Astoria Hotel Carnot

10/12 Place Foch, Arras, 62000, France
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Travel Tips for Arras

Excellent BMW Motorrad Service

by Kettleman

I can thoroughly recommend Europ' Touring to anyone that has a BMW motorcycle and is looking for a competent and friendly dealership.

I take my bike there for it's services from the UK and this involves a ferry and a 70 miles trip to get there.

Patrice the owner speaks English as well as his native French. Check out their website. Tell them I recommended you!!

Tel: 03.21.15.28.90
Fax: 03.21.71.89.29

Address: 4 rue Roger Salengro, 62000 Arras, France (It would be nice if there was a "tip" area to take into consideration those of use that use cars and motorcycles to tour away from the herds in coaches, trains and planes!)

Saint Jean Baptiste - overview

by Mikebond

When my parents and I saw its tower from the Grand' Place, we thought it was the belfry, since Saint John the Baptist's wasn't even mentioned in our guidebook. Indeed, this church was an interesting discovery.
It was rebuilt in 1918 in the original late Romanesque - early Gothic style. If outside it looks simple and austere (Romanesque), inside it is very bright and wide (Gothic), with coloured windows, sculpted altars and a Deposition by Rubens, which I will show to you in the next tip.

Mont-Saint-Eloi Abbey (ruines)(2)

by wandeljp

Mont-Saint-Eloi Abbey

Mont-Saint Eloi is together with Ecoivres a little town with 1052 inhabitants. It's a quiet place with on the top of the hill the ruin of the abbey . It was first mention in 1097, but the towers you see today where build in 1754. The destruction was in 1793, after the French revolution (1789)

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Mont-Saint-Eloi fait partie du villages d'Ecoivres (1052 habitants) Tout à fait pittoresque et tranquille avec l'Abbaye au sommet de la colline. La première mention date de 1097, mais les tours ont été construites en 1754. Une première destruction, suite à la révolution française (1789) à lieu en 1793.

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Hôtel de Ville - inside

by Mikebond

The town hall has a beautiful interior architecture with ogival arches and a polished floor, probably in marble. Going toward the belfry, you will also see a piece of tiled floor (second photo) and a room that was used in the past for alcohol lighting and heating.

The top of the belfry

by Mikebond

The top of the beffroi is a lacework of marble! From its balcony you can see the many sculptures that decorate the spire, as well as the golden lion with the sun, that was added on the occasion of King Louis XIV (Le Roi Soleil, the "Sun King") to show the attachment of Arras to the monarchy (?) for fear that the town could lose the privileges it had got in the past.

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