OPENING HOURS

Open from Tuesday to Sunday.

From 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm (5pm from October to March)

 

PRICES

Free entry.

Visitor centre audioguide €3.

Guided tour on Sundays: €6, reduced price €3.

Free for under 18s, job seekers and people with disabilities.

Visiting Time

  • Tuesday to Sunday

    From 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm

  • Visitor Centre
  • Everyday

    Illuminated until 11pm

  • Ring of Remembrance
  • Everyday

    From 9am to 7pm

  • Necropolis

Access


102 rue Pasteur

62153 Souchez, France

Car park accessible from the “Chemin de Lens”

 

Ring of Remembrance

D58E3, Chemin du mont de Lorette, 62153 Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, France.

 

Necropolis at Notre-Dame-de-Lorette

D58E3, Chemin du mont de Lorette, 62153 Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, France.

Coming by car (advised):

 

15 minutes drive from Lens.

Follow signs for Notre-Dame de Lorette. The visitor centre is located at the foot of the hill in Souchez. The Ring of Remembrance and the Necropolis are at the top.

 

Visitor centre car park at the Mémorial 14-18

GPS: Chemin de Lens Latitude N 50° 24′ 3.971″ Longitude E 2° 44′ 30151″

 

Other car parks are located near the Ring of Remembrance and the Necropolis

Coming by bus:

From Lens railway station, a request bus service is available to take you to the remembrance sites: Allobus “Sites de Mémoire”

Reservations and information: +33 (0)800 800 964

Mondays to Saturdays from 7.30am to 12 midday and 2pm to 6pm.

Reservations possible from 15 days to 2 hours before departure.

 

More info from Tadao: https://tinyurl.com/y9efaxbo

Coming by train:

Direct train services from Paris, Lille, Dunkirk, Calais, Valenciennes, Arras, Amiens or Douai to Lens railway station. To complete your journey, reserve an Allobus or hire a car!