Ibis Arras Centre Les Places
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Arras Centre Les Places
I have on numerous occassions stayed in this hotel, en route to Eastern Europe, or returning to the UK. This is just a convenience hotel, surrounded with typical french culture and resturants/ bars around its traditional square.
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We had completed 279 miles from home to Arras, in France. Sixty nine miles from Calais to Arras was the most enjoyable, with spacious motorways cutting through farming fields during the harvest season.
I had always dreaded the challenges of riding on the M1, and in particular M25 back in the UK, but that was behind us when we rolled out of the Eurotunnel with such ease!
... of Arras by the allies on 7th September 1944. There was a large fair and a firework display in the squares..
At just after midnight and there being no obvious signs of any taxi's being available, we managed to 'blag' the chef at the restaurant we had been eating and drinking at, for a lift back to the hotel as walking back wasn't fancied by any of us.
Mileage - 94 (including the unscheduled tour of Calais)
Total mileage - 302
... the aisles, It was past 12 when we set off to Lille, a small city that was closed as it is Sunday. We then drove to a small town, Bavay, where we intend to stay the night. We we arrived at the Aires and there wasn't any room due to lots of cars parked where the camping cars are supposed to park, it appears that there was a football match taking place on the pitch opposite, we ...
Today I saw the seedy underground of Arras, well more damp than seedy. I started the day with a tour of the Boves. Arras is built over an old limestone mine. The mines were used up until the 19th century when the town expanded to the ground on top of them. They were abandoned at this time as the people figured it was probaly not a good idea to mine underneath the town. The Boves are a set of mine shafts under the town square. They go down as far as 12metres. During the two wars the ...
... Wood, where the bodies of 250 missing Australian and British soldiers were found in 2008. It is a quiet little nondescript paddock on the edge of town. A Melbourne history buff by the name of Lambis Englezos, found the bodies by comparing aerial photographs of the site before and after the battle of Fromelles. He had a bit of a battle with the politics of getting a formal investigation, no-one in Australia or France wanted to touch it, until he started negotiating ...