Things to do in Arras

New to Arras? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Arras

If you're in Arras to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Grand' Place

⭐️ 4.6 (8335)

Heroes Square

⭐️ 4.7 (3351)

Carrière Wellington

⭐️ 4.6 (2029)

Beffroi d'Arras

⭐️ 4.6 (1478)

Beaux-Arts Museum of Arras at the former Benedictine Abbey of Saint-Vaast

⭐️ 4.4 (1322)

Cité Nature

⭐️ 4.1 (1012)

Funny Park - Lost Valley

⭐️ 4.1 (822)

Église catholique Saint-Jean-Baptiste pro-cathédrale d’Arras

⭐️ 4.5 (211)

Les Boves sous la place d’Arras

⭐️ 4.4 (210)

Hôtel de Guînes

⭐️ 4.3 (201)


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The top affordable restaurants in Arras

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Arras city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Le Ch'ti Charivari Arras

⭐️ 4.6 (1940)

Price Range: $$

Assiette au boeuf

⭐️ 4.4 (1928)

Price Range: $$

The French House Arras

⭐️ 4.1 (940)

Price Range: $$

Le Venezia

⭐️ 4.3 (884)

Price Range: $$

Le Petit rat porteur

⭐️ 4.2 (865)

Price Range: $$

Le Péché Gourmand

⭐️ 4.7 (851)

Price Range: $$

Le Foucrêpe's

⭐️ 4.3 (758)

Price Range: $$

Le Mezzaluna

⭐️ 4.7 (731)

Price Range: $$

Le Petit Théâtre

⭐️ 4.6 (728)

Price Range: $$

Yummy's Restaurant

⭐️ 4.5 (725)

Price Range: $$

Le Mamounia

⭐️ 4.4 (721)

Price Range: $$

End your night in some of the best bars in Arras

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Arras, curated exclusively for you.

La Capsule Arras

⭐️ 4.8 (650)


⭐️ 4.1 (645)

Price Range: $$

54 Cocktails Bar - Arras

⭐️ 4.4 (619)

Price Range: $$

Chez Marcel

⭐️ 4.8 (566)


⭐️ 4.5 (451)

Price Range: $$

Couleur Café

⭐️ 4.2 (417)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.8 (359)

Price Range: $$

La Canne A Sucre, Rhumerie.

⭐️ 4.7 (241)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.7 (155)

Arkadium Bar

⭐️ 4.9 (129)

Price Range: $


⭐️ 4.8 (106)

Pick from the best places to stay in Arras

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Arras you've come to the right place.

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Check out these bookable attractions in Arras

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Arras.

Battle of Somme Historical Tour

Private Tour of Vimy Ridge and Arras Battlefields

Guided Tour of Somme Battlefield with Lunch

Australian Battlefields Private Tour from Arras

Australian and New Zealand Battlefield Day Tour

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Arras?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.


⭐️ 4.3 (394)

Price Range: $$$

L'Ambassade d'Arras

⭐️ 4.3 (136)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the Belfry of Arras: This historic belfry is a popular tourist attraction in Arras, France and offers lovely views of the city from the top.
  2. Stroll Along the Waterways of Arras: Exploring the many waterways and canals of Arras is a perfect way to experience the picturesque landscape of the old city.
  3. Explore the Citadel of Arras: Built in the 17th century, the Citadel of Arras is a wonderful example of military architecture and offers stunning views of the city.

Arras is best explored in the spring and autumn months, due to mild temperature and minimal precipitation. In the summer, temperatures soar, and the crowds become a bit overwhelming. The winter months provide a unique sightseeing experience, but with that comes the cold temperatures and some risk of ice or snow that can make the streets slippery.

Arras is a vibrant city with enough attractions to fill several days. From historic landmarks to cultural activities and modern restaurants, a few days is enough to soak up the atmosphere and appreciate the beauty of the city. Two full days spent exploring the city streets, shopping at local markets, and tasting the delicious cuisine is more than enough to experience Arras.

Arras, France offers its visitors various modes of transportation to get around. Buses and taxis cover private transfers while public transportation includes local light rail (TER) connections to cities such as Lille, Valenciennes, Abancourt and other destinations in the greater area. Additionally, those wanting to explore more by car may rent one from one of the many car rental services available.

Arras is a great destination for families with kids. Visit the Arras Lace Museum to explore handcrafted lace pieces from all over the world or take a stop by the Town Hall and marvel at the stunning gilded architecture. Afterwards take your family for a walk along the La Scarpe River and finish your day with a picnic in the La Coulotte Park.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Arras. To start off we'd have to mention 54 Cocktails Bar - Arras, BUDDIES BAR, La Canne A Sucre, Rhumerie.. Check out our page on the best bars in Arras.

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