Beffroi de Lille is a belfry tower in Lille, France. It is the highest belfry in Europe at 104 metres high. The belfry is part of the town hall of Lille and was designed by architect Emile Dubuisson to an Art Deco Flemish style. The belfry was opened in 1932 and was used as both as a belfry but also as a watchtower. The belfry is of a slim build and dominated the Lille skyline, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and National Monument.
The belfry is situated in the centre of Lille, it is accessible by the city’s transport system. By metro, travel to either the ‘Mairie de Lille’ or the ‘Lille Grande Palais’ which are both a short walk away from the belfry.
Opening Times and Admission
The belfry can be climbed to a viewing platform that gives stunning views of Lille. The cost for this experience is set at 7 euros and is open from 10am-1pm and 2pm-5.30pm every day. The experience is not accessible for people of reduced mobility.