Mercure Atria Arras Centre
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMercure Atria Arras Centre
Neat, tidy and clean. In a great central location in Arras with very friendly and helpful staff.
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... interesting was a display of relief models of fortified towns. I know most people will probably find them odd but I thought they were really cool. They were used for military purposes when figuring out how to move troops. They were gigantic too. The one I took a picture of (pic 6) was probably 10 ft by 10 ft. Most of them were around that size. They were very detailed with little trees and buildings. The child in me really wanted to play with ...
... cops at one stage (and all I'd done was run one red light and end upin the middle of a pedestrian crossing!!!!!)).
The hotel is nice, a bit small but we were expecting that. Out for our first meal in Arras, and for a short promenade around the Squares (Palais'). In the middle of the La Grand Palais there was a carnival set up – very colourful and noisy at night. Bonus for Glenda though - she found a candyfloss stall.
Tuesday – a bit of a ...
... I have been dying to do in Lille is to climb to the top of the Belfry in the Hotel de Ville and see the view of the city. I have made two attempts to do this now, both at times when it was closed!
I took my parents to a market on the first day they were here, which was a lovely little French Sunday market in the old part of town, it was much nicer than the big "famous" market in Wazemmes, which is slightly out of the centre. I went ...
... was linked to a small enclosed area. For the price of a euro you can pass through a turnstile into a fenced off section of trenches from the Battle of Artois. No efforts have been made to preserve the trenches, but their locations can still be easily discerned. At times, there was no more than 20 feet between the German and French trenches. As we were leaving, Andre pointed at the ground where I looked ...
... me, mainly because I had no idea that a train crossed the English Channel unto France. The Euro Tunnel runs not under water, but under the earth itself and transports vehicles from England to France and vice versa in just 35 minutes. Incredible. We reached Calais at around 7:30am, one hour ahead of London time. It wasn't too sunny but every so often there was a swift break in the clouds which ...