Visit the Boves
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 quarries of limestone extraction, 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.
Starting from the basement of the Tourist Office, in the Town Hall.
Duration of the tour: 45 min
Maximum 25 persons per tour.
Wear warm clothing.
Tour commentary possible in French and/or English
Closed on 1st January, from 6th to 24 January and on 25th December.
The Boves are not accessible to persons of reduced mobility.
City Pass Arras: Combine entries on different sites (boves, belfry ...). On sale at the reception of the Tourist Office.
Groups contact : +33 (0)3 21 51 26 05