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Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette

Chemin du Mont de Lorette | Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, 62153 Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, France
+33 3 21 29 30 62
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Chemin du Mont de Lorette | Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, 62153 Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, France
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

A visit here will clearly demonstrate the human toll to not only the French but also to all those who lost there lives at the Somme as depicted on the Ring of Remembrance. The simplicity of the crosses and in 7 cases of father and...More

Thank DJandR
Reviewed 26 July 2016

To look out across the endless rows and rows of crosses in the cemetery was truly moving. The simplicity of the crosses was very fitting and dignified. The cemetery is planted with what seem to be hundreds of hydrangea shrubs and all were in flower,...More

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Largest French military cemetery in the world. It stands high and can be seen from miles away. And walk down to the Ring of Remembrance

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Thank you for taking care of history so we never forget. Truly a beautiful place, making inpact on both us and our kids. Make sure to also visit the trenches right by the museum.

Thank Magnar M
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Like the Ossuary in Verdun, the Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette is a sacred place for the French, and quite right too. It is the world's largest French military cemetery and bears the scars of three battles in the Artois. The Battles of...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Set in a lovely hill top setting, the sheer number of French graves are breath taking, equally as well looked after as the CWGC sites, The basilica is stunning with its stained glass windows, painted walls and memorial plaques on the walls. The Lantern Tower...More

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 23 June 2016

As a Brit, one tends to overlook the fact that the French also fought in The Great War. This French cemetary is enormous. On top of a hill and you can see the monument from miles away, indeed at night when the Lantern Tower is...More

Thank Topicalcat
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Beautiful area. Buildings quite stunning. The necropolis is unusual . Lots of French speaking guides but no English speaking guides. There is a new monument adjacent to the old one, built to commemorate the 100 yr anniversary. Apparently it was quite controversial , but personally...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 4 May 2016

WW1 French Cemetry, that will take your breathe away. Set high on a hill the site of Notre-Dama de Lorette can be seen for miles. drive up and enter the gates and you are blown away by the lines of wooden crosses.

Thank Hils5565
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Having been to the Cemetery before I was showing a friend around the area.non arriving here we were surprised by the area to the left of the Cemetery that, quite frankly, looked like Building Fences blocking off an area under construction. However, on further investigation...More

Thank philamey
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