Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy, Vimy

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Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy honors a major World War I battle, the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917, which marked the first time Canada fielded an entire army of her own. Vimy was the only victory the Allies would enjoy during their 1917 spring offensive. The memorial contains a large number of stylized features, including 20 human figures, which help the viewer in contemplating the structure as a whole. The front wall, normally mistaken for the back, is 7.3 m (24 ft) high and represents an impenetrable wall of defense. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy and many more Vimy attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Vimy vacation route planner.
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  • One of my favourite stops on a traveling trip with a buddy. Many interesting sites at Vimy ridge and it's a must stop for Canadians. The greatest victory in Canadian history. Take the day or half day ...  more »
  • My grandpa fought in the battle of Vimy Ridge so this was a sobering experience for me. What an experience to walk through the actual trenches and to see how close the enemy line was. And the memorial...  more »
  • Humbling. On top of the usual solemnity expected at such monuments, you have a vitality and enthusiasm offered by the French visitors and such a welcoming and inclusive approach by the Canadian volunt...  more »