Where to live in Lille ? Vauban neighbourood, between greeneries and universities
The Vauban’s neighbourood is for sure the student neighbourhood, but also the « grenery » area of Lille. People like to take a walk, from the boulevard Vauban, and get to the various parks. They usually go for running, biking or just making a picnic when the days are shining.
A Park dedicaded for sportive people
If Vauban is considered as the lung of Lille, the Bois de Boulogne is truly one of the best example with the stately citadel, built by Vauban himself. You will love to walk around, loose yourself through the wild and tiny paths, and enjoy a peaceful moment. The Bois de Boulogne also hosts the zoo, perfect for an escapade with your friends or family. Young people and friends like to chill on the green fields, and playing football, getting tanned, talk and drink out. The most adventurous improvise « wild » barbecues, in the middle of the numerous sportives in the park.
Just next to the Bois de Boulogne, the « little » garden of Vauban offers a really flowery and more cosy area. The green fields are very soon occupied by young people once the sun starts rising. Then, next to a little pond, the dock of Wault is a pleasant step before geting lost into the numerous streets in the old town.
An important student life
If Lille is a student city, the Vauban’s neighbourood is certainly the best example. Universities, schools, secondary scools, highschools… Therefore, paninis and kebabs sellers are quite famous there. And don’t forget the numerous bars with their « happy hours ». Nevertheless, the neighbourood is quite calm during the night. Located in the heart of the city, this area offer many advantages, and is well connected by public transportations.
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