Life in Lille

The city of Lille lives with the flow of its cultural events, concerts, shows and its student life (more than 100,000 students). Consistently voted one of the friendliest cities in France, Lille is a great place to learn and live.

Student life in Lille is more than just studying. As a French Regional capital, with an exceptional cultural vitality, famous for its architectural splendor, Lille was elected « European Capital of Culture » in 2004 and established itself as an absolute must-see cultural destination of France.

The unmissable cultural events:

  • “La Braderie de Lille” (Lille’s street market): Each first week-end of September, Lille’s street market welcomes more than one million visitors.
  • In 2004, Lille was the European Capital of Culture and pursues its cultural radiance with Lille 3000. Find all programming on their website.

Discover Lille

Cinemas & Theaters

Concert Venues