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Address: Vimy Ridge National Historic Site of Canada, 62580 Vimy, France
Phone Number: 03 21 50 68 68
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Scarred landscape, softened by singing pine trees

Like Beaumont- Hamel, this is another corner of a Canadian field that still shows the scars of one of the most brutal battles in 1917. The trenches are well preserved and deep... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Like Beaumont- Hamel, this is another corner of a Canadian field that still shows the scars of one of the most brutal battles in 1917. The trenches are well preserved and deep. The ground is still full of shell holes and craters. The Canadian welcomes in the visitor centre are friendly, helpful and clearly proud of their forbears' heroism. If... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My friends and I visited the memorial as part of our trip through Brittany. The visitor centre was very interesting and the staff were friendly and helpful. We walked to the memorial from the centre which was about a 5-10 minute walk. The whole memorial is impressive in size and looks. I was blown away with the detail and how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Visited the Canadian memorial as part of our trip to Arras and the WW1 battlefields. Started in the visitors centre which was very imformative and gave us a background of what happen during WW1 and the part that the Canadian troops played. Also visited the cemetery and the memorial which is further down the road from the visiitors centre. Well... More 

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Leduc, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and I went to Vimy Ridge on our recent Paris vacation. We left from Gare du Nord station to the city of Arras, then took a cab to the memorial. The train tickets were 68 euro for both of us to Arras, and then for the ride back they were 100 euro for both of us because it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We took the guided tour with our family recently and couldn't have been more pleased...our guide was engaged, well informed, energetic and clearly wanted to be doing this.... The tunnels were fascinating and opened a whole new perspective to the war.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This was an unplanned visit, we were driving towards Lens and saw this from a distance and we were drawn by its imposing position from some kilometers away. It is a chilling, respectful, imposing memorial to Canada's war dead as symbolised by their brave action there on Vimy Ridge. Not to forget the sacrifice of the Moroccan troops also on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Beautiful memorial with multiple areas to view different things. The trenches, monument and visitors center are impressive even on a rainy, windy day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Vimy ridge is an amazing site dedicated to those Canadian soldiers who fought in World War 1 the battlefield park itself is very interesting the ground is left as it was after the war with all of the large craters and tench shapes. Some of the trenches have been restored which really give you a feeling if the conditions the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We did this as part of a tour with Paris Trip tours and this made the whole day. The monument is spectacular and so moving. The view from the monument is incredible. The space is well preserved and obviously a lot of care is taken which is nice to see. We got to take a 60 minute tour through the... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Visited on a cool, wet, windy day in July: how appropriate for a WW1 site. As an added bonus, Le Tour de France passed through the site while I was there. Magnificent memorial, the tunnels and trenches are extraordinarily interesting: the guided tour is very worthwhile. The loss of over 3800 Canadians, fighting for the first time as a unified... More 

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Address: Vimy Ridge National Historic Site of Canada, 62580 Vimy, France
Phone Number: 03 21 50 68 68
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Vimy

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