The Remembrance Trails
Land of history, the Lens area was cut into 2 parts by the front line from 1914 to 1918.

Mémorial canadien de Vimy © Philippe Fruitier / Anciens combattants du Canada
Discover two major First World War Remembrance sites ten minutes from Lens: Vimy Ridge National Historic Site of Canada, including the memorial, underground tunnels and trenches , and Notre Dame de Lorette, French National Memorial and Cemetery, the largest necropolis in France. You can retrace the life of soldiers in Artois in several cemeteries and memorials, such as the International Memorial of Notre-Dame de Lorette, or in the LENS'14-18 WWI History Center.


2017 : THE CENTENARY OF THE BATTLE OF VIMY

The museum LENS'14-18 hosts the exhibition "VIMY 1917, Canadians and the underground war"

Download the leaflet :"1917 - 2017 : Canada Hounoured"
Follow the Remembrance Trails 14 -18 on
www.remembrancetrails-northernfrance.com

The Remembrance Trails