What to do in the surroundings of the river Deûle?
At 7 kms north from Lille and 10 kms from the Belgian border, Wambrechies is located on the brink of the river Deûle. The city is a center for tourism with its museum, its heritage, its hikes, its harbor...
The museum of Dolls and Old Toys: Château de Robersart
Sailors, be ready for a trip wich takes place at the time of your ancestors. With a mix of fairies and sweet nostalgia, this museum is unique opportunity for you to delve into a rich and original collection within the framework of the exceptional Chateau de Robersart le you be guided by the charm of fine porcelain dolls and return to the past, from the late 19th century to the very sixty atmosphere of the first Barbie dolls.
The tourist tram
The Amitram society offers an amazing trip along the river Deûle aboard a tourist tram classified a historic heritage dating from the beginning of the 20th century.
The Claeyssens' Distillery
The distillery is one of the last in the northern region and is listed as historic building since 1999. The distillery produces juniper alcohol since 1817. The tour goes through all stages of the production and ends with a tasting. You will also find a shop at the end of the tour.
The "Espace Gutenberg"
Near the river Deûle, you will discover Gutenberg’s printing techniques and try some workshops.
The Colysée and its gardens:
The Colysée is located on a prestigious and green field close to the bank of the river Deûle, at the border between Lille and Lambersart.
Don’t hesitate to try one of the numerous walk on the marked paths along the river Deûle between Lambersart and Deûlémont, but also in the 9 cities of the “Val de Deûle”: Deûlémont, Lambersart, Lompret, Marquette-lez-Lille, Pérenchies, Quesnoy-sur-Deûle, Saint-André-lez-Lille, Verlinghem, Wambrechies…
Tourist information desk:
Tourism head office of Val de Deûle
21 place du Général de Gaulle – Fondation Ledoux
Tel : +33 (0)3 28 38 84 21
Open year-round : from Tuesday to Friday, from 9.30 am to 12.30 am and 2.00 pm to 5.30pm, and Saturday from 10.00am to 12.30am.
From 15th April to 15th October, open on Sunday and public holidays from 14.30pm to 6.30pm.
Subsidiary the Colysée at Lambersart
Avenue du Colysée
Tel: +33 (0)3 20 92 26 38
Open on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 2.00pm to 6.00pm.
Subsidiary the Espace Deûle at Quesnoy-sur-Deûle
Allée des Etreindelles
Open from May to the end of September, 2.30pm to 5.00pm
Tourist information of Marquette-lez-Lille
23 rue des Martyrs de la Résistance
Tel : +33 (0)3 20 06 42 84
Tourist information of Lambersart
162 rue de la Carnoy
Tel : +33 (0)3 20 08 44 67