Arras is an under-appreciated city in the Nord-Pas de Calais region that should be on any traveller's itinerary when touring France. Many of the breathtaking historic buildings house astounding museum exhibits and fine art, so this town is a hidden treasure trove for those who enjoy gorgeous architecture and art galleries. The fascinating sites of Arras do not stop at ground level, as there are a number of hidden, manmade chambers under the city where you can find wine cellars and even more galleries.
- Grande Place et Place des Héros
- L'Hôtel de Ville & Le Beffroi d'Arras
- Les Carrières Wellington
- Tour the art deco buildings
- Appreciate art exhibits at Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Arras in the Abbey of Saint-Vaast
- Explore the underground chambers that make up the Les Boves galleries
Arras has warm summers with highs around 19-23°C, and cold winters with lows falling around -1°C. The annual rainfall for Arras is around 64 cm, with fairly even distribution throughout the seasons.
Getting There & Around
High-speed trains from Paris and regular trains from other cities serve the Gare d'Arras rail station. Lille and Paris connect to Arras via the A1 motorway, and the A26 motorway connects to Calais and Reims. The closest international airport is Lille Lesquin, which is 55 km away.
Since Arras is fairly small, you can walk to most attractions from the central train station.
11 hotels in Arras, FR
A modern hotel, Holiday Inn Express Arras makes for a very comfortable stay in the centre of this interesting and attractive Artois town. GeneralTo have successful working days or seminars, 4... More
Situated in the lovely town of Arras, the Mercure Atria Arras Centre Hotel offers a trendy comfort service and accommodation to its guests with a Flemish touch. General Mercure Atria Arras Centre... More
Boasting a pleasant ambience and comfortable accommodation, this property is an ideal place for business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralFor your business needs, the hotel offers a... More
Offering comfortable accommodations housed in a Baroque architecture, Hotel Balladins Arras makes for a convenient base for holidaymakers and business travellers visiting this part of northern... More
You will be charmed by the Du Golf D'Arras Hotel Anzin St. Aubin style and view over the golf course that combines with an excellent amenities and personalised service to offer a quiet night's... More
Whether you are travelling to Noyelles for business or pleasure, the Novotel Hotel Lens Noyelles offers a warm welcome and exceptional accommodation in a contemporary setting to make your stay a... More