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Lille bike tours

LE GRAND HUIT

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The association 'Le Grand Huit" invites you to discover Lille and its history on beautiful old Dutch bikes or scooters ! A complete and unusual way to visit (or revisit) Lille.

Get a special rate by booking online!

It's cool to visit Lille by scooter. And it's original. It makes you want to ride the scooter. Without getting tired. It is easy and accessible to all. Share a fun, participative moment, animated by a friendly guide who will make you discover the city and ... the scooter!

Possibility of visiting with family, with children, parents and grandparents, but also between friends or colleagues.

The scooters are of course provided, with suspensions even!
The guide begins by explaining to the group the adventure you will experience. It helps to take good care of the scooter and find the right postures.
You will discover the center, the Old Lille and its history, but also the modernity of Lille Europe. You make a dozen stops with comments and photos.
You have challenges to face! Gymkhana, competitions of elegance, improv, and various games with the scooter: beautiful laughs in perspective.
Your guide takes a lot of pictures, in Old Lille but also in front of the tulips of Lille Europe or the frescoes of Jean Patou! You can find them the same evening on the Facebook profile with your agreement.


Reduced rate on line€ 19 € 18 per person (scooter rental included - attention non electric scooter)
Visit possible in English and Dutch depending on availabilities.

Departures: Saturdays at 2 pm
Duration: 1:30 to 1:45 hour
Meeting place:in front of the Lille Tourist Office


Online booking is not possible for the same day: for bookings less than 24 hours, you can contact our team by phone at +33 (0) 359 579 400.

CORONAVIRUS SPECIFIC PROTOCOL
Disinfection equipment available
:
Hydroalcoholic gel
· Disinfectant sprayer for cleaning equipment
· Cloth

Le Grand Huit encourages practitioners to bring their own hydroalcoholic gel.
Wearing a mask is not compulsory if the barrier measures (see table attached to the photos) and a safety distance of two meters are respected.
9 people maximum +1 guide.
No tip possible.

Before the visit:
The guide will be responsible for disinfecting the scooters, in particular the handles, handlebars, doorbell and the opening element of the scooter using a disinfectant spray and a cloth.
· Disinfected scooters will be aligned with a minimum distance of 2m between each scooter in a specific area marked with a green sticker.
Arrival of clients:
· Each customer will be assigned a scooter.
· Each client will wash their hands with a hydroalcoholic gel.
· The guide will be the only person authorized to make the adjustments on the scooter, (for example height of the handlebars) and will have to wear a mask during the adjustments.
The scooter tour:
· A safety distance of two meters must be observed between each scooter.
· During stops with explanations from the guide, customers will form a circle around the guide and maintain a distance of at least two meters from the guide and from other customers.
· Members of the same family living under the same roof can reduce this distance to 1 meter.
End of the visit:
The guide will be responsible for disinfecting the scooters, in particular the handles, handlebars, doorbell and opening element of the scooter (same procedure as above).

Get a special rate by booking online (booking required 48h in advance)!

Discover Lille on authentic and flowery Dutch bikes (or tandems) as in Amsterdam! The tour lasts about 2 hours and allows you to discover the main sites of Lille and its history on "Lille at the water's edge" theme.
Your cycling guide will show you what he likes most about his city, and sometimes overlooked corners on a course consisting of approximately 10 stops for comments.

With this tour, le Grand Huit offers a great way to discover Lille fun and relaxed!

Reduced price: 22 € 21 € per person (bike rental included)

Visit possible in English and Dutch depending on availabilities.

Departures: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 10 am
Duration: 2 hours
Meeting place: Pont de la Citadelle, close to the city bike station


Online booking is not possible for the same day: for bookings less than 24 hours, you can contact our team by phone at +33 (0) 359 579 400.

CORONAVIRUS SPECIFIC PROTOCOL
Disinfection equipment available:
Hydroalcoholic gel
Disinfectant sprayer for cleaning equipment
Cloth

Le Grand Huit encourages practitioners to bring their own hydroalcoholic gel.
Wearing a mask is not compulsory if the barrier measures (see table attached to the photos) and a safety distance of two meters are respected.
9 people maximum +1 guide.
No possible tip.

Before the visit:
The guide will be responsible for disinfecting the bicycle, in particular the handles, handlebars, bell and saddle using a disinfectant spray and a cloth.
The disinfected bikes will be aligned with a minimum distance of 2m between each bike in a specific area and marked with a green sticker.
Arrival of clients:
Each customer will be assigned a bicycle.
Each client will wash their hands with a hydroalcoholic gel.
The guide will be the only person authorized to make the adjustments on the bike, (for example seat height) and will have to wear a mask during the adjustments.
The bike tour:
A safety distance of two meters must be observed between each bicycle.
During stops with an explanation from the guide, customers will form a circle around the guide and maintain a distance of at least two meters from the guide and from other customers.
Members of the same family living under the same roof can reduce this distance to 1 meter.
End of the visit:
The guide will be responsible for disinfecting the bicycle, in particular the handles, handlebars, bell and saddle (same procedure as above).

Get a special rate by booking online!

Guess where is the largest club in France in number of licensees? In Lille !
 
Do you know the probable origin of the name “Lille”? An island, of course!
The most original discovery of Lille is made on the water: Citadel, Colysée, Euratechnologies and Gare d'eau.
Your guide will explain the water in Lille, its history, its biodiversity and its reappropriation today for nautical leisure.
It will also help you to move straight, standing on your Stand Up Paddle board. The secret lies in the sheathing, which will strengthen your figure. Rest assured, only 90% of beginners stay dry throughout the session, thanks to the know-how of the Le Grand Huit club, which has champions of this discipline.
 
Conditions: knowing how to swim, being over 10 years old. It’s best to have some spare stuff in case. We row in summer clothes (shorts and tshirt) and barefoot or with old sneakers. Provide a spare dry suit in case ...


Reduced online price: 26 € 25 € per person
Departures: Wednesdays at 7 pm and Saturdays at 4 pm from May to September
Duration: 2 hours
Meeting place: association La Deûle, quai Géry Legrand, Lille

The activity can also be done in English.

Online booking is not possible for the same day: for bookings less than 24 hours, you can contact our team by phone at +33 (0) 359 579 400.


PADDLE PRACTICE CORONAVIRUS PROTOCOL

Resumption of activity is permitted in compliance with local regulations respectively in Joinville-le-Pont, Lille and Amiens. Until further notice, there will be no possible access to the club's indoor facilities (changing rooms and toilets).
In the case of sessions with several participants, the number may not exceed 10 people, including the supervisor.
Disinfection equipment available: Hydroalcoholic gel and disinfectant sprayer for cleaning equipment. Le Grand Huit also encourages practitioners to bring their own hydroalcoholic gel.
Wearing a mask is not compulsory if the barrier measures are respected, on water for example. It is requested to wear it if you are with other people during sessions, especially when you are still on the bank and on your return.

Ground Protocol
The classic barrier gestures must be respected (see the dedicated sheet in the pictures), also:
- No access to the locker room. Arrive already equipped and leave your belongings in your trunk if you have a vehicle.
- Otherwise, personal effects must be placed in a closed plastic bag and deposited near the storage location, namely chalet at Joinville le Pont, van in Lille, vehicle in Amiens. . Only a representative of the designated club may deposit the bags in the storage location. He will wash his hands right after.
- Reverse procedure for the recovery of personal effects.
-  If club equipment is used, it must be disinfected using a sprayer containing disinfectant and a cloth, before each rental and after use. Particular attention should be paid to the paddle.
- The boat will be launched from the pontoon, respecting a distance of 2 meters between each person.
- No group more than 10 people.

Navigation protocol
- Do not sail in the queuleuleu but favor a staggered position.
- For arrival at the pontoon, same procedure as for launching, respect a safety distance of 2 meters between each person.
- No group of more than 10 people
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Tel from France : 0891 56 2004 (0.225 VAT / min)
Tel from other countries : +33 (0) 359 579 400
Schedules : Mon-Sat: 9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-6.00pm