Experience Canada's History at Vimy Ridge

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

Frequently asked questions

The following are the most frequently asked questions we encounter.

The Canadian National Vimy Memorial is situated on Departmental Route 55, 10 km north of Arras, 15 km south of Lens, 135 km southeast of Calais, and 175 km north of Paris. There is limited public transportation to the site, but free parking is available to those with a vehicle.

Route départementale 55, Chemin des Canadiens, 62580 Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France

GPS Coordinates
N50.379444, E2.773611

There are various options for accommodation available in the area such as hotels and rental properties.

For more information, please visit Collines et Plaines d’Artois.

For all questions about to visiting the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, including hours of operation, the Visitor Education Centre, ceremonies and events and tours of the tunnels and trenches, please visit Veterans Affairs Canada’s website.

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