Ibis Arras Centre Les Places
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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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... t remember who), it’s the second most visited museum in France. After seeing it, survey says: that’s a lie! No way is this place that popular. It’s nothing compared to the places I went to in Paris. Now, maybe it’s the second most visited outside of Paris cuz that would make more sense.
Anyway, I kind of inadvertently went with a Halloween theme today too with my pictures. I found myself going around the museum ...
... Vimy was part of and the history of WWI. She is very knowledgeable and even Dave learns something
Our first stop is at one of the Commonwealth grave yard; Cabaret-Rouge. The cemetery contains 7,655 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, more than half of them unidentified. This is the cemetery that the Unknown Soldier at the Canadian war memorial in Ottawa was taken from. There is a gravestone for him there which states the remains were repatriated back to Canada. ...
... on to Lens where a branch of the Louvre Muses has opened. This is a small
Museum with paintings. Sculpture and many other art forms in a refreshing display. The large hall has the display sequentially by date from 3500 BC to the present. E had a delightful delicious lunch at their café.
Off to Arras for a walk and tour of the Wellington Quarry. This is a limestone cave started by the harvesting of the natural limestone many centuries ago to provide stone to build ...
... We also went on a tour of an underground tunnel that they had dug during the war to hide soldiers in and some of the trenches. We shared the taxi back with another girl who turned out to be from Digby, NS!
After we went to Vimy, we also went to visit the Wellington Tunnels, which are a series of tunnels dug under the town of Arras. In the 1800's they were a quarry, but during the first world war thousands of soldiars spent 8 days hiding in them before ...
... last two weeks:
A hell of a lot of rain,
Starting back at school and having loads of lessons cancelled / teachers not turning up (wooppee!!)
Erin's 22nd birthday and a night in the sleaziest French club I will probably ever come across (and will most likely not return to)
The purchase of a printer
11/11 - Remembrance day in Lille (photos attached)
Confiscating a girl's phone in a lesson and then hearing my own go off in my bag!
Preparations to go to Paris!! ...