« 3 unique sites to understand the First World War in Nord-Pas-de-Calais and follow the traces of our history to better understand the present. »
The story of the war is told using images in this block of black concrete and glass. It is a unique immersion into the First World War.
RING OF REMEMBRANCE
This international memorial brings together the names of 580,000 soldiers who lost their lives in Nord-Pas-de-Calais between 1914 and 1918. It is a powerful and moving place.
The bodies of 42,000 soldiers are resting here for eternity. The Lorette National Necropolis is the largest necropolis in France.
From 1 April to 11 November :
• From Wednesday to Friday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. / 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
• Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. / 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
From 12 November to 31 March :
• From Wednesday to Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Monday and Tuesday
Closed in January
102 Rue Pasteur,
Access the car park via Chemin de Lens
Follow directions for « Notre-Dame-de-Lorette » to arrive in Souchez
all year except for special events.
Children’s guide available from reception for €3 (from 7-8 years old to 12-13 years old).
Audio guide available in four languages : French, English, German and Dutch for €3.
Ring Of Remembrance
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