A tourist circuit, laid out in the basement of the town, allows you to discover the "Boves", chalk quarries dug from the 10th century onwards and which have had multiple functions over the ages. For the schedule of guided tours, please contact the Arras Tourist Office. Closed from 03 to 21/01, on 01/01 and 25/12. Reservation essential on 03 21 51 26 95. Train - Stop : Arras.
Hôtel de Ville - Office de Tourisme d'Arras
Place des Héros
+33 321 51 26 95
A tour, laid out into the town’s basements, which permit to discover “the under-story” of Arras. Originally a chalk-pit, les Boves were dug from the 10th century and had multiple functions through ages.
Thematic of the place
History and tradition