Novotel Lille Tourcoing
Travel Blogs from Lille
... onto Villers-Bretonneux to visit the Australian War Memorial. The town of Fouilloy is dedicated to the Australian soldiers who halted the advance of the German army in 1918. A lot of the streets (or Rue) have Australian names such as Rue de Melbourne etc. The town has a sister city of Robinvale in Victoria and there is a sign just as you enter the town. ...
... how to get there. They told us to ignore all road closure signs and drive through. So Daddy drove like a crazy person. We saw a lot of graves from Australian, Canadian and New Zealanders. We also met many Australians and some even from Brisbane.
Then we headed to our hotel in Port-En-Bessin on the coast of Normandy.
... hamburger and fries, I have decided to try and eat everything on my plate. Surprisingly I seem to be the only one. I have noticed that the female French students order tons of food, eat a little bit of everything and then throw out most of it.
There seems to be no real breakfast here so I find myself taking my fruit, yogurt and extra bread from dinner home with me to eat as a quick morning snack.
For the most part, students here also dress differently than back ...
... Trucking" hole... What's worse is that the Aussies created it thinking it would provide good cover from which they could attack... It was a right #*^} up ... The shell was too big and not only did it creat a big unusable hole it killed quite a few allies who were in the vicinity... And on top of all that the Germans had a field day (literally) at this location.
We then visited a place nicknamed the Gibraltar Block as it was a seemingly ...
... a hot dog and a quiche. The whole affair was topped off by the bathroom experience. On the upside, there was a bathroom avaialable at the cafe, on the downside, there was only one bathroom...the boys and the girls all sharing and there were no doors...anywhere. Carol and I coped but the boys (from the tour group) had stage fright and the Welsh ladies were paralised and giggling.
Lunch done and back on the bus (and a little beer-affected in ...
Other places to stay in Lille
Grand Quartier N°3, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- A lovely place to go
- Great position
- Reallt Nice Hotel
Vieux Lille, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $174
- Lovely public areas
- The loveliest part of Lille
- Comfortable hotel in good position
Lille Centre, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Hôtel très agréable
- Great for families
- Excellent base
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $127
Lille Centre 19, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $112
157 Avenue de la Marne, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $92
Lille Centre, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $75
- Cheap and cheerful
- Was the hotel OK?
- Best 2 star I've stayed in for a while
Vauban - Esquermes, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $74
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Vieux Lille, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $117
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $108
29, av Charles Saint-Venant Le Forum, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $115
Lille Fives, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $60
Parc Europe, 340 Avenue de la Marne, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Vieux Lille 2, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $99
Vauban - Esquermes, Lille | Hotelfrom $51
Lille Sud, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $60
Caulier, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $71
Lille Centre, Lille | 1 star hotelfrom $47
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Great Location
- Spacious bedroom but smelly toilet
- Doesn't feel like part of a big chain
Lille Centre 11, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $137
Grand Quartier N°3, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $91
Lille Centre 17, Lille | 5 star hotelfrom $178
- Fantastic place to stay in Lille
- Amazing place full of character
- Great stay
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $75