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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 12 November 2016

Perched on a hill this impressive church is a chance to take a moment to be quiet and reflective, given you are in the heart of a very large French cemetery. Touring the Battlefields is often a challenging experience, a quiet place like this allows...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a lovely, large cemetery dedicated to the French. Its a nice calming place a sea of crosses to remember the fallen soldiers.

Thank markjw4119
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Some 40,000 souls are at rest here in this vast cemetery. The lantern tower with the tomb for the unkown soldiers and its small museum on the first floor is both moving and interesting.

Thank PasdeCalaisJames
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This was such a moving cemetery. Standing in the middle it was impossible to see the end of the crosses. That in itself made us feel such a sense of loss. It is the largest French cemetery in the world. It was emotional seeing the...More

Thank PABSCanada
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 15 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
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