoy breathtaking views from Beffroi de l'Hotel de Ville.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lille travel route tool.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Lille is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. September in Lille sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Le Cateau-Cambresis.

Things to do in Lille

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille ©
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille
Old Stock Exchange ©
Old Stock Exchange
Grande Place ©
Grande Place

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Le Cateau-Cambresis

Le Cateau-Cambresis ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate La Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Abbaye de Vaucelles. Explore Le Cateau-Cambresis' surroundings by going to Maubeuge (Les Fortifications de Vauban & Zoo de Maubeuge), ValJoly (in Eppe-Sauvage) and Fort de Leveau (in Feignies).

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Le Cateau-Cambresis sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Lille to Le Cateau-Cambresis takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Le Cateau-Cambresis are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Le Cateau-Cambresis

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fort de Leveau ©
Fort de Leveau
Abbaye de Vaucelles ©
Abbaye de Vaucelles
Les Fortifications de Vauban ©
Les Fortifications de Vauban