Experience Canada's History at Vimy Ridge

Journey to a Canadian landmark and discover stories of strength, courage, and remembrance.

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Enrich your visit to the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Northern France with our helpful tips. Explore the many sites of Remembrance available in the area and plan your itinerary with ease.

Take a walk in the Vimy Foundation Centennial Park

Created to honor the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the end of the First World War, the Vimy Foundation Centennial Park is a place of reflection about the past, the present, and the future. The 4-acre commemorative park sits next to the Canadian National Vimy Memorial. It serves as a peaceful and contemplative space for visitors, featuring Vimy Oak Trees and a stunning wildflower field. The park is a beautiful setting to pay homage to the Great War generation.

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The Expedition: A Journey Into Commemoration

The Vimy Expedition mobile app aims to bring the rich historical context of the site to life through site-specific, geo-located stories with story, images and sound. It helps users visiting Vimy to better understand the history of the site, while walking in the footsteps of soldiers, nurses and artists that contributed to writing this chapter of our history. For those who would like to visit the site, it is an important digital asset that allows everyone to experience Vimy from anywhere in the world.

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Admire the Canadian National Vimy Memorial

The Canadian National Vimy Memorial pays tribute to the Canadian soldiers who served in the First World War and lists the names of those who died in France with no known grave. Situated at the site of Canada’s triumph in the Battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917, the Memorial is a testamant to the memory of the fallen left behind.

For more information, please visit Veterans Affairs Canada.

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