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Zoo in Lille, France

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Distance from city center: 0.7mi
danpop's pictureby danpop Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 14th of June, 2009
If you are looking for 'fun for free' in Lille, one suggestion is The Zoo. The zoo is located inside the town's citadel (La Citadelle), in a really big park. The zoo is opened every weekday from 9 AM to 6 PM and in weekends and holidays from 9AM to 7 PM. More information you can find on the official website: (in french)

Avenue du 43e Régiment d'Infanterie,59800 Lille, France


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