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Nice town square

We stopped in Arras a bit by coincident on our roadtrip trhough France, but did not regrett this... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2019
fr_ydisw
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Brumunddal, Norway
Stunning architecture surrounding a huge square

Wonderful place, breathtaking in fact, a huge square surrounded by amazing buildings and small... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
carlton69
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Westerham, United Kingdom
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All reviews the grand place cafes and bars rue de la relaxing atmosphere the main square beautiful square tourist office town square lots of restaurants full swing watch the world clock tower saturday morning first world war architecture hall belfry
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Reviewed 26 January 2019

We stopped in Arras a bit by coincident on our roadtrip trhough France, but did not regrett this. The town square has a great and relaxing atmosphere and too my childrens delight a shop with hand made chocolate along other cafes and restaurants.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fr_ydisw
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Wonderful place, breathtaking in fact, a huge square surrounded by amazing buildings and small boutiques underneath each one.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carlton69
Reviewed 22 November 2018

This is a really nice place to stop and relax from visiting the battlefields. Plenty of bars and restaurants to give rest and give pause for thought.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank scotishtravelbug
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

One of our favourite stops when in France great atmosphere and great bars and restaurants.Belgium bar our favourite with massive choice of beers.🍺🍺

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bjg1948
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

This is the main square in the old part of Arras. A beautiful old square that was rebuilt as it was after WW1. About 80% of Arras was destroyed during WW1 so rebuilding was sadly necessary. The area is cobbled and is lined with shops,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jbjo13
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Smaller than the Grand Place but a great place to sit and have a drink and watch the world go by but also to look around as several of the shops have signs outside in both french and English to explain their history. The Belfroi...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic is all I can say. Enormous cobbled town square with numerous cafes and bars surrounding it. Understand it was totally destroyed during WW1 in the battle for Arras. It apparently was rebuilt using modern methods back then but it is just so spectacular you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JohnMaidens
Reviewed 21 October 2018

The Place des Heros and its connecting square the Grand Place are two of the most impressive squares in Europe. They suffered extensive damage in the First World War, but were so cleverly restored that at first glance it is difficult to tell the original...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sheridan s
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Our hotel is located at the square. Otherwise we wouldn't have bothered going there. The weekly market is held there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank prinsenweier
Reviewed 10 October 2018

lovely Square in the middle of Arras. Lots of restaurants around the perimeter so always somewhere to go to sit, eat and drink.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank travelmoose_13
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Response from Quantock66 | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of restaurants and several will surely be open Monday afternoon, though I cannot guarantee it. The old centre of Arras is picturesque, lots to see.
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