Top 20 Experiences in Arras
Entrance Ticket Nausicaa, the biggest aquarium in Europe
Nausicaá, located in Boulogne-sur-Mer on the seafront, is more than just a mere aquarium: it is the largest exhibit in Europe dedicated to the discovery and protection of the marine world. Nausicaá is an incredible destination for families: marvel at the majestic pelagic rays and sharks, explore the beauties of the tropical lagoon, attend the medical training of the sea lions and many more experiences! New Experience 2022 : GRAND LARGE – THE GIANTS OF THE HIGH SEAS Set out to discover the high seas, so little-known and inaccessible, and meet the majestic animals that inhabit it, thanks to an augmented reality system - unique in the world - in one of Nausicaá’s most fascinating spaces: The Great Bay with its 100 sq.m window! Good news ! it is included in your entrance ticket : you just have to book it when you arrive. dont forget to be sure not to miss it ! please remember to print your ticket upon arrival
Full Day WW1 Tour to Vimy Ridge and Surrounding Sites from Arras
From the beautiful town of Arras we head out to the war scarred landscape of this region. Starting with the Canadian actions at Vimy and then carrying on to where more than 40,000 french soldiers who fell during the battles of Artois have thier final resting place. Your experienced guide will tell you the history of these sites and how the war unfolded over this section of the western front.
Australian - Out in the Somme Day Tour - from Arras
The only Australian guide operating in France. This Day Tour is for Australians run by an Australian. Villers-Bretonneux, Sir John Monash Centre, Pozieres, Le Hamel etc... Come spend a day following the Australian footsteps across the Somme. Our small groups allow time for visits to a special cemetery or follow the actions of a unique soldier. Best for singles, couples or small groups. A truely Australian view of our Diggers action across the Western Front.
Private Round Trip Transfer to Vimy Ridge from Arras or Lens
We pick you up at the train station or at your hotel and we drive you in a comfortable vehicle for a visit to the Vimy Canadian Memorial. We deposit you on the site where you will find English and french speaking guides. We set together the time of return, we pick you up at Vimy and we drop you off at the train station or at your hotel. Remember that this is more of a transportation service than a tourist guide service. However, Michel is native to the region and know perfectly the sites on which they take you. You are traveling in Suzuki. Please note that price is for car up to 4 passengers.
Fromelles and Ypres Day Tour from Arras and Lille
Visit Fromelles and Ypres, and delve into Europe’s World War I history on this fully guided day tour from Arras. Explore famous WWI battle sites including Fromelles and the Pheasant Wood cemetery and Cobbers’ Memorial. We follow the path of the War through 1917, Messines Ridge and Hill 60, Polygon Wood, Passchendaele and the Tyne Cot Cemetery. Explore Ypres at your leisure, then take part in the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate before your onward travel to Lille or return to Arras. This is a long and emotional day and can be taken alone or added with another of our day tours. There is an opportunity to follow in a relatives footsteps or lay a wreath at the Menin Gate Ceremony in the evening.
1 day Canadian WW1 private tour including Vimy Ridge
Following the footsteps of the Canadians at Vimy Ridge and the Somme from Arras with a local experienced guide. We are conducting battlefield tours of the Western Front since over 12 years to provide you a unique experience.
Private Tour of Vimy Ridge & Arras battlefields from ARRAS
A Private Tour is the best way to experience the battlefields with a knowledgeable and certified guide. We have 16 years of experience in organizing battlefield tours in France. Discover the Arras and Vimy Battlefields for a Day Trip in northern France, easy accessible coming from Paris or Lille by train for the day. Starting from ARRAS (other location possible on demand) this tour will allow you to discover the sites of the WW1 battles in northern France: the trenches at Vimy ridge, the monuments, memorials and bunkers... each tour is unique, if you want to follow in the footsteps of a relative or visit any specific site of interest to you we can build up a personalized tour and itinerary for you.
Full-Day Canadian WW1 Vimy and Somme Battlefield Tour from Arras
Explore Canada’s role in World War I on this full-day Somme battlefield tour from Arras. Explore tunnels and trenches used by Canadian forces during the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917 with a guide. Visit the Courcelette Canadian Memorial, Neuville St. Vaast Canadian N°2 Cemetery, and Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, and learn of the many lives laid down in battle. After lunch, visit WWI battle trenches at the Beaumont Hamel New Foundland Memorial Park. Tour includes round-trip travel from your Arras hotel.
Private Tour of the WW1 Somme Battlefields from ARRAS
This tour covers the major sites of the Battles of the Somme in 1916 and 1918, it's an easy day trip coming from PARIS for the day (1h by train). Our tours start and finish just outside the ARRAS train station. we will cover the sites of the major 1916 battle: the impressive "Lochnagar" mine crater, Pozieres, the Thiepval memorial to the missing and the preserved battlefields of Beaumont-Hamel. After a lunch stop at Albert and a visit to the Somme 1916 underground museum we will head to the 1918 battlefields: Villers-Bretonneux Australian memorial and the new John Monash centre (if open on that day) and the sites of the famous August 1918 allied counter-offensive. After this moving day we will drive back to ARRAS.
The Battle of the Somme Guided Day Tour from Arras
Picking up at Arras railway station or your hotel, the Somme day tour visits the momentous locations of the War's most infamous campaign, from the disasters of the 1st july 1916 to the attrition of the autumn. You will visit the must see sights, trenches, mine craters, learn about the weapons, communications and mining. In the morning we concentrate on the 1918 battles around Amiens and includes a visit to the Australian Memorial to the Missing at Villers Bretonneux and The Sir John Monash Centre. If you have a relative or a particular interest we can build that into your itinerary, using the latest GPS software you will literally walk in the footsteps of heros.
Australian and New Zealand Battlefield Day Tour in the Somme from Lille or Arras
Le Hamel where Sir John Monash used for the 1st time tanks and infantry on a modern way, Albert and Thiepval Memorial and Pozières, the Windmill are the other places you will also visit that day.
Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders and Fromelles from Arras
Explore Australia’s World War I history in Flanders and Fromelles on this 9-hour small-group battlefield tour from Arras. Travel through Flanders and Fromelles with a guide, and take in key sites of interest including the Cobbers’ Memorial, the Tyne Cot Cemetery in Passchendaele, and the VC Corner Cemetery — France’s only exclusively Australian WWI cemetery. Learn of the thousands of Australian soldiers who laid down their lives, and see the many ways in which the Commonwealth War Graves Commission mark their sacrifice. This tour includes round-trip travel from your Arras hotel.
Private Full Day Tour of the Somme Battlefields of 1916 and 1918
Starting in the beautiful town of Arras we head to the notorious sites of the 1916 Somme offensive. From trenches to memorials we will guide you through the planning and execution of this infamous campaign. We also take you to Villers-Bretonneux and the Sir John Monash visitors centre to discover Australia's contribution during the dark days of the 1918 German spring offensive.
Full Day Private Canadian Battlefields Tour
The Canadian victory at Vimy Ridge has been known for being the marker of Canadian nationhood and identity; but what events led to this battle and what makes it such a special battle? Who were those soldiers and what was their daily lives like? In this 8 hours tour, we will talk about many aspects of WW1 and, in particular the CEF. This is a personalized tour where we accept only three people at a time. This allows for flexibility, should you need to pay your respect on your relative's grave or visit a particular place. Just let us know and we will do our best to assist you!
Australian - Fromelles-Ypres Day Tour - from Arras
Experience the Western Front with the only Australian guide operating in France. Following the footsteps the Australians across the Western Front. For singles, couples and small groups. Our small group tours allow time to visit a special grave or follow the actions of a relative. Whether you have a relative, are following the Australian footsteps, or are there to experience where history happened.
Curious to discover the sensations of driving the Segway? Learn to pilot this fabulous machine on this 30-minute introductory course. The Saint-Omer public garden is a landscaped park which includes a regular garden installed in the old moat, a convivial space with kiosk, flowerbed and statue and an English garden punctuated by a waterfall and an animal park . The whole is crossed by a remarkable arboretum.
Afternoon tea in the Shabby Caravan
It only takes one reserved person and your slot is private for one hour, you can then come up to 4 in all and pay the balance of the drinks on site. In all simplicity, the coffee break caravan invites you to an exotic and original moment for a period of 45 minutes. Its layout and restoration, in a romantic and bohemian spirit, brings a feeling of well-being and calm. So Cocooning!
Initiations and rides in Onewheel
The Onewheel is not just a means of electric locomotion. It is a real sport of slides but accessible to all after a few minutes of learning. The sensations are incredible and everyone can dream surfers or snowboarders without ever being on a board! As the Onewheel really goes everywhere, it is an opportunity to visit differently and taking new and unusual paths.
Aperitif dinner in a bohemian caravan
An original place! A cozy spirit and shabby chic to spend a different moment to two, in any correction! An evening that includes: candles, champagne, water, sweet / savory sweets and coffee, unique concept, package of 75 € for two people. (In the evening on reservation, arrival between 19h30 and 20h30). Non smoking area, and only dedicated to tasting, no other uses would be tolerated. Welcome.
Experience a new way of discovering the city of Saint-Omer in 1 hour and discover its historic cities. After a short introduction to driving the segway on the cathedral square, you will be surprised at how easy it is to use this machine. It is the moment of the visit to discover this magnificent medieval cathedral. The guide communicates permanently with you and informs you of the difficulties but also tells you the history of the city, the architecture as well as anecdotes. He will make you discover the essentials. Do not hesitate to ask him questions, he is a local.