Eating roasted chestnuts in Lille

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Eating roasted chestnuts in Lille

Looking for a chance to warm your hands... take off your gloves and grab a a cone of roasted chestnuts. All around, the little chalets of Lille's Christmas market light up the late afternoon scene, overlooked by the historic facades of the Place Rihour.

Tempted by the sweet smells of Flemish waffles and roasted chestnuts, you sample the local delicacies at the foot of the giant Christmas tree. Soon, though, you spot the huge ferris wheel rising above the Grand Place, the final stop on your Christmas in Lille.

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