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The Great War

A chapter of history

The Remembrance Trail is a circuit that links the two symbolic towns of the Great War, Albert and Péronne. It allows you to see and understand this page of international history.

The bright red hue paid silent tribute to the blood shed by dying soldiers on the battlefield.

Over 20 different nationalities in this world within a world...

Built with 10 million bricks, the Thiepval Memorial...

Discover our musuems devoted to ...

Trenches, mine craters, destroyed vegetation, villages razed to the ground...

215 enthusiasts provide visitors with a warm welcome throughout the year.

While fighting in the Somme, the former gold-diggers from Down Under were nicknamed the Diggers....

100 year old history, profound emotion, prevailing peace

Say “Good-bye to All That” in Frise!...


Memorial to the Missing


72 000 soldiers' names...

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over the battlefields

Flight in a gyroplane


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Historial de la Grande Guerre à Péronne


The Historial is an internationally recognised museum dedicated to the historical, sociological and ethnological aspects of the First World War. It depicts daily life during the war using accounts...

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Aero'dom : Vol en autogyre


Unusual activity during which you can see the landscape from above, with a friendly guide who's also rather unusual and, above all, very enthusiastic!...

Amiens - Arras

Remembrance Cycle Route

90 kilometres to understand history

To discover memorials and museums of the Great War

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Remembrance Trail


2014-2018 : centenary of the Great War

Commemorations, exhibitions, events

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Mountain bikes on loan and a shed

On the Diggers’ footsteps along the Somme Battlefields

Villers-Bretonneux, Pozières and Le Hamel are names that strike a chord in Australians’ hearts and...
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2 electric bikes at your disposal

On the remembrance trail, between nature and History

With its river Somme, magical lakes, and history, forever associated with the First World War, the...