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Discover The ‘Terroir’ of the Western Front 14-18

Just as the military sites of The Western Front 14-18 are unique in world history, so too is the ‘terroir’ of the five regions – Northern France, Picardy, Champagne-Ardenne, Lorraine and Alsace. This evocative French...

The Western Front 14-18

Mention the words ‘Western Front’ and the same pictures appear in the minds of people across the world. Stretching across the North-East of France from the Belgian Coast to the Swiss border, this European...

American and International Remembrance Sites

Thanks to The Western Front 14- 18, it’s never been easier to follow in the footsteps of your ancestors. As well as a wealth of online resources to help you plan your trip, Tourist...

Explore the Battlefields of World War I

The Remembrance sites of The Western Front 14-18 welcome visitors from all countries of the world and are open all year round. There is no charge to visit cemeteries and memorials across the five...

Cultural Escapes on the Western Front 14-18

Visitors come from all over the world to pay their respects at the Remembrance sites of The Western Front 14-18. But the five regions involved – Northern France and Picardie, Champagne-Ardenne, Lorraine and Alsace...
inside the Memorial Verdun

The Verdun Memorial Museum to Reopen after Major Renovation

One hundred years ago, the battle began. The fighting around Verdun, in northeastern France, a city protected by a ring of underground forts, is still considered by military historians as the most demanding and...

La Peur (The Fear): All Is Not Quiet on the Western Front

A frightening but brilliant film about how WWI damaged the soul of an entire generation.

The Future Rivesaltes Camp Memorial is Presented at French Parliament

Slated to open in September 2015, the project was designed by star architect Rudy Ricciotti.

Paris Liberated, Paris Photographed, Paris Exhibited

‘Capital of pleasure’ was the dubious title given to Paris by the Third Reich, and so reclaiming the capital’s dignity became of critical importance after the Liberation in August of 1944. To this end,...
Tour de France 2014

Tour de France 2014

The world's most important cycling race will commemorate the WWI centenary.