Underground quarries of the Marché Couvert

Discover Cambrai underground and improve your french! No guided tour in foreign language - Contact us for reservation.

The underground quarries of the Marché Couvert


More than 300 km of underground galleries can be found under Cambrai
These ancient white quarries are used from Antiquity and knew their peak during Middle-Ages.

Under the Market Square discover a stunning sample of it located,nested on 16m depth and which will feature you the geographical, historical, technical and human aspects of this amazing site.

Visits - Guided tour in French only - Contact us for the schedules
starting from the Market Place
(at the elevator entrance)
Tickets can be purchased on site but preferably at the Tourist Office beforehand


4€ per person.

Horaires d'ouverture

Guided tour in French only - Contact us for the schedules


4€ per person.

Office de Tourisme du Cambrésis
48,rue Henri de Lubac
Tél: +3 3( 0) 32 77 83 61 5



Whether they follow the Escaut, drive along country roads, discover the picturesque alleys of the old Cambrai, fortified farms, museums, learn about Matisse and Blériot, lace ang giants, tourists will understand why the inhabitants of this part of France are so happy to welcome them and will feel like coming back.

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