Things to do in La Madeleine

New to La Madeleine? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in La Madeleine

If you're in La Madeleine to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Palais des Beaux Arts

⭐️ 4.5 (5964)

Notre-Dame-de-la-Treille Cathedral

⭐️ 4.3 (4924)

Porte de Paris

⭐️ 4.4 (2322)

Jardin des Géants

⭐️ 4.4 (1337)

Citadelle de Lille

⭐️ 4.3 (507)

Henri Matisse Park

⭐️ 3.6 (282)

Parc Botanique

⭐️ 4.3 (155)

The top affordable restaurants in La Madeleine

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in La Madeleine city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

La Friche Gourmande

⭐️ 4.4 (1695)

Price Range: $$

Le Nouvel Atelier

⭐️ 4.4 (910)

Price Range: $$

Al Fornello

⭐️ 4.7 (449)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (403)

Price Range: $

Aux Jours Heureux

⭐️ 4.7 (325)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.4 (294)

Price Range: $$

Le Festival Pizza La Madeleine

⭐️ 4.7 (271)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.2 (247)

Price Range: $$

Côte Campagne

⭐️ 4.3 (241)

Price Range: $$

LA FAMILLE - Finest Lunch - La Madeleine

⭐️ 4.4 (105)

Price Range: $$

La Place

⭐️ 4.1 (79)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in La Madeleine

These are curated, high quality experiences in La Madeleine hosted by locals!


Gourmet and unusual tour

Intro to mixology in our bar in the Old Town

Yummy food tour in the heart of Lille

Geocaching in the Hauts de France

An enchanted break in photos in the streets of Lille

Enjoy a Meal in Nantes with a Private Chef

Discover the history of chocolate in Lille

End your night in some of the best bars in La Madeleine

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in La Madeleine, curated exclusively for you.

Dernier Bar avant la Fin du Monde - Lille

⭐️ 4.6 (2740)

Price Range: $$

Quai Des Bananas

⭐️ 4.6 (1929)

Price Range: $$

La Friche Gourmande

⭐️ 4.4 (1831)

Price Range: $$

BEERSTRO - Taverne Moderne

⭐️ 4.4 (1808)

Price Range: $$

Joker Cocktails & Bar

⭐️ 4.6 (1060)

Le Windsor

⭐️ 4.4 (969)

Price Range: $$

Au Boudin Bar

⭐️ 4.4 (938)

Price Range: $$

Le Farafina

⭐️ 4.5 (933)

Price Range: $$

Le Nouvel Atelier

⭐️ 4.4 (920)

Price Range: $$

La Pirogue

⭐️ 4.3 (873)

Price Range: $$

La Biche & Le Renard

⭐️ 4.6 (569)

Price Range: $$

Pick from the best places to stay in La Madeleine

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in La Madeleine you've come to the right place.

New West Room

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Nuit en Ville Lille ...

#2 of 4 hotels in L...

Nuit en Ville Pompid...

#3 of 4 hotels in L...

Loger à La Madeleine

#4 of 4 hotels in L...

Check out these bookable attractions in La Madeleine

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in La Madeleine.

City Sightseeing Tour

Self-guided City Trail

Private Tour in a Convertible

Self-guided City Trail Adventure

Paintball Experience with Equipment Included

Classic Convertible 2CV Tour with Champagne

Private City Tour in a Convertible Citroen 2CV

City Tour on a Convertible Citroen 2CV

Canadian World War l Battlefield Tour

World War II Battlegrounds Experience

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Explore the Château de la Madeleine: The chateau is a picturesque castle featuring a centuries-old drawbridge, grand entrance, and elegant warren of companion buildings, courtyards, and gardens.
  2. Tour the remarkable churches: La Madeleine is home to some wonderful examples of religious architecture, including the dramatic Cathedral Saint-Gervais and the stunning Palace chapel.
  3. Experience the local culture: Take some time to explore the compelling local culture by visiting the La Madeleine History Museum, La Madeleine Museum of Prehistory, and the La Madeleine Violin Museum.

The best time to visit La-Madeleine is during the spring season when the weather is generally mild and sunny. Activities such as walking, hiking, sightseeing and shopping are especially enjoyable due to the pleasant atmosphere. Moreover, the city of La-Madeleine is especially vibrant during this time of the year with plenty of festivals, events, and cultural attractions to explore.

La Madeleine is a vibrant city, full of beautiful and interesting historical sites, making it an ideal destination for travelers of all ages. Given the breadth of attractions, spending at least three days in La Madeleine is recommended, allowing travelers to sample all that it has to offer. From its impressive monuments to its diverse culinary scene, three days is the perfect amount of time to explore the city and appreciate its cultural heritage.

La-Madeleine is a great place to explore with a variety of transportation options available. Walking and cycling are great ways to get around the city with plenty of pedestrian pathways and cycle lanes to enable easy access around the city centre. You can also take advantage of the city's suitable public transport system which includes buses, trams and trains for efficient travel.

La-Madeleine is a great place to visit with children. Take a bike tour around the city to explore the sights and experience the sights of the unique architecture. Kids will also enjoy the zoo and wildlife park that are located just outside the city limits. Lastly, a great way to make memories is by visiting a nearby farm and picking fruit together - a great family activity!

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in La Madeleine. To start off we'd have to mention Chez Snatch, Le Nouvel Atelier, La République du sale. Check out our page on the best bars in La Madeleine.

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