A journey to our history’s places of memory

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Land of Memory is a remembrance tourism destination located in the Greater Region (the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and parts of France, Belgium and Germany). The destination encompasses major historical sites from both world wars. Touring Land of Memory is an intense and instructive experience that speaks of hardship, courage and peace.

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  • A cross-border destination
  • A vast territory of memory
  • An exceptional natural environment
  • Events all year round

88 memorial sites
to visit

  • 12 Cemeteries
  • 2 Cities
  • 18 Forts
  • 27 Memorials
  • 12 Monuments
  • 37 Museums and exhibitions
  • 11 Trails
  • 5 Trenches
Discover the historical sites

Discover the history

There are many historical topics to explore in the Land of Memory. The destination offers historical itineraries for groups (school, private or association) and for individual visitors and families.

Topics historical

29 topics to explore
during your visit

The tourist itineraries

4 tours to discover
on Land of Memory

Experience Land of Memory

Through the journey of four student filmmakers and their professor who follow in the footsteps of their forefathers in the Land of Memory.

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Podcast Land Of Memory

The Land Of Memory podcast

10 exciting episodes to relive history.

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Drawing inspiration from heroes

Stories of courage and survival. Stories of 20th-century women and men.

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Anecdotes from Virton

During the Occupation, the headquarters of the 5th German Army was housed in the town of Virton. As a result, the enemy military presence was very present, imposing very strict rules.

Flamethrower Tests in 14-18: a fatal error

The day the French made victims in their own ranks.

The Douaumont Monument: a symbolic structure

Thanks to the tower of the monument, the light of the ossuary is visible from 40 km away. It has a shape whose real symbolism is often unknown.

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La guerre des boutons

The War of the Buttons

Books
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The Emperor of Taste

Films
Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers

Films

Time traveling

Travel back in time to an era that has inspired many writers and screenwriters.

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Currently in Land Of Memory

Find here all the latest information on the Land of Memory destination: the latest tours, exhibitions, interviews with specialists or historians, conferences, etc.

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Visit the Land Of Memory exhibition

A unique exhibition to discover the living conditions and the key events that took place in the cross-border territory of Land of Memory (France - Belgium - Germany - Luxembourg) between 1914 and 1945.

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Share your story

Do you have information about events experienced by your family during the world wars? By sharing your story, you will enrich our “Drawing inspiration from heroes” section.

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