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 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.
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