Located in the historic heart of Arras, the bed and breakfast Au Carré Saint-Eloi is close to many shops and restaurants to find what you are looking for and treat yourself during your stay in the atrébate city. By its geographical location and its rich history, Arras has many remarkable monuments, within its walls and in its surroundings.
Shops in Arras near the Carré Saint-Eloi
Our guest house Au Carré Saint-Eloi is located very near to the Arras's main street, St Aubert Street where you can find two minimarkets, a laundry, a drugstore, a baker, a fast food, banks…
For other needs, we’ll be glad to help you !
Some restaurants nearby the Carré Saint-Eloi
Just in front of the square, Nagoya is a Japanese restaurant, it is very appreciated by our guests ! (also take away)
Very near : O P’tit Paradis : French restaurant : serves fresh products only (closed on Saturdays evening and Sundays)
At 5 minutes on foot : Le Clusius, a very “classy” restaurant in the Hôtel de l’Univers
In the pedestrian street "Petits Vieziers" : Carpe Diem*, restaurant with regional specialities
At 10 minutes on foot : Amarine Restaurant* (sea food)
Between the two Squares of Arras : Le Petit Rat Porteur* : a nice cellar
On the main Square of Arras : la Faisanderie, gastronomic restaurant
Coming from the Arras train station, there are two brasseries : Le Passe-Temps (retro style, home cooking) and Mezza Luna (vegan restaurant)
Several fast foods in the Saint Aubert street
*delicate attention for guests
Sites or monuments to see in and around Arras
- At 10 minutes on foot, don’t miss the belfry of Arras, with its magnificient view of the town as well as the two squares, both were classified a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The French voted the belfry their favourite monument in 2015 !
- The Citadel : Built between 1668 and 1672 to the plans of the architect Vauban, the Citadel is a fine example of seventeenth century military architecture. Surrounding the Place d’Armes, a series of barracks, the arsenal and a Baroque-style chapel complete the complex.
- Hôtel de Chaulnes : the oldest Arras’monument – next to our guest house
- The Saint-Vaast Abbey and the Cathedral together form the largest eighteenth-century religious architectural grouping in France. Founded in the seventh century, the construction of the Abbey marked the birth of the Medieval town. Today, the Abbey is home to the Museum of Fine Arts.
- Nemetacum : Founded 2000 years ago by the Romans
- Victor Hugo Square : octagonal square
- Commemorative tourism : Arras witnessed heavy fighting in 1917. Several sites commerate this battle : The Carrière Wellington, the Arras British Cemetery, the Canadian Memorial Park in Vimy, the Necropolis of Notre-Dame de Lorette, the Ring of Remembrance …
- All around Bapaume you’ll visit the Museum Letaille in Bullecourt and many others sites from the Somme Battlefield in 1916, such as Beaumont le Hamel, La Boisselle, Thiepval memorial, Albert, or the Historial of Péronne.