The Vignette

The Vignette

Historical and architectural heritage
Memory Heritage
Point de vue
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This itinerary, steeped in history, invites you to pay tribute to the 11,000 Canadian soldiers who died during the capture of Vimy Ridge in April 1917. You walk through the Vimy National Forest where you can see the remains of the trenches and the land dented by the shells. The Canadian Vimy Memorial also offers you a breathtaking view of the landscape of the coalfield and the Artois hills.
  • Departure : Givenchy-en-Gohelle, the church
  • Towns crossed : Vimy and Givenchy-en-Gohelle

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Information desks

Office de Tourisme d'Arras

Hôtel de Ville - Place des Héros, 62000.0 ARRAS

http://www.arraspaysdartois.comcontact@arraspaysdartois.com03 21 51 26 95

Office de Tourisme et du Patrimoine de Lens-Liévin

58 Rue de la Gare, 62300.0 LENS

www.tourisme-lenslievin.frinfo@tourisme-lenslievin.fr03 21 67 66 66

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