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The Artois battlefields : Lens' 14-18

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Get a special rate by booking online (booking required 24h in advance)!

Learn about the Great War in the Artois region with the Lille Tourism and Conventions Bureau.

The experience begins with the War and Peace History Centre, which offers 650 m² of museum trails that present a poignant depiction of the horrors of the daily warfare and the scale of destruction in the area.
We then move on to discover Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, which is home to the largest First World War cemetery in France and the great Ring of Remembrance, an architectural oval that was inaugurated by the President of the French Republic in 2014 and movingly bears the names of 580,000 dead soldiers of all nationalities.
The tour comes to an end with a visit to Vimy, which houses an impressive monument to the sacrifice of Canadian troops in 1917 and offers a majestic view over Lens and its surroundings.

Departure days & times: from April to October, every first Thursday of the month, from 1 pm to 5:30 pm
Departure and return in front of the Palais Rihour, place Rihour.

Online reduced rate: € 100  € 90
Possibility of privatizing the MPV : € 499

Personalised tour in a minivan 6 people, with your private guide.

Visit in English, which can be doubled in French.

Online booking is not possible for the same day: for bookings less than 24 hours, you can contact our team by phone at +33 (0) 359 579 400. Similarly if you do not find enough availability on our website, please contact us by phone or email!
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Tel. vanuit Frankrijk: 0891 56 2004 (0,225 / mn)
Tel. vanuit het buitenland: +33 (0)359 579 400
Van maandag tot zaterdag : 9u30-13u en 14u-18u