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Services cost a lot in France, Lille

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danpop's pictureby danpop Shopping travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
Something you should know, mainly if you come from a eastern country: in France services pay a lot: for example, I saw this year at a hypermarket's service some really big fares: if there is something wrong with your laptop and you want them to look at it, only look for the problem, is 20 euros. Fixing the problem means another money, over 30 euros. So you better have no problems with you notebook here :)

A bit different ruling about crossing the streetMusée des Canonniers Sédentaires

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During the 1970’s and 80’s the city experienced the problem of unemployment which increased rapidly until 1990. In 1994, the city of Lillie was inaugurated with a new name of Euralille. It shows that the city is the existing model of change. Lille was placed at the heart of North Western Europe as the fast trains operate for Brussels, Paris and London. In 1994, Lille was known to be the [...]

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