Sainte Catherine’s Church, Lille, France A lovely 13C church in the Flemish style in Rue Sainte-Catherine, with a boat-like timber ceiling and wonderful carved pews. The cobbles were rough but there is flat access on both sides for wheelies.
Lille cafés (accessible, at least with my portable ramp) My favourite dish in Lille is slow-cooked beef stew in wine. There are lots of mussels about. Almost the only fish seems to be Salmon. Another signature dish around Lille is a thing called “Welsch”, which is a French variant on “Welsh Rarebit”. […]
Lille Notre Dame cathedral Our hotel room backs onto the cathedral, so we hear the elaborate bells bonging occasionally calling us to mass. The cathedral has a brooding Gothic style from the side, with lunging gargoyles and other fascinating decorations. Wheelie access is via a lift on the western side […]
Lille This town in the north west of France has a definite Flemish feel. The architecture is marvellous, with an array of diverse, fascinating facades, windey cobbled streets, a grand opera house in the centre and some impressive churches. It also has some notable art galleries and an interesting parkland/carnival […]