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Grand Place

Grand Place, Arras, France
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Took in all the sights

The Grand Place offered first parking, then stalls for information on the everything going on for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ottawa, Canada
Another imposing French Place

If visiting Arras, definitely worth a stroll around this square. Less appealing than Place des... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Milan, Italy
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Grand Place, Arras, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Grand Place offered first parking, then stalls for information on the everything going on for Vimy 100. They had an open market on the Saturday, which offered many different items for sale.

Thank Europe33
Reviewed 2 days ago

If visiting Arras, definitely worth a stroll around this square. Less appealing than Place des Héros because it is not pedestrianised, still the architecture is imposing. At the time of our visit all the historic centre of Arras was full of WWI Centenary posters with...More

Thank PuravidaPlaya
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of cafes and restarants bit a large car park in the centre foes spoil it a bit. I recommend the bar to the left as you come into the place de heroes for the 12 flavoured homemade rums.

Thank Thedarts15
Reviewed 1 week ago

enjoyed our lunch at one of the cafes along the square. Lovely in the sun to sit and chill for a while.

Thank Allan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've seen Versailles on the TV, you know what to expect here. It's a beautiful, huge square surrounded by the most magnificent housing and apartments. Lots of great bars (some cellar bars and clubs) and good restaurants. The Grand Place is used for outdoor...More

Thank philpsyche
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering the damage done to Arras during the Great War, they have done a wonderful job in rebuilding all the houses in the square, Well worth a visit along with the Heros Square

Thank Helpsmember
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to sit and watch the world go by considering what was happening 100 years ago. Good hotels, bars, restaurants and parking.

Thank steve d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entering this plaza and being surrounded by the unique architecture something uniquely special. In the near distance you can see the steeple of Le Beffroi d'Arras that is a centerpiece of the city. Buildings house bars and cafes so you can take a break and...More

Thank SomedayTrips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely big square with gorgeous buildings. A nice place to hang out and watch the world go by. Easy to find and very chilled out.

Thank MJMCD67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stunning location surrounded by bars and cafes, have a beer or a coffee and watch the world go by. We were fortunate to visit recently on a lovely sunny spring evening, sat and had a large beer at one of the bars. Will need...More

Thank Havana_Blast
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Rebecca A
Does anyone know if there are any events planned for New Years Eve in Arras? or if there are any good resturants that would offer a NYE event with music?
29 November 2016|
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Sarah C
Does anyone know where you can park in Arras? I want to visit the square. thanks
25 July 2016|
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Response from Warwickgirl06 | Reviewed this property |
We parked on street near the railway station, walking into the town, about 10 minutes away.
Wilmer V
Whish is the best are to stay while visiting Arras?
11 August 2015|
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Response from Janice B | Reviewed this property |
Hotel Moderne is quite central for the evenings and usually has parking.