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The town centre of Arras

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Arras France Pas de Calais



The old town of Arras photos and guide places to stay

Arras is the capital of the Pas de Calais region. Its two large town squares were destroyed in WW1. They were originally created 800 years ago.

The town is very busy but we found it easy to park in one of the squares. There is a lot to see in the centre the flemish style houses and shops.

Underneath is a vast network of tunnels. Which were used by the British army in WW1 but date back to the French Revolution.

The view from the town hall belfry of the town is just stunning. You can see on a clear day Vimy ridge with the Canadian Monument.

Shops in Arras main square

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Town centre

Arras France main square picture

One of the squares

Arras France main square 1 picture

Saturday and Wednesday morning is market day in the squares. You need to get there early parking can be a problem.

There are plenty of shops in the centre to walk round. A guide to places to eat in the city a local Map

Places to visit the fine arts museum on rue Paul Doumer.

The house that Robespierre from the French Revolution lived in

Best Western De L Univers Hotel Arras

Best-Western-Hotel-Arras The Best Western Hotel L'Univers was a Jesuit monastery in the 16th Century; it was then transformed to a hospital, then a college and now a hotel.

Located in the city center, in a secluded street where you can enjoy the peace of the countryside and experience golf or fishing.

In the evening, you can relax in our gastronomic restaurant or in the lounge. Facilities are available for meetings that can accommodate up to 150 guests.

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La Maison Des Vignes (The House of Vines) sits in the heart of the lovely village of Tourouzelle, in the sunny Languedoc Roussillon area of the South of France.

One of three gites we have available, this gite, Gite Olivier, sleeps 4-6 people and has three bathrooms, 3 bedrooms and a private terrace with gas barbeque. There is also a heated swimming pool in the landscaped, walled gardens.

Situated in the Minervois and bordering the Corbiere wine regions, this former vigneron estate dates back to the 1600s and is built in the traditional stone typical of the region.

The architect-designed, renovated barn conversions have created 3 spacious gites which have all the character of the old stone walls, high ceilings and original wooden beams, combined with all the comforts and mod cons that will make your stay here all the more pleasurable. Whether you wish to soak up the sunshine by the pool or the beach, enjoy the fabulous food and wine of the area, play golf, cycle or walk, you are sure to discover your joie de vivre at La Maison Des Vignes.

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Arras street market


Hotel Moderne Arras

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The Moderne is particularly well located in the heart of Arras, 5 minutes from the Grand Place

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The road to the beach at Wissant a nice seaside village

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