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French kindness, Lille, France

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danpop's pictureby danpop General travel tip
added on the 6th of June, 2009
In France, do not hesitate to ask people on the street for directions or anything you are interested to know. French people will be most happy to help you, but the other side of the coin is that they too ask immediately if they have doubts about something. So don't be surprised if during a simple walk you'll be getting a lot of questions about directions, or certain places that they cannot find. And you must be as polite as they are.

Lille metro warningImportant metro tip

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Lille Nightlife

Considered to be one of the trendiest and busiest clubs is Network Café located in the 15 Rue du Faisan. The club is a perfect place for dancing. To enjoy loud house and soul music, visit Bateau Ivre, consisting primarily of a young crowd. The club operates from 3:00 P.M. to 3:00 A.M. during Sunday and 11:00 A.M. until 3:00 A.M. every Saturday. [...]

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