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Treasure Hunt and Beer Tasting in Lille provided by L'Échappée Bière

Treasure Hunt and Beer Tasting in Lille

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 18/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Escape the bus and guided walking tours on this action-packed treasure hunt through the streets of Lille’s old city, tasting beers along the way. During this tasting quest through France’s fourth-largest city, you travel among different beer locations. History buffs and beer-drinkers alike will appreciate this spin on standard sightseeing or culinary tours.
  • You'll start at
    Place Charles de Gaulle
    Place Charles de Gaulle, 59800 Lille, France
    Meeting point is at the entrance of the Theatre (Théâtre du Nord)
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    L'Echappee Biere
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Be ready to meet Gambrinus, legendary Prince of Beer in the Northern France. He had a great time with friends the other night, but when he came back home he realized he lost his famous stein, giving him immortality. Through his story, you'll help him get on the heals of his thief the night the robbery happened as you discover the mythology aligned with him. You'll receive a road book at the beginning of the quest, then you'll be on your way to enjoy this funny and unique way to discover the city which includes 4 blind beer tastings. This quest provides you with a look into local history, mythology and the discovery of the streets within the old part of the city. Also, learn about the local Flemish heritage.
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  • You'll end at
    Rue de l'Hôpital Militaire
    Rue de l'Hôpital Militaire, 59800 Lille, France
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  • One-of-a-kind, beer-themed treasure hunt through Lille
  • Travel among different beer stations for blind tastings
  • Learn about Gambrinus, Europe's mythological patron saint of beer
  • Discover hidden Lille landmarks as you dash between locations
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Lille. At the start of your treasure hunt and tasting experience, you receive a complimentary road book to help you navigate the hunt. On the quest, you help Gambrinus—Europe’s king of beer—as he tries to battle the devil and recover his lost stein, discovering Lille along the way. Dash through the old Flemish quarters of the city, discovering landmarks as you travel among different beer tasting stations. You delve deep into local heritage, the city’s architectural gems, and standout regional specialties as you aid Gambrinus in his plight. Get to know France’s fourth-largest-city through its malty and hoppy flavors, and learn about the importance of brew to Lille’s history. The tour ends in Lille.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Place Charles de Gaulle, 59800 Lille, France
Return Details
Rue de l'Hôpital Militaire, 59800 Lille, France
  • Local guide
  • Beer tasting
  • Entry/Admission - L'Echappee Biere
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase on spot)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • The listed price does not include parking fee, payable at the time of tour check-in.
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Additional Info
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kasia S wrote a review Sep 2018
1 contribution12 helpful votes
We have booked this experience couple of days before our trip to Lille. As the money has left my account straight away the experience was still pending on my account to be confirmed by the organisers. We have arrived and the day of the treasure hunt came i checked my trip
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Date of experience: July 2018
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By: L'Échappée Bière
Eilis H
Not worth the time and money
We started at 2pm and were told the treasure hunt lasted 3 hours. We made it to the last bar and it was closed (we
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Superbe expérience
Super moment passé à Lille avec l'équipe de l'échappée Bière à tester sans modération ! We had a really great time
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Laetitia d
Lots of FUN
Great way to discover the city in a fun and entertaining way. Well selected beers and bars. Some in our group don't
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Maria A
We had a group of 30 people participating. When we met Magi she was really entertaining and fun. She explained the
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Great tour of Lille including some very nice beers and cheeses
Aurelie was a great host and took us (a group of seventeen guys) on a relaxed yet very interesting tour of Lille. S
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Hans H
Great fun!
We (party of 4) did the beer tasting (treasure hunt) tour through Lille and we enjoyed it very much. Great fun! You
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Gambrinus Beer Trail
The two of us did the trail on a wet Saturday in February but the weather didn't dampen our spirits at all. A very
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Vicky B
Great fun and good value for money
Group of 3 girls on a girls weekend away in Lille. Had great fun doing the beer tasting treasure hunt. We saw parts
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Sheila M
A real craft beer experience
We really enjoyed our visit to the St. Germain brewery near Lens last weekend. L'Echappee Biere went the extra mile
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Nice beer tasting evening
With a group of friends we joined a beer tasting of L'Échappée Bière. 5 local beers, explanation of beer history an
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Nice day trip nearby Lille!
The combo "amazing craft beer + local cuisine + discovering the French Flanders" is just I was looking for to fit m
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, French
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