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3 reasons to visit the Armistice Memorial

The museum located in Compiègne, in Northern France, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the…

The Centenary of the 1918 Armistice

Celebrate Peace in these Hauts-de-France Gardens

On the former front lines of WWI in the Hauts-de-France region, resilience is best recognized…

Family time

Lille: 6 surprises to experience with children

A zoo on the ramparts, a museum in a pool, a ferret who sells books and vanilla waffles… take the…

A moving memorial

Discover the International Memorial’14-18…

With its cemetery, interpretation centre and Ring of Remembrance, inaugurated Nov 11, 2014, the…

From the golf course to the castle

24 hours of golf at Dolce Chantilly

Five minutes from the famous Chateau of Chantilly, just 40 minutes north of Paris, luxury hotel…

Holidays by foot, by kayak or dug-out canoe

A family trip to meet the wild seals of the Baie…

With its sand, shingle and salt meadows, the coast of Picardy is packed with natural treasures. A…

Sea depths magic

Behind the scenes of the new Nausicaà, we’ve…

The National Sea Centre at Boulogne-sur-Mer in the Hauts-de-France region offers its visitors an…

Preview

Grand Nausicaá: what awaits you at the largest…

On 19 May 2018, Nausicaá is increasing in scope with a new visitor experience, ‘Voyage en Haute…

Behind the lights #2

The lace of Calais-Caudry

The art of lace weaves together tradition and modernity, people and looms. In Northern France, in…

Persian masterpieces

Christian Lacroix puts Qajar art in the spotlight…

From 28 March to 22 July 2018, the Louvre-Lens will be housing the "L'Empire des roses" exhibition.…

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Northern France: what to do, what to see…

Stunning, surprising, full of life, vibrant—no wonder Northern France is so beloved. From the old…

Remembrance

Noyon in the Spotlight

NOYON IN THE SPOTLIGHT “And yet, for a year now, the Germans have been in Noyon." This famous…

Remembrance

The Montigny Quarries

THE MONTIGNY QUARRIES Life-size archives This uniquely beautiful site invites visitors to explore…

Remembrance

The WWI Territorial Heritage Museum

THE WWI TERRITORIAL HERITAGE MUSEUM A veritable open-air museum, the Musée Territoire 14-18…

Remembrance

The Armistice Clearing in the Compiègne Forest

The Armistice Clearing in the Compiègne Forest Two armistices were signed in a train carriage of…

The Serge Ramond Museum

A whispering museum A visit to the Serge Ramond Museum, named after its brilliant creator, is to…

Remembrance

Americans in WWI

Americans at war

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Other sites

Other sites

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Monuments

List of Monuments

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Bellicourt American Monument

The Bellicourt American Monument is located north of St. Quentin, Aisne. It commemorates…

Culture

Chateau-Thierry American Monument

The Chateau-Thierry American Monument is located on a hill two miles west of Chateau-Thierry with a…

Culture

Cantigny American Monument and associated…

This monument in the center of Cantigny commemorates the first large offensive operation by an…

Remembrance

Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial

The Aisne-Marne American Cemetery lies adjacent to Belleau Wood. The graves of 2,289 American…

Remembrance

Oise during World War I

A French department at the heart of the First World War, Oise remains deeply marked by this…

Feel Northern France

Beckoning from just across the Channel and combining nature, culture and traditions, the newly…

Remembrance

Family Trips in France: Rediscover World War I…

At the start of commemorations for the World War I centenary, one family embarked on a journey to…

Seaside

The Beach Lifestyle, a How-to-Guide

The beach life is undoubtedly a good one. Here is a roundup of places, activities, equipment, and…

City breaks

Visit Calais

Calais, a Cultural Link to Europe Just a hop, skip and a jump away from Belgium and England, on the…

City breaks

Visit Lens

Lens, a town that is decidedly diverse Once known primarily for its football team and rich mining…

Remembrance

Rendez-vous in Oise-Aisne American cemetery

The American cemetery at Seringes-et-Nesles is about 3 kilometres east of Fère-en-Tardenois and 26…