3 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

3 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

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Lille
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Calais
— 1 night
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Amiens
— 1 night

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Lille

Lille ©

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deƻle 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): make a trip to Vieux-Lille, then test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt Lille, then make a trip to Grande Place, and finally explore the world behind art at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lille trip planner.

Limoges to Lille is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Lille can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Calais.

Things to do in Lille

Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Shopping · Museums

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Escape Hunt Lille ©
Escape Hunt Lille
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille ©
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille
Vieux-Lille ©
Vieux-Lille

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Calais

Calais ©

Gate to the North

Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Nausicaa, don't miss a visit to l'Hotel de Ville de Calais, and then stop by Calais Wine Superstore.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Calais online vacation planner.

Getting from Lille to Calais by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Calais, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Amiens.

Things to do in Calais

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

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Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Nausicaa ©
Nausicaa
l'Hotel de Ville de Calais ©
l'Hotel de Ville de Calais

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Amiens

Amiens ©

City of Canals

Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Franco-Australian Museum, pause for some photo ops at Australian National Memorial, then take in nature's colorful creations at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, and finally take a stroll through St-Leu.

To find out how to plan a trip to Amiens, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Calais to Amiens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Calais in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Amiens, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amiens

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens ©
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens
St-Leu
St-Leu