Visitor centres are open!

Visitors may now access the monuments, trails and visitor centres at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial and the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. Please respect physical distancing recommendations and safety guidelines during your visit.

For now, there are still no guided tours at these sites. In the meantime, we invite you to download self-guided tour maps or take a virtual tour of our sites. Your patience is appreciated. We will update this page as more information becomes available.

Visit Canadian memorials in Europe

Honouring Canada's military service and sacrifice

Visiting the Canadian National Vimy Memorial and Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial in France can be both an emotional and educational experience. A life-changing experience awaits those who visit these powerful memorials honouring Canada's commitment to defending peace and freedom around the world. The information below can help you plan your visit.

Government of Canada memorials in Europe

Many Canadians gave their lives in Europe during the World Wars. These sites commemorate their sacrifice.

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News and notices about events, visitors services and maintenance that may affect your planning.

Planning your trip

Check out links and tips to help you make the most of your visit.


Find answers to common questions about services, and activities.

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