Private tour of the Boves

Discover the Boves, plunging into the atmosphere of limestone quarries delved out from the tenth century onwards.

The guided visit of the Boves is a tourist circuit laid out in the underground levels of the town, offering an insight into Arras's "subterranean history". 

Initially a place of chalk extaction and sweated toi, these "boves" became cellars, storeplaces for the merchants of the town's squares, and later a shelter for the townspoeple during Second World War bombardments...Gaze in wide-eyed amazement as you discover a fascinating history in the shadows of the Boves. 

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